Domestic Abuse Defense Attorney in Albuquerque, NM


If you were arrested for domestic violence, you may be charged with a crime to which society is particularly sensitive. Domestic abuse allegations can have serious consequences to your entire life, such as how much time you are allowed to spend with your children and your ability to find employment. A domestic violence arrest is a serious matter that requires the attention of an experienced domestic violence attorney.

Experienced Albuquerque Domestic Abuse Defense

I am defense attorney Angela Arellanes and I have more than 25 years of experience successfully defending my clients against charges relating to domestic violence. Domestic abuse charges can be made with very little evidence, so it’s not uncommon for the accused to be falsely charged. As an Albuquerque criminal defense attorney, I will work aggressively to exploit any weaknesses in prosecution’s case.

Contact Angela Arellanas Law at 505.247.2417

Help For Domestic Violence Charges in Albuquerque, NM

The most basic definition of domestic violence is any incident by a household member against another household member that results in physical harm or emotional distress. A household member may by a spouse, former spouse, family member or a person with whom you had a continuing personal relationship. If you were arrested for domestic violence in New Mexico, you may be charged with a misdemeanor or felony crime such as:

  • Spousal abuse
  • Domestic violence
  • Criminal threats
  • Battery
  • Assault
  • Child abuse

As an experienced domestic violence attorney, I fight to eliminate or minimize the consequences of the charges against you. Challenging domestic abuse allegations can be difficult, especially if there are conflicting stories about how the incident occurred. It’s crucial to have a lawyer at your side through every step of your prosecution. Call my office at 505-247-2417 or contact me online to schedule a meeting. The sooner you call, the sooner we can begin building a case.