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.
Directory Practice Areas
- 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
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 Right to Counsel in Termination of Parental Rights Proceedings Financial Consequences of Divorce in Older Couples Divorce in Older Couples: Trends and Statistics Termination of Parental Rights = Termination of New Mexico Child Support? Alimony Often Disputed on Income and Duration in New Mexico Divorce IRS Recognizes Lega Same Sex Marriages for Tax Purposes
Blog: Albuquerque Criminal Lawyer Blog
Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana (or Other Drugs) in New Mexico Marijuana Legalization in New Mexico: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back! Drug Dealer Liability for Death: Contributing v. “But For” Causation Failure to Disclose Medical Conditions to Patient: There is Jury Instruction for That! Execution of a Warrant by Traffic Stop Does Not Violate Rule Against Pretextual Stops Looking Suspicious Does Not Alone Justify Search & Seizure in New Mexico “At the Scene” in Domestic Violence Construed Broadly in New Mexico Constitutional Amendment for Marijuana Legalization in New Mexico – Good News, Bad News? Scope of De Novo Appeal from New Mexico Magistrate Court Not Limited to Abuse of Discretion