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DWI, DUI and Other Driving Offenses

Driving while intoxicated, or under the influence of drugs, is a serious offense in New Mexico.  If  you have been charged with DWI (DUI), you need a criminal defense attorney who is experienced, professional and compassionate to fight these charges.   If you are convicted, you could face devastating penalties including fines, jail time, and the revocation or suspension of your driver’s or professional license.


There are strict time limitations in DWI (DUI) cases in New Mexico.  It imperative that you do not delay in contacting a criminal defense attorney in order to make sure you do not miss a deadline!


If you are charged with a DWI (DUI), you face two different battles.  First, you must deal with a criminal prosecution in the court system.  Second, in addition to and separate from the criminal penalties, you must also deal with the administrative license hearing through the Motor Vehicle Division.  It is important to know that you can lose your driver’s license through either the criminal proceeding or the administrative hearing.  


The Robert R. Cooper Law Firm, P.C., an Albuquerque criminal defense firm, has over 35 years of experience in DWI (DUI) defense and the accompanying administrative proceedings. Click on the links below if you would like to learn more about New Mexico’s DWI penalties:


•  The High Cost of DWI in New Mexico, click here:  


•  Penalties for Under-21 Alcohol Offenses, click here


You can’t afford not to defend yourself!  Contact Robert R. Cooper, an Albuquerque criminal defense attorney, today at 505-842-8494 and schedule your free, confidential consultation.



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