Lawyer for Defense of DUI in Albuquerque

My name is Angela Arellanes, I’m an attorney who has dutifully served clients for more than two decades. Through my firm Angela Arellanes Law, I’ve helped numerous people face the charges against them with confidence.

When it comes to DUI, which is also known as DWI in New Mexico, I will review your case thoroughly to create the best possible defense. I’ll also make sure that you’re informed of the situation every step of the way.

Feel free to contact me today for more information on my firm and what we do. I look forward to speaking with you.

Possible Penalties for DUI Charges

DUI carries a wide range of charges, even if it’s your first conviction. As a result, you may be faced with:

  • Jail or prison terms, some of which may last up to ten years
  • Fines of $10,000 or more
  • Mandatory attendance of alcohol abuse classes
  • Loss of driving privileges
  • Mandatory installation of an ignition interlock device on all vehicles
  • A probation period lasting one year or longer

In addition to the fines you must pay if convicted, you can also experience additional consequences. Many people with DUIs on their records find it challenging to secure gainful employment. Loss of driving privileges can impact you personally and professionally, especially when the suspension period lasts for many years.

How to Defend Against DUI Charges

Every client is different, which means no two criminal defenses will be alike. However, certain circumstances may arise that can affect your case. For instance, law enforcement must follow proper procedures when administering a breathalyzer or conducting a field sobriety test. If procedures are not followed, the case may be thrown out.

Even if the case against you has merit, I will do my best to get the charges against you reduced. My goal is to seek out the best possible outcome based on the details and circumstances surrounding the case, and you can rest assured of my absolute dedication.

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