Colorado Criminal Defense Blog

Colorado Criminal Case Records—How To Keep Them Private

Though it can be difficult to keep your criminal charges private in Colorado, under certain conditions, it is possible.

Colorado Criminal Records and Privacy

As you know, a criminal record can negatively affect your life in a variety of important ways and prevent you from acquiring employment and housing, admittance to colleges and universities, denial of certain professional licenses, loan denials and a compromised reputation.

Before the internet, complex bureaucratic hurdles had to be jumped to get access to a person’s criminal history. But these days most [..]

Clear Your Colorado Criminal Record

How do you go about clearing your Colorado criminal record?

For most people, it’s never too late to get a fresh start and move forward with their lives in a direction of their choosing.

Unfortunately, people with criminal records don’t always feel that they have similar opportunities. Past arrests, charges, or convictions may turn off landlords, financial institutions, or employers who could help former offenders get that new start they crave.

Solution for Criminal Records in Colorado

What’s the solution? Getting your record sealed.

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How to Learn Whether or Not You Have a Colorado Criminal Record

Do you have a criminal record?

You may think that the answer to that question should be obvious, but many people have a mistaken notion of how criminal records are created in Colorado.

In this post, we’ll explain what