The Evans Criminal Defense Law Firm

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Denver Attorney Mike Evans

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Attorney's Profile

COLLEGE:
Xavier University
LAW SCHOOL:
University of Denver College of Law
ATTORNEY SINCE:
2007
STATES ADMITTED:
Colorado
PRACTICE AREAS:
Criminal Defense; Wrongful Death; HOA & Condo Association Law

Attorney's Videos

A public defender represented me at trial. Should my family hire a private attorney for the appeal?
Criminal Appeal Law

Am I allowed to refuse to talk to the police, as a juvenile, unless I have an attorney present?
Juvenile Crimes Law

Am I entitled to bail out of a juvenile detention center as an adult can bail out of jail?
Juvenile Crimes Law

Am I entitled to have Miranda rights read to me before I am questioned as a juvenile?
Juvenile Crimes Law

Am I entitled to have my parents present before I am questioned by the police?
Juvenile Crimes Law

Am I subject to asset forfeiture in drug possession or drug dealing cases?
Drug Crimes Law

Are children entitled to or required to have a attorney represent them?
Juvenile Crimes Law

Are there other potential consequences to being convicted of a traffic violation in Colorado?
Traffic Ticket Law

Can a crime victim appeal a not guilty verdict?
Criminal Appeal Law

Can a judge order me to stop using marijuana as a condition of my sentence to probation?
Medical Marijuana Law

Can a judge set aside a guilty plea after sentencing?
Criminal Appeal Law

Can a person be guilty of drunk driving in Colorado if they only had one drink?
Criminal Defense Law

Can anyone find out whether I obtained a patient or caregiver registry card from the State of ?
Medical Marijuana Law

Can I appeal being found guilty of violating probation in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

Can I appeal being found guilty of violating probation in Colorado?
Parole and Probation Law

Can I appeal my sentence?
Criminal Appeal Law

Can I be charged if my friend pawned stolen property and I helped them carry it into the pawn shop?
Criminal Defense Law

Can I be charged with operating while intoxicated or DUI if I have a license or registry card to use marijuana?
Medical Marijuana Law

Can I be put on probation, required to do public service, and not get locked up for a juvenile crime?
Juvenile Crimes Law

Can I be stopped and arrested for DUI or DWI in Colorado even if the vehicle was not moving?
DUI Law

Can I beat a speeding ticket in Colorado?
Traffic Ticket Law

Can I check my driver record in Colorado?
Traffic Ticket Law

Can I get a conditional license if I was convicted of DUI or DWI in Colorado?
Traffic Ticket Law

Can I get a limited license or work permit following a Colorado drunk driving conviction?
DUI Law

Can I have tinted windows on my vehicle in Colorado?
Traffic Ticket Law

Can I legally drive an old collectible car on the road and take my children with me without seatbelts in Colorado?
Traffic Ticket Law

Can I move if I am on probation in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

Can I obtain a license in another state after a drunk driving conviction?
DUI Law

Can I represent myself in a drunk driving case? What can a drunk driving defense attorney do for me?
DUI Law

Can I turn left on a red light from a one-way street to a one-way street in Colorado?
Traffic Ticket Law

Can juveniles be sent to jail for life?
Juvenile Crimes Law

Can my child be tried as an adult?
Juvenile Crimes Law

Can my ex-spouse use the fact that I use marijuana in order to gain custody of our children during or after a divorce?
Medical Marijuana Law

Can my prior convictions be used against me in a Colorado drunk driving case?
DUI Law

Can my probation be terminated early in Colorado?
Parole and Probation Law

Can new evidence be heard at my appellate hearing?
Criminal Appeal Law

Can probation be revoked in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

Can probation be revoked in Colorado?
Parole and Probation Law

Can the police break down my door to enter my home in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

Can the police charge me with a breathalyzer refusal, even though I tried to blow into it?
DUI Law

Can the police come and get me in my house in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

Can the police conduct a search without a warrant in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

Can the police get a warrant if someone told them I was doing something illegal?
Criminal Defense Law

Can the police just stop me on the street and search me for no reason in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

Can the police legally stop me in Colorado, even if I did nothing wrong?
Criminal Defense Law

Do all attorneys handle appeals?
Criminal Appeal Law

Do all attorneys in Colorado handle medical marijuana cases?
Medical Marijuana Law

Do children who break the law ever go to jail?
Juvenile Crimes Law

Do DUI and DWI laws in Colorado only apply to cars, trucks, and motorcycles?
DUI Law

