Colorado Springs Criminal Defense Lawyers
Facing criminal charges, regardless of the alleged crime or your criminal history, can completely disrupt your life. You may have to miss work while being held in custody, pay steep fines, or lose privileges, such as your driver's license. The results of a conviction can be life-changing if you are sentenced to jail.
That's why you need an experienced and aggressive attorney at your side from the very beginning to protect your rights and help you fight for the best possible outcome. Contact a Colorado Springs criminal defense attorney at The Bussey Law Firm, P.C. for a free consultation to learn more about how we may be able to protect you against unlawful prosecution.
If you didn’t commit a crime it should be easy to prove your innocence. Unfortunately, the justice system doesn’t always work that way. The prosecution will throw everything they can at you, and they do not care if it ruins your reputation, relationships, or life. You need an experienced criminal defense attorney and you need one the moment you are arrested.
A defendant with an attorney present at their very first court appearance is 2.5 times more likely to be released on bail. They are also 4.5 times more likely to have that bail be significantly lowered. Most importantly, the defendant’s chances of serving less to no jail time can skyrocket.
Attorneys also bring a wealth of experience, knowledge, and connections. A good attorney will start working your case immediately, rather than waiting until trial. They’ll interview witnesses, compile evidence, and figure out what the best defense will be. None of which you can do from jail.
It’s unlikely that you’ll know your way around a courtroom or the minutiae of criminal law. That’s okay, it isn’t your job to know. A skilled criminal defense attorney will know it for you and help get you the best possible outcome for your case.
If you have been arrested, you may feel overwhelmed and intimidated, especially if you have been interviewed or interrogated by police. Unfortunately, even false accusations can lead to a conviction if the accused does not take action as soon as possible.
Our accomplished legal team represents clients facing a wide range of criminal charges, including:
- Driving under the influence (DUI)
- Drug use (possession and distribution)
- Sexual assault
- Sexual assault on a child
If you or someone you care about has been accused of a crime, stay calm and contact a defense lawyer to help you understand the charges against you and to immediately begin building a strong legal defense on your behalf. Your reputation and future rely on the choices you make right now. Defense lawyer Timothy Bussey will work diligently to get you the best results possible for your circumstances.
The Bussey Law Firm, P.C. has a proven track record that spans years. With experienced trial attorneys like Timothy Bussey at the helm, it’s no wonder we routinely get positive results for our clients. We fight hard and put our clients first. If you need some evidence, here are a few of our case results.
First-Degree Assault Felony - Reduced
Our client was accused of inflicting severe injuries with a deadly weapon. They were charged with First-Degree Criminal Assault. This meant that they were facing 10-32 years in prison if convicted. The district attorney tried to insist that our client plead guilty to the felony with exposure to prison. Thanks to our determination and fight, the charges were reduced to a misdemeanor Third-Degree Assault, and our client received no jail time.
Driving Under the Influence - Not Guilty
After failing roadside tests and submitting a blood alcohol level of .137%, our client was charged with DUI, Failure to Use Turn Signals, and Failure to Drive in a Sigle Lane. After a hard-fought trial, our client was ultimately found not guilty of DUI by the jury.
Obstructing a Peace Officer - Dismissed
Our client was charged with Obstructing a Peace Officer after getting into a fight with police officers in the performance of their duties. After hiring us, we were able to get our client’s case dismissed.
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With more than two decades in practice, Timothy Bussey has the experience and confidence to provide skilled legal defense for his clients facing criminal charges. As a former Active Duty Judge Advocate in the Office of the Area Defense Counsel, Mr. Bussey can represent clients both on and off military bases, having served cadets, officers, and enlisted personnel against civilian criminal charges, as well as military-specific charges, such as disrespect toward a superior officer and failure to obey a lawful order. Overall, Mr. Bussey is dedicated to advocating for the accused and helping them when they have no choice but to trust in their defense counsel.
Regardless of where you face criminal charges, veteran trial attorney Timothy Bussey is committed to providing efficient and accurate legal counsel to help you save you time and money. Being arrested does not mean that you have committed a crime. Call (719) 475-2555 to speak with a defense lawyer at The Bussey Law Firm, P.C. to learn about how to get the charges against you reduced or dismissed. Your first consultation is free.
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