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Denver is the most populous city of Colorado. As of 2020, the United States Census recorded a population of 715,522. Unfortunately, with Denver’s big population also comes an increased rate of crimes.

Being arrested for a criminal offense can be embarrassing and stressful for any alleged offender. Attempting to understand Colorado’s criminal statutes, facing harsh consequences, and understanding the legal system all at once can feel overwhelming. A criminal accusation may also mean difficulty in seeking employment, being approved for loans, or being admitted into institutions of higher education.

In the event that you have been charged with a crime in Denver, CO securing legal counsel should be your number one priority. If you need an experienced criminal defense attorney that can protect your rights, contact the Law Offices of Clifton Black, PC. Cliff Black and his team are veteran attorneys that have been defending clients charged with a wide variety of offenses ever since 2000. With their help, you can rest assured your case is in the best hands possible.

Criminal Defense Attorney, Denver CO

If you or someone you know has been arrested for a criminal offense in Denver, CO, contact the skilled criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Clifton Black, PC. We will evaluate your case and utilize our extensive resources, skills, and knowledge to provide an effective defense. Allow our team of attorneys protect your rights today and call Law Offices of Clifton Black, PC.

Law Offices of Clifton Black, PC represents individuals in Denver and surrounding cities including Lakewood, Englewood, Arvada, Aurora, Federal Heights, Commerce City, Westminster, Littleton, Applewood, Northglenn, and Thornton. Call (719) 328-1616 now to schedule your first consultation, free of charge, and discuss your legal options.

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Our Practice Areas

If you have been arrested for a criminal offense, it is important to secure a practiced defense lawyer that can fight vigorously to obtain the best outcome possible for your case. Attorney Clifton Black has extensive experience representing clients in Denver, CO against the following offenses:

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DUI in Denver, CO

Driving under the influence in Denver, CO can result in serious legal consequences. Below are penalties an individual can face after being convicted of a drunk driving offense:

First DUI


  • 5 days to a year in jail
  • $600 to $1,000 in fines
  • Driver’s license suspension for 9 months

Second DUI


  • 10 days to 1 year in jail
  • $600 to $1,500 in fines
  • Driver’s license suspension for 1 year

Third DUI


  • 60 days to 1 year in jail
  • $600 to $1,500 in fines
  • Driver’s license suspension for 1 year

Fourth or subsequent DUI

Class 4 Felony

  • 2 to 6 years in prison
  • $2,000 to $500,000 in fines
  • Driver’s license suspension for 2 years

DUI Vehicular Manslaughter

Class 3 Felony

  • 4 to 12 years in jail/prison
  • $3,000 to $750,000 in fines
  • Driver’s license suspension for minimum 1 year

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Cities in Denver, CO

Law Offices of Clifton Black, PC defends residents and visitors charged with criminal offenses in Denver, CO and the surrounding areas of:

  • Wheat Ridge – 80002, 80033, 80034, 80212, 80214, 80215
  • Lakewood – 80123, 80214, 80215, 80226, 80227, 80228, 80232, 80235
  • Commerce City – 80022, 80037, 80216, 80239, 80249, 80603, 80640
  • Englewood – 80110, 80113, 80120, 80150, 80151
  • Arvada – 80001, 80002, 80003, 80004, 80005, 80030, 80007
  • Welby – 80229
  • Sherrelwood – 80221
  • Westminster – 80003, 80005, 80020, 80021, 80023
  • Aurora – 80011, 80012, 80013
  • Federal Heights – 80260
  • Greenwood Village – 80111, 80112, 80121, 80237
  • Littleton – 80120, 80121, 80122
  • Thornton – 80023, 80229, 80233, 80234
  • Applewood – 80401
  • Northglenn – 80233, 80234, 80260

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Denver Court Resources

US District Court: District of Colorado – Click the link to visit the official website for the District of Colorado. You can see a list of upcoming events, court plans and general orders, frequently asked questions, and forms. The district is located in Denver, CO.

