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Douglas County Assault in the Third Degree Lawyer - Just Add Domestic Violence Charges

Assault-DV.jpgDefinition of Third Degree Assault in Castle Rock and Parker, Colorado?

C.R.S. 18-3-204 defines Assault in the Third Degree as:

(a) The person knowingly or recklessly causes bodily injury to another person or with criminal negligence the person causes bodily injury to another person by means of a deadly weapon; or

(b) The person, with intent to harass, annoy, threaten, or alarm another person whom the actor knows or reasonably should know to be a peace officer, a firefighter, an emergency medical care provider, or an emergency medical service provider, causes the other person to come into contact with blood, seminal fluid, urine, feces, saliva, mucus, vomit, or other harmful substances."

Ninety-nine percent of our cases for 3rd Degree Assault are charged under subsection (a) above. Most cases involve couples and Domestic Violence.

Arapahoe County, Colorado, Third Degree Assault - Domestic Violence, Pain and Bodily Injury

Subsection (a) can be translated to mean you should not push, shove, slap, hit or scratch anyone. If you do, you will be charged with misdemeanor Assault when the Centennial, CO, Sheriff Deputy can persuade their "victim" to say they felt pain. When Aurora or Littleton, Colorado Police show up, they separate the two parties. Next, they try and get someone to say the other hurt them. They, then ask questions to meet the necessary elements of Assault. Finally, we see them move to their Domestic Violence checklist.

Domestic Violence and Assault in the Third Degree in Jefferson County - a Common Combination

Jefferson County Domestic Violence cases are those involving two people who have been in an intimate relationship. Prior sex between the parties used to be a prerequisite, but is no longer needed. The second part is that the act needs to involve coercion, control, intimidation, punishment, or revenge. Lakewood, Arvada and Wheat Ridge Police will scrutinize the allegations and ask questions such as: What do you think his reason was for blocking your exit? Did you feel he was trying to control you? Was he trying to get back at you? Remember, Domestic Violence is a label which attaches to all crimes, with the full law located at C.R.S. 18-6-800.3. Lawyer for Assault in the Third Degree Charges.

Adams County, Colorado Assault in the Third Degree and Domestic Violence

The crime of Assault normally includes Domestic Violence. Sure, we see bar fights or fights between roommates too, but not as common.  Be careful in Thornton and Northglenn. Police will try and get you to admit elements of this crime, to get evidence to use against you - so keep quiet. Fort Collins Assault in the Third Degree Attorney?

Call our criminal defense lawyers about your 3rd degree assault charges at 303-731-0719. Together, we can protect your future.

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  • Sexual Assault and Rape charges related to divorce. Acquittal from jury trial. Weld County, Greeley, Colorado.
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  • 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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