Colorado Criminal Defense Blog

Solicitation of Prostitution in Colorado

Despite the somewhat widespread opinion that prostitution and the solicitation of prostitution are not significant offenses, the state of Colorado prosecutes both very seriously. 

What is Solicitation of Prostitution in Colorado?

Solicitation occurs when someone induces or convinces another person to commit a crime. Solicitation of prostitution is the most common form of solicitation. 

Someone can be guilty of solicitation of prostitution if they solicit someone else for sexual acts in return for money. Or, solicit someone else for money in return for sexual acts. Therefore, both [..]

Legal Defense for Shoplifting in Colorado

While it can be tempting to view shoplifting as a juvenile and inconsequential infraction, the state of Colorado can pursue jail time and enforce significant fines for those convicted of shoplifting. Colorado shoplifting laws also allow merchants to sue shoplifters for various damages in civil court. 

Shoplifting charges can be quite serious, and the consequences can be equally so. If you are facing shoplifting charges in Colorado, an experienced defense attorney can help ensure the best possible outcome for you.

Colorado Shoplifting Laws

Colorado shoplifting laws are [..]

Consequences of Sexting in Colorado

Cell phones have become not only ubiquitous, but their capabilities have outstripped anything their earliest users may have ever dreamed. This includes, of course, the ability to take and transmit high-quality videos and photographs instantly, with relative ease. Irregardless, sexting in Colorado comes with its fair share of penalties.

This ability has spawned the phenomena of “sexting”. Where people send suggestive or nude photos to others using their cell phones. 

Colorado doesn’t recognize sexting between consenting adults as a crime.

However, the letter of the law becomes [..]

Restraining Orders in Colorado

A civil protection order, otherwise known as a civil restraining order is a court order issued to protect the person seeking the order from abuse, harassment, stalking, threats, or intimidation by the person the order is sought against.

It is often sought by victims of domestic abuse, though these victims are not the only individuals to which civil protection orders can be granted. Civil restraining orders can also be granted to victims of sexual assault, unlawful sexual contact, or anyone under fear of personal injury or arm. [..]

Colorado Arrest Warrant

An arrest warrant, in Colorado, gives the arresting officer the authority to arrest you. This is on the grounds that they believe that you are committing a criminal offense. The officer can then go into your home, workplace, or other places that he/she believes you  may be in order to execute the arrest warrant and take you into custody.

Once you’re arrested, you may then be allowed out on bail. This varies depending on the type and severity of crime that you’re accused of committing, along with [..]