Do I have a choice of breath or blood alcohol tests? Which should I choose?
DUI Law

Do I have a right to a jury trial as a juvenile?
Juvenile Crimes Law

Do I have a right to an attorney when I am stopped by an officer and asked to take a field sobriety test in Colorado?
DUI Law

Do I have to complete the entire probation time?
Criminal Defense Law

Do I have to give consent to a law enforcement officer to search my car in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

Do I have to put up my own bail following an arrest in Colorado?
DUI Law

Do I have to retain the trial attorney as part of the appellate team?
Criminal Appeal Law

Do I need an attorney for a speeding ticket in Colorado?
Traffic Ticket Law

Do I need an attorney for an appeal in Colorado?
Criminal Appeal Law

Do I need an attorney for my criminal case in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

Do I need to do anything to appeal my case other than file a notice of appeal?
Criminal Appeal Law

Do police have to follow any particular rules in arresting me and searching for drugs?
Drug Crimes Law

Do the charges have to be proven true beyond a reasonable doubt in a Colorado juvenile case?
Juvenile Crimes Law

Do the police need a warrant to arrest me in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

Does an appellate court hear witnesses testify?
Criminal Appeal Law

Does it matter where I was arrested, like near a school, in determining how I am charged?
Drug Crimes Law

Does my child need to have an attorney?
Juvenile Crimes Law

Does the medical marijuana law in Colorado prohibit employers from discriminating against job applicants who use marijuana?
Medical Marijuana Law

Does the money for bail have to be cash or can it be by bond or surety?
DUI Law

Drugs were found in my car, but they are not mine. I was arrested. Do I need an attorney?
Drug Crimes Law

How am I allowed to use marijuana? Can I use it without having to smoke it?
Medical Marijuana Law

How and when am I able to get my full license back following a drunk driving arrest?
DUI Law

How can I drive when under suspension or revocation in Colorado?
Traffic Ticket Law

How can I find a qualified drunk driving defense attorney?
DUI Law

How can I find out if I qualify to be a medical marijuana patient?
Medical Marijuana Law

How can I get my driver license back when it is suspended due to a motor vehicle accident in Colorado?
Traffic Ticket Law

How do I apply for a DMV hearing?
DUI Law

How do I find a attorney who specializes in handling juvenile cases?
Juvenile Crimes Law

How do I get out of jail after an arrest in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

How do I know how many points go on my record for a moving violation in Colorado?
Traffic Ticket Law

How do I know if I can fight my Colorado drunk driving case?
DUI Law

How do I know what class my crime falls into? Petty offenses, misdemeanors, or felonies?
Criminal Defense Law

How does a district attorney in Colorado decide which criminals to go after?
Criminal Defense Law

How does a party begin the appellate process?
Criminal Appeal Law

How does juvenile court differ from adult court?
Juvenile Crimes Law

How long does a DUI or DWI conviction stay on my record in Colorado?
DUI Law

How long does it take to get someone out of jail in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

How long will an offender be registered as a sex offender?
Parole and Probation Law

How long will it take to settle my drunk driving case in Colorado?
DUI Law

How many hours of alcohol classes will I have to take following a drunk driving conviction in Colorado?
DUI Law

How many points will it take for my license to be revoked in Colorado?
Traffic Ticket Law

How many registered patients have been approved for a registry card?
Medical Marijuana Law

How might the court use the scram bracelet to punish me before or after I am convicted of drunk driving?
DUI Law

How much are the fees for license reinstatement following a drunk driving conviction in Colorado?
DUI Law

How much does it cost to appeal a conviction?
Criminal Appeal Law

How much does it cost to hire a attorney in a criminal case in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

How much marijuana am I able to possess under the Colorado medical marijuana law?
Medical Marijuana Law

How much time will I be on probation or parole?
Parole and Probation Law

How private are my conversations?
Criminal Defense Law

How will a Colorado DUI or DWI conviction affect me other than the criminal penalties and the license loss?
DUI Law

How will my sentence be decided in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

I actually passed the breath test, but the police still arrested me. How is that possible?
DUI Law

I am guilty, have no defense, and just want to get this over with. Should I even bother getting an attorney?
Criminal Defense Law

I am on probation and was just arrested for a new case. What do I do now? Will the old case find out about the new one?
DUI Law

