Denver Lawyer for Voting Fraud
With Primary Elections just taking place in Denver, Colorado, we may see a rise in Voting Fraud charges. Voting Fraud can be intentional or accidental, but regardless of intentions, it is important to have an experienced fraud lawyer to help protect your future.
Double Voting Charges in Douglas County
Last month, a man plead guilty to voting both in Colorado and Washington, and now faces community service hours, fees, and a deferred sentence. In Douglas County and throughout Colorado it is illegal to vote in more than one state. CRS 1-13-710 states that “Any voter who votes more than once or, having voted once, offers to vote again in the state, or, during a federal election, votes in this state and another state, shall be punished by a fine of not more than five thousand dollars or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than eighteen months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.”
Accidental Voting Fraud in Adams County and El Paso County
Because it can have such serious consequences, accidental Voting Fraud is no light matter in Adams County. How can it be accidental? Perhaps you recently moved to Colorado, one of the 11 states that explicitly prohibit voting in multiple states and did not learn about Colorado’s voting laws. Maybe you are and Independent and did not know that you are not allowed to submit both the Republican an Democrat primary ballots – In El Paso County, nearly 600 people submitted both ballots. Or you might have signed the ballot for a spouse or roommate who forgot to sign theirs and you didn’t realize the severity in doing so.
Forgery Charges in Jefferson County, CRS 18-5-102
In Jefferson County, being charged with Forgery for faking someone’s signature can mean serous penalties. Forgery is one of the ways in which a person can commit Fraud, such as identity theft. Other things that people can be criminally charged with forging are stamps, stock, bonds, money, a deed, will, contract, check, certificates, transfers, and lottery tickets, to name a few (CRS. 18-5-102). Forgery is a class 5 Felony in Colorado.
Arapahoe County Fraud and Forgery Lawyer
If you have been contacted by police in regards to or arrested on Fraud or Forgery in Arapahoe County, be smart. Exercise your right to remain silent, and contact our experienced Fraud lawyers at 303-731-0719. Together, we can protect your future.
Read more about Forgery in Colorado.