In the modern world, it seems you need a lawyer for just about everything. When you think lawyer or attorney, criminal defense and prosecution probably come to mind. While that’s all well and good, lawyers are necessary for so much more than criminal trials! Say you’re drafting a will, or opening an ice cream shop. Who are you going to call to sort out your affairs, or the copyright on your shop name? You guessed it, a lawyer. Beyond those kinds of legal issues, however, one of the most common cases in which a lawyer is needed is if someone is charged with driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI).
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