I just got arrested for a drunk driving in Colorado. What do I do?
DUI Law

I was arrested for possession of drugs. What happens next?
Drug Crimes Law

I was given a ticket and released with a date to appear in court. What do I do?
Criminal Defense Law

I was just arrested for drunk driving. Will my insurance company cancel my auto insurance policy now?
DUI Law

I was not arrested, but I received a criminal summons or citation to appear in court on a DUI or DWI. What should I do?
DUI Law

I was told that if I do not hire a lawyer, one will be provided. What is the difference?
Drug Crimes Law

If federal law bans marijuana use, how can I be sure the federal government will not prosecute me for marijuana use?
Medical Marijuana Law

If I am charged with a crime in Colorado, can I be convicted just based on someone else's word?
Criminal Defense Law

If I am convicted of drunk driving, what is the worst thing that can happen to me?
DUI Law

If I am convicted of drunk driving, will my car be immobilized or forfeited?
DUI Law

If I am innocent, why do I need an attorney?
DUI Law

If I am stopped by a police officer in Colorado and they ask me if I was drinking, what should I say?
DUI Law

If I am stopped while driving in Colorado and the police officer asks me to do field sobriety tests, do I have to do them?
DUI Law

If I appeal, can the appeal be dismissed?
Criminal Appeal Law

If I appeal, will I at least have an opinion published?
Criminal Appeal Law

If I had a drunk driving conviction in another state, will it show up in my home state?
DUI Law

If I win on appeal, will I be freed from prison?
Criminal Appeal Law

If my drunk driving case goes to trial, is it my word against the police officer's word?
DUI Law

If the court appoints a public defender for me, a juvenile, will my parents get billed for the services?
Juvenile Crimes Law

If the police has a warrant to search my house, can they look anywhere?
Criminal Defense Law

If the police pull me over for a traffic offense in Colorado, can they search my car and arrest me?
Criminal Defense Law

If the police stop me, a juvenile, can they search my belongings and me?
Juvenile Crimes Law

In a jury trial, why does the judge need to see the verdict before the jury foreman reads it aloud?
Criminal Defense Law

In what courts are cases appealed?
Criminal Appeal Law

Is it cheaper to just go to court by myself for a Colorado moving violation?
Traffic Ticket Law

Is it easier and/or cheaper to just mail in a check and pay for my Colorado moving violation?
Traffic Ticket Law

Is it legal to drive in the left lane when not passing another vehicle in Colorado?
Traffic Ticket Law

Is my name going to be in the paper after a drunk driving arrest in Colorado and what can I do about it?
DUI Law

Is possession of drugs a felony offense?
Drug Crimes Law

Is refusing to let the police search me an admission of guilt?
Drug Crimes Law

Is there any difference between being sent to jail or prison in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

Is there any difference between being sent to jail or prison?
Parole and Probation Law

Is there such a crime as conspiracy with intent to distribute drugs?
Drug Crimes Law

Must I submit to a blood test if I was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or marijuana?
Medical Marijuana Law

My friend was arrested for drunk driving in Colorado. How can I get him out of jail?
DUI Law

My husband just got a ticket for running a yellow light in Colorado. How is that possible?
Traffic Ticket Law

Once I initiate an appeal by filing a notice of appeal, am I irrevocably committed to going through the entire process?
Criminal Appeal Law

People say that ignorance of the law is no defense. But what are specific intent crimes?
Criminal Defense Law

Should I agree to a plea bargain?
Criminal Defense Law

Should I appeal my conviction?
Criminal Appeal Law

Should I hire a drug or narcotics attorney?
Drug Crimes Law

Should I represent myself if I have been arrested for a marijuana charge if I have a registry card?
Medical Marijuana Law

Should I try to beat the ticket if I know I am guilty?
Traffic Ticket Law

The police did not read me my rights. Does that mean that the arrest is invalid and the charges will be dismissed?
Criminal Defense Law

The police officer never gave me a Miranda warning following my drunk driving arrest in Colorado. Can I get my case dismissed?
DUI Law

The police officer took my license and gave me a notice of driver's license suspension after a breath test in Colorado. Can they do that?
DUI Law

The police want me to give them permission to search my house, car, computer, camera, etc. Should I give it to them?
Criminal Defense Law

The police want me to talk about a crime they think I committed. Should I comply?
Criminal Defense Law

There was an injury in my drunk driving accident. What other charges am I facing?
DUI Law

