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

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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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Could I Be Charged for Attempting to Commit a Crime?

Categories: Criminal Defense

Attempting to Commit a Crime

Criminal Defense Attorney Serving All of Western Colorado There are instances when people are accused of a crime, but did not commit the crime. Instead, they are accused of attempting the crime. Attempt to commit a crime is just as bad as committing the act itself. For example, say a burglar is caught in the…

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What is a Medical Lien, and Will It Affect My Injury Settlement?

Categories: Personal Injury

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One of the biggest question that plaintiffs have in a personal injury lawsuit is the amount of compensation they will receive. While the judge or jury may award them a specific amount, the plaintiff will not receive that amount. In addition to the attorney’s fees, a plaintiff may have medical liens placed against his or…

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What Does Habitual Traffic Offender (HTO) Mean?

Categories: Criminal Defense

Habitual Traffic Offender

A person’s driving privileges could be suspended or even revoked by the state for a variety of reasons. From driving while under the influence to being a danger on the road, the state may feel that it is safer to remove your driving privilege than allow you to continue your reckless behavior. Driving is Not…

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Is the Breathalyzer Skin Patch in Your Future?

Categories: Criminal Defense

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Anyone who has had a DUI or knows someone who was arrested for a DUI likely knows about the Ignition Interlock Device (IID). These are breathalyzers that are installed into a vehicle, into which the driver must blow and “pass” before the IID will allow the vehicle to start. Most states require an IID for…

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Do You Know Which Party Drugs Could Lead to Your Arrest?

Categories: Criminal Defense

Party Drugs

Party drugs are thought to be innocent and all in good fun. Despite what they are perceived as in the social setting, most party drugs are illegal – possessing and using them could lead to an arrest and possibly jail time. Those who partake in party drugs should be aware of which ones are considered…

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How Long After a Car Accident Can You File a Lawsuit?

Categories: Vehicle Accidents

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Car Accident Lawyer Explains CO’s Statute of Limitations on Car Wrecks Immediately after a car accident, your injuries may not be apparent, or you may even assume that you are fine. While it is always best to file a lawsuit as soon as possible, there are instances when accident victims do not decide to take…

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