Colorado Criminal Defense Blog

What to Expect in Juvenile Court

How do you, as a parent, know what to expect in juvenile court? Is juvenile court even something you can mentally prepare yourself for? When your child is in legal trouble, you may not know what to expect. You probably know something about the adult criminal court system, which can be scary even for a seasoned defendant. But juvenile crimes are handled less rigidly than those of adults because the goal is not necessarily to punish a child but rather to guide them toward a productive life [..]

What is Aggravated Assault

Under Colorado law, an aggravated assault is when a person is injured because they are attacked by another person. To determine how serious a prosecutable aggravated assault charge is, it’s necessary to assess whether a weapon was used, the level of injury a victim sustained and the intent behind it.

Colorado Criminal Defense Attorney Explains Aggravated AssaultRepresenting Defendants in the Denver Metro Area and Surrounding Communities

Aggravated assault is measured in degrees, and the penalty is assigned accordingly. Whether the aggravated assault is a 1st [..]

Who Has the Burden of Proof in Criminal Cases

In a criminal trial, the burden of proof always falls on the government—prosecution—who must prove criminal charges against a defendant. In the United States, a defendant is always presumed innocent under any and all circumstances until found guilty under the Constitution’s 5th and 14th amendment protections of due process.

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Colorado Criminal Defense Attorney Explains the Burden of Proof

For an individual to be found guilty in a criminal court, the prosecution must show beyond a reasonable doubt to a [..]

Do I Need A Criminal Lawyer in Colorado?

The answer is a resounding YES.

If you’ve been charged with any crime or suspect you’re going to be arrested, it’s not too soon to retain a criminal defense attorney. While you think you can handle your case alone, the repercussions of not retaining a savvy, experienced criminal defense attorney could make the difference between prison or freedom, a criminal record or not.

Consequences for Criminal Convictions in Colorado

Worst of all, a criminal conviction can take your freedom. Even if you think the charges aren’t serious, [..]

Clear Your Colorado Criminal Record

How do you go about clearing your Colorado criminal record?

For most people, it’s never too late to get a fresh start and move forward with their lives in a direction of their choosing.

Unfortunately, people with criminal records don’t always feel that they have similar opportunities. Past arrests, charges, or convictions may turn off landlords, financial institutions, or employers who could help former offenders get that new start they crave.

Solution for Criminal Records in Colorado

What’s the solution? Getting your record sealed.

Studies from Stanford [..]