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Denver Criminal Attorney for Forgery, C.R.S. 18-5-102

Forgery-Attorney.jpgForgery Charges Lawyer Advises - A Conviction Will Affect Your Employment

Forgery charges in Arapahoe and Denver County can have major consequences on your job, family, and future. Not only will you be dealing with the judicial system, but you will also have long-lasting repercussions on potential employment opportunities. Theft and Forgery are the two crimes that constantly effect people who are looking for a job because employers don't think they can trust a person with those convictions. If facing charges of falsifying documents or giving falsified information, you need the help of our experienced criminal defense attorneys to fight for your best interests. We fight to get you the best possible outcome for your case, including dismissal of your charges.

Sexual Exploitation of a Child Douglas County Lawyer - Nude Kid Pictures Are Not All Illegal

Sexual-Exploitation-Child-D.jpgIs Every Picture of a Naked Kid Child Pornography in Douglas County?

After 25 years meeting with District Attorneys, I continue to be amazed that some don't read and understand the law. Many in Douglas County don't realize that nude or naked pictures of kids are not necessarily illegal Sexual Exploitation of a Child. If they were, you could never take a picture of a baby running around without their diaper on. You need a case evaluation by an experienced lawyer who represents men and women from Parker, Elbert County and Castle Rock.

Harassment Lawyer in Denver Votes This Colorado's #1 Crime

Harassment-Lawyer.jpgHarassment Denver Lawyer Says This is a Popular Crime Among Denver Police

Our criminal defense attorneys see a ton of charges from Denver police and Denver County prosecutors. Across Colorado, there is one crime which is charged the most, it is called Harassment, and is located at C.R.S. 18-9-111. Read more below to learn why police love this crime as their "go to" charge.

Procurement of a Child for Sexual Exploitation of a Child in Arapahoe County, Colorado

Procurement-Child.jpgWhat is Procurement of a Child for Sexual Exploitation in Denver?

Procurement of a Child for Sexual Exploitation is a Denver crime which involves making a child available for photographs or videos involving sexual conduct. In essence, it involves helping someone commit Sexual Exploitation of a Child.  It is a sexual offense in the State of Colorado, which means this crime can involve substantial prison time, sex offender treatment, and sex offender registration. It is a class 3 felony, which places the crime high up in the realm of sexual offenses. For this reason, silence on the part of anyone charged is essential.

Deferred Judgment, Plea Bargain or Straight Plea, Plea Bargain? - A Criminal Lawyer Explains

Deferred-Judgment.jpgDeferred Judgment or Straight Plea in Denver? - A Criminal Law Attorney Gives You Straight Advice

In the course of representing hundreds of clients over 25 years, I am often asked whether a deferred judgment and sentence Plea Bargain is the better course, or whether a straight plea - Plea Bargain, is best. These two options confront men and women charged with felony and misdemeanor crimes like criminal mischief, theft and assault all the time. The best option? It depends on who you are. Read on, and I will explain. Read more on Deferred Judgment and Sentence.

What is a Restricted Driver's License Violation? A Denver Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains

Drivers-License.jpgInterlock Restricted License Violation in Araphaoe County

When someone loses their Colorado driver's license in Denver or Arapahoe County, they may be given a restricted license with limits on where they can go or needing special equipment like an interlock device. If the driver violates the rules given with their restricted license, it is a violation of Colorado law and the Department of Motor Vehicles may cancel their license and driving privilege altogether.  Read the rules on getting an Interlock Ignition device license.

Firearms Rights Lawyer in Denver - Guns, Gun Laws and the Second Amendment

Firearms-Rights.jpgDenver, Colorado Gun Rights Lawyer and the Constitutional Rights we Enjoy

We are firearms enthusiasts and attorneys who think the government has already gone too far in restricting our right to bear arms and possess guns. There is a constant friction between citizens' rights to possess firearms and the government's effort to take them away. We rely heavily on the 2nd Amendment to the United States Constitution and Colorado constitutional provisions to protect you from overly zealous police and prosecutors. Contact our gun rights lawyers if your possession of a firearm is being challenged by police in Colorado. Read a summary of Guns Laws and Rights in Colorado.

