New Mexico Felony DWI/DUI
If you are facing the charge of a felony DWI/DUI in New Mexico, you may be facing prison and the permanent revocation of your driver’s license. Your liberty, freedom and dignity are at stake and you need an attorney that will aggressively fight for you.
The experienced attorneys at the Law Office of Mark Keller have been fighting felony DWI/DUI cases for over a combined 48 years. Our aggressive legal defense is known throughout Albuquerque’s legal community—prosecutors know that we’re ready to fight at all times for our clients. Unlike other attorneys who will try and stay out of the courtroom, our lawyers are always prepared to pursue a trial case if it means obtaining the best possible outcome.
Felony DWI/DUI Conviction in New Mexico
In New Mexico, first, second, and third DWI/DUI offenses are classified as misdemeanors. If convicted, misdemeanor offenses usually result in jail time, community service, and probation. A fourth DWI/DUI offense in New Mexico will be charged as a felony. Felony DWI/DUIs carry the more severe consequence of prison time.
DWI/DUI is a fourth degree felony in New Mexico in the event of a:
- 4th DWI/DUI Offense – jail time is 18 months with a mandatory 6 months in jail and the maximum fine is $5,000.
- 5th DWI/DUI Offense – jail time is 2 years with a mandatory 1 year in jail and the maximum fine is $5,000.
DWI/DUI becomes a third degree felony, a more serious charge, in the event of a:
- 6th DWI/DUI Offense – jail time is 2.5 years with a mandatory 18 months in jail and the maximum fine $5,000.
- 7th DWI/DUI Offense – jail time is 3 years with a mandatory 2 years in jail and the maximum fine $5,000.
Because of the seriousness of the crime, there is mandatory jail time in felony DWI/DUI convictions. Prison time is a real possibly when facing a felony DWI conviction.
With extensive experience defending DWI/DUIs in New Mexico, you can count on the Law Office of Mark Keller to provide aggressive defense as we fight for your rights.
Aggressive Felony DWI/DUI Defense in Albuquerque, NM
If you are facing felony charges, you are at risk of losing your license, your freedom and potentially your future. Our attorneys understand that this is the most important event in your life and will stand by your side as we fight to defend your rights and protect your freedom. Contact an experienced DWI/DUI attorney at the Law Office of Mark Keller to schedule your free consultation.