Colorado Criminal Defense Blog

Felony Probation Violation

One mistake should rarely define a person.  In the event of a felony conviction, that mistake can make it difficult for an individual to efficiently serve their agreed upon sentencing without issue, even in instances where probation is offered.  The concept of probation is designed to allow someone convicted of a crime to remain in the community, as opposed to confined within a prison system.  This arrangement does not come without its own set of challenges.  Often the terms of probation become misunderstood or difficult to [..]

Fighting Felony Drug Charges

Finding yourself facing drug charges is a daunting situation.  There can be numerous questions surrounding your arrest that leave you looking for an ally for representation and guidance.  Below you’ll find some helpful information intended to give you a starting point for building a successful defense and fighting felony drug charges.

What Determines If A Drug Charge Is A Misdemeanor Or Felony?

As with any crime, there are variables that determine the severity of the charges.  For drug possession crimes, a key aspect is the quantity of [..]

24 Hour Attorney in Denver

Do you need a 24 hour attorney in the Denver area?

Law enforcement exists outside the normal 9-to-5 office schedule. Have you ever wondered what you would do if police arrested you in the dead of night, or on a weekend, or a holiday?

Well, now you know: you would call a 24 hour attorney like Jeff Weeden.

But why do you need a 24 hour attorney? Why is it important to have an attorney immediately after police arrest you?

Here, attorney Jeff Weeden will explain why [..]

Can a Felon Hunt in Colorado?

Convicted felons cannot hunt in Colorado using a firearm or bow (because they can’t possess a “deadly weapon.”

Why Can’t Felons Hunt in Colorado?

C.R.S 18-12-108. Possession of weapons by previous offenders prohibits convicted felons from possessing a “deadly weapon.” 18-12-108 reads, in relevant part: (3) A person commits the crime of possession of a weapon by a previous offender if the person knowingly possesses, uses, or carries upon his or her person a firearm as described in section 18-1-901 (3)(h) or any other weapon that is [..]

Shoplifting in Colorado

Being accused of shoplifting in Colorado can be a frightening situation that can be made easier to navigate using WeedenLaw.

For many, shoplifting can create immigration problems or problems with work, and so they look for an attorney to help them through the process.

How are Shoplifting Cases Prosecuted?

Most shoplifting cases are prosecuted in municipal court (larger alleged thefts can be prosecuted in the relevant County or District Courts). An attorney will Enter an Appearance on your behalf and demand “discovery” or the evidence the Prosecution [..]