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​CRIMINAL DEFENSE 303-698-1603



MCCLUSKEY LAW OFFICE is a criminal defense law office dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals charged with crimes.  M. E. McCluskey, Esq. is available to represent clients charged with  FELONIES and or MISDEMEANORS in Arvada, Aurora, Bennett, Beyers, Boulder, Breckenridge, Brighton, Broomfield, Castle Rock, Centennial, Cherry Creek, Denver, Edgewater, Engelwood, Federal Heights, Fort Collins, Fort Lupton, Fort Morgan Greeley, Greenwood Village, Frederick, Highlands Ranch, Kiowa, Lakewood, Lakeside, Littleton, Lochbuie, Lodo, Longmont, Louisville, Loveland, Northglenn, Parker, Platteville, Sheridan, Strasburg, Thornton, Telluride, Vail, Watkins, Westminster, Wheat Ridge, Windsor, Front Range communities and ADAMS, ARAPAHOE, BOULDER, BROOMFIELD, CLEAR CREEK, DENVER, DOUGLAS, EL PASO, GILPIN, JEFFERSON, LARIMER, and WELD counties.

MCCLUSKEY LAW OFFICE is a criminal defense law office dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals charged with crimes.  M. E. McCluskey, Esq. is available to represent clients charged with felony  DRUG CRIMES and misdemeanor ​DRUG CRIMES Arvada, Aurora, Bennett, Beyers, Boulder, Breckenridge, Brighton, Broomfield, Castle Rock, Centennial, Cherry Creek, Denver, Edgewater, Engelwood, Federal Heights, Fort Collins, Fort Lupton, Fort Morgan Greeley, Greenwood Village, Frederick, Highlands Ranch, Kiowa, Lakewood, Lakeside, Littleton, Lochbuie, Lodo, Longmont, Louisville, Loveland, Northglenn, Parker, Platteville, Sheridan, Strasburg, Thornton, Telluride, Vail, Watkins, Westminster, Wheat Ridge, Windsor, Front Range communities and ADAMS, ARAPAHOE, BOULDER, BROOMFIELD, CLEAR CREEK, DENVER, DOUGLAS, EL PASO, GILPIN, JEFFERSON, LARIMER, and WELD counties.

 Drug Felonies

Changes to the drug laws went in to effect Oct. 1, 2013.  As a result of SB 13-250 being enacted, Colorado now has drug felonies levels 1 through 4.​​

C.R.S. 18-1.3-401.5 (2013) SB 13-250 §18-1.3-401.5. Drug felonies classified.

Sentencing Range                                                               Parole

                                        Minimum        Maximum
​​Drug Felony Level 1 ---- Eight years         Thirty-two years      Three years

                                         $5,000.00 fine    $1 million fine


Drug Felony Level 2 ---- Four years          Eight years               Two years

                                         $3,000.00 fine    $750,00.00 fine


Drug Felony Level 2 ---- Eight years         Sixteen years            Two years

Aggravated*                    $3,000.00 fine    $750,00.00 fine


​Drug Felony Level 3 ---- Two years           Four years                 One year
​                                         $2,000.00 fine    $500,00.00 fine


Drug Felony Level 3 ---- Four years           Six years                   One year
​ Aggravated*                   $2,000.00 fine    $500,00.00 fine


Drug Felony Level 4 ---- Six months          One year                   One year

                                         $1,000.00 fine   $100,00.00 fine


Drug Felony Level 4 ---- One year               Two years

 Aggravated*                    $1,000.00 fine   $100,00.00 fine

The presence of certain aggravating circumstances requires sentencing under the aggravated scheme pursuant to §18-18-407.

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After a waiting period you may petition the court to seal certain convictions.  The number of years you have to wait depends upon the type of conviction.


​Certain drug felonies may be eligible to "wobble" to a misdemeanor depending on the amount or grams of drug involved.