Colorado Criminal Defense Blog

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 [..]

Domestic Violence Defense Strategies In Colorado

In Colorado, domestic violence is defined as an act or threatened act of violence upon a person with whom the actor is or has been involved in a relationship including spouses, former spouses, past or present unmarried couples, co-parents, or a co-habitant when the violent or threatening act is used to coerce, control, punish, intimidate or seek revenge.

When marital or family disputes go beyond a simple argument and a spouse or family member loses control, a verbal disagreement can become physical. With emotions running high, especially [..]

Who Has the Burden of Proof in Criminal Cases

In a criminal trial, the burden of proof always falls on the government—prosecution—who must prove criminal charges against a defendant. In the United States, a defendant is always presumed innocent under any and all circumstances until found guilty under the Constitution’s 5th and 14th amendment protections of due process.

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Colorado Criminal Defense Attorney Explains the Burden of Proof

For an individual to be found guilty in a criminal court, the prosecution must show beyond a reasonable doubt to a [..]

Do I Need A Criminal Lawyer in Colorado?

The answer is a resounding YES.

If you’ve been charged with any crime or suspect you’re going to be arrested, it’s not too soon to retain a criminal defense attorney. While you think you can handle your case alone, the repercussions of not retaining a savvy, experienced criminal defense attorney could make the difference between prison or freedom, a criminal record or not.

Consequences for Criminal Convictions in Colorado

Worst of all, a criminal conviction can take your freedom. Even if you think the charges aren’t serious, [..]

Knowing the Types of Domestic Violence Could Help Your Defense

Domestic violence negatively affects numerous people across the country, and often, individuals can suffer from this type of abuse for years and continue to suffer even after they have escaped the situation. While this is the side of the narrative most often described, another side to the story could include a person who has faced negative impacts to his or her life due to someone bringing false accusations of abuse against him or her.

Understandably, most people want to believe someone claiming to be a victim of [..]