Virginia Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are blamed for a crime in Virginia, you need a Virginia attorney who concentrates in criminal defense law. The effect of a criminal conviction in Virginia are too great to trust your life and future to just any lawyer in Virginia. Each criminal charge in Virginia, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. A conviction in Virginia could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has experienced Virginia criminal defense attorneys you can trust to help you through a bad situation.
Hiring an experienced criminal defense lawyer Virginia will ensure that your rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Virginia lawyers on Lawyers NOW will outline your legal options and then put together an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is different in Virginia, the primary goal of the lawyers on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Virginia
The criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk in Virginia is called driving while intoxicated (DWI). Common terms for drunk driving include driving while imparied or intoxicated (DWI), operating a vehicle impaired (OVI), operating under the influence (OUI) and operating while intoxicated (OWI).
To be arrested for drunk driving or DWI in Virginia a police officer only needs to suspect a motorist is impaired by alcohol or drugs to a point of not being able to operate a vehicle in a safe manner. You can be charged for a DUI or DWI if you are in physical control of a vehicle with a blood alcohol content at or above the legal threshold of 0.08% BAC in Virginia. You can be charged with drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.