Criminal Defense

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence cases can vary greatly, from misdemeanor harassment to murder.  Domestic violence is not a crime in and of itself.  If there is a separate crime and a domestic relationship between the defendant and victim, the domestic violence statute requires certain penalties and procedures.  That specific crime must first be proven.  This can be...

Drugs/Narcotics/Controlled Substances

Colorado has some very harsh laws on drug offenses.  The laws can be quite confusing and vary according to the type of drug, the quantity involved, whether the charge involves selling, growing, possessing with intent to sell, whether a gun was nearby, or whether it is a simple possession. Our local prosecutors sometimes treat these...

Economic Crimes/Thefts

The crime of theft has expanded into multiple categories of offenses, from simple shoplifting to cases such as ID theft, forgery, check fraud, and even racketeering (RICO). I have experience in both the prosecution and defense of economic crimes cases. Whether you made an unintentional mistake, fell on hard times and need a fair deal,...

Major Felonies

(Homicides, Serious Assaults, Robberies, Burglaries, etc…) If you are facing a serious felony charge, you cannot afford to cut corners. You could be facing years, if not life, in custody. I have a reputation for thoroughly investigating and presenting defenses to such cases. I work to identify the witnesses the police skipped that help your...

Restraining Orders

Restraining orders are considered civil cases, but usually involve criminal allegations. If you have been served with a temporary restraining order (often referred to as a protection order), there can be serious consequences if the permanent order is made against you. Even if you have no intention of ever seeing the other party, a restraining...

Sex Assaults and Child Abuse

These cases are extremely serious with lifetime consequences. Regrettably, they are some of the most commonly fabricated. Too many people make up allegations hoping to get paid, or to gain an advantage in a divorce or child custody case. Others bring false allegations out of pure vindictiveness or because they are mentally disturbed. If you...