If you have been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in New Mexico, you need a lawyer who has protected the rights of other individuals in your same situation. At Carpenter & Associates, we have built our court-tested reputation over the years by defending the rights of the accused in thousands of cases. If you are facing drunk driving charges, you can rely on our experience.
Fighting the Penalties of DUI/DWI Charges in New Mexico
If convicted of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, you face serious and life-changing consequences, including:
- Jail time
- Large fines
- Driver’s license suspension
- Community service
Depending on how high you blew and whether or not there were other aggravating factors, your DUI charge could be raised to a felony. This means much more serious consequences and a permanent bad record that will influence your job and educational opportunities going forward. Let us begin to defend you today in order to minimize the criminal law penalties you face.
How Do I Keep a DUI Off My Record?
The only way to completely keep a DUI off your record is to completely win both your MVD hearing and the criminal court hearing. Your best chances of success at either of these hearings is by having a skilled lawyer in your corner who knows what defenses can be presented to protect your best interests.
Put a Proven Criminal Defense Attorney by Your Side
Call Carpenter & Associates at 505-243-0065 or contact our law firm online to schedule your free initial consult with one of our lawyers regarding your DUI charges.