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  • I need a lawyer, to defend my self against a felony of a theft in my records, first time offend

    First time cough stilling menor than 25.00$ but stil I,am book to appear in court next month is there anything I can do to reduce the penalty of such a terrible mistake , like get a minor charge or something to avoid felony records in my record? ...

    Maureen’s Answer

    We would be happy to help you with this issue. Please email me your phone number so I can call to discuss it.

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  • I was booked for possession. I was booked and released and haven't heard back from the police. Will I be arrested again?

    I have no criminal record other than a DWAI which I completed the probation for with no problems.

    Maureen’s Answer

    Sometimes the drug task force waits to book people, sometimes for months. Do you have the name of the detective who arrested you? If so, I would be happy to call the cop to make inquiries on your behalf. Often but not always, I have had success with getting the cop to let me know when a decision has been made on charges so that the client can turn themselves in rather than be arrested at home or work. Sometimes I can even get them to agree on a summons instead of a warrant, which means you just go to court, not jail, to answer to the charges. Feel free to call me at 303-238-0648 if you would like me to do this for you. Maureen O'Brien

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  • Do I need a lawyer for violating my probation? Probation is filing complaint with courts. Should I seek representation?

    I was convicted of a a DUI in 3/2011. I was put on probation for a year, had to pay over 1400 in court fines and attend alcohol and treatment clasess, as well as drop random UA's and BA'S. I also lost driving privledges for a 1 year. During my pr...

    Maureen’s Answer

    Yes, you do need a lawyer to help you with this. There are judges who would impose a jail sentence, and a lawyer can help you avoid that.

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  • Hi i got caught in Lakewood Co with 2nd DEGREE BURGLARY and i'm wondering what will happen to me.

    i got caught with a friend on cameras and they took my clothes finger prints and everything but they didn't read me my rights

    Maureen’s Answer

    The police are only required to read you your Miranda rights if they question you while you are in custody. Whether or not someone is actually "in custody" is generally the subject of a motions hearing, but that is only if you actually did say something to the police. You definitely need a good attorney who is familiar with Jefferson County cases to help you with this type of charge.

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  • What are the consequences for violating probation twice in Colorado?

    He violated probation for the second time. The first time he was issued a warrant and the police arrested him when his exwife called the police and they found he had been drinking. This time, he was arrested when he met with his probation officer....

    Maureen’s Answer

    It is not clear from your question why he was arrested this time by the probation officer, which is an important piece of information to be able to assist you. Regardless, a second violation can certainly result in jail time, but a good attorney may be able to prevent that. We would be happy to talk to you about the case. Feel free to leave me a message at 303-238-0648 over the weekend, and I will promptly return the call.

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  • In Denver I have a dismissed class six felony and a dismissed class five felony through deferment; I am looking to seal.

    Any advice as to how to seal the record. I bought the packet from the court-room. I am making about $900 a month right now, would it be possible to have the court sealing fee waived? How do I know which criminal justice agencies have the crimin...

    Maureen’s Answer

    I have never seen the fee be waived. You have to look through the police reports and the court records to determine which agencies may have your records. Be aware all agencies have to be notified by certified mail, so this is an additional expense.

    We do seal records for people, and provide some additional services when we are retained to do that.

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