Trespassing and Criminal Trespass in Douglas County and El Paso County, Colorado
There are two laws related to Criminal Trespass and Trespassing which our clients frequently encounter in Douglas County and Elbert County. Both are classified as class 3 misdemeanors, yet can still result in your arrest and a jail sentence. Let’s take a closer look. More laws on Trespassing in Colorado
Second Degree Criminal Trespass and Trespassing Lawyer for Arapahoe County
2nd degree criminal trespass, 18-4-503 (2), occurs when someone “unlawfully enters or remains in or upon premises which are enclosed in a manner designed to exclude intruders or which are fenced; knowingly and unlawfully enters or remains in or upon the common areas of a hotel, motel, condominium, or apartment building; or knowingly and unlawfully enters or remains in a motor vehicle of another. Second degree criminal trespass is a class 3 misdemeanor unless the premises have been classified as agricultural land.” You can get caught up in 2nd Degree trespass or trespassing if you hang out near an apartment building, or inside someone’s fenced yard or a new construction site.
Adams County Third Degree Criminal Trespass and Trespassing Attorney
Third degree criminal trespass generally happens in rural areas. Sometimes, people think that they can go onto a farmer or rancher’s land to take produce or to camp. 3rd Degree Trespass means, “unlawfully entering or remaining on premises that have been classified as agricultural land pursuant to section 39-1-102 (1.6). Trespassing under this law is also a class 3 misdemeanor, located at 18-4-504 (2) (a).
Denver 2nd Degree Criminal Trespass or Trespassing
2nd Degree criminal trespass often occurs when homeless persons are seeking a place to stay warm or sleep for the night. It rarely involves someone trying to steal or take something of value.
If you have been charged with Trespass or Trespassing, call our criminal defense attorneys at 303-731-0719. Don’t settle for a criminal record. Together, we can protect your future.