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Colorado Springs Drug Charges Lawyer

Colorado Springs Drug Charges Lawyer

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Being arrested on a drug charge carries consequences, not to mention emotional uneasiness. What will your future hold with a drug arrest on your record? Depending on the seriousness of the charge, the outcome can range from a fine to a prison sentence. At Right Law Group, we compassionately represent clients on drug arrests. We realize many are struggling with addiction or just using recreationally. Our approachable Colorado Springs drug charges lawyers understand and lend bold representation. Our strategic defense strives for the best possible result so you can move forward with confidence.

Our Colorado Springs Drug Charges Lawyer is Approachable and Confidential

We understand that our clients are good people who may have addiction issues or have unknowingly become addicted to painkillers prescribed by a physician. Meet with us right away if you’ve been arrested on a drug charge. Based on our attorneys’ drug defense experience, we can let you know immediately what you are up against, providing peace of mind with fierce criminal defense.

We defend cases that involve various drugs and controlled substances, including meth, cocaine, marijuana, Ecstasy and prescription drugs. We also represent clients who have been charged with driving under the influence of drugs (DUID).

We fight charges in Colorado that include:

The types of cases we represent include:

  • Possession
  • Possession with intent to distribute
  • Prescription drug fraud
  • Drug trafficking

Police must follow a set of procedures to make an arrest. We can analyze the specifics of your case and determine whether they followed the correct policies. If there was no probable cause to stop and/or search you, our Colorado Springs drug crime lawyers may be able to suppress evidence, resulting in a reduced or dismissed case.

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Colorado criminal procedure

  • Arrest or

    Arrest or

    The process begins with either an arrest or a summons. The accused is either arrested or served with paperwork summoning them to appear in court. During an arrest, Miranda rights may or may not be read to you. Officers are only required to recite your rights if they intend to question you about potentially incriminating things.

  • Bond Hearing

    Bond Hearing

    In most cases, you're entitled to have a reasonable bond set after you've been arrested. In situations involving domestic violence, the police will request input from the victim before setting a bond. Bonds are set to ensure that a person appears in court at their court dates. If they don’t show up, they forfeit the money that was paid for the bond.

  • Advisement of

    Advisement of

    Whether you are arrested or given a summons to appear, the court must make sure you understand what crimes you are being accused of committing. This is called advisement of charges. The District Attorney will detail the specific charges against you, and the Judge has to make sure you understand what possible penalties are associated with that charge in the state.

  • Preliminary Hearing
    (for Higher Felony

    Preliminary Hearing
    (for Higher Felony

    A preliminary hearing is a way for your defense attorney to challenge the District Attorney’s right to bring charges against you by making them prove that there is reason to believe you committed a crime. The Judge is not deciding your guilt or innocence, but rather whether or not there is probable cause to charge you with the crime in question.

  • Pretrial Conference /

    Pretrial Conference /

    This court date comes after your attorney has reviewed all of the reports and evidence in your case. Here’s where your attorney will engage in plea negotiations with the DA. If they can reach an agreement on the case, you may be able to take a plea bargain. If they cannot reach a resolution, your case will be set for an arraignment or trial date.

  • Arraignment


    An arraignment is the final date for you to decide how you choose to plea. Guilty or not guilty. If you plead guilty, then the case is set for a sentencing date. If you plead not guilty, you and your attorney will then set the case for trial.

  • Motions Hearing

    Motions Hearing

    A motion hearing is when an attorney makes a request that requires a decision from the judge. For example, motions to suppress evidence or statements. These motions can limit the information that goes before a jury if it benefits your case, and there are legal grounds for doing so.

  • Pretrial Readiness

    Pretrial Readiness

    A pretrial readiness conference is held at some point before trial. It usually is held about a week to a month before the date trial is set to begin. This court date ensures everyone is ready to go to trial on the set date. It is also a time for lawyers to bring up any issues they may have to be addressed before the day of trial.

  • Jury Trial

    Jury Trial

    After a jury is selected for trial, the District Attorney’s responsibility is to present the case to the jury. The DA must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you are guilty of the crime. Otherwise, the jury must find you innocent. Your attorney will be able to cross-examine all of the witnesses, present evidence, and ultimately help you navigate this process.

  • Sentencing


    At sentencing, the Judge must decide the appropriate legal penalty for the crime you plead guilty. The Judge’s decision is based on the listed penalties for the specific charge, recommendations from the presentence investigation, your criminal history, as well as statements made at the sentencing by the District Attorney, your attorney, you, and any named victims of the crime.

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An experienced Colorado Springs drug crime lawyers can make a crucial difference in your case.  Call us now to get help. An experienced Colorado Springs Drug Criminal lawyer can help get you through this. Contact us today for a FREE consultation.