Aurora Criminal Defense Lawyer

Aurora Criminal Defense Lawyer

Mark Solomon is an Aurora Criminal Defense Lawyer who regularly practices criminal defense in Aurora Municipal Court. Municipal courts are different from county courts, and most all municipal courts behave differently from each other. Rarely a week goes by that Mr. Solomon is not in Aurora Municipal Court defending a client. Mr. Solomon is extremely familiar with the Aurora Municipal Code.

Aurora Criminal Defense Lawyer: Aurora Municipal Court
Aurora Municipal Courthouse

Mr. Solomon has been an Aurora Criminal Defense Lawyer for years and has defended most types of cases in Aurora Municipal Court. Common cases include assault and battery, harassment, domestic violence, shoplifting and theft, resisting arrest, and others. Mr. Solomon is an experienced Aurora Criminal Defense Lawyer and has defended many clients in Aurora Municipal Court in jury trials.

Assault and Harassment: Domestic Violence cases in Aurora Municipal Court

Police will almost always arrest a person after an investigation for domestic violence. They do this to ensure a person is on bond and to have a municipal protection order issued. These protection orders can include family members and often prohibit any contact with the “victim” of the alleged case. An experienced Aurora Criminal Defense Lawyer can help you to navigate the land-mines of defending yourself from these domestic violence charges. Mr. Solomon will look to see if the city has a case against you, whether it was self-defense, or if the contact between you and the “victim” was minimal. He will be able to advise if a jury trial is practical and your risks in going to trial.

If found not guilty at trial, or if the case is dismissed, Mr. Solomon usually recommends that his clients pursue a petition to seal a criminal record in domestic violence cases. Even though this involves an additional attorney fee and court costs, many people feel that these arrest records and court records can hurt their futures if public.

Assault and Battery

Bar fights, road rage, and other heated situations often result in assault and battery charges. Police usually arrest a person for assault and battery, causing an entry on a person’s arrest record. An experienced Aurora Criminal Defense Lawyer will look to see if the city has a case against you, whether it was self-defense, or if the contact between you and the “victim” was minimal or accidental. Mr. Solomon will be able to advise if a jury trial is practical and your risks in going to trial.

If found not guilty at trial, or if the case is dismissed, Mr. Solomon usually recommends that his clients pursue a petition to seal a criminal record in assault and battery cases. Even though this involves an additional attorney fee and court costs, many people feel that these arrest records and court records can hurt their futures if public.

Shoplifting / Theft

Theft cases of less than $2,000 can be prosecuted in municipal court. Most shoplifting cases do not involve arrests. Police usually issue a summons. Theft charges are not easy to defend, but an experienced Aurora Criminal Defense Lawyer like Mr. Solomon knows how to proceed in finding ways to defend your case.

Violation of Court Order

If you were issued a protection order from the Aurora Municipal Court, and the police and city attorney’s office have proof that you violated that protection order, you will be charged with Violation of Court Order. Most prosecutors will ask for jail time for this offense. An experienced Aurora Criminal Defense Lawyer like Mr. Solomon will look for defenses to their allegation that you violated the order, along with ways to mitigate the city’s offer of jail.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

A Colorado Criminal Defense Firm in Denver, Colorado