Colorado Criminal Defense Blog

24 Hour Attorney in Denver

Do you need a 24 hour attorney in the Denver area?

Law enforcement exists outside the normal 9-to-5 office schedule. Have you ever wondered what you would do if police arrested you in the dead of night, or on a weekend, or a holiday?

Well, now you know: you would call a 24 hour attorney like Jeff Weeden.

But why do you need a 24 hour attorney? Why is it important to have an attorney immediately after police arrest you?

Here, attorney Jeff Weeden will explain why [..]

Can a Felon Hunt in Colorado?

Convicted felons cannot hunt in Colorado using a firearm or bow (because they can’t possess a “deadly weapon.”

Why Can’t Felons Hunt in Colorado?

C.R.S 18-12-108. Possession of weapons by previous offenders prohibits convicted felons from possessing a “deadly weapon.” 18-12-108 reads, in relevant part: (3) A person commits the crime of possession of a weapon by a previous offender if the person knowingly possesses, uses, or carries upon his or her person a firearm as described in section 18-1-901 (3)(h) or any other weapon that is [..]

False Sexual Assault Allegations: What To Do When You’ve Been Falsely Accused

False sexual assault allegations–believe it or not, these come around a lot more than the general public would like to believe. You’ve found yourself in this nightmare scenario, being on the wrong side of false sexual assault allegations. And, quite frankly, it’s a situation for which no one can adequately prepare for. We’ll walk you through the steps of what to do when you’ve been falsely accused of sexual assault.

Unfortunately, many situations exist that can lead to this horrible scenario:

    Mischaracterized consensual contact Misidentification by an
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COVID-19 Issues in Criminal Defense Matters

Can a lawyer help during the COVID-19 environment, and how have things changed?

UPDATE as of May 7, 2020:

General Order 2020-8 continues all civil and criminal trials scheduled to commence now through July 6, 2020, subject to further order of the presiding judicial officer.

There is much I can do to help folks out, maybe more now than ever. The Criminal Justice system is in a very fluid place. Just two weeks ago I had a Denver Police Officer screaming on the phone threatening to “destroy” [..]

Colorado Restraining Order

Restraining orders in Colorado are demands issued by the courts that mandate an alleged abuser to avoid contact with the alleged victim. Restraining orders (sometimes called protective orders) are put in place to protect the innocent from domestic abuse situations or other threats.

In Colorado, anyone fearing for their safety can apply for a restraining order from the local court. From here, the judge may issue a temporary restraining order or permanent restraining order.

    What is a Restraining Order in Colorado? Grounds for a Restraining Order What
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