Vermont Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are charged with of a crime in Vermont, you need a Vermont lawyer who focuses on criminal defense law. The effect of a criminal conviction in Vermont are too great to trust your life and future to just any lawyer in Vermont. Every criminal charge in the State of Vermont, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. Being convicted of a crime in Vermont could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified Vermont criminal defense attorneys you can trust to help you through a difficult situation.
Hiring a qualified Vermont criminal defense lawyer 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 different in Vermont, the main objective of the attorneys on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Vermont
In Vermont the criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk is called driving while intoxicated (DWI). Common terms for drunk driving include driving while intoxicated (DWI) and driving under the influence (DUI).
To be arrested 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 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 Vermont. You can be charged with drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.