Attorneys who handle Violation of Protection Order charges in Jefferson County, Colorado know how to fight these cases. The lawyer dealing with your mandatory protection order case should know how the prosecutors work. They should know that the Jefferson County Courts and District Attorney's office take these cases very seriously. And they should know how to defend you! Our attorneys have years of experience handling criminal defense cases and will bring all of that experience to help you in your protection order case.
Violation of Protection Lawyers need to know the law in Adams County, Colorado
It never surprises me how many lawyers who say they handle Violation of Protection Order cases in Adams County, Colorado. However, these same attorneys will handle you tax case, your bankruptcy, and your divorce. As the saying goes, “jack of all trades, master of none.” An attorney in Adams County for criminal cases should handle those cases exclusively. We practice law in Adams County and deal with the District Attorney's Office routinely. Our Lawyers know how to show you are innocent. We know the difference between a bad plea bargain and a good one. Further, we practice only in criminal defense.
Are Violations of Protection Orders serious crimes in Arapahoe County, Colorado?
When you violate a protection order in Arapahoe County, you will be charged with a crime. However, the types of violations differ based upon your protection order. Some people could be charged for simply having a beer at a bar. Other people might only violate if they get new criminal charges. For instance, if you are charged with Driving Under the Influence in Arapahoe County, your attorney might have to fight charges of DUI and violation of protection order. The punishment also changes. If you only have a Civil Protection Order, then you will be facing lesser punishment than someone with a Criminal Protection Order.
What do I look for in a criminal Attorney in Jefferson County?
As I mentioned above, you need to have an attorney on your side who knows the criminal laws. You don't want someone representing you who handles all kinds of legal issues. For example, they may know some about criminal work, but they won't have a good grasp on all the legal reasoning and case law. In addition, their interests are divided. However, our lawyers only handle criminal work, like violations of protection orders, and so they will be able to get you a better result in your criminal case.
So, if you, or a loved one, are facing charges of Violation of Protection Order in Jefferson County, Colorado, remember to remain silent and call O'Malley and Sawyer at 303-830-0880 to speak immediately with one of our attorneys. Together, we can protect your future.
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