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 are the classes of felony theft in Colorado?

Being charged with theft results in penalties, fines, and jail terms. In Colorado, several situations can be defined as theft, including retaining a valuable thing for more than 72 hours after the agreed-upon time for return. 

If you are charged with a theft felony, you should know the class of your case to make informed decisions. They include:

Class 2 felony

Any theft of a thing whose value is $1 million or more is a Class 2 felony. Punishments include a sentence of 8 to 24 years, $5,000 to $1,000,000 in fines and a mandatory 5-year parole if convicted.

Class 3 felony

Class 3 theft felonies involve properties with values of at least $100,000 but less than $1,000,000. Potential punishments include 4 to 12 years in prison, $3,000 to $75,000 in fines and 5 years mandatory parole upon conviction.

Class 4 felony

If the value of a stolen item is at least $20,000 but less than $100,000, the felony theft charge is in Class 4. This charge has a minimum sentence of 2 years and a maximum of 6 years. Fines range from $2,000 to $500,000. A conviction also has mandatory parole of 3 years. 

Class 5 felony

The theft of a thing with a value of at least $5,000 but less than $20,000 is a Class 5 felony. Those charged in this class face 1 to 2 years jail term with 2 years mandatory parole. Fines range between $1,000 and $100,000 if convicted of the charges.

Class 6 felony

Theft of an item with a value of at least $2,000 but less than $5,000 is a Class 6 felony. Punishments are 1 year to 18 months in prison, $1,000 to $100,000 in fine and 1-year mandatory parole when convicted.

Finding reliable solutions when charged with theft is vital. You should also consider your options to protect your finances and reputation.   

 

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