Areas of Practice

Denver Criminal Lawyer

As an expert Denver criminal defense attorney, Chris Charles has experience defending individuals accused of a wide range of criminal offenses. These include:

Areas of Practice

DUI and DWAI - Vehicular Assault

You won't find a harder-working attorney in the Denver area for DUI and DWAI offenses than Chris Charles. He defends individuals accused in these cases with passion and knowledge, and has an impressive record in obtaining reduced charges for both DUI and DWAI cases. By contacting Chris, you also stand a substantially better chance of receiving fewer points on your license. As he does in all of his criminal defense cases, Chris Charles makes sure the constitutional rights of individuals accused in DUI and DWAI cases are protected.

Domestic violence

Domestic violence is an act or threatened act of violence upon a person with whom the accused party is or has been involved in an intimate relationship. Domestic violence also includes any other crime against a person or against property or any municipal ordinance violation against a person or against property, when used as a method of coercion, control, punishment, intimidation, or revenge directed against a person with whom the accused party is or has been involved in an intimate relationship.

The number of domestic violence charges annually are quite high, and the penalties can be severe. Chris Charles has successfully litigated domestic violence charges so that they were reduced to harassment. In addition to defending charges and sentences, it's important to contact an experienced attorney like Chris to determine such things as eligibility for bond.

Probation and Sentencing

In matters of sentencing for criminal cases, you will need an experienced attorney with thorough knowledge of the laws for sentencing and probation. Whether the cases involves questions of violent or non-violent crimes, felonies or petty offenses, or previous convictions, Chris Charles understands the possible sentences for your case and will work diligently to obtain the best outcome. He knows the circumstances that will make you eligible for probation instead of jail or prison. Chris has extraordinary negotiating skills, as recognized by his peers, and has had violation of probation cases dismissed.

Underage Drinking

Chris is a zealous advocate for all individuals, whether minors or adults. You can read in detail about the rights he will protect in underage drinking offenses here.

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Here are some the most recent favorable decisions Chris has secured for his Denver clients accused of traffic violations:

  • Hit and Run sentenced to 0 points
  • Four point traffic ticket reduced to 1 point
  • Two cases: Four point traffic offense DISMISSED
  • Driving under Revocation pled to lesser non-driving charge (5 separate cases)
  • Four point traffic offense reduced to 0 points
  • DMV hearing TO REVOKE LICENSE dismissed on day of hearing (3 cases)
  • 8 point traffic offense reduced to 3 points
  • 8 point traffic offense reduced to 2 points
  • 8 Point traffic offense reduced to 1 point
  • 6 point traffic offense reduced to 2 points
  • 8 Point offense reduced to 0 points
  • 8 Point offense dismissed on day of trial
  • Successfully helped more than 6 clients get their suspended licenses reinstated

Traffic Violations

The many traffic violations Chris Charles defends include:

  • Careless & Reckless Driving
  • Disregarding a Red Light
  • Driver's License Hearings & "Red" Licenses
  • Driver's License Suspensions & Clearances
  • Drivers License Violations
  • Driving Under Revocation (DUR)
  • Driving Under Suspension (DUS)
  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
  • Driving While Impaired (DWAI)
  • Failure to Appear in Court
  • Failure to Yield
  • Failure to Yield Right-Of-Way
  • Improper & Unlawful Turns
  • No Operator's License (NOL)
  • No Proof of Insurance (NPOI)
  • Speed Contest & Drag Racing
  • Speeding
  • Speeding & Driving Too Fast For Conditions
  • Stop Sign Violation

If you are accused of a traffic violation, take a look here to see how important it is to contact Chris Charles.