About Courtney WeaksCourtney Weaks has been practicing criminal defense law since graduating from the Univeristy of New Mexico in 2007. She began her career with Second Judicial District Attorney's Office in Albuquerque.
She began in the misdemeanor division working in the Metropolitan Court. She quickly worked her way into the Felony DWI division. While with the District Attorney's office, Courtney handled hundreds of criminal and DWI cases. Courtney advanced to the Felony DWI division where she handled hundreds more DWI cases.
Following her time at the District Attorney, Courtney opened her own law practice where she practiced in the area of criminal and DWI defense, and divorce & family law. Her criminal defense experience, particularly her trial experience, with the District AttorneyÃ¢s office has proven quite valuable to her criminal and DWI clients.
Over the years, Courtney has conducted in excess of one hundred criminal and/or DWI trials. Courtney enjoys the challenges of criminal trials and does not shy away from them. She does not advise clients to accept unfair or unreasonable plea offers in order to avoid trial.
The courtroom and trial experience has likewise proven very valuable to her divorce and family law clients. Courtney has long had a passion for divorce and family law. This began at the University of New Mexico School of Law where she received the Excellence in Family Law Award. She shows that same enthusiasm and determination that earned her that award to this day in each and every family law cases.
- Criminal Law
- Domestic Violence
- DUI & DWI
- Family Law
- Juvenile Law
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
|Collins & Collins, P.C.|
|University of New Mexico||J.D.|
|University of Kansas||B.A.|
|Member, New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association|
WEBSITES & BLOGS
Blog: Albuquerque Divorce Lawyer Blog
Taking the Kids Out of State for Summer Vacation Requires Planning and Agreement Holiday Travel Often Leads to Child Custody and Time-Sharing Disputes Violation of Child Custody During the Holidays has Serious Consequences Considerations Prior to Same-Sex Marriage in New Mexico The Process of Disposition of the Community Residence After a Divorce Joint Custody (Physical and Legal) and Child Custody Conflict in New Mexico Child Custody, Time-Sharing, Secondhand Smoke and the “Best Interests” of the Child Grandparent Visitation in New Mexico Dictated by Best Interests of Child Drug Use and Child Custody: An Inadvisable Mix
Blog: Albuquerque Criminal Lawyer Blog
Early DWI Case Deadlines and Consequences for Missing Them FAQS: How Does the Use of Lapel Cameras By Police Officers Affect My Criminal Case? Breath Test Admissability Requirements in New Mexico Highway Peril: Beware of Civil Asset Seizure DWI During the Holidays – It’s Not Worth It! Yes, Decriminalization of Marijuana is on Albuquerque Ballot Reefer Madness Lives Despite Clear Realities House Defunds DEA Medical Marijuana Raids – Progress But By No Means Enough! Medical Marijuana Use Comes With Many Restrictions in New Mexico