Sheehan Law Denver

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Denver Criminal Defense Attorney

Denver Criminal Defense Attorney

Being charged with a crime can turn a person’s world upside down. A negative outcome in a case could result in, among other things, a prison sentence, the loss of a job, or a court ordered separation from family members. This is a time when you most certainly need an expert Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas, or Jefferson County, or U.S. District Courts.

Many people who find themselves charged with a crime have never been in trouble with the law before, and have no idea how the criminal justice system works. Make no mistake about it: the system is adversarial, and the prosecutor is not on your side. An essential first step in achieving a favorable result in a criminal case is hiring the right lawyer. When Denver Criminal Defense Attorney Michael Sheehan is hired to represent someone in a criminal case, his goal is always the same: to give his clients honest, well reasoned, result-oriented advice, and to aggressively advocate for his clients, regardless of how they chose to resolve their case. Mr. Sheehan has handled virtually any type of criminal case, and is not intimidated by serious and complex allegations. If you have been charged with a crime, in state or federal court, contact Mr. Sheehan today to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your case.

Denver Criminal Defense Attorney Michael Sheehan can provide experienced and aggressive defense for the following offenses and criminal cases:

The police want to interview me – what should I do?

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don’t talk to the police you don’t have

to hang up the phone on them but be firm

be polite let them know you’re not

consenting to an interview and that you

need to consult with an attorney there’s

very little to gain by talking to a

police officer without an attorney

present and more often than not a person

is digging himself or herself into a

deep hole when they consent to an

interview with the police officer that

that person’s lawyer is going to have to

try and help him or her dig out of

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What does the prosecution have to prove in a CO criminal case?

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in a criminal case a prosecutor needs to

prove each and every element of a

criminal charge Beyond A Reasonable

Doubt and that includes whether a person

was present on the date and time of an

alleged defense whether that person

committed the offense whether there were

any types of affirmative defenses such

as self-defense or consent that might

apply to a case so each and every

element of a case has to be proven

Beyond A Reasonable Doubt and that has

to be proven by the prosecution not the

defense

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*Colorado does not certify lawyers as specialists in any field