Colorado Criminal Defense Blog

How Colorado Shoplifting Can Easily Lead to Serious Charges

Did you know that more and more often individual shoplifting incidents are being combined into a single charge? Did you know if those incidents are combined, the value of items stolen on individual trips can be added into one grand total which will increase the charges and penalties you face?

This article explains why retail theft is under a microscope today, provides a breakdown of charges and a link to penalties, and points out how shoplifting in Colorado can easily lead to you needing to contact a [..]

Strategies Colorado Prosecutors Use to Prove Intent in Burglary Cases

The crime of burglary involves unlawful or unauthorized entry into a building or structure with the intent to commit a crime after gaining access.

Although burglary is typically associated with theft, it is sometimes done with the intent to commit other crimes. For example, assault, vandalism, or a sex crime.

Burglary Intention in Colorado

If you commit a crime or attempt to do so, the case for burglary is fairly clear-cut, and you will likely face additional charges for these crimes. However, you need not [..]

What You Should Know about Child Pornography Charges in Colorado

Like all states, Colorado prohibits the possession, receipt, production, and distribution of child pornography. Child pornography is prohibited under a broad statute covering the sexual exploitation of children.

Colorado Sex Crime Charges

These sex crimes are broken down into three separate charges, with production and sale more harshly penalized than possession. However, possession of more than 20 items of child pornography or multiple convictions are aggravating factors that result in enhanced sentencing.

Child pornography is on the rise – as are efforts by state and federal law [..]

Everything You Need to Know about Colorado Robbery Charges

What is the legal definition of robbery in Colorado?

“(1) A person who knowingly takes anything of value from the person or presence of another by the use of force, threats, or intimidation commits robbery.

(2) Robbery is a class 4 felony.”

If you are facing robbery charges in Colorado, it’s helpful to know the laws and penalties associated with these offenses. We’ll explain them in this post, along with letting you know what you can do to fight your charges.

Understanding Robbery Laws in Colorado

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