Michigan Operating While Visibly Impaired (OWVI) Defense Attorneys
We will defend our clients against OWVI in Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Oakland County, and throughout Michigan’s lower peninsula.
Operating While Visibly Impaired (OWVI)
Operating While Visibly Impaired (OWVI), or impaired driving, is one of the Michigan drunk driving laws. To convict a person of OWVI, or driving impaired, the prosecutor must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that, because of alcohol or drugs, a driver drove with less ability than would a reasonable driver. As DUI defense lawyers, our job is to prove that our clients charged with OWVI did not drive in an unreasonable manner or that any unsafe driving was not a result of any alcohol or drugs.
Often times, prosecutors will offer OWVI, or impaired, as a plea deal for a person charged with the main Michigan drunk driving crime: OWI. An OWVI is a lesser-included offense of an OWI, meaning that if a person if found not guilty of OWI, he or she can still be found guilty of OWVI.
Michigan OWVI Penalties
The penalties for OWVI vary depending on whether it is a person’s first, second, third, or subsequent drunk driving conviction. They also depend on whether the impaired driving caused the injury or death of another person. It is best to seek out a highly experienced drunk driving attorney if you have been charged with any drunk driving crime. Many years of experience, ongoing training, hundreds of cases, and extensive legal research make us a highly sought-after drunk driving defense team in Michigan.
Your Michigan Drunk Driving Attorneys
The tenacious attorneys at Kronzek & Cronkright, PLLC have been practicing drunk and drugged driving defense in Michigan for around 100 combined years. We passionately and confidentially defend our clients from any constitutional violations by law enforcement. We have a proven track record and we fight to win.
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