Colorado Federal Crimes Lawyer

Colorado Springs Federal Crimes Defense 

federal crimes lawyer colorado springsIn El Paso County and Colorado Springs, various criminal charges are heard in the local Federal Magistrate Court.

This commonly occurs when a criminal event takes place on a Federal installation such as:

  • United States Air Force Academy
  • Fort Carson
  • Peterson Air Force Base
  • National Parks
  • Shriver Air Base
  • United States Post Office
  • NORAD
  • Any other Federal Facility

Colorado Springs Federal Crimes Lawyer

Mike Moran has defended hundreds of Colorado Springs clients against federal crimes filed locally.  Mike knows the system and prosecutors who will be attempting to ruin your life and incarcerate you.  Talk to Mike if you or someone you love has been charged with a federal crime.  He will assess your charges and advise your best course of defense.


Colorado Springs Federal Crimes

Federal crimes charged in Colorado generally involve low level misdemeanors such as:

  • DUI/DWAI
  • Shoplifting
  • Driving Under Suspension
  • Driving Under Revocation
  • Wild Game Infraction
  • Poaching
  • Hunting Violation
  • Theft
  • Marijuana charges
  • Harassment and Fighting Charges

Federal Crime Penalties

Penalties in the Federal court system tend to be harsher and the legal complexities more involved. If you are convicted in Federal Court, you may face a penalty to include mandatory fines and being placed on Federal probation. Keep in mind the Federal Government has considerable resources and is more zealous in prosecuting offenses.

Colorado law is utilized by the Federal Government and is prosecuted by the local Judge Advocate General office, commonly known as JAG.  A JAG officer is a military officer who is assigned to prosecute Federal law under the local jurisdiction.

Federal court convictions and dismissals differ from Colorado state law in that there is no provision for sealing or expunging of Federal criminal records. It is important to have a strong advocate that knows the Federal system and can fight on your behalf.

If you or someone you care about has been charged with a federal crime, contact an experienced Colorado criminal defense attorney who is familiar with this type of case.


Contact the law office of Michael W. Moran, P.C., if you have any questions: (719) 447-1923


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Premier Colorado Springs Criminal Defense attorney Michael W. Moran has provided clients with exceptional criminal defense results for over 20 years. If you have been arrested or questioned, call our office today to schedule your free case review: (719) 447-1923.