Colorado Criminal Defense Blog

What is 2nd Degree Assault in Colorado?

Assault occurs any time one person causes bodily harm to another, or even causes the other person to fear bodily harm. But not all assaults are equal. What do you know about 2nd degree assault in Colorado?

Colorado defines 2nd degree assault as one person intentionally hurting another. However, 2nd degree assault only involves non-serious injuries. More serious injuries could result in a first-degree assault charge. 

In this post, Denver attorney Jeff Weeden will explain second degree assault charges as well as the possible penalties. We’ll also [..]