Colorado Criminal Defense Blog

5 Do’s and Don’ts for Parents of Addicted Adults

Dealing with addiction is never an easy task. It can lead to health problems, poverty, legal trouble, and more. It is especially hard to cope with when it is your own child who is struggling. It’s easy to let confusion, anger, or blame take over. It is also easy for parents of addicted adults to feed into the behavior without realizing. 

When your child is an adult, finding the balance between discipline and freedom is tricky. Just as there is no cure for addiction, there is no [..]

What is Involuntary Manslaughter?

Someone who kills another person can be charged with involuntary manslaughter. This type of charge differs from a murder charge because it lacks criminal intent. This means that the act was not intentional, but rather an accident of recklessness or negligence. This charge holds the least amount of accountability for a homicidal death. In this blog you’ll find everything you need to know about involuntary manslaughter in Colorado and what to do if you face charges. For further information, contact experienced Denver criminal defense attorney Jeff Weeden [..]

Can You Get Caught Shoplifting Weeks Later? Shoplifting Charges After Leaving Store

You can still be arrested for shoplifting after leaving the store without getting caught. If you are accused of shoplifting, the attorneys at Weeden advise you to contact us for a free consultation as soon as possible. As experienced criminal defense attorneys, we understand how to prepare and defend shoplifting or theft charges.

What is considered Shoplifting?

Shoplifting is when someone takes an item from a store without paying for it. According to state law, shoplifting involves any of the following:

    Stealing merchandise Removing an item

What is Second Degree Sexual Assault?

Colorado defines sexual assault (rape) as any forced or non-consensual act of sexual penetration. Almost all forms of sexual assault are felonies in Colorado. The degree of sexual assault refers to the class of felony for the crime. Second degree sexual assault refers to a Class 2 felony. If you are facing Colorado sexual assault charges, you need an experienced defense attorney with a proven track record of success.

Anyone who commits sexual intrusion or penetration on a victim has committed sexual assault if:

    It was against

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 [..]