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Trespass Attorney in Denver | Mother Arrested in Park

trespass-attorney-omalley-and-sawyer-llc.jpegTrespassing in Denver is a crime that involves entering or remaining on another's property without permission. This offense can be a misdemeanor or felony depending on the type of property and intent for entry. Misdemeanor trespassing applies to entering or remaining in common areas of buildings, in places that are fenced, and on land that isn't a farm or ranch. Earlier this week, a mother-of-four was arrested for trespassing after allegedly using a closed playground during a peaceful protest to COVID-19 restrictions. Any allegations of unlawfully entering or remaining require help from an experienced trespass attorney.

Criminal Trespass Lawyer in El Paso County | YouTubers Trespass Government Site

criminal-trespass-lawyer-omalley-and-sawyer-llc.jpgCriminal trespass charges can result from situations where someone unlawfully enters or remains on another's property. It can be charged in three degrees in El Paso County, ranging from a petty offense to a class five felony. The elements that determine a criminal trespass charge are the type of property involved and the reason for entering or remaining. Earlier this month, two foreign YouTube stars were arrested for trespassing at a national security site near Area 51 after hoping to capture some footage of a "crazy adventure." Charges such as these demand experienced representation from a criminal trespass lawyer.

Criminal Trespass and Trespassing Definitions for Denver, Colorado Courts

Criminal Trespass Charges in Denver: Were you Really Trespassing?

All three of Colorado's main Trespass and Trespassing charges have similar definitions and elements. Whether you are charged with Denver First Degree Criminal Trespass, Second Degree Criminal Trespass, or Third Degree Criminal Trespass (C.R.S. 18-4-502 to 504), only the type of property trespassed upon makes any real difference. So, let's focus on the key elements common to these criminal charges - a couple of which are really important. We will focus on fields, and not improved land, houses and buildings.

Trespassing and Criminal Trespass | Criminal Defense Lawyer


Criminal Trespass Differences | Trespassing in Arapahoe County, Colorado

Colorado Criminal Trespass, also known as Trespassing, is located in one of three statutes. Where it is charged depends on the Arapahoe County police officer's belief that it fits under a particular Trespassing definition. Today's blog will explain the differences between the types of Criminal Trespass.

Criminal Trespass and Trespassing Lawyer in Jefferson County, Colorado


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

Criminal Trespass in Colorado, C.R.S. 18-4-502, 503, 504

Trespassing in Arapahoe County

Trespassing, C.R.S. 18-4-502, 503, and 504, is charged under one of three different statutes in Arapahoe County depending on the circumstances of allegations. Today's blog will explain the differences between the types of Criminal Trespass.

First Degree Criminal Trespass or Second Degree Burglary? A Lawyer Explains the Difference

Trespass-Burglary.jpgBurglary in Douglas County is Worse that Trespassing - A Defense Lawyer Explains Why

Being caught inside another person's house without permission is a very bad thing. How bad is determined by whether you are charged with committing First Degree Criminal Trespass or Second Degree Burglary in Douglas County. The first is a class five felony, but the second is a class three felony. The prison sentence between the two is a maximum of three years for the 1st DegreeTrespassing charge and twelve years for the Burglary charge. And, based on my experience, it is much more likely you will get a prison sentence for a 2nd Degree Burglary conviction vs. a Trespassing conviction.

Entering Property of Another - Criminal Trespass and Trespassing Charges in Colorado

Sometimes, we are curious about what is behind the closed doors of others, in their back yards, or, we enter a home by mistake when drunk. We don't have any intent to steal or hurt anyone. We have seen all these scenarios occur in our Denver criminal defense law firm's twenty-five year history. This conduct can result in criminal charges for Second Degree Trespass / Trespassing in Denver and across our state.

Denver Criminal Trespass Attorney, C.R.S. 18-4-502

Many people are charged with trespass or trespassing in Denver, Jefferson, or Arapahoe County and need the help of an experienced criminal defense lawyer to fight against the government. Trespassing is a crime that has varying degrees of punishment. For example, a person's charges will be affected by the type of land the trespassing allegedly takes place on. How do the police do this? The designation of the land, as commercial, agricultural, or residential, determines the charges.

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