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College Student & Criminal Charges

Fort Collins Criminal Defense Attorney Defending Students

college students in collaborative discussionYou’ve worked so hard to get to where you are at and in a moment it can be taken away from you. Colleges and Universities have taken a strict approach to all levels of crimes including mere allegations. If you have been charged with an alcohol offense, assault, harassment, drug violation or sex assault allegation it is important to contact Rachel A. Michael, LLC to understand the potential consequences your school make take against you, regardless of if a criminal case is filed and regardless of whether or not a criminal case is dismissed.

As attorneys, we value the importance of an education and are empathetic to having your future flash before your eyes due to a lapse in judgement. We work closely with Northern Colorado’s Colleges and Universities during criminal and Title IX investigations. We will light the path forward as you navigate allegations of misconduct to ensure your academic career and future remains in tact.

One mistake does not define you, it should guide you. Let Rachel A. Michael, LLC lead the way. Schedule your free consultation today!

Common College Student Offenses

What a few years ago likely would have been deemed a typical indiscretion, consuming alcohol for example, now has significant consequences. Academic officials have taken the lead in implementing significant sanctions for mere allegations. Any criminal charge will likely lead to adverse action by the school.

Such charges include but are not limited to:

  • Minor in Possession/Consumption
  • DUI/DWAI
  • Drug Possession
  • Harassment
  • Assault
  • Domestic Violence
  • Theft
  • Obstruction/Resisting

Even if the charges are dismissed, the school is likely to find you in violation of the Student Code of Conduct. For more information regarding the Student Code of Conduct follow the links below:

If you or your child has been either charged with a crime, is currently investigated or has received any notice from Student Conduct or a Title IX Investigator contact Rachel A. Michael, LLC immediately. Anything you say or do at the school level can and will be used against you in a court of law and may lead to criminal charges. Contact Rachel A. Michael, LLC today to protect your Constitutional Rights.

Why Rachel A. Michael, LLC

Rachel A. Michael, LLC implements a proven strategy for preserving your rights while addressing the allegations. We recognize the need for a controlled, yet zealous, defense particularly when the allegations are untried, unproven and untrue. If you have received a Notice from your school outlining any misconduct, do not speak with the University until you have contacted Rachel A. Michael, LLC.

Let's discuss your situation during a free initial consultation: (970) 616-6668.

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