Wisconsin Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are blamed for a crime in Wisconsin, you need a Wisconsin attorney who focuses on criminal defense law. The effect of a criminal conviction in Wisconsin are too great to trust your life and future to just any attorney in Wisconsin. Each criminal offense in the State of Wisconsin, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. In today's computer age, a conviction in Wisconsin could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has experienced criminal defense lawyers in Wisconsin you can trust to help you through a difficult situation.
Hiring an experienced Wisconsin criminal defense attorney will ensure that your legal rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin, the primary goal of the lawyers on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Wisconsin
The criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk in Wisconsin 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 DWI or drunk driving 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 Wisconsin. You can be arrested for DWI/DUI with a BAC below 0.08%.