Washington Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are apprehended for a crime in Washington, you need a Washington lawyer who concentrates in criminal defense law. The aftermath of a criminal conviction in Washington are too great to trust your life and future to just any attorney in Washington. Every criminal offense in Washington, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. Being convicted of a crime in Washington could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has experienced criminal defense attorneys in Washington you can trust to help you through an unpredictable situation.
Hiring a qualified Washington criminal defense attorney 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 build an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is different in Washington, the main objective of the lawyers on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Washington
The criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk in Washington 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 charged 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 arrested for DWI/DUI with a BAC below 0.08%.