Law Firm in Arvada, CO Vigorously Defending You Against Misdemeanor Charges
Limiting damaging consequences for minor crimes
Misdemeanors are generally considered less serious crimes and carry lighter penalties than felonies, but a conviction can still have serious consequences. Depending on the charges, you can be sentenced to time in jail, hefty fines or both. It is important to contact a lawyer at The Elliott Law Offices, P.C. to assist you. The quicker you get us involved, the more likely we can obtain a positive result for you.
How minor violations can affect you
Don’t take a misdemeanor too lightly. Petty crimes can wreak havoc on employment, eligibility for licensing and other important parts of your life, such as:
The Elliott Law Offices has extensive experience in this area of practice.
Misdemeanors must be taken seriously
The scary truth is that common misdemeanors may result in the same consequences as some felonies. You can go to jail for several months for shoplifting. This is why it’s crucial to have an experienced criminal defense lawyer on your side to ensure that your rights are addressed and that due process is followed in your situation.
Statistically, the average jailed arrestee for small misdemeanors, such as theft, vandalism, convenience store/gas station robbery and other petty crimes, may spend up to two months in jail before the case is resolved. Misdemeanors are not something to take lightly. Let us walk you through the process and ensure that your best interests are protected each step of the way.
The overload of misdemeanors in the system
Misdemeanor charges cover a broad spectrum and are abundant. In fact, it is easy to be charged with a misdemeanor out of circumstance. One call to the cops and you may be faced with some kind of charge.
The natural inclination when facing a charge like that is to simply plead guilty — especially if you only have to pay a fine. Studies have revealed that many arrestees for misdemeanors often do not bother hiring lawyers. Inevitably, courts simply rush through those cases to clear out their dockets. The problem is that those charged now have a permanent blemish on their records — something that could have been prevented with the experience of a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney.
Contact a proficient criminal attorney for a free initial consultation
We all make mistakes. Schedule a free consultation to determine if the lawyers at The Elliott Law Offices, P.C. can help you avoid unreasonable sentencing and even an unnecessary criminal record. Our office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 4 pm. on Friday. Or contact us by calling 303-872-6274 or online. Our services are cost-effective, and we are always ready to help.