Colorado Criminal Defense Blog

What Makes an Assault in Colorado a Domestic Assault?

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 Colorado, 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 [..]

Unjust accusations could leave you needing a defense

As you know, domestic violence negatively affects numerous people across the country. You certainly want victims of such violence to get the help they need and for the abusers to face justice. However, you may face concerns of your own when allegations of abusing your spouse or other family members have unjustly been leveled against you. Because domestic violence can result in criminal charges, you will likely want information on defending against the accusations.

Luckily, when presented with such a predicament, you have various options that could [..]