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