Violent Crimes Defense Lawyers in Denver
If you are facing charges for a violent crime in Denver, it is crucial to seek the counsel and representation of an experienced attorney. The potential penalties of a conviction can be life changing. They often include hefty fines, long-term prison sentences, and collateral effects. It is also not uncommon for convictions to limit a person’s housing options or prevent them from seeking certain kinds of employment. Similarly, a conviction can limit a person’s right to vote, own a gun, drive, and more.
The lawyers at our office serve clients in Denver, as well as many of the surrounding areas. Attorney J.Y. Kang and Attorney Vince Buckmelter are not partners but instead operate their own respective firms, J.Y. Kang PC and Buckmelter Law, LLC. Because they work in the same office, however, they frequently collaborate, providing clients with defense strategies and counsel that have been derived from more than 30 years of experience each. To find out what either Denver violent crimes defense attorney can offer you, schedule a free consultation.
Crimes of Violence Charges
In Colorado, convictions for a crime of violence often carry a mandatory DOC prison sentence. This dangerous charging situation is most usually seen with crimes involving a deadly weapon or serious bodily injury including First Degree Assault, Second Degree Assault, Kidnapping, Aggravated Robbery and Burglary. From the beginning of the legal process through the Jury Trial, we represent persons who have been charged with all crimes of violence, whether the charges stem from incidents of domestic violence or other circumstances.
Not Guilty Felony Assault Jury Trial
Not Guilty DUI – 3rd Jury Trial
Not Guilty Domestic Violence Jury Trial
Charges Dismissed Felony Second Degree Assault
Charges Dismissed Felony Criminal Mischief and Trespass
Charges Dismissed Domestic Violence Assault Case
Violent Crimes in Colorado
Colorado law defines violent crime as acts of force that cause harm to another person. This definition also includes the threat of force, even if it does not result in harm. For the prosecution to convict a person of a violent crime, they must prove that the defendant engaged in a violent act and intended to cause harm by doing so.
Examples of violent offenses in Colorado include:
- Domestic Violence
- Armed Robbery