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