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Domestic Violence Defense

At WeedenLaw our domestic violence attorneys defend those accused of crimes of domestic violence. We handle all kinds of domestic violence cases in Colorado District, County and Municipal courts. Most of our clients are from: Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Gilpin, Jefferson, Larimer, Morgan and Weld counties (and Aurora, Englewood, Lakewood, Littleton and Wheat Ridge Municipal Courts); however, our domestic violence lawyers represent defendants all across Colorado.

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WeedenLaw domestic violence attorneys defend every kind of domestic violence case. We do a great deal of work, however, in domestic violence cases where the partners want to cooperate and try and work the matter through by helping each other out. This is a very complicated situation as protection order and victim's rights issues must be managed properly to protect all those involved (including children). You need a Colorado criminal defense attorney who has experience with sensitive and complicated domestic violence prosecutions.

At WeedenLaw we have a great network of expert witnesses, investigators, analysts, polygraph examiners, etc., we can tap into to provide you with your best domestic violence defense.

You deserve a domestic violence attorney who is both accomplished and caring. At WeedenLaw, we consult with you to develop a defense strategy, identify potential witnesses and discover additional evidence. We are effective at working with prosecutors to obtain negotiated dispositions our clients can accept. We are also not afraid to take cases to trial and fight to win. We fight hard on your behalf to obtain your best result. Call WeedenLaw at 720-310-2141 to discuss your situation.

WeedenLaw domestic violence lawyers also have experience defending those accused in municipal courts, including Aurora, Englewood, Lakewood, Littleton and Wheat Ridge Municipal Courts. Talk to WeedenLaw domestic violence attorneys about your Municipal Court domestic violence case or trial.

"I was facing a revocation for a separate case in another county and looking at 90 days. Jeff knew the only outcome that I could take to avoid this was a dismissal or found innocent. Jeff fought hard a got the dismissal that I needed. This was a very stressful situation and Jeff walked me through the process in an extremely detailed oriented and straight fourth manner. He always responded to my calls and emails very quickly when I had concerns or questions. He even got back to me on Thanksgiving! I couldn't have asked for a more professional and caring attorney."

What is Denver General Sessions Court?

The Denver Municipal Court is the same as General Sessions Court. Defendants must attend Municipal Court when they have been charged with a violation of the Denver Revised Municipal Code. Such cases may involve domestic violence, shoplifting, animal control, and other municipal violations. The municipal juvenile court is also included in this division, which handles matters involving defendants under 18 years old who have violated a municipal ordinance.

General Sessions Court takes place on third floor courtrooms at the Lindsey-Flanigan Courthouse at 520 W Colfax Avenue, Denver. Also, please note there is free childcare available to anyone having business in the court system. This service is provided at The Warm Welcome Child Care Center on the corner of Colfax Avenue and 14th Street. If you find yourself in General Sessions Court in Denver, contact WeedenLaw at 720-310-2141 for a free consultation.

Recent Domestic Violence Trial Results (does not guarantee future results)


Domestic Violence charges (Assault and Harassment) – Denver County Court (same sex):

  • Prepared aggressive defense of client with extensive criminal history and hostile alleged victim
  • Case dismissed

Domestic Violence charge (Assault) – Littleton Municipal Court:

  • Prepared aggressive defense of client.
  • Case dismissed

Domestic Violence charges (Assault and Harassment) – Grand County Court:

  • Prepared aggressive defense of client, conducted jury trial
  • Acquitted on all charges

Client in Lakewood Municipal Court (Jefferson County) was charged with Assault – Domestic Violence:

  • WeedenLaw prepared aggressively for trial.
  • All charges dismissed on the day of trial.

Client in Boulder County was charged with Assault in the Second Degree – Domestic Violence, Felony Menacing – Domestic Violence, False Imprisonment – Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, Harassment – Domestic Violence and Felony Menacing – Domestic Violence (added second count of Menacing):

  • WeedenLaw worked with the DA's office and prepared aggressively for trial.
  • All charges dismissed after Motions Hearing and prior to trial.

Client in Aurora Municipal Court was charged with Assault – Domestic Violence. WeedenLaw:

  • WeedenLaw prepared aggressively for trial.
  • All charges dismissed on the day of trial.

Client in Denver County Court was charged with Assault – Domestic Violence:

  • WeedenLaw worked with the City Attorney's office and prepared aggressively for trial.
  • All charges dismissed on the day of trial.
Ask WeedenLaw:

Q. What is the "Victim Rights Act" (VRA) and how might it impact my case?

A. According to the Colorado Division of Criminal Justice: "The purpose of the Victim Rights Act (VRA) Compliance Program at the Office for Victims Programs is to ensure that victims of VRA crimes are afforded their rights as enumerated in the VRA, including the right to be heard at specific stages in the criminal justice process and to be informed of and present at critical stages in the criminal justice process."

All domestic violence cases are governed by the Colorado Victim Rights Act. This act mandates how certain aspects of one of these cases move forward. This includes notifying the named victim of all court dates and getting their feedback on things like modification of protection orders, plea deals, etc. The named victim does not get the final decision in these matters but their feedback is sought and then the Prosecution (and or the Judge) makes their decisions. It also means there is some increased formality in the cases, because of their perceived seriousness, and that includes most judges requiring the Defendant and their attorney to be personally present at all hearings (where sometimes the Defendant can call in if they have a long drive, etc.).

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