Wyoming Criminal Defense and DUI

Wyoming Criminal Defense and DUI Attorneys

Are you concerned about criminal charges over a traffic accident?
Have you been arrested for a DUI?
Are facing charges for drug possession?

Contact the criminal defense law firm of Burg Simpson Wyoming right away. When your liberty is at stake, you need to speak with our Wyoming criminal lawyers who have the necessary experience to effectively defend you, especially in court. Call us at 307-527-7891 or fill out a Free Case Evaluation Form here to get the knowledge only a trained criminal defense attorney can offer. Do not risk your freedom by fighting your case on your own.

Burg Simpson Wyoming Can Offer Criminal Defense Litigation Against Most Charges, including:

Assault/Battery
Automobile Accidents
Domestic Violence
Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs
Drugs
DUI/DWAI
Expungements
Traffic
Theft
Vehicular Assault / Homicide
Other Criminal Charges
Wyoming Criminal Defense and DUI Attorneys

What Is Suitable DUI Defense?

Nearly a third of traffic deaths are a result of someone driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. So it is little wonder that states have been taking DUIs more seriously than ever over the last several years. In fact, because of the nationwide crackdown on driving while under the influence, drunk driving deaths have fallen roughly 57 percent over the last 30 years.

On average, a first-time DUI comes with a fine of $352. In Wyoming, the first-time fine can be as high as $750. But that is only part of the punishment. An alcohol abuse assessment and/or treatment program – which is required for Wyoming offenders – can cost as much as $650. Other costs, which pile up quickly, can include higher car insurance premiums, impound and towing fees, and license reinstatement fees.

Finally, in Wyoming, even a first-time offense comes with a mandatory 90-day license suspension. A second offense within 10 years comes with a mandatory prison sentence and an 18-month license suspension.

A split-second decision to get behind the wheel of a car or truck after a few drinks can not only be expensive, but deadly. If you have been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), the sooner you speak with a criminal attorney in our Wyoming office, the better your chances are in fighting the charges. Call us at 307-527-7891 or complete our Free Case Evaluation Form right now for a no-obligation consultation.

Drug Arrests Require Real Legal Help

Despite the fact that its neighboring state, Colorado, has legalized the recreational use of marijuana, Wyoming still has the strictest marijuana laws in the country. In short, marijuana possession in Wyoming is a felony if it involves more than three ounces. Possessing any amount within 500 feet of a school brings an additional charge as well as higher fines. Additionally, Wyoming does not offer any medical marijuana exemptions.

A drug conviction of any type can haunt you for the rest of your life, seriously hindering your career prospects among other things. If you have been arrested for any type of drug offense, do not take any chances with your future. Call 307-527-7891 to meet with an experienced defense lawyer at Burg Simpson Wyoming as soon as possible or fill out our Free Case Evaluation Form so we can get started on clearing your name.

Assault and Domestic Violence in Wyoming

In Wyoming, assault is defined on a sliding scale, based on severity. The first is simple assault, which does not even require physical contact – intent is enough to warrant a charge – and a fine that can be set as high as $750. Other related charges include battery, unlawful contact, and aggravated assault, just to name a few. Any of these charges are major criminal offenses that are unacceptable.

However, any type of assault and/or battery against a household member can seriously raise the stakes. In Wyoming, a household member can be:

  • A current or former spouse
  • An adult with whom the offender resides or previously resided
  • A parent or adult child
  • A person with whom the offender has a child
  • A person with whom the offender is or has been romantically involved

These cases can range from misdemeanors to felonies, and all of them can carry a lifetime of stigma and shame. If you have been involved in an incident involving assault or domestic violence, get in touch with a criminal defense lawyer in our Wyoming office right away by calling 307-527-7891. You can also fill out a Free Case Evaluation Form here. Do not speak to anyone without first consulting with experienced legal counsel.

IF YOU HAVE A CRIMINAL DEFENSE MATTER…

We understand that for many individuals, the Wyoming and federal legal systems can be intimidating. We recognize that every criminal defense case is unique. Some cases merit proceeding to a jury trial, while others require a mix of aggressive and subtle negotiation.

If you or someone you love is facing criminal charges, our lawyers in Cody, Wyoming, may be able to help. We work tirelessly and diligently to protect your legal and constitutional rights. As in any legal matter, time is of the essence. If you need a strong courtroom advocate, our Wyoming attorneys at Burg Simpson are here for you. Call before it is too late at 307-527-7891 or fill out a Free Case Evaluation Form immediately.

 September 25, 2020

Burg Simpson Features: Shareholder Paul D. Friedman

Paul D. Friedman is the managing shareholder of Burg Simpson’s Phoenix, Arizona office. Mr. Friedman practices in the areas of significant personal injury, wrongful death, ethics, and professional malpractice. Mr. Friedman is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Arizona, the United States District Court of Arizona, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth… Read more »

 September 24, 2020

Burg Simpson is Proud to Support the Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center

The Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center (RMCLC) was founded in 1981 and its mission is to advocate for children and youth. The organization seeks to drive systemic reform, and boldly challenge the status quo so that every young person who has experienced trauma or instability has the opportunity to thrive. But the RMCLC goes far… Read more »

 September 22, 2020

5280 Magazine Recognizes Denver’s Top Lawyers of 2021

5280 Magazine announced its list of Denver’s Top Lawyers for 2021. This is the sixth annual list of the best attorneys in the region. The publication first invited attorneys in the seven-county metro area to vote for the peers they respect most in 50 specialties. Survey responses in hand, 5280 then performed weeks of investigation… Read more »

 September 21, 2020

Join Us in Supporting Craig Hospital’s Pedal 4 Possible Fundraiser!

Pedal for Possible an annual charity bike ride held to benefit Craig Hospital’s patients and programs. This year’s Pedal 4 Possible has gone virtual, so we invite you to ride, roll, run, or recreate to help Craig Hospital patients! There is no limit to what is possible for the 2020 virtual event! All the money… Read more »

VIDEO: Michael Burg Interviewed on Ring of Fire TV

 April 1, 2013

VIDEO: Michael Burg Interviewed on Ring of Fire TV

Burg Simpson’s Michael S. Burg is one of America’s leading lawyers when it comes to representing individuals injured by dangerous and defective medications. In this interview Michael talks to Ring of Fire T.V. host Mike Papantonio about immunity afforded to the makers of generic pharmaceutical drugs and the role of the FDA.

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