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El Paso DUI Defense Attorney

Accused of a DUI or DWI in Texas?

If you choose to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol and are pulled over by law enforcement, you could be facing charges of Driving Under the Influence (DUI). In Texas, the legal blood alcohol concentration for those over the age of 21 is. 08, .02 for those under the age of 21, and .04 for drivers of commercial vehicles.

If you have been arrested and charged with DUI, it is absolutely critical to immediately retain the services of our experienced El Paso DUI defense lawyer. You could be facing very severe penalties, including the loss of your freedom, loss of driving privileges, substantial fines, and the negatives associated with a permanent criminal record.

The Law Offices of Ruben Ortiz can successfully handle your case, protect your rights, and aggressively fight for the outcome you need!

Contact us to request a free consultation for your criminal defense case and to receive in-depth advice on how to proceed with your case.

Some of the penalties that you may be facing for a DUI conviction include:

  • First offense: three to 180 days in jail, up to $2,000 in fines, and a license suspension of 90 to 365 days
  • Second offense: 30 days to one year in jail, up to $4,000 in fines, a license suspension of 180 days to two years, and the installation of an Interlock Ignition Device (IID) in your vehicle
  • Third offense: two years in jail, up to $10,000 in fines, a license suspension of 180 days to two years, and the installation of an Interlock Ignition Device (IID) in your vehicle

Thoroughly Investigating Every Aspect of Your Case

There are numerous defense to DUI cases, especially with respect to mistakes and rights violations committed by police officers.

Ruben Ortiz will immediately begin investigating every detail of the situation to see if the officer had a lawful reason to pull you over in the first place, if all tests were properly administered, if any evidence was videotaped, and anything else that could potentially strengthen your defense.

Contact our El Paso office today at (915) 308-8850 and schedule your free consultation with El Paso DUI defense lawyer Ruben Ortiz!

AN ADVOCATE YOU CAN TRUST

Reasons to Choose Ruben Ortiz
  • Exceptional Track Record of Success
  • Strong & Trusted Advocate for His Clients
  • Fighting for His Clients Since 1998
  • Tens of Thousands of Individuals Represented Before State & Federal Courts
  • Winner of “The Best Lawyer to Get You Out of Trouble” by El Paso’s What’s Up Entertainment Weekly from 2007-2012
  • Awarded Top Lawyer for 2016 & 2017 from The Global Directory of Who's Who

Client Testimonials

Your Well-Being Is Our 
#1 Priority
    He got my case dismissed.

    “He got my case dismissed with no problem at all! Very professional lawyer.”

    - Jorge Medina
    Got it dismissed when it could have easily ruined my future

    “Ruben was super patient with my case and was able to relieve any kind of worry. Got it dismissed when it could have easily ruined my future! Highly recommend!!”

    - David
    Mr. Ortiz was available all the time and would actually listen.

    “Mr. Ortiz got my case dismissed, he was relentless and passionate about my case. I would recommend Mr. Ortiz to anyone, best lawyer in El Paso.”

    - Raul
    Mr. Ortiz is very understanding and a great person to speak with.

    “Mr. Ortiz handled my case in the quickest possible time. Mr. Ortiz is very understanding and a great person to speak with. I am completely satisfied with the outcome of my claim.”

    - G. Gardea
    He worked really hard to get my case dismissed!

    “He worked really hard to get my case dismissed and directly talked to judge to give me more time to come up with restitution fee.”

    - Alejandra Fierro
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