All types of criminal charges, regardless of severity, are serious and must be handled as such. No matter if you’re dealing with a misdemeanor or felony charge, convictions can result in hefty fines, lengthy prison time, and permanent damage to your and personal and professional life. A criminal record can cause difficulties when applying for a job, college, and even housing. It can also prevent you from joining the military and owning a firearm, and can result in stiffer penalties for any trouble you get into in the future. Because of this, it’s imperative that you contact a knowledgeable, experienced Fort Collins criminal defense attorney immediately when you’re accused of a crime or if you anticipate charges will soon be filed against you.

It’s important that your Fort Collins criminal defense attorney look at all evidence against you, as well as  develop the defense evidence on your side. This will help them determine whether you are likely to be convicted at trial. There are times where clients have been falsely accused, and our goal will be to have the case dismissed, or, alternatively, win the case in trial. In other cases, the evidence against a client may be overwhelming, and we can help to negotiate a strong plea agreement. However, there are always cases that things are not so cut-and-dry, and potential outcomes are uncertain. In those cases, we will fight tooth and nail for your rights–and for the best possible outcome.

What Our Clients Are Saying

Our son was in need of representation, and we considered doing things on our own; but since we were unfamiliar with the law and procedures involved to resolve the issue, we contacted Schwartz and Waible. It was the best decision we could have made. The charges our son faced were unwarranted, and since the attorney succeeded in persuading the opposition to fairly evaluate the situation, we were able to sleep at night; and ultimately, the charges were dismissed. I give my highest recommendation for the law firm. We couldn’t be more pleased with their services and the outcome as a result.
- Shawn

I would refer Schwartz & Waible as attorneys to anyone that is in need. They take the time to make sure that you know what the process of the courts are and are always willing to answer any question no matter how big or small it may be. They are very kind and understanding. Any time I needed to check in to see where our case was going, I always got a returned call back in a timely manner. They are some of the good guys to have in your corner. Thanks Schwartz & Waible for holding my hand through everything we went through the summer of 2010.
- Lisa

The law firm of Schwartz & Waible responded very quickly to my e-mail when I needed a lawyer in Fort Collins. The attorneys listened very attentively and offered sound advice, which put me at ease when my case came in front of the judge. They presented my case so well that the judge ruled in my favor. I was so thankful and would recommend them to anyone that needs an excellent lawyer.
- Connie

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