Assault Charges in Denver General Sessions Court – Lawyer for Municipal Court of Denver Domestic Violence
The Denver Municipal Court, also known as the General Sessions Court, and the Municipal Court, has different charges for minor crimes than does Denver County Court. The Municipal Code of Denver frequently deals with charges of Assault, Section 38-93. Denver City Court Charges
Denver Lawyer’s Definition of Assault in Denver City and Municipal Court
Here, Assault is defined as:
Sec. 38-93. – Assault:
It shall be unlawful for any person to intentionally or recklessly assault, beat, strike, fight or inflict violence on any other person.
While it is difficult to find in Denver’s Municipal Code, Self Defense is available for charges of Assault, under Section 38-93. Denver County Court Assault is Similar.
Domestic Violence Assault in Denver Municipal Court
In Denver General Sessions, Domestic Violence frequently accompanies charges of Assault. Here is what the City Attorney must prove to be successful:
Domestic Violence is:
1. The infliction or threat of infliction, implied by word or action, of any bodily injury or harmful physical contact upon a person with whom the actor is or has been involved in an intimate relationship; or
2. The destruction or threat of destruction, implied by word or action, of property of a person with whom the actor is or has been involved in an intimate relationship.
Always remember that Domestic Violence is not a separate charge which can exist by itself. It is always dependent on another charge, whether it be Assault, Harassment or Theft
General Sessions for Domestic Violence Intimate Relationship Component
Intimate Relationship is defined as a “relationship between spouses, former spouses, past or present unmarried couples, or persons who are both the parents of a child regardless of whether the persons have been married or have lived together at any time.”
Municipal Court charges of Domestic Violence Assault can greatly hinder your future. You can be prohibited from having contact with your wife or children. You can be prevented from going to your job. Finally, you are likely to lose your firearms rights if convicted. So, if police contact you in Denver, never give a statement. Remain silent. Next, call the Domestic Violence and Assault criminal defense lawyers at 303-731-0719. Together, we can protect your future.