Top Longmont Hate Crime Lawyers Near You

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Richard B. Huttner, P.C.

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Longmont, CO

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303-595-4342

With over 25 years’ experience, I give an honest assessment of your case. Payment plans. Call for a free consultation.

My name is Richard Huttner. Since 1993, Richard B. Huttner, PC, I have defended the criminally accused. Based in Denver, Colorado, I bring more than 23 years of legal experience to my clients’ cases. With a focus on DUI defense, I have earned a reputation for being a leading DUI lawyer in the area. I am a founding member of the National College of DUI Defense, …

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Pearson & Paris, P.C.

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Longmont, CO

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303-892-0119

Former Major Crimes Prosecutor.
20 Years’ Experience.
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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 Longmont, 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.

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Crane & Tejada, P.C.

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Longmont, 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 Longmont, 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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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 Longmont 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.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

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.

Points to Consider Before Hiring a Lawyer

Experience. Regardless of the type of legal matter you need help with, an experienced attorney will usually be able to get you better results.

Competence. Determine an attorney's expertise by asking about their track record for the issue you need help with resolving.

Fit. There are plenty of good attorneys out there; make sure you find one you are comfortable working with.

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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