Wisconsin Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are apprehended for a crime in Wisconsin, you need a Wisconsin attorney who concentrates in criminal defense law. The repercussion of a Wisconsin criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Wisconsin lawyer. Every 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 experienced criminal defense attorneys in Wisconsin you can trust to help you through an unpredictable situation.
Hiring a qualified criminal defense attorney Wisconsin will ensure that your rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Wisconsin lawyers 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 Wisconsin, the main objective 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 imparied or intoxicated (DWI), operating a vehicle impaired (OVI), operating under the influence (OUI) and operating while intoxicated (OWI).
In Wisconsin to be charged for drunk driving or DWI 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 Wisconsin. You can be charged with drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.