Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions that we have received. Have more questions? Contact us at (720) 863-7755 for a free phone consultation.
Q: If I am arrested, what are my rights?
A: You have an absolute RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT and an absolute RIGHT TO ASK FOR AN ATTORNEY during every stage of a criminal investigative proceeding. YOU MUST UNEQUIVOCALLY ASK FOR YOUR ATTORNEY. Simply say: “I want my attorney before I say anything else.”
Q: My offense is minor. Do I need an attorney?
A: YES. In many steps of the process having an attorney present is the best way to represent your best interests before the court, and in negotiations with the prosecution.
Q: What are the types of charges I could face?
A: Misdemeanors are handled in both the State and Municipal courts in Colorado. Misdemeanors are crimes which are punishable by fine or imprisonment for up to one year. Serious Misdemeanors can carry a possible maximum sentence of 18 months to 24 months in prison.
Felonies are very serious crimes. Felonies can carry a possible sentence of one year or more in prison.
Q: How much is a consultation?
A: A phone consultation is FREE! Contact us for a free phone consultation at (720)-863-7755 to find out how we can help you.
Q: How can I keep up with the laws?
A: Our Criminal Defense Blog and our Family Law Blog endeavor to provide you with the latest updates on the ever-changing laws and procedures in Colorado.