Colorado Criminal Defense Blog

Second Degree Assault in Colorado

Second-degree assault occurs whenever a person causes bodily injury to another person when the injury is caused by a deadly weapon. The state of Colorado considers second degree assault a felony. You may suffer serious consequences for felony assault. Often times, Colorado does not take intent into account. Even if you never meant to cause serious bodily harm, more often than not, that doesn’t matter to the prosecutor. 

What’s the Difference Between Misdemeanor and Felony Assault in Colorado?

According to 18-3-203, the main difference between misdemeanor 3rd-degree [..]

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 [..]

Colorado Law: Is It Assault or Is It Battery?

In Colorado, assault and battery are defined and penalized in different ways… and they might not mean what you think they mean. In fact, technically there is no “battery” in our state.

In this post, we’re going to explain the differences in how these acts are charged and interpreted, and let you know how a strong criminal defense strategy from a Denver criminal defense lawyer who knows how to get results can help you achieve the best possible outcome.

Assault in Colorado

Assault involves the intentional or [..]

What is Domestic Assault in Colorado?

Assault charges are serious, but different types of assault cases result in harsher penalties. One of these charges is domestic assault. Domestic violence is a prevalent issue in Denver, and offenders can lose certain rights if they are convicted.

If you have been charged with domestic assault or a related crime, it is important to understand what you are facing and the actions that distinguish domestic assault from less serious crimes. The more you know about the law, the better understanding you will have about your options [..]