Colorado Criminal Defense Blog

Solicitation of Prostitution in Colorado

Despite the somewhat widespread opinion that prostitution and the solicitation of prostitution are not significant offenses, the state of Colorado prosecutes both very seriously. 

What is Solicitation of Prostitution in Colorado?

Solicitation occurs when someone induces or convinces another person to commit a crime. Solicitation of prostitution is the most common form of solicitation. 

Someone can be guilty of solicitation of prostitution if they solicit someone else for sexual acts in return for money. Or, solicit someone else for money in return for sexual acts. Therefore, both [..]

Legal Defense for Shoplifting in Colorado

While it can be tempting to view shoplifting as a juvenile and inconsequential infraction, the state of Colorado can pursue jail time and enforce significant fines for those convicted of shoplifting. Colorado shoplifting laws also allow merchants to sue shoplifters for various damages in civil court. 

Shoplifting charges can be quite serious, and the consequences can be equally so. If you are facing shoplifting charges in Colorado, an experienced defense attorney can help ensure the best possible outcome for you.

Colorado Shoplifting Laws

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Consequences of Sexting in Colorado

Cell phones have become not only ubiquitous, but their capabilities have outstripped anything their earliest users may have ever dreamed. This includes, of course, the ability to take and transmit high-quality videos and photographs instantly, with relative ease. Irregardless, sexting in Colorado comes with its fair share of penalties.

This ability has spawned the phenomena of “sexting”. Where people send suggestive or nude photos to others using their cell phones. 

Colorado doesn’t recognize sexting between consenting adults as a crime.

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What Happens When You Get an MIP in Colorado

For a teenager, having a quick beer at a party may not seem like a big deal. When the police get involved, however, what seemed like just another party often leaves minors saddled with a MIP charge. Most find themselves wondering what happens next.

Though this can be scary and certainly nothing to laugh at, it also isn’t likely to ruin your life if handled quickly and efficiently, by a professional. Here’s what happens when you get an MIP in Colorado:

What is a MIP in Colorado?

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DWAI vs DUI Colorado

In Colorado, there are three different offenses associated with driving while impaired:

    Driving under the influence (DUI)Driving while ability impaired (DWAI)DUI per se

Since all three of these are typically misdemeanor offenses, they do not always result in jail time or significant fines. However, depending on the number of DUIs you have been charged with in the past, a DUI or a DWAI could result in a suspension of your license, and will certainly go on your record. 

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