Alfred A. Arraj Courthouse

901 19th Street

Denver, CO 80294

Phone: (303) 844-3433

2nd Judicial District – Click the link to visit the official website for the 2nd Judicial District in Denver County, CO. Learn about important announcements and chief judge orders. You can also verify your court date.

Denver District Attorney – Access the official website for the Denver District Attorney which is Beth McCann. Click on the link to view community news, report a crime, view criminal justice system contacts, and access victim assistance.

Denver District Attorney

201 W. Colfax Avenue, 8th Floor

Denver, Colorado 80202

Phone: 720-913-9000

Denver District Attorney | Self Help & General Resources – Access the official website for the Denver District Attorney to view self-help and general resources. The site lists contact information for child support enforcement assistance, concealed weapon permits, government services, and emergency needs assistance, among other organizations.

Colorado Court of Appeals – Click the link to view the specific webpage for Colorado’s Court of Appeals. Access oral arguments, case announcements, and court of appeal values.

Colorado Court of Appeals

2 E 14th Ave,

Denver, CO 80202

Phone: (720) 625-5150

Denver Court Services – Follow the link provided to view a list of court services offered by the city of Denver. You can learn more about bonding, alternative sentencing, court hearings, pre-trial supervision and more.

Van Cise-Simonet Detention Center

490 W. Colfax Avenue

Denver, CO 80204

Denver Court Self Help Center – Click the link to access the Denver District Court Self Help Center. The page lists contact information and hours of operation.

Denver Self Help Center

1437 Bannock Street, Room 281

Denver, Colorado 80202

Phone: (303) 606-2442

Denver Justice Project – The Denver Justice Project is dedicated to addressing systemic racism, ending mass incarceration, and transforming law enforcement. Access their official website to learn how to become involved, donate or view resources.

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Denver Law Enforcement Resources

Denver Police Department – Follow the link provided to access the official website for the Denver Police Department (DPD) webpage. Paul M. Pazen is the current chief. Learn more information about the department, public safety, and how to volunteer for DPD.

Police Administration Building

1331 Cherokee Street

Denver, CO 80204

Information Desk: 720-913-6010

Denver Sheriff Department – Access the official website for the Denver Sheriff Department, which is the largest sheriff department in the state of Colorado. Click the link to learn more about their mission, COVID-19 protocols, and how to join the DSD team.

Denver County Jail – Follow the link provided to schedule a visit to the Denver County jail. You can also find the location of an inmate by using the intimate search tool.

Denver County Jail

10500 E. Smith Rd.,

Denver, CO 80239

District of Colorado: Department of Justice – Access the official website for the District of Colorado Department of Justice. You can find news and learn about Cole Finegan which is the United States Attorney for the District of Colorado.

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Additional Resources

Colorado Revised Statutes: Criminal Offenses – Follow the link provided to visit the Colorado Revised Statutes website and learn about the offenses mentioned above such as theft, violent crime, drug crimes, and sex crimes. You can learn how the state of Colorado penalizes each offense and what elements constitute each accusation.

Colorado Department of Transportation – Access the official website for the Colorado Department of Transportation to learn about impaired driving. You can read safety tips, DUI laws and BAC information, and learn about Sober Rides.

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Denver DUI & Defense Lawyer | Colorado, Denver County

If you have been arrested for any criminal offense in the city of Denver, it’s crucial to secure legal presentation as soon as possible. A practiced criminal defense lawyer can advocate on your behalf and work hard to have your charged reduced or dropped completely. Law Offices of Clifton Black, PC carries almost a decade of experience aggressively defending clients with serious charges. Allow us to do the same for you.

Take the first step in crafting your defense and call (719) 328-1616 to secure a free consultation. We defend individuals accused of violent crimes, sex crimes, drug crimes, and property crimes in Denver, CO and surrounding areas including Welby, Greenwood Village, Thornton, Applewood, and Northglenn.

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