This is my third drunk driving case within ten years. What will happen to my license?
DUI Law

This is the first time I am in trouble in Colorado. Will the prosecutor treat this charge like it is my first offense?
Criminal Defense Law

What am I supposed to do at a traffic light that is flashing a yellow arrow?
Traffic Ticket Law

What are house arrest and electronic monitoring?
Parole and Probation Law

What are juvenile diversion and mediation programs?
Juvenile Crimes Law

What are Miranda rights or Miranda warnings?
Criminal Defense Law

What are my chances at success in an appeal?
Criminal Appeal Law

What are my rights if I am accused of a crime in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

What are the penalties for a drunk driving conviction in Colorado?
DUI Law

What are the penalties for alcohol-related or drug-related moving violations in Colorado?
Traffic Ticket Law

What are the standardized field sobriety tests?
DUI Law

What are the typical steps in a criminal proceeding in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

What are typical examples of probation conditions in Colorado?
Parole and Probation Law

What can happen to a juvenile when they are found guilty?
Juvenile Crimes Law

What counts as evidence for intent to distribute drugs in Colorado?
Drug Crimes Law

What courts have jurisdiction over juvenile cases in Colorado?
Juvenile Crimes Law

What defenses are there in a DUI or DWI case?
DUI Law

What do I do if I cannot afford to make the bail set in my Colorado criminal law case?
Criminal Defense Law

What do I look for in hiring an attorney for a juvenile case?
Juvenile Crimes Law

What do police officers look for when searching for drunk drivers on the highways?
DUI Law

What does beyond a reasonable doubt mean?
Criminal Defense Law

What happens if a required offender fails to register on the sex offender registry?
Parole and Probation Law

What happens if I refuse a breath test in Colorado?
DUI Law

What happens if I violate my probation or parole in Colorado?
Parole and Probation Law

What happens if I win on appeal?
Criminal Appeal Law

What happens if my child is arrested in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

What happens in juvenile court in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

What if I burped or regurgitated within twenty minutes prior to blowing?
DUI Law

What if I cannot afford to pay the attorney's retainer fee for my Colorado drunk driving case?
DUI Law

What if I have no objection to the facts, but feel I should have won a motion to suppress or dismiss? What should I do?
Criminal Appeal Law

What if it is longer than 10 days since my Colorado drunk driving arrest? Can I still file for a DMV hearing?
DUI Law

What if the incident occurred when I was a minor but I am now an adult and have just been arrested?
Juvenile Crimes Law

What information will probation officers require of individuals sentenced to probation?
Parole and Probation Law

What is a caregiver?
Medical Marijuana Law

What is a common-law crime?
Criminal Defense Law

What is a controlled substance?
Drug Crimes Law

What is a crime of passion?
Criminal Defense Law

What is a crime?
Criminal Defense Law

What is a criminal arraignment? Will I be released on bail? Should I take a plea at an arraignment?
DUI Law

What is a dispensary and where can I find one?
Medical Marijuana Law

What is a pre-sentence investigation report and what is it used for in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

What is a pre-sentence investigation report and what is it used for?
Parole and Probation Law

What is a public defender?
Criminal Defense Law

What is a rising blood alcohol defense?
DUI Law

What is a suspended sentence?
Parole and Probation Law

What is an ignition interlock device?
DUI Law

What is bail?
DUI Law

What is blood alcohol content (BAC) or level?
DUI Law

What is DUI or DWI?
Traffic Ticket Law

What is mouth alcohol?
DUI Law

What is personal recognizance?
DUI Law

What is probation?
Parole and Probation Law

What is the basis for an appeal in Colorado?
Criminal Appeal Law

What is the difference between a felony and a misdemeanor?
Parole and Probation Law

What is the difference between a felony, a misdemeanor, and a violation in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

What is the difference between a trial attorney and an appellate attorney?
Criminal Appeal Law

What is the difference between detention and arrest in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

What is the difference between DUI and DWI in Colorado?
DUI Law

What is the difference between jail and prison in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

What is the difference between probation, parole, and pardon?
Parole and Probation Law

What is the difference between procedural and substantive law in criminal law?
Criminal Defense Law

What is the difference between someone on parole and someone on probation?
Criminal Defense Law

What is the driver violation point system (or points)?
Traffic Ticket Law

What is the federal law concerning the possession or use of marijuana?
Medical Marijuana Law

