Domestic Violence Attorney in Santa Fe, New Mexico


Domestic violence is a very serious charge with very serious consequences. If you are facing domestic violence charges in Santa Fe, NM, criminal defense attorney, Angela Arellanes, can provide an experienced and focused defense on your behalf.

Call 505.247.2417 for a dedicated legal defense against domestic violence charges in Santa Fe!

The Repercussions of a Domestic Violence Charge in Santa Fe

The repercussions of a domestic violence charge and/or conviction are far-reaching and damaging.  Alleged crimes that can be considered domestic violence under the law include:

  • Assault and aggravated assault
  • Battery and aggravated battery
  • Sexual assault or sexual battery
  • Stalking or aggravated stalking
  • Kidnapping and false imprisonment

If you are charged with any of these crimes, you could face repercussions including:

  • Time in jail
  • The loss of ability to see your children
  • The loss of your right to carry a firearm
  • The loss of your job
  • Difficulty obtaining a job
  • The loss of your security clearance if you work for a government agency

And even if you aren’t facing domestic violence charges, you could still face injunctions, such as restraining orders, in civil litigation.

An Experienced Attorney to Fight against Domestic Violence Charges in Santa Fe

With over 25 years of experience representing clients against charges of domestic violence or domestic abuse and in civil litigation, I understand the serious implications you face. I understand domestic violence law and I will do everything possible to get the charges against you lessened or dropped so you do not have a permanent criminal record. I will fight aggressively on your behalf to get your side of the story heard and to protect your civil rights. Contact me to schedule a meeting to discuss your case.

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