Criminal Defense Attorney in Denver and Colorado Springs

Why You Need a Skilled and Experienced Denver Criminal Defense Attorney to Defend You

When facing Denver criminal charges, you may be a bit fearful, insecure and not sure who you can trust–all for good reason. Nobody wants to spend time in jail or be treated differently because they’ve been accused of making a mistake.

When you choose a Denver criminal defense attorney, it’s important to understand what to look for. Contrary to popular demand, attorneys are NOT all the same. When you need a specialized medical procedure for something life-threatening, would you trust a doctor fresh out of medical school? Would you place your life in his/her hands to bring you through a complex surgery?

If you’re smart you answered with an emphatic “NO.” The same holds true when hiring a Denver criminal defense attorney. Sure, you may say…”ah, it’s only a DUI…no big deal…everyone gets one.” Mishandled, you could find yourself paying exorbitant fines and possibly doing time behind bars (even for your first offense).

A Denver Criminal Attorney that Picks His Battles

Unlike many other criminal defense attorneys, I choose who I work with. If you’re in need of a payment plan, and your case isn’t important to you, call a “discount” attorney who works for free. You see, after handling well over 3,000 clients in my professional career I don’t have to chase clients any more. Do I still need clients? Of course! However, my history and reputation has allowed me to pick and choose who I represent. I don’t say this to be “cocky” or “brash”, but I’m very good at what I do, and I’m not the cheapest game in town. However, if defending your legal rights is important to you and you understand that you get what you pay for…then request a consultation now and let’s discuss your case.

Sealing of Criminal Records & Expungement of Criminal Convictions

The following are types of records that can be sealed in the state of Colorado.

  • Adult Criminal Justice records: Records pertaining to adult (over 18 years of age or not brought before a juvenile court) arrests, investigations, criminal court cases are adult criminal justice records. Many restrictions apply to having such records sealed.
  • Underage Drinking and Driving Conviction: A conviction for underage drinking and driving with a BAC (blood alcohol content) of greater than .02 but no more than .05 is a “UDD” conviction. State law allows sealing of such convictions but only under certain conditions.
  • Juvenile records: adjudication records of juvenile courts can also be sealed or expunged. Such records are those pertaining to incidents that occurred before the person in interest reached the age of 18 and no charges were brought in an adult criminal court. Please call for more information.

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Criminal conviction records can be sealed if you meet the two requirements listed below:

  1. Ten or more years have passed from the final disposition of all criminal proceedings, including any period of probation….meaning probation is successfully terminated;
  2. You have not been charged or convicted for a criminal offense in the ten or more years since the date of the final disposition of all criminal proceedings, including any period of probation.

Only people convicted of the following offenses are eligible to petition to seal the conviction:

  • Any petty offense
  • Any misdemeanor in violation of article 18 of title 18
  • Any class 5 or class 6 felony in violation of article 18 of title 18 EXCEPT if the conviction was for the sale, manufacturing or dispensing of a controlled substance as defined at §18-18-102(5), C.R.S. or attempt of those offenses or for possession with intent to manufacture, dispense or sell a controlled substance.In cases involving a criminal conviction, you must obtain the permission of the prosecuting district attorney before you can petition to seal a conviction record.
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Client Testimonials

  • If you don’t have the right representation, you’ll get run over. I recommend Robert Biondino as the toughest, most experienced DUI Lawyer.

    • Faith in Biondino I’ve used Biondino law firm twice and each time I’ve put my trust and faith in their hands I’ve came out on top I wouldn’t hesitate to call on them if I ever needed them again.