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How Do People Live After a DUI?

Posted on by JACK MKHITARIAN

One moment, you are driving down the road, and everything seems fine. And the next, you’re living a nightmare. You may be thinking: I’m not a criminal. I didn’t mean to hurt anyone. I didn’t even have that much to… Read More

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Does a Dismissed DUI Affect Insurance?

Posted on by JACK MKHITARIAN

Any conviction has its consequences. For drunk driving offenses, this can include fines, being put on probation, the suspension or revocation of your driving privileges, the requirement you install an ignition interlock device on your vehicle, and, potentially, jail time…. Read More

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Can a DUI Affect Your Apartment Hunt?

Posted on by JACK MKHITARIAN

Looking for an apartment can be hard enough as it is, but those who have a New Mexico DUI on their record may find it even more difficult. While a DUI conviction will not automatically mean that an apartment complex… Read More

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Can a New Mexico DUI Conviction Affect Your Ability to Buy a House?

Posted on by JACK MKHITARIAN

If you have been arrested for a New Mexico DUI, you probably have many questions. Will you have to go to jail? How much are the fines and court costs? Will you have to report to a probation officer? Will… Read More

Does a DUI Affect Your Credit Score?

Posted on by JACK MKHITARIAN

There are a lot of consequences of a DUI that you might not realize, but one that you may wonder about is your credit score. While a DUI conviction has a far reach, your credit score is not directly impacted… Read More

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How to Recover from a Drunk Driving Conviction

Posted on by JACK MKHITARIAN

A conviction for a New Mexico drunk driving offense can carry significant penalties, even for first-time offenders. For many, the focus may initially be on the immediate consequences of a conviction, which includes fines, a license suspension, probation, and even… Read More

Can You Get a DUI in a Self-Driving Car?

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We live in a time where self-driving cars are no longer something you see in futuristic movies, but something you are driving alongside on your way to work. While the highways and streets are not littered with these vehicles just… Read More

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What Happens When a DUI Results in Someone’s Death?

Posted on by JACK MKHITARIAN

When someone dies as a result of drunk driving, it is no longer just a DUI case; it is now a vehicular homicide. Not only will the driver be charged with a DUI (a misdemeanor), but now they face vehicular… Read More

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Are Senior Citizens at Higher Risk for a DUI?

Posted on by JACK MKHITARIAN

If you were to think about which demographic is at high-risk for a DUI, you would probably think of those in their 20s. When it comes to seniors, you would think that an elderly person is at low risk, because… Read More

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What Are the Breath Test Admissibility Requirements in New Mexico?

Posted on by JACK MKHITARIAN

To have your breathalyzer results admitted into court against you in a DUI, the requirement is not much. The state only requires that the officer be certified by the state Scientific Laboratory Division for operating that machine, and the machine… Read More

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