Choosing a Criminal Defense Attorney

A criminal arrest in Wyoming can be a life-changing event. If you are convicted of a crime, the emotional, legal, and financial strain can follow you for the rest of your life. It is critical that you do everything you can to protect your rights, including hiring an experienced Wyoming criminal defense attorney.

A great criminal defense attorney can help protect you from missteps and help you put together the best defense possible: saving you from fines, scars on your permanent record, and even years in prison.

Why Choose Joe Bustos as a Criminal Defense Attorney?

Joe Bustos has been practicing criminal law since 2002 in both the Wyoming State and Federal Courts. Joe knows how the District Attorney office works and can help you find ways to minimize your sentence or even have your case dismissed before it reaches trial.

Joe D. Bustos Law, P.C., has helped clients charged with:

  • Drug Offenses
  • Felonies
  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
  • Domestic Violence
  • Sexual Assault
  • Misdemeanors
  • Family Law

Drug Offense

Whether damage control or a legal battle is called for, Criminal Defense Attorney, Joe Bustos is ready for your drug case.  If you are charged with a drug offense, it is important that your attorney have A GREAT DEAL OF EXPERIENCE.  He should have the ability to effectively address your case from different angles be it through negotiations, motions practice, witness preparation, and effective trial preparation, and trial practice.  In most drug cases, personal property is searched and seized in which calls for a thorough understanding of laws that protect our Constitutional Right against unreasonable search and seizure.

Domestic Violence

If you have been accused of domestic violence (DV), you probably know that your Second Amendment Right to Bear Arms is at stake.  A DV conviction can restrict your future employment prospects.  Any job that calls for you to be in possession of or around firearms, ammunition, or explosives can be excluded.  These jobs could include certain department stores, law enforcement, security guard, military service, ranch hand needed to shoot a coyote, etc. Furthermore, DV convictions carry a stigma beyond the specific facts of your case; employers sometimes read a person with a DV conviction as someone who gains love, trust, of another only to become mentally, emotionally, and/or physically abusive towards that person.

Employers can view a DV convicted person as a liability – may attack another employee.

Felony Defense

Felony Defense Attorney, Joe Bustos places a high priority on client communication and confidentiality, all while maintaining excellent relationships with his clients and their families.

Joe Bustos is able to deal with some of the most important defense issues:

  • Ballistics Evidence (Firearms and Ammunition Matching)
  • Crime Scene Analysis
  • DNA
  • Mental Health and Sanity Defenses
  • Medical Issues Related to Assault
  • Physical Injury Evidence Collection
  • Fingerprints
  • Polygraph Tests
  • Witness Credibility Issues
  • High Profile Media Involvement
  • Interrogations
  • Searches and Seizures of Evidence
  • Arrest Related Issues
  • Confessions
  • Eye Witness Testimony

Joe is an attorney who stands as a believer in our United States Constitution, and a believer in the Rights and Protections this living document gives to us all. Joe feels that the government must remain challenged and made to bear its burden of having to prove, before a jury of our peers, every element of every charged crime beyond a reasonable doubt, or else, the charge or charges against you must be dismissed or a jury must find not guilty.

What our clients are saying:

“I wanted to thank you for everything you have done for Jade and our family in less than 24 hours! Words are not enough to express the gratitude we have for all of the efforts and actions you did in order to resolve the situation Jade was facing. You were very clear, confident with your words and actions, which made us both feel at ease during a very stressful time. You truly fight for what is right. Jade told me you were preparing a motion at 5AM this morning! Once again I wish to extend my gratitude and wish I could thank you a million times over. We couldn’t have picked a better attorney to represent him and will recommend your services to anyone we know that is in need of legal assistance.”