What is Second Degree Assault?

Categories: Criminal Defense

Second Degree Assault

Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney Defending Clients Accused of Second Degree Assault in Western Colorado In the state of Colorado, assault can be charged as first, second, or third-degree assault. First-degree assault is the more severe and often carries harsher penalties. Third-degree assault is not as severe. Second-degree falls somewhere in the middle, and takes on…

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5 Ways to Tell if You Have Had Too Much to Drink

Categories: DUI Defense

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DUI Defense Attorney Serving Drivers in Glenwood Springs, Grand Junction, Eagle County, Vail County, and all of Western Colorado A DUI in Colorado, even as a first-time offender, comes with harsh penalties. In fact, a first-time DUI can lead to up to one year in jail and up to two years of probation. You will…

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Are You Driving Recklessly without Knowing It?

Categories: Criminal Defense

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Experienced Wreckless Driving Defense Lawyer Serving Grand Junction, Glenwood Springs, Vail County, Eagle County and all of Western Colorado After driving a vehicle for a few years, it is easy to fall into habits. Not all the habits you rest into are necessarily safe or correct either. Whether it is drinking coffee while driving or speeding…

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What Are the Possible Outcomes to My DUI Case?

Categories: DUI Defense

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Experienced Defense Attorney Handling DUI Cases in Colorado A DUI charge is a severe charge. Not only are there the short-term consequences of a conviction, but you also have the long-term effects. The strict penalties imposed by the courts, even for first-time offenders, can affect you for the rest of your life. While no one…

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What Can Law Enforcement Do During Traffic Stops?

Categories: Criminal Defense

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Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney Defending Colorado Drivers after a Traffic Stop Arrest Being pulled over by the police is not something you expect to happen every day or even once in your lifetime. However, if you are pulled over, it is important to know your rights and what law enforcement can or cannot do during…

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What Constitutes Reckless Driving?

Categories: Vehicle Accidents

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Criminal Defense Lawyer for Reckless Driving Charges in Colorado Traffic offenses might seem minor, but they are anything but a “minor” offense in Colorado. In some cases, you might serve jail time for a traffic offense. One of the crimes that includes a jail sentence is that of reckless driving. It is important that you…

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Understanding the Different Burglary Charges and Penalties in Colorado

Categories: Criminal Defense

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Colorado Criminal Defense Attorney Fighting Burglary Charges Burglary and theft are often classified as the same. However, the statute defines burglary slightly different than theft. Burglary involves theft, but it also includes any unlawful entry onto a property with the intent to commit a crime once inside. Theft, by definition, does not include illegal entry….

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What is the Penalty for a Murder Threat?

Categories: Criminal Defense

Murder Threat

Defense Attorney Defending Clients from Charges for Murder Threats Did you know that threatening to kill an individual, race of people, and more could result in criminal charges and prison time? Whether you post that threat on social media or call and threaten someone over the phone, threats of bodily harm and homicide are not…

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Could You be Arrested for an “Innocent” Prank?

Categories: Criminal Defense

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CO Criminal Defense Lawyer Fighting Charges for Student Pranksters Pranks are something seen by most as innocent, but as far as the law is concerned, some seemingly innocent jokes are serious criminal offenses. Therefore, if you have plans to throw a few senior pranks in the upcoming spring or for the end of the school…

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Is the Textalyzer Really Coming to Colorado?

Categories: DUI Defense

textalyzer

Colorado Defense Attorney Serving those Accused of  Distracted Driving You know that there is a breathalyzer that tells law enforcement if you have been drinking. The breathalyzer is used to assess the level of alcohol in your body and determine if you were legally intoxicated while operating a vehicle. However, one thing that you may…

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