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Criminal Defense Attorney in Garfield County

No one wants to face criminal charges, and choosing a criminal defense attorney under these circumstances can be a daunting task. If you want a criminal defense attorney in Garfield County who sees you as an individual with unique needs and not just another case, call Troxell Law.

At Troxell Law, our only goal is to provide our clients with the best possible criminal defense representation. This means our attorneys:

  • Answer your questions honestly about the criminal legal process;
  • Update you regularly and keep you informed about your case progress; and
  • Work aggressively and efficiently towards a positive case resolution.

Secure your criminal defense representation as soon as possible. Contact Troxell Law today.

How a Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help You

An experienced criminal defense attorney is vital when facing even minor criminal charges. When you retain an attorney from Troxell Law, not only will we provide you with the best defense strategy available, but we will also:

  • Ensure you understand Colorado’s criminal laws as they apply to your case;
  • Evaluate any evidence for procedural and constitutional flaws;
  • Secure a case dismissal when possible;
  • Garner a lesser charge when possible;
  • Negotiate a plea bargain when advisable;
  • Explain any sentencing or plea consequences; or
  • Prepare a case for trial when necessary and agreed upon.

Meet with a criminal defense professional as soon as possible. Call or contact Troxell Law online.

Crimes in Colorado

There are three categories of criminal charges in Colorado: infractions, misdemeanors, and felonies. Infractions are minor offenses, typically traffic offenses, whose penalties are only a small fine.

A misdemeanor charge is an intermediate crime punishable by up to two years in county jail and a fine of up to $2,500.

Misdemeanors include several types of crimes such as:

  • Petty Theft;
  • Vandalism;
  • Public intoxication; and
  • Drug possession.

Not all misdemeanors require jail time. However, depending on the crime, misdemeanor punishments may include:

  • Probation;
  • Driver’s license suspension;
  • Community service; and
  • Restitution.

Felonies are the most serious crimes in Colorado, with possible punishment of incarceration in state prison, fines of up to $150,000, and even the death penalty.

Examples of felonies are:

  • Murder;
  • Rape;
  • Robbery; and
  • Arson.

A felony conviction can strip a person of their ability to vote, possess firearms, and hold certain types of employment.

What is a Wobbler?

A wobbler is a crime that can be classified as either a misdemeanor or a felony. The circumstances often determine the classification of the crime. Several drug crimes are considered wobblers.

Expungement or Sealing of Criminal Records

Some criminal offenses can be expunged in Colorado. These include municipal violations, petty offenses, and certain crimes involving controlled substances. The rules pertaining to expungements are very complex and best discussed on a case-by-case basis with a criminal defense attorney.

Contact an Experienced Garfield County Criminal Defense Attorney

If you need assistance with a criminal charge in Colorado, do not hesitate to contact Troxell Law. One of our criminal defense attorneys will meet with you confidentially to discuss your charges and examine the details of your case.

At Troxell Law, we will represent you from your initial charges through motions, hearings, and jury trial. We are successful litigators who put all of our experience and resources to work for you.

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