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