Connecticut DWI Lawyers
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If you have been charged with a Connecticut DWI there are two things that you need to consider:
1) Take the charge seriously.
A conviction for a Connecticut DWI will have long lasting consequences. A criminal record can affect your employment, your future and your personal freedom.
2) Hire an experienced Connecticut DWI Lawyer.
Understanding the Connecticut DWI laws and courtroom proceedings can be a challenge. Hiring a qualified Connecticut DWI Lawyer from DWI.com who focuses on DWI defense can make a difference in the outcome of your case.
The Connecticut DWI Defense Lawyers at DWI.com offer an initial review of your case. Your inquiry is both free and confidential.
To begin fighting your Connecticut DWI, use the drop-down menu above to locate a Connecticut Attorney in your county. But do it now, as time is very critical in a Connecticut DWI case.
In the state of Connecticut a Driving while under the influence charge is most commonly referred to as a DUI (Driving Under the influence) Connecticut also periodically uses DWI (Driving while intoxicated to describe this charge as well.
Under the state of Connecticut's Implied Consent law any person who operates a motor vehicle within the states borders is presumed to have given his or her consent to a test to determine their blood alcohol concentration (BAC). This test will usually be administered on the Intoxilyzer 5000EN machine. You will be considered to be legally intoxicated if your BAC is .08 or above.
If you are under 21 years of age, you are considered legally intoxicated at a .02 BAC or higher. The state of Connecticut has recently enacted strong new measures to combat impaired driving.
In Connecticut, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs is a criminal offense. This offense may be prosecuted with or without any direct evidence of a person's BAC. The determining factor is whether a person's ability to drive has been impaired.
A DUI in Connecticut means you face two legal forums the first through the criminal court system with the possibilities of jail, fines, probation and license suspension and the second through The Department of Motor Vehicles. This is an administrative procedure where license suspension is automatic unless you request a hearing and your license or privilege to drive in Connecticut is restored.