If criminal charges have been leveled against you in Westminster, you may be scared, confused, and unsure what you can do to defend yourself against the allegations. Whether you’ve been questioned at a traffic stop, had your home searched, were arrested, or are worried that you will soon face criminal charges, you need an experienced and level-headed defense attorney who will fight for your best possible outcome.
Colorado defense lawyer Kimberly Diego has been serving the Westminster community since 2008 and was recognized as one of Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars in 2012. Ms. Diego firmly believes that the right to criminal defense is vital to a just society, and she fights for her clients because she knows they are innocent until proven guilty. She gives every case the individualized attention it deserves and will explore every possible route to proving your innocence or getting the charges against you reduced. If you or a loved one is grappling with criminal charges, the best thing you can do is contact Kimberly Diego.
Kimberly Diego Provides Rigorous Defense, No Matter What the Case
While some lawyers claim to practice every area of law under the sun, Kimberly Diego focuses solely on criminal defense, which has allowed her to hone her expertise and provide the best possible defense in a wide variety of criminal cases. She has used her in-depth knowledge to successfully handle cases just like yours, and her areas of defense include:
Arson: If you have been charged with damaging a building through the use of fire or explosives, you may face anything from a misdemeanor to a Class 3 Felony. First degree arson is classified as a violent crime and can result in prison time if you don’t have an experienced defense attorney on your side.
Assault and battery: You may be shocked to find yourself charged with assault and battery, especially if you were in a fight that quickly escalated or were simply defending yourself. Work with a lawyer who is well-versed in this area of law in Colorado.
Burglary: Trespassing with the intent to commit a crime is always classified as a felony in Colorado, and first degree burglary is considered a violent crime that carries with it mandatory enhanced sentencing if there is a conviction. If you’re facing this serious charge, it’s of the utmost importance that you contact Kimberly Diego as soon as possible.
Criminal mischief: Most people don’t realize that acts of vandalism or knowingly damaging another person’s property can result in a felony charge, depending on the value of the damaged property. Work with an experienced attorney to make sure that criminal mischief charges don’t ruin your life.
Domestic violence: In addition to covering physical violence against someone you are currently or were formerly in an intimate relationship with, domestic violence in Colorado also encompasses verbal threats and destruction of property. Many people are surprised when they are charged with domestic violence crimes and need an experienced defense attorney on their side.
Drug crimes: Far too often, drug crimes result in lengthy prison sentences that are disproportionate to this non-violent crime. Kimberly Diego will fight to keep this from happening.
Felonies: If convicted of a felony, you will face a mandatory prison sentence and parole. Ms. Diego may be able to get the charges against you reduced to a misdemeanor or thrown out if there is insufficient evidence against you.
Hit and run: Hitting a pedestrian is a traumatic experience, and some people who are in this situation panic and leave the scene. A skilled defense attorney will look at the specific details of your case to present the best argument possible to reduce your charges.
Juvenile offenses: Don’t let one mistake leave you with a criminal record and ruin your chances to go to college, join the military, or get a good job. Kimberly Diego has experience working with minors charged with a criminal offense, and she can help.
Misdemeanors: Although the penalties for misdemeanors are less harsh than felonies, these charges still need to be taken seriously as a conviction will appear on your criminal record.
Sex crimes: Even if you are convicted of something as seemingly minor as indecent exposure, you will have to register as a sex offender in the state of Colorado. Don’t let that happen; schedule a consultation with Kimberly Diego.
Shoplifting: Colorado and the city of Westminster take shoplifting very seriously, and you need to make sure you work with a defense attorney who can keep this charge off your record.
Theft: Theft may be classified as a felony, depending on the value of the items stolen. Don’t risk serving time in prison; discuss your options with Ms. Diego.
Guiding Clients through a Difficult Time
Being charged with a criminal offense is incredibly stressful and emotionally exhausting. You may not be thinking clearly enough to make the best decisions on your own, which is why you need a strong support network that includes an experienced, savvy defense lawyer. Kimberly Diego combines compassion with a professional attitude and a drive to defend her clients to the best of her ability. She understands just how devastating a conviction can be, and she’ll do everything in her power to prevent that from happening. In some cases, she may be able to get evidence thrown out on the grounds that it was obtained illegally, or she may be able to convince the court that your charges should be reduced or that there is a better alternative to prison.
Legal Experience in Westminster and All of Colorado
Kimberly Diego received her law degree from the University of Colorado and also interned with the Colorado State Public Defender’s Office before setting up her own practice in the Denver area. Because her practice is based solely in Colorado, she has gained a thorough understanding of the legal system in Westminster and the state as a whole. She has successfully defended clients in Denver, Westminster, and the following areas:
If you or a loved one is facing criminal charges in Colorado, seek the legal expertise of Kimberly Diego.
Don’t Wait—Contact the Law Office of Kimberly Diego Today
Don’t leave your future up to the whims of the Colorado court. Kimberly Diego can help you fight the charges against you, but only if you reach out and schedule a legal consultation to discuss your case. Ms. Diego offers free 45-minute initial consultations and can be reached at 720-257-5346. If you would prefer, you can also fill out a free case review form, and a representative from the law office of Kimberly Diego will contact you promptly.
Nov 13, 2015
by -E on
I had no experience with the justice system when I got my charge and would have been COMPLETELY lost in court without Kimberly there to get me through the process! I was certain I would at least get probation and fines, but Kim actually got my case dropped in the end! I couldn't believe it! I had other lawyers tell me I was in for much more but Kim went above and beyond to get the job done with the utmost integrity and professionalism! I would highly recommend her to anyone needing an attorney. Thanks again, Kim!
