Virginia Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are blamed for a crime in Virginia, you need a Virginia lawyer who concentrates in criminal defense law. The aftermath of a Virginia criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Virginia lawyer. Each criminal charge in the State of Virginia, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. In today's computer age, being convicted of a criminal offense in Virginia could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified criminal defense lawyers in Virginia you can trust to help you through a bad situation.
Hiring an experienced Virginia criminal defense attorney will ensure that your legal rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Virginia attorneys on Lawyers NOW will outline your legal options and then assemble an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is different in Virginia, the primary goal of the attorneys on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Virginia
In Virginia the criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk is called driving while intoxicated (DWI). Common terms in Virginia for drunk driving are driving while intoxicated (DWI) and driving under the influence (DUI).
In Virginia to be arrested for drunk driving or DWI a law enforcement 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 arrested 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 Virginia. You can be charged with drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.