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Eluding, Vehicular Eluding and Engaging in a Speed Contest Lawyer in Arapahoe and Douglas County, Colorado


Speed Contest and Two Types of Eluding in Arapahoe County

Racing your friends in Arapahoe County in your car can amount to misdemeanor charges and some serious points against your license. Racing away from a police officer in Douglas County, can land you in prison. Let's look at why.

Obscure Criminal Laws in Denver and Arapahoe County

Criminal Laws You've Never Heard of in Denver and Arapahoe County

Colorado has thousands of criminal laws where you can slip up and end up facing criminal prosecution. Whether in Denver or Arapahoe County, you could commit a crime, be arrested, and get a criminal record with little notice that you were doing was wrong. Let's look at 10 of these little known laws and educate ourselves. Read about Criminal Law Violation Sentencing in Colorado.

Disarming a Police Officer Charges in Denver and Jefferson County, Colorado - Easy to Be Charged

Jefferson County and Denver Disarming a Police Officer Charges

Denver Charges for Disarming a Police Officer can occur intentionally or by accident. More often, these charges stem from accidental conduct in a scuffle with overly aggressive police officers, during a resisting arrest case or obstruction case. It is rare that someone intentionally tries to take a police officer's gun. Remember though, we are not just talking about guns under this charge. Let's look at the definition of Disarming a Police Officer in Jefferson County and across Colorado.

Denver Prostitution and Solicitation of Prostitution Attorney | Backpage Sting Got You?

Sec 38-158 - Prostitution: Denver Police Arrests for Soliciting for Prostitution

Arrested for Prostitution or Soliciting for Prostitution in Denver? You need to know what police know. They must get you to ask for sex in exchange for money in any Backpage sting. Sec 38-158, of the City of Denver Code.  They want to avoid your defense of entrapment. So, never ask a cute woman on east or west Colfax questions about the cost of sex for money - even by using code words, like "donation". Police record these conversations and are prepared to arrest you the second they think they have enough to make their case. You can also be charged with Patronizing a Prostitute, C.R.S. 18-7-205.  A prosecutor once told me that if a woman is cute, she is a cop. If she is run down and looks like she's on drugs, she is probably a prostitute. He laughed that defendants, or Johns, could not figure this out.

Denver and Jefferson County, Colorado, Record Sealing Attorney

Arapahoe County Record Sealing Attorneys - Criminal Records Sealed and Expunged

In Aurora and Centennial, Colorado, men and women with criminal charges in their past are often denied employment or housing. Since our Arapahoe County offers many ways to seal a record, chances are that you can take advantage of one of them. It is true that many permanent police reports and convictions cannot be sealed, but sometimes people don't understand that their conviction was only temporary and not permanent. Plus, the law is always changing. Let's discuss some of these opportunities. Rules for Record Sealing in Colorado.

Careless Driving with Death or Injury in Arapahoe County, C.R.S. 42-4-102

Arapahoe County Careless Driving Charges Attorney

Traffic crimes are generally minor matters like speeding or running a stop sign. Yet sometimes, they become really significant and can involve the loss of your driver's license. This can have a huge impact on your life with the inability to drive to work, school or medical appointments. Arapahoe County Careless Driving is one of those charges which can really impact your life. Fort Collins, Colorado, Careless Driving.

Methamphetamine or Meth Drug Possession and Sale in Denver, Colorado

Methamphetamine Possession vs. Meth Manufacturing, Sale and Distribution in Denver

The possession of Methamphetamine is a continuing problem in Denver, Colorado, with social costs soaring. People who use and possess Meth slowly deteriorate, and become incapable of doing anything else. Since users of this drug lose the ability to work, pay bills or raise their children, laws against the distribution, manufacturing, dispensing, or sale of Methamphetamine are pretty steep. Colorado prefers to harshly punish those who make their living from drugs, rather than users. Let's take a look at two of the main laws affecting the controlled substance Methamphetamine.

Second Degree Arson After the 4th of July in Jefferson County, Colorado

Jefferson County Second Degree Arson by Fireworks

The 4th of July is a celebration of fun. Fireworks remain a central part of this national holiday, even if the government is trying to shut them down. No, Jefferson County government, we don't want your perfect world where no one is injured, because no one has any fun. Life is full of risks and a charge of 2nd Degree Arson is ridiculous simply because a dry field caught fire from a firecracker.

Jefferson County, Colorado Menacing vs. Jefferson County Self Defense

Menacing, Assault and Harassment vs. Self Defense - A Common Conflict

The crimes of Menacing, Assault and Harassment are directly at odds with the affirmative defense of Self Defense in Jefferson County, Colorado. Let's look at why one of the most commonly charged felony crimes conflicts with one of the most important statutory defenses available to men and women in Colorado. Use of Self Defense.

Heroin Drug Possession and Heroin Distribution, Manufacturing or Sale in Denver

Denver Lawyer's Heroin Charges Breakdown

Possession of a schedule I drug such as Heroin, is a much less serious crime than possession of Heroin for Distribution, Manufacturing or Sale. The idea seems to be that persons who make their living off furthering the dependence of others, should be punished more severely than those who simply use. Drug use is a terrible place to be hooked, and for that reason Colorado's possession for use laws are geared toward getting people help from dependency. One example of this is the wide-spread use of drug courts, where potential penalties may be adjusted downward upon completion of treatment. Let's look at the drug crimes related to Heroin possession, and those of Heroin distribution, manufacturing or sale. Heroin Possession and Sale.

Obstruction and Obstructing a Peace Officer in Douglas County, Colorado

Peace or Police Officer Obstruction and Obstructing Lawyer in Castle Rock

Did you know that Colorado law gives a "super status" to police, firefighters and medical service providers? While we agree these essential public servants need to do their job, we've found an abuse by police in Douglas County - most notably the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. Deputies from this renown (for abuse) sheriff's department will charge you with a crime for exercising your right to remain silent. If you remain silent and don't help them convict you or a codefendant (like your spouse), they will charge one or both of you with Obstructing a Peace Officer. Obstruction and Obstructing a Peace Officer - Easy to Commit.

Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification in Arapahoe County, C.R.S. 18-3-405.6

Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification Lawyer - Too Strict for the Real World

Nobody likes to think someone is looking at them when there is an expectation of privacy, especially when the person is doing the looking for sexual motives. There is a real embarrassment and humiliation which someone can feel as a victim of Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification. While we don't think that true offenders of Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification should go unpunished, we also feel that the punishment should fit the crime. Making someone a permanent sex offender in Arapahoe County and Aurora because they peeped in someone's window is overkill. There was no sexual contact and no physical injury. Yet Colorado lawmakers have set up a lifetime punishment. In addition to a possible jail sentence and lengthy registration, you can't seal your record in Littleton and Centennial. This is a permanent label attached to the convicted person which has lifetime implications as we advertise them a sex offender - unworthy of a job or housing. Definition of Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification.

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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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