Colorado Criminal Defense Blog

Is Having Sex in a Car Against the Law?

While there is no law that explicitly states that having sex in a car is illegal, there are still ways in which a person might receive criminal charges. For example, there are laws applicable to this situation that prohibit public lewdness. So while car sex is not technically against the law, if you get caught engaging in sexual activity in a car parked in a public place, you might still find yourself in legal trouble.

Just the thought of receiving sex crime charges is a terrifying thing, [..]

When to Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney

If you or a loved one are in legal trouble and face criminal charges, you probably have a lot running through your head. One of the most pressing concerns is likely when to hire a criminal defense attorney, or further, whether you should hire one at all.

There is plenty of evidence that suggests that the best route is to hire a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. Having a defense attorney early on in the process can help better secure your freedom and save you [..]

What is Aggravated Sexual Assault?

In the United States, tens of thousands of Americans receive accusations of sexual assault against them. While there is often merit behind these allegations, some may be completely false or otherwise exaggerated to an extreme. Someone accused of this type of sex crime face a potentially lengthy and arduous uphill battle. The consequences of a sexual assault conviction, no matter the degree, can result in a squandered reputation, job termination, hefty fines, and even jail time. Not only that, but the convicted person will need to register [..]

What You Should Know About Colorado Open Carry Laws

As you likely know, the Second Amendment is a hot topic in the United States. Because of this, state and federal courts have started to crack down on weapon offenses. For this reason, it is extremely important to understand the intricacies and penalties associated with Colorado’s open carry laws. Adhering as closely as possible to gun laws not only keep you and everyone around you safer, but helps you avoid an unfortunate charge. Colorado explicitly recognizes the 2nd Amendment right to bear arms, but it also has [..]

What is the Difference Between First and Second-Degree Murder?

You may be under the impression that all murder is equal and the person who committed the act should face equally harsh penalties. However, according to law, different types of murder have different levels of penalties depending on the facts of the case. The severity of the crime is determined by “degrees.” A murder charge may fall under the first, second, or even sometimes third degree depending on the circumstances surrounding the case. So, what is the difference between first and second-degree murder?

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