Sexual Assault on a Child Accusations in Arapahoe County, Colorado - Way Too Easy, Way Too Common

Child-Accusations.jpgFalse Accusations of Sexual Assault on a Child Attorney - Motives for the Lie

Police and district attorneys in Arapahoe County have taught teenage girls that if they want to get their mom's boyfriend or stepdad out of the house, there is no easier way than saying that he touched them sexually and committed Sexual Assault on a Child. Another thing we see a lot is teenagers in Centennial, Littleton and Aurora wanting revenge against a teacher, ex-boyfriend, stepdad, or neighbor. In these cases, police and DAs have told girls they don't need any proof. Just say he touched them and we will arrest him automatically. He will be kicked out of the house and not allowed to return for any reason. The result of this trend is a ton of jury trials for false allegations of Sexual Assault on a Child and many men in prison who have done nothing wrong.

Denver Violation of a Protection Order Attorney, C.R.S. 18-6-803.5

Protection-Order-Violation.jpgProtection Orders are the Same as Restraining Orders in Jefferson County

A Protection Order can instantly change the life the restrained party in Lakewood or Jefferson County. Protection Orders are also known as Restraining Orders, Civil Protection Orders, and Mandatory Protection Orders. Mandatory Protection Orders, C.R.S. 18-1-1001, are issued in some criminal cases as a condition of the defendant's bond and will remain in effect until the final disposition of the criminal case. But no matter what type of Protection Order is issued in Douglas County, most of the features are the same and if the restrained party is caught violating the order, there are serious consequences.  Read about the penalty and sentence for violation of a protection order.

Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child Lawyer in Jefferson County Explains This Crime

Internet-Sex-Exploitation.jpgInternet Sexual Exploitation Law by Cell Phones and Computers

Colorado's lawmakers are playing catch-up with technology. Every time someone does something sexual with a computer or cell phone which is not a crime, law enforcement in Jefferson County whines and we have a new law. This is definitely the case with Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child, defined at C.R.S. 18-3-405.4.  Read how sexting can be Internet Sexual Exploiation of a Child.

Identity Theft Lawyer in Denver Examines New Supreme Court Case

Identity-Theft-Lawyer.jpgDenver Lawyer Explains Identity Theft Supreme Court Ruling

The Colorado Supreme Court has great power in setting law for Denver, Colorado courts. While the legislature passes laws, the Supreme Court interprets those laws to such an extent, that it sometimes redefines the law. In a recent case the court examined Colorado's Identity Theft law, located at C.R.S. 18-5-902. In particular, the court addressed an issue of the accused's mental state, often called mens rea. Let's study this in more detail, because this holding can affect other charges you may be facing.

Colorado Department of Motor Vehicles Hearing - DMV Denver Lawyer

DMV-License.jpgDMV Hearings for Driver License Suspension or Revocation

In many cases, people in Denver, Adams County and across Colorado receive a letter from the Department of Motor Vehicles telling them that their driver's license is about to be suspended or revoked. This requires a hearing at the DMV to understand and challenge the reason for the revocation or suspension. At this DMV Hearing, your traffic criminal defense lawyer can challenge the reasons offered by the government and try to keep your license in effect. Being the subject of a revocation hearing is no fun, since a Colorado driver's license is essential to get to work, school, and medical appointments. Driving is essential to our way of life. If you value your Colorado driver's license, you must get a lawyer to defend you against the State of Colorado who is trying to take away your license.

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Case Results:

  • Sexual Assault and Rape charges related to divorce. Acquittal from jury trial. Weld County, Greeley, Colorado.
  • Sexual Assault on a Child, Possession of Child Pornography. Acquittal from jury trial. Jefferson County, Golden, Colorado.
  • Arson of Nursing Home. Dismissed by Court on Defendant's Motion to Dismiss. Jefferson County, Golden, Colorado.
  • Felony Drug Distribution. Acquittal from jury trial. Boulder County, Boulder, Colorado.
  • Rape and Sexual Assault charges involving divorce and child custody. Acquittal from jury trial. Douglas County, Castle Rock, Colorado.
  • Burglary and Felony Theft. Dismissed by District Attorney. Arapahoe County, Englewood, Colorado.
  • Theft of Drugs by Nurse. Dismissed by District Attorney. Jefferson County, Golden, Colorado.
  • Sexual Assault on a Child, Position of Trust. Acquittal from Jury Trial. Adams County, Brighton, Colorado.
  • Domestic Violence. Dismissed by District Attorney. Douglas County, Castle Rock, Colorado.
  • Violation of Restraining Order. Dismissed by District Attorney. Douglas County, Castle Rock.

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