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Reckless Endangerment Lawyer in Arapahoe County

reckless-endangerment-lawyer-arapahoe-omalley-and-sawyer-llc.jpgReckless endangerment charges in Arapahoe County can result when someone engages in behavior that creates a significant risk of seriously injuring another person. This is a serious charge that often leaves people feeling helpless and perhaps confused. Unfortunately, sometimes this offense is charged even when no injuries actually occur. Law enforcement often simply assumes a defendant knew the nature of their actions could substantially hurt someone. Any accusations or charges surrounding a substantial risk of hurting another requires help from a skillful reckless endangerment lawyer.

What is Reckless Endangerment in Aurora?

The reckless endangerment law in Colorado is found in C.R.S. 18-3-208. Someone commits this crime in Aurora, Englewood, or Centennial if they:

  • recklessly engage in conduct,
  • that creates a substantial risk,
  • of serious bodily injury to another person

There are many different actions that can lead to a charge of reckless endangerment in Arapahoe County. Doing risky and distracting things behind the wheel or being intoxicated while doing a job that requires the safety of others could result in this criminal offense. Additionally, mishandling a firearm in a way that causes risk to other people can lead to reckless endangerment charges.

Will I Go to Jail for Reckless Endangerment in Arapahoe County?

Reckless endangerment is a class 3 misdemeanor in Aurora, Centennial, and Englewood. A conviction can lead to:

  • up to 6 months in county jail,
  • fines of as much as $750

In addition, a man or woman convicted of reckless endangerment may face community service, anger management classes, and the inability to own a firearm. The specific penalties depend on the facts of each unique case.

Arapahoe County Reckless Endangerment Lawyer

A reckless endangerment accusation in Arapahoe County can feel overwhelming. This may be your first encounter with the law and you might not know what to do next. Look no further than representation from the highly skilled criminal defense lawyers at O'Malley and Sawyer, LLC.

We have decades of experience representing clients charged with reckless endangerment and are prepared to help protect your future today. Perhaps your actions were accidental or there wasn't a risk of serious bodily injury. Nonetheless, contact our office for a free initial consultation. We will carefully analyze your reckless endangerment case and suggest next steps. We offer same-day jail visits, affordable fees, and flexible payment plans for those facing an accusation or charge.

If you or someone you know is facing charges of reckless endangerment in Colorado, be smart. Contact the strategic criminal lawyers at O'Malley and Sawyer, LLC at 303-731-0719. Together, we can protect your future.

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