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Criminal Defense

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If you have been charged with a criminal offense or if you are being investigated by law enforcement for criminal activity, protecting your rights and advancing your best interests in any criminal matter is crucial.

Whether you are facing a misdemeanor, such as a Colorado DUI, domestic violence, or a restraining order, contact The Drexler Law Group for a free consultation. Our firm provides aggressive and thorough defense work from investigation of the evidence to representation in a court of law.

In any criminal defense case, you are innocent until proven guilty. The prosecutor in your case, also known as The District Attorney, has the burden of proving that you are guilty beyond a reasonable doubt and must establish each and every element of the offense charged by the same high burden.

A criminal conviction can have a tremendous impact on the accused. It is important to consult an experiences criminal defense attorney for accurate information on the criminal charges you may be facing and to formulate a strategy to defend yourself. Unfortunately, the criminal defense system is not designed, much less implemented, to be a fair process. Clients have contacted us after being accused of crimes they either did not commit or for which the prosecutor cannot establish each element beyond a reasonable doubt. However, these same individuals had to endure the process of defending themselves because it does not matter whether you committed the offense, it only matters what you can demonstrate to the prosecution, the court and in some cases to a jury of your peers by exercising your Constitutional right to a jury trial.

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Criminal convictions can lead to jail or prison time in the Department of Corrections, fines, restitution (which involves compensating the alleged victim financially), court-mandated therapy or treatment, probation (supervised or unsupervised), loss of a driver’s license, loss of the right to vote and the loss of your right to own guns or weapons. Furthermore, if you are convicted, you will have a permanent criminal record that could limit future employment, educational opportunities, and professional licensing opportunities. In Colorado’s vast land, a conviction can mean that you are no longer able to hunt or even obtain a concealed carry or concealed weapon permit.

Criminal charges and criminal convictions can also impact military service members. Military members need to navigate the gauntlet created by the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act (“the Brady Bill” or “the Brady Law”) and the Domestic Violence Offender Gun Ban (called “the Lautenberg Amendment”). The Lautenberg prevents those convicted of domestic violence (misdemeanor or felony offenses) or those under a protection order or restraining order from owning or possessing guns or ammunition. The Brady Bill prevents ownership or possession of firearms in most cases by those convicted of felonies, any domestic violence offense and those individuals restrained under a protective or restraining order.

When it comes to your freedom and your future, you deserve the best defense team possible.Contact The Drexler Law Group for a free consultation to start focusing on a well-developed defense strategy aimed to protect you from the impact of criminal convictions and the restrictions facing those restrained individuals served with protective orders or restraining orders.

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We appreciate that you are looking for dedicated and zealous representation and someone to fight for your rights. When you call The Drexler Law Group, that's exactly what you'll get. The attorneys and staff at The Drexler Law Group are friendly, experienced and professional. We are client-centered, results-focused and loyal advocates for our clients.

Don't hesitate to contact us immediately to schedule a consultation. You can call us at (719) 471-8000, or email us at info@drexlerlawgroup.com.