Top Colorado Springs Hate Crime Lawyers Near You

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Pearson & Paris, P.C.

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Colorado Springs, CO

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303-892-0119

Former Major Crimes Prosecutor.
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At Pearson & Paris, P.C., we are not reluctant to take on difficult cases. We have the experience, resources and advocacy skills to handle the most complex cases, as well as those involving lesser offenses and misdemeanors. We examine every detail and nuance in a case, carefully evaluating every factual and legal issue. This intelligent approach can level the playing …

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Gorman & Zuckerman, LLC

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Colorado Springs, CO

We Have Dedicated Our Practice Exclusively to Criminal Defense. We are Experienced in Handling all Types and Levels of Criminal Cases in Both State and Federal Court.

Gorman & Zuckerman, LLC, was formed by experienced trial attorneys whose practice is devoted solely to defending those who have been accused by the government of committing a crime. We are tireless advocates for the rights of their clients and are skilled trial attorneys and negotiators. Being charged with a crime is extremely stressful and can have overwhelming …

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Crane & Tejada, P.C.

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Colorado Springs, CO

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Crane & Tejada, P.C., defends clients facing both felony and misdemeanor criminal charges. If you have been charged with any type of charge, we will provide the best representation for you. From DUIs and misdemeanor assaults and thefts, to sex assaults and homicides, Crane & Tejada, P.C. is the firm that you need to give your case the personalized and professional …

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The Law Office of Sean R. Dingle, LLC

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Colorado Springs, CO

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Providing Comprehensive Legal Guidance

At The Law Office of Sean R. Dingle, LLC, we believe in providing clients with the tools they need to achieve their legal goals. Any kind of legal proceeding involves uncertainty. But when your liberty or your livelihood is at stake, the gravity of the situation intensifies considerably. Attorney Sean R. Dingle has extensive experience in managing these legal situations. He …

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Colorado Springs Hate Crime Information

Have You Been Charged With a Hate Crime?

If you are convicted of a hate crime, your punishment can be increased and you could face serious time in prison. Call a Colorado Springs attorney skilled in the defense of hate crimes to ensure you receive the best representation and avoid being sentenced to an enhanced penalty.

Types of Hate Crimes

A hate crime is an unlawful act motivated by bias based on race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or disability. A "hate" offense is not in and of itself a crime, but the charge enhances the possible penalties. Once the prosecutor has proved that a defendant committed a crime and the offense was motivated by hate toward a specific group or characteristic, the severity of the punishment increases.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

Top Questions to Ask a Lawyer

  • What is the usual process to resolve my case? How long will it take to resolve this?
  • What are likely outcomes of a case like mine? What should I expect?

An experienced lawyer should be able to communicate a basic "road map" on how to proceed. The lawyer should be able to walk you through the anticipated process, key considerations, and potential pitfalls to avoid. Once you've laid out the facts of your situation to the lawyer, he/she should be able to frame expectations and likely scenarios to help you understand your legal issue.

How to Find the Right Attorney

  • Determine the area of law that relates to your issue. Attorneys specialize in specific practice areas around legal issues within the broad field of law.
  • Seek out recommendations from friends, family, and colleagues. A successful attorney or practice will typically have many satisfied clients.
  • Set up consultation appointments to get a better understanding of your case as well as gauge your comfort level with different attorneys. Find the attorney who is the right fit for your needs.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se - This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute - Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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Court Locations in Colorado Springs, CO

El Paso County Combined Courts

270 South Tejon, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: (719) 452-5000

Colorado Springs Municipal Court

224 E. Kiowa Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: (719) 385-5922

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

212 Wahsatch Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: (719) 471-3387