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It’s no secret that New Mexico struggles with a widespread underage drinking problem. In fact, according to a study by the CDC, almost 61% of students grades 9-12 reported having at least one drink in their life. Furthermore, almost 300 traffic injuries can be attributed to underage drinking annually. If your son or daughter has been charged with an underage DWI, it is imperative you contact a skilled Albuquerque DWI attorney as they could face serious penalties.
Why Hire Us?
While the legal BAC for those over 21 is .08%, the law is stricter for those underage. If an underage driver submits to a chemical test and their BAC is .02% or higher, that could be cited for driving while intoxicated.
If you have been accused of underage drinking, you could face fines, jail time and license suspension. Below are the penalties you could face:
Up to 90 Days imprisonment
Fines up to $500
Up to 1-Year License Suspension
Up to 1 Year Imprisonment
Fines up to $1,000
Up to 2-Years License Suspension
In addition to the DWI penalties, you could also face other charges. These additional charges are determined by the circumstances surrounding your arrested and include:
If you are facing underage DWI charges, your future is at stake. Don’t leave it up to chance, retain an Albuquerque DWI lawyer who is 100% devoted to your rights. Call to schedule your free initial consultation today. (505) 705-8028