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