Defending You Against All Charges, Whether State Or Federal

We at Hernandez & Associates, P.C., are dedicated to defending the rights of our clients in Denver and across Colorado. Our team of criminal defense lawyers is well-versed in a vast spectrum of criminal cases, handling severe felonies and federal charges as well as state allegations. With our extensive trial experience, we provide robust representation to ensure your rights are protected at every stage of the judicial process.

The Distinction Between Federal And State Offenses

When facing criminal charges, understanding the distinction between federal and state crimes is pivotal. A federal crime is an offense that violates the United States federal legal codes and is prosecuted by the federal government. Common examples include:

State crimes violate state-specific laws and are prosecuted at the state level. A few common state charges include:

  • Drug possession
  • Robbery
  • Assault
  • Driving under the influence

The penalties for federal crimes are often more severe and can involve longer sentences, higher fines and mandatory federal prison time.

Highly Experienced In Criminal Trials

Federal criminal court has many fine details and procedures that differ from state court. When hiring a criminal law firm, you should hire one with lawyers admitted to practice before federal courts. Our criminal defense attorneys are – and they have a deep understanding of the nuances in both federal and state legal systems. This breadth of experience is crucial for providing a comprehensive legal defense, no matter the jurisdiction. We work tirelessly to ensure that the court hears your side of the story and that you receive a fair trial.

If You Face Federal Charges, Get A Denver Lawyer’s Help Now

If you’re confronting federal or state criminal charges, remember that time is of the essence. Reach out to Hernandez & Associates, P.C., for guidance. Our lawyers are ready to discuss your case. Call or send us an email to set up a free consultation and start building a strong defense.

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