Top Monument Hate Crime Lawyers Near You

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Pearson & Paris, P.C.

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Monument, 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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The Law Office of Sean R. Dingle, LLC

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Monument, 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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Crane & Tejada, P.C.

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Monument, 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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Gorman & Zuckerman, LLC

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Monument, 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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Monument 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 Monument 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.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Consultation

Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.

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

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

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