Oct 7, 2015
by Annie on
hen I started looking for a criminal lawyer to help with my husband's criminal case, I went through many initial consultations with other lawyers which resulted in me getting turned away because they felt our situation was hopeless. When I contacted Kimberly via email to ask if she thought she could help, I had barely just sent out the email when I saw a response from her. She told me she was confident she could help us, and she just made me feel so positive about everything. Kimberly has always been quick to respond, and she is great at mixing her professionalism with her compassion for the law and helping people get through their issues. I never doubted that she would help my husband get his open warrant lifted while he could not appear in person. We currently live in Brazil and we needed his warrant lifted in order for us to be able continue the immigration process, and despite all of the odds against us, she still did it! I highly recommend her services if you are looking for someone who is personal and professional, good at what they do, and not afraid to take on difficult cases. My husband's case is not yet finished completely yet, but we know Kimberly will get us through it!
Oct 7, 2015
by G. on
I retained Kimberly Diego to represent me in a criminal case in 2010. I found her to be a very competent criminal defense attorney. She was able to assist me in getting my case dismissed. She knows the ins and outs of the Colorado courts and is able to offer sound advice based on that knowledge. Her fees were both reasonable and fair. I would highly recommend Ms. Diego.
Oct 7, 2015
by Stephanie on
My husband & I are very happy in having chosen Kimberly Diego as our attorney. She negotiated and got the best outcome for my husband's case. I recommend anyone needing legal help contact Kim as she not only is professional but also takes a personal interest in her client's and their final outcome. Again Kim thank you for your excellent representation!
Oct 7, 2015
by Robert on
We contacted Kimberly Diego for a DUI that involved some very difficult circumstances with law enforcement officers. Upon dealing with this very serious situation, I knew that it was going to be complicated and difficult to get through. I was facing my 3rd DUI conviction, yet the law enforcement officers in this case acted unethically. Kimberly was diligent in hiring two key investigators to gather information that would benefit my case, and in the end all the work aided in the DUI charge being dropped. Although my wife and I never want to go through a situation like this again, we would recommend Kimberly for a defense attorney. Her focus, will to not quit, and focus to the detail that was necessary for my case, were all key in her work with me. Kimberly is very busy yet we learned quickly that she was doing the work necessary to be ready for our court date. We highly recommend Kimberly!
Oct 7, 2015
by Dean on
I was truly fortunate to have Kimberly Diego as my Lawyer. She seems to practice law because she believes in the judicial process. Her negotiation skills and knowledge put me at my best advantage with respect to defending myself. It was evident in court that she was a trustworthy expert, and enabled me to enter a fair and reasonable plea. Her representation gave me confidence, and helped put my life back on track, a sort of reform that jail time or longer probation could never have accomplished. Moreover, Ms Diego is a realist, but still took on challenge. She went above and beyond what any other lawyers I spoke with could not even fathom. She did what was necessary to represent me in all aspects of my defense needs. Finally Ms Diego was efficient and worked quickly keeping the amount of billable hours to a number I could afford. I highly recommend Ms Diego as a defense lawyer.
Oct 7, 2015
by Brent on
Hello Kim, I wanted to thank you for representing me with my recent incident in the Boulder area. You wasted no time in contacting the court to address my case. We we received feedback from the court about my case, you were not satisfied with their statement for my outcome. You took the case back to them, and you presented reasons for them, to offer me a better deal. I believe I received the best outcome I could possibly receive, for my situation. If I have another opportunity to use you again, I would certainly not hesitate, in calling you for my representation. Thank you again, for your help.
Oct 7, 2015
by Sekou on
Kimberly is a true professional. Shes professional, but not cold and strictly business. Kim took time to listen and ask questions and never being in a position in which i needed a lawyer, she actually made me feel as though i was a friend of hers that was in trouble and in need of her help. Kim was there for me and with her help and true professionalism the "other side" resorted to dropping all charges. Im am grateful that i made that call to Kimberly Diego and i would highly recommend her to represent you in court. Again thank you Kimberly, although i would NEVER want to go through it again, im glad to have met you, im happy to have had you represent me and consider you a friend
Oct 7, 2015
by Travis on
I contacted Kim concerning a case, which involved Indecent Exposure charges. Throughout the entire episode, she remained professional and courteous. I found her fees to be reasonable and fair. I was prepared to plea to the lesser charge, in exchange for a dismissal of the Indecent Exposure charge. After she explained she got both charges dismissed, I raised both my hands in triumph.
Oct 7, 2015
by Wayne on
Thank you so much for handling our daughters shoplifting case. The results were better than we expected. The professionalism and courtesy you showed in handling our case, and the updates and keeping us informed were always well timed and more than adequate. If I ever have the need (or anyone I know has the need) for a shoplifting attorney, I will definitely choose you or recommend you. GREAT JOB!!!"
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No matter how much you wish they would, your drug charges won’t just go away. In fact, ignoring them will only serve to make the situation worse by increasingly the likelihood that you end up suffering a conviction and the consequences that come with it.
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In any type of criminal case, you need a lawyer who understands the intricacies of both local and state law and is able to use that knowledge to present an aggressive defense. Kimberly Diego has the background and the knowledge of Colorado’s judicial system you need as part of your defense. You don’t have to live in the heart of Denver to work with Kimberly Diego. She has successfully defended clients in many areas, including:
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