Attorney Elaine E Lukic

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A Former Prosecutor — Who Knows How To Win

With 20 years of experience in the criminal justice system, I know how to get positive results for clients who have been charged with a criminal offense. With insider knowledge and a drive to win, I am the attorney defendants turn to when dismissal — and freedom — is their goal.

High Rate Of Dismissals And Acquittals

Recognized by the Equal Justice Foundation for my “high rate of
acquittals and dismissals” in domestic violence cases.

Former Domestic Violence/Sex Assault Prosecutor

With a background in criminal prosecution, I have the know-how and insight
to stand-up for your constitutional rights.

Domestic Violence Defense

Falsely accused? Misunderstood? Targeted by a spiteful significant other?
I can help.

Sexual Assault Defense

I don’t judge. I provide mitigating evidence to the
court to paint a complete, accurate picture.

10 Best 2016 for Client Satisfaction: American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys
Top 25 Criminal Trial Lawyers
NACDA Top Ten Ranking 2016
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers | FACDL
10 Best 2016 in Client Satisfaction | American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Palm Beach Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers | PBACDL
Avvo Rating 10.0: Superb | Top Attorney in Criminal Defense
Lead Counsel Rated | LC
Avvo Client's Choice 2015: Criminal Defense
Top 100 Trail Lawyers | The National Trial Lawyers
Avvo Rating: Superb | Top Attorney in Criminal Defense
Top 25 National Women Trial Lawyers
Lawyers of Distinction 2016 - Five stars
Rated by Super Lawyers: Elaine E Lukic | SuperLawyers.com
Lead Counsel Verified | LC
10 Best 2016 for Client Satisfaction: American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys
NACDA Top Ten Ranking 2016
10 Best 2016 in Client Satisfaction | American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Avvo Rating 10.0: Superb | Top Attorney in Criminal Defense
Avvo Client's Choice 2015 for Criminal Defense
Top 25 Criminal Trial Lawyers
Avvo Rating: Superb | Top Attorney in Criminal Defense
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers | FACDL
Palm Beach Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers | PBACDL
Lead Counsel Verified | LC
Top 100 Trial Lawyers | The National Trial Lawyers
Top 25 National Women Trial Lawyers
Lawyers of Distinction 2018 | Five stars
Rated by Super Lawyers: Elaine E Lukic | SuperLawyers.com
Lead Counsel Verified | LC
"The Highest Rate Of Acquittals and Dismissals"
— Equal Justice Foundation
"The Highest Rate Of Acquittals and Dismissals"
— Equal Justice Foundation

What is criminal impersonation in Colorado?

Make believe, or pretend, is a game for children, but some adults are tempted to play the game, too. However, if you impersonate someone or pretend to be another and benefit from the impersonation, you will face felony charges.

The criminal impersonation of another person is a Class 6 felony in Colorado. A conviction for this offense typically leads to expensive fines and/or imprisonment.

How does criminal impersonation occur?

If you pretend to be someone else casually, such as introducing yourself as another person, you probably won’t get into legal trouble. However, if you represent yourself incorrectly and reap unlawful rewards or cause mischief, the authorities will likely take a harsh approach to your case.

Six examples of this offense include:

  1. If you marry or pretend to marry someone under a name other than yours
  2. If you sign or file a legal document using the name of another person
  3. If you use a different name during a traffic stop or police investigation
  4. If you use a check belonging to another and sign the account holder’s name (you may face both forgery and impersonation charges)
  5. If you impersonate a police officer and pull someone over (even as a prank)
  6. If you engage in any act to unlawfully benefit yourself or harm (injure or defraud) another

Don’t forget that you will also face additional charges for any crimes you committed under the guise of another individual.

As you can see, an arrest for criminal impersonation requires a swift and comprehensive approach to avoid the harshest penalties. If the police arrested you on such charges, exploring your criminal defense options should be your first priority.

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