New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are charged with of a crime in New Mexico, you need a New Mexico lawyer who focuses on criminal defense law. The repercussion of a New Mexico criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any New Mexico lawyer. Every criminal offense in New Mexico, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. Being convicted of a crime in New Mexico could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified New Mexico criminal defense lawyers you can trust to help you through a difficult situation.
Hiring an experienced criminal defense lawyer New Mexico will ensure that your rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The New Mexico lawyers on Lawyers NOW will outline your legal options and then assemble an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is unique in New Mexico, the primary goal of the lawyers on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in New Mexico
The criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk in New Mexico is called driving while intoxicated (DWI). Common terms for drunk driving include driving while intoxicated (DWI) and driving under the influence (DUI).
To be charged for drunk driving or DWI in New Mexico a police officer only needs to suspect a motorist is impaired by alcohol or drugs to a point of not being able to operate a vehicle in a safe manner. You can be charged for a DUI or DWI if you are in physical control of a vehicle with a blood alcohol content at or above the legal threshold of 0.08% BAC in New Mexico. You can be arrested for DWI/DUI with a BAC below 0.08%.