Driving While Ability Impaired (DWAI)
Knowledgeable Arapahoe County DUI Defense Lawyer
Colorado is one of two states in which drivers can be charged with the
crime known as driving while ability impaired (DWAI). At the Law Office
of Joseph A. Lazzara, P.C., I provide complete defense for all charges
related to DUI. Charges of any nature involving driving while intoxicated
or impaired carry very heavy consequences if the individual accused is
Over the course of my career, I have become known as one of the top
Arapahoe County DUI lawyers across Colorado. I have more than 20 years of experience in the field of
criminal defense and provide strong legal counsel and guidance to clients in Denver, Adams,
Jefferson, Douglas, and Arapahoe Counties. If you choose to retain my
firm, you can count on me to protect your future and fight against a conviction.
What Exactly is DWAI?
Driving while ability impaired is a term used to describe the criminal
act of operating a vehicle while under the influence of illicit or prescription
drugs. These cases typically focus on the degree to which the driver was
impaired and with which type of substance. A driver who is showing signs
of mental or physical impairment could be arrested and charged with a
DWAI. It is important to understand that you do not have to speak with
law enforcement, answer questions, and always have the right to speak
with a Denver DWAI attorney.
In Colorado, a conviction for a DWAI offense can lead to the following
- Eight points on your license
- Higher insurance rates
- License revocation
- Permanent criminal record
- Rehab or education classes
- Community service
Retain the Services of a Trusted DUI Attorney in Denver
Although a DWAI charge may not seem as serious as a DUI charge, it is still
a very serious matter that should be defended by a seasoned and proven
Denver criminal defense lawyer. I am highly knowledgeable about the various
defense strategies that can be used for DWAI cases. Now is the time to
call my firm for counsel!
Set up a free initial consultation by calling us today at (720) 809-8262.