Denver Defense Lawyer for Assault Charges
Third Degree Assault is one of the most overcharged crimes in Colorado. The statute, found at C.R.S. 18-3-204, uses ambiguous terms that give the district attorneys in Douglas, Boulder, and Denver county a wide scope in which to charge this crime. In fact, most people who are accused of touching their spouse or significant other will be charged this crime. Because assault is wrongfully charged a majority of the time, you need to have a lawyer fighting on your side to get rid of these charges and their terrible consequences.
Are You Allowed to Swear at a Police Officer in Colorado?
Is swearing at a police officer considered Disorderly Conduct in Colorado jurisdictions like Jefferson and Adams County? Well, apparently police officers think so, even though such language is clearly protect by our First Amendment right to free speech.
There Are Many Ways to be Charged With Theft in Colorado
Theft, C.R.S. 18-4-401, is charged in Adams County when a person obtains, keeps, or takes control over anything of value that does not belong to him or her. It is also charged when a person is accused of receiving something of value in Thornton or Commerce City and takes out a loan against it, or disposes of anything he or she knows has been stolen. The class of crime charged against those accused of Theft in Colorado depends on the value of the item or items stolen.