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. Don’t 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 & 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’s 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’s 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’ve 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 doesn’t 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’ve been arrested for any type of drug offense, don’t 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 doesn’t 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’ve been involved in any 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. Don’t speak to anyone without first consulting with experienced legal counsel.

IF YOU HAVE A CRIMINCAL 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 Cody Wyoming attorneys at Burg Simpson are here for you. Call before it’s too late at 307-527-7891 or fill out a Free Case Evaluation Form immediately.

University of Cincinnati Honors Janet G. Abaray

 September 11, 2018

University of Cincinnati Honors Janet G. Abaray

The University of Cincinnati’s College of Arts and Sciences has chosen Burg Simpson Ohio shareholder Janet G. Abaray as part of a trio of alumni who’ll be honored at a reception and dinner Oct. 4. The association named Abaray as its 2018 Distinguished Alumna. This annual event recognizes A&S alumni for their achievements in their… Read more »

Colorado Law Firms Join Forces to Seek Justice for Victims of the Durango 416 Fire

 September 10, 2018

Colorado Law Firms Join Forces to Seek Justice for Victims of the Durango 416 Fire

September 10, 2018 (Durango, CO)—The long-time Durango law firm of DUTHIE SAVASTANO BRUNGARD has teamed up with the nationally recognized Colorado-based trial firm of BURG SIMPSON ELDREDGE HERSH & JARDINE to bring justice to the victims of the Durango 416 Fire and to hold the owners, operators and management of the Durango & Silverton Narrow… Read more »

Burg Simpson Supports the National Latino Peace Officers Association

 September 5, 2018

Burg Simpson Supports the National Latino Peace Officers Association

September 4, 2018 (Denver, CO)- Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C., and Burg Simpson shareholder Nick Fogel, are proud to support the National Latino Peace Officers Association (NLPOA) at their 45th annual Training Institute and Convention. The event will take place at the Omni Interlocken Hotel from September 5th through September 8th. Hosted by… Read more »

Michael S. Burg Wants the State to Do More to End Body Brokers

 September 4, 2018

Michael S. Burg Wants the State to Do More to End Body Brokers

After the feds raid shut down a Montrose, Colorado, funeral home in February, it didn’t take lawmakers long to crack down on the state’s body broker trade. Legislators quickly drafted and passed the Human Remains Disposition Sale Businesses Act, which went into effect earlier this summer. The law prevents anyone from owning both a funeral… Read more »

Domestic Violence - Defense Attorney - Wyoming Burg Simpson

 May 15, 2018

Wyoming Considers Domestic Violence Crackdown

Several state legislatures have started taking a tougher stance on domestic assault. Nearly half a dozen states have either enacted or are considering tougher penalties for domestic violence within the last 12 months. Wyoming lawmakers appear to be following the trend. According to the Casper Star Tribune, no less than three bills targeting domestic violence… 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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