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Third-Degree Assault Attorney in Colorado

third-degree-assault-attorney-in-colorado.jpgAssault in the Third Degree is a charge in Colorado that can stem from many different situations. Recently, a former assistant football coach at CU pleaded guilty to 3rd degree assault in regards to altercations with his ex-girlfriend. Allegations included statements that he repeatedly choked his former girlfriend on numerous occasions. Charges like this can damage a person's reputation, alter or end their employment, and hurt families. If you're caught up in a situation like this it is important to contact a skilled third-degree assault attorney in Colorado.

Assault in the Third Degree - Denver Lawyer Who Can Help


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.


Adams County & Jefferson County Assault of a Peace Officer Charges

Be careful in Adams County and Jefferson County when dealing with Peace Officers. Most any situation where you touch a police officer will be seen as Assault on a Peace Officer, and will require mandatory prison. All that is needed is for a person to intend to prevent an officer from performing a lawful duty, and intentionally causing bodily injury to the officer.

What is Assault in the Second Degree in Denver, Colorado?


Assault in the Second Degree in Denver, Colorado and its Definition

In Denver, Assault in the Second Degree involves the middle level of Colorado Assault, with First Degree Assault being the most serious, 2nd Degree being the next serious, and 3rd Degree being the least. Only Assault in the Third Degree is a Misdemeanor.

Denver Assault Charge in the Municipal / General Sessions Court

Assault Charges in Denver General Sessions Court - Lawyer for Municipal Court of Denver Domestic Violence

The Denver Municipal Court, also known as the General Sessions Court, and the Municipal Court, has different charges for minor crimes than does Denver County Court. The Municipal Code of Denver frequently deals with charges of Assault, Section 38-93. Denver City Court Charges

Aurora Assault vs. Aurora Battery | What Does a Defense Attorney Think is the Difference?

Assault-Battery.jpgAssault and Battery in Aurora Criminal Defense Lawyer

It is hard to understand why the City of Aurora even has the crime of Assault, 94-36. Here is the definition of Assault: "An assault is an attempt coupled with a present ability to commit a battery, as defined in section 94-37, upon the person of another, and it shall be unlawful for any person to commit an assault in the city." What really does this mean? If you try and fail to commit battery? Then why not do what most other jurisdictions do and charge the conduct as "attempted battery"? It just doesn't make any sense and is very confusing to people charged with Assault in Aurora.

Assault in the First, Second, and Third Degree - The Best Denver Attorneys Fighting for You

Assault-First-Second-Third-.jpgWhat is Assault in the Third Degree in Arapahoe County, Colorado?

The dictionary definition of Assault is "to make a physical attack on" someone else. That definition is not good enough for courts in Aurora Municipal court or in the Arapahoe County or Arapahoe District court, for obvious reasons. There are varying degrees of "intent" and the level of harm inflicted which the law must make a distinction between. Also, there are classes of people which the Colorado statutes seek to protect more than others. For instance, an assault inflicted upon a police officer is charged with more severity than an identical assault upon the average unarmed citizen. The Three Types of Assault in Colorado.

Assault in the First Degree, Second Degree and Third Degree - Jefferson County Attorney Explains

Assault Lawyer in Denver - 1st Degree, 2nd Degree and 3rd Degree Assault

Assault--Lawyer.jpgLike many crimes, the more dangerous the conduct, the more serious the penalty. Such is the case with the crime of Assault. The least serious is Assault in the Third Degree, with Assault in the First Degree being the worst. Let's take a look at these crimes individually to make sure you understand their differences. Like any discussion on crimes, never give a statement to police - or you might help them prove a criminal offense against you!

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  • 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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