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FELONY OFFENSES

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 In Colorado crimes are classified as Felonies or Misdemeanors.  If you are charged with a felony in Colorado you are facing a possible prison sentence.  Colorado Criminal Defense Attorney Melissa Garscin has over 20 years defending people accused of serious felony offenses.  She can help you no matter the circumstances.  She has experience representing people accused of Murder, Sexual Assault, Burglary, Identity Theft and many, many more.   Don't trust your future to somebody who doesn't have the experience to tackle these serious issues.   

DUI DEFENSE

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Getting charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) doesnt have to end with jail time. But the costs of a DUI can be quite high especially if you lose your  drivers license. 

 Colorado Criminal Defense   Attorney Melissa Garscin will  challenge both the drunk driving case and the  Colorado DMV  license suspensions. 

Time is of the Essense!!

You have  seven days from the time of your arrest to request a hearing at the DMV.


JUVENILE CASES

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The court process and possible consequences are different for children accused of a crime.  Colorado Criminal Defense Attorney Melissa Garscin will fight for your son or daughter.  She will meet with  you, and with them, to answer all of your questions and explain the immediate consequences as well as how a criminal case  can impact  your child in their future.


Juvenile Records can be expunged.  Although juvenile records should be kept confidential, this is the age of information.  Don't risk it.  Contact Garscin Law to have your child's record expunged. 

MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES

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Misdemeanor offenses in Colorado carry a possible sentence to the county jail.  If you are charged with a domestic violence offense, theft, child abuse or any other misdemeanor call Colorado Criminal Defense attorney Melissa Garscin.  

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  • FELONIES
  • MISDEMEANORS
  • DUI/ DWAI
  • DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
  • ASSAULT
  • SEXUAL ASSAULT 
  • THEFT
  • FRAUD/FORGERY/ID THEFT
  • CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES/ DRUG CRIMES
  • BURGLARY/ TRESPASS

SEALING YOUR RECORDS

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Having a criminal record can have a negative impact long after your case is done, even if your case was dismissed. 


 If your case was dismissed, you successfully completed a deferred judgment, were convicted of a drug offense, a petty offense or in municipal court contact Colorado Criminal Defense Attorney Melissa Garscin to get your record sealed so your past can not be used against you!

 

Our Team

MELISSA GARSCIN

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Melissa Garscin is a graduate of the University of Denver College of Law. and  has dedicated her career to defending adults and children.  After graduating from law school, Melissa worked for more than ten years as a trial attorney with the Colorado State Public Defenders Office.  Prior to opening her own firm, Melissa was a partner at The Law Offices of D.R. Jones. 

    Melissa Garscin is an experienced trial attorney. She has defended people who have been charged with all types of offenses ranging from serious felonies such as murder, assault, drug distribution and possession, sexual assault and fraud to misdemeanors and traffic offenses such as DUI’s.  Melissa Garscin has also earned the reputation as a tough litigator fighting for children in the juvenile delinquency courts.  

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Paralegal and Investigators

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Melissa works with dedicated and knowledgeable paralegals and investigators.