What is the interstate compact?
Parole and Probation Law

What is the method get to trial in a misdemeanor case?
DUI Law

What is the open container law?
DUI Law

What is the point of a suspended sentence?
Criminal Defense Law

What is the role of the prosecutor?
Criminal Defense Law

What is the role of the U.S. Supreme Court in criminal cases?
Criminal Appeal Law

What is the sex offender registry?
Parole and Probation Law

What must I do at the accident scene?
Traffic Ticket Law

What must I do if I receive a parking ticket?
Traffic Ticket Law

What must I do if I receive a traffic ticket?
Traffic Ticket Law

What rights do I have in Colorado when a law enforcement officer asks me questions?
Criminal Defense Law

What should a person expect if they are arrested for drunk driving?
DUI Law

What should I do if an insurance company approached me about my injuries in my Colorado brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

What should I do if I am asked to take a field sobriety test in Colorado?
DUI Law

What should I do if I get a call that a loved one has been arrested?
Criminal Defense Law

What should I do if I have been arrested for possession of marijuana and I have a license?
Medical Marijuana Law

What should I do if the police want to question or arrest me?
DUI Law

What symptoms and behavior is the officer looking for during the initial detention at the scene of a DUI or DWI?
DUI Law

What types of punishments do I face if convicted of a crime in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

What will happen if I do not complete the conditions ordered by the court in my Colorado drunk driving case?
DUI Law

What will happen if I do not respond to a traffic ticket, pay a fine, or pay a mandatory surcharge in Colorado?
Traffic Ticket Law

What will happen if I work out a deal rather than going to trial in my Colorado drunk driving case?
DUI Law

What will it cost to hire a drunk driving defense attorney?
DUI Law

When are turn signals required to be used in Colorado and does this include changing lanes?
Traffic Ticket Law

When can my driving privilege be reinstated in Colorado?
Traffic Ticket Law

When can tickets be removed from my record in Colorado?
Traffic Ticket Law

When do I have the right to an attorney in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

When do the police have to read me my rights in Colorado?
Criminal Defense Law

When merging onto a freeway in Colorado, who has the right-of-way?
Traffic Ticket Law

When should I call or hire an attorney for my drunk driving case?
DUI Law

When there is an air bag in the front passenger side, are children 12 and under supposed to be in the back seat?
Traffic Ticket Law

Where am I allowed to smoke or use my medical marijuana?
Medical Marijuana Law

Where can I legally buy marijuana now that I have a license to use it legally?
Medical Marijuana Law

Where do I appeal the suspension or revocation of my Colorado driver license?
Traffic Ticket Law

Where does someone go to obtain legal advice or representation if they cannot afford to hire an attorney?
Parole and Probation Law

Who can get a registry card and how would you go about obtaining it?
Medical Marijuana Law

Why did I have to post bond?
Criminal Defense Law

Why did the officer make me follow a penlight with my eyes to the left and right?
DUI Law

Why do I have no bond in my case?
Criminal Defense Law

Why is bail is so high? Can something be done to lower the bail?
DUI Law

Why should I hire a criminal defense attorney?
Criminal Defense Law

Will I be charged to speak to an attorney about my Colorado drunk driving case?
DUI Law

Will I go to jail after being arrested for drunk driving in Colorado?
DUI Law

Will I have to go to court for a speeding ticket in Colorado?
Traffic Ticket Law

Will I have to go to court in my Colorado drunk driving case?
DUI Law

Will I have to pay fines and court costs for a moving violation in Colorado?
Traffic Ticket Law

Will I have to testify at trial in my Colorado drunk driving case?
DUI Law

Will I lose my driver's license following conviction in my Colorado drunk driving case?
DUI Law

Will my drug dealing case be heard in regular criminal court or are there special drug courts?
Drug Crimes Law

Will my insurance premiums increase if I get a speeding ticket?
Traffic Ticket Law

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The Evans Criminal Defense Law Firm
http://www.theevansfirm.com/criminal-defense-lawyer-in-Colorado.html

1515 Wynkoop Street, Suite #360
Denver, Colorado 80202

(303) 732-5290

About Our Firm

We are known by our clients and our opponents to be fearless advocates. We use a trial-centered approach, instead of a settlement-centered approach. This enables us to better work with opposing parties by accurately analyzing your case to find the right legal solution that fairly represents your best interests. While many cases do eventually settle, we have the expertise in the courtroom to get the job done if necessary and effectively convey your message to the jury.

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