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Class 6 Felony Defense in Denver | Sawyer Legal Group

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | May 24, 2022 | 0 Comments

Class 6 Felony Defense

Class six felonies are the least serious degree of felony offenses in Denver, Aurora, and Lakewood. However, a conviction can still lead to a prison sentence, parole, and substantial fines. The presence of a felony on a person's record can carry additional ramifications as well, limiting employment opportunities, loan capabilities, and the ability to rent an apartment, condo, or house. If you or someone you know has been accused of a class 6 felony in Arapahoe, Denver, or Jefferson County, contact a skilled criminal defense attorney at Sawyer Legal Group today. 

What are Class 6 Felonies in Colorado?

There are several class six felonies that we see defendants charged with throughout Colorado's front range. Some of them include:

Other class 6 felonies exist that are considered extraordinary risk and can carry a harsher sentence:

It is important to note that charges that include attempt or conspiracy to commit a class 5 felony (Vehicular Assault, Menacing, Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft) are charged as a class 6 felony as well.

How Bad are Class 6 Felonies in Denver?

Each criminal case involving a class 6 felony is unique. Therefore, sentencing won't always look the same. Defendants charged with a class six felony without aggravating factors typically face:

  • 12 - 18 months in a state prison,
  • 1 year of parole,
  • fines of $1K - $100K

However, extraordinary risk crimes and those that include alleged violent behavior can include up to 2 years in prison at sentencing. Some class 6 felony convictions can be sealed three years after the conclusion of the case (completion of incarceration, probation / parole, and treatment / classes). Unfortunately, felony convictions of a sex crime, DUI, or one with a domestic violence enhancement are not sealable.

Denver's Top Class 6 Felony Lawyer

When someone is accused of committing a felony offense in Colorado, their future is in jeopardy. Defendants need an experienced defense attorney by their side helping them navigate these troubling times. Perhaps you're innocent, you were in the wrong place at the wrong time, or the the district attorney is overcharging. Contact Sawyer Legal Group today for a free, confidential consultation. We will carefully look over your case, answer your questions, and suggest next steps in your defense. We offer same-day jail visits, affordable fees, and flexible payment plans for those accused of crimes in Denver, Aurora, Lakewood, Thornton, Arvada, Littleton, Centennial, and Englewood.

Don't talk to police about criminal charges - talk to us. 303-830-0880  

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About the Author

Kyle B. Sawyer

I have a passion for defending others in criminal cases. I am able to empathize with my clients and understand their emotions and fears. I have a unique perspective on the criminal justice system and I understand what it feels like to be wrongly accused of a crime.


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