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Trespassing Attorney in Jefferson County, CO

trespassing-attorney-omalley-and-sawyer-llc.jpegTrespassing is an offense in Lakewood, Golden, and Wheat Ridge that involves a person unlawfully entering or remaining on someone else's property. This past winter, an officer was injured after an altercation with a Colorado man who was scene trespassing and behaving strangely. After police arrived on the scene, the man became defiant to the police officer's commands and proceeded to engage in a physical altercation with the officer. In addition to the trespassing charge, the man also faces 2nd degree assault on a police officer for his conduct. Any situation involving criminal trespass accusations requires representation from an expert trespassing attorney.

Criminal Trespass Charges Against Denver Broncos Backup Quarterback


Arapahoe County Lawyer for Charges of Trespassing

Earlier this week in Arapahoe County, the Denver Broncos' backup quarterback was arrested. His crime? According to the article by The Denver Post, Chad Kelley was standing outside of a couple's home, which prompted the couple to call Englewood Police. Before the police arrived, Kelley entered the home and sat down on the couch next to the woman, "mumbling incoherently". Kelley was hit with a vacuum cleaner tube from behind by the man, and before the police arrived, Kelley had left. According to ESPN, the QB had been "acting up" at a team party and had been asked to leave, prior to trespassing in the couple's home. Kelley is facing charges of criminal trespass, is out on bond, and has been released from the Denver Broncos.

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.

Trespassing Attorney in Denver | First, Second and Third Degree Criminal Trespass in Colorado

Trespass-Law.jpgTrespassing charges occur in Denver and across Colorado whenever someone enters a home, building or other property without consent. In Colorado, there are three degrees of Trespassing. Each type of Trespassing comes with serious consequences and requires the expertise of an aggressive criminal defense attorney. If you are facing any accusations or charges of Trespassing in Colorado, contact the top criminal defense attorneys at the O'Malley Law Office to defend you today.

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.

Burglary in Colorado - C.R.S. 18-4-202, 203, & 204

Burglary.jpgColorado and Burglary - A Good Place to Live, or Not

A March 8, 2016, Fox News report quoted a FBI survey which ranked Colorado as number 30 out of 52 States (including District of Columbia and Puerto Rico) for the number of Burglaries per 100,000 people. That is to say, only 22 other states had fewer Burglaries than Colorado at 438.2. But don't be fooled if you intend to move to Pueblo County, Colorado. It has one of the highest Burglary rates in the country, coming in at a whopping 1,397 Burglaries per 100,000 people! That's the problem with statistics, if you don't have all the information they can be very misleading.

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