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Criminal Defense Dedicated To Protecting Your Rights And Reputation

Last updated on April 22, 2024

If you face criminal charges, you have constitutionally guaranteed protections, including the right to legal counsel. Even if the charges seem minor, they can have long-lasting adverse effects. That’s why seeking skilled assistance from an experienced criminal defense attorney is crucial.

At The Law Office of Monica S. McElyea, LLC, in Grand Junction, Colorado, we protect our clients’ rights and reputations. Criminal defense attorney Monica S. McElyea has aggressively represented clients for over 30 years. Ms. McElyea will negotiate in your best interests or fight for you in court if necessary.

Strategic Defense Against A Multitude Of Criminal Charges

We represent individuals facing a variety of charges, from minor infractions to serious misdemeanors and felonies, including:

  • DUI/DWAI
  • Assault
  • Domestic violence
  • Drug crimes
  • Juvenile crimes
  • Burglary
  • Fraud
  • Traffic violations

If it’s in your best interests, we may negotiate with the district attorney to dismiss the charges or minimize penalties through a plea bargain. However, attorney McElyea won’t hesitate to fight for you before a judge or jury.

Begin your defense today by calling us at 970-325-6319.

Skilled Defense For Impaired Driving Offenses

A conviction for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in Colorado can cost thousands of dollars. Even if it’s your first offense, you can lose your driver’s license for nine months or longer and spend time in jail. Convictions can also impact insurance rates and employment opportunities.

Ms. McElyea protects clients from numerous impaired driving charges, including:

  • DUI: Driving under the influence
  • DWAI: Driving while ability impaired
  • MIP: Minor in possession
  • Careless & Reckless driving charges

If you’re charged with DUI or DWAI, attorney McElyea closely scrutinizes whether police had a legitimate reason to stop you, how they conducted sobriety tests and challenges the results of breath and field sobriety tests. She understands all relevant facts crucial to your defense.

Her aggressive approach and attention to detail often make the difference between a conviction and having the charge dismissed or penalties reduced. Ms. McElyea will leave no stone unturned to fight for your interests.

Contact Us Today For A Strong Tailored Defense

At The Law Office of Monica S. McElyea, LLC, we treat you with the dignity and respect you deserve. Attorney McElyea will pursue a strategy based on your circumstances that provides the best chance for a successful outcome. From our office location in Mesa County, we represent clients throughout Summit County, Mesa County, Delta County, Montrose County, Eagle County, Lake County, Park County and Grand County.

If you’ve been arrested, face charges or are under investigation, don’t wait to protect your future. Call us today at 970-325-6319 or send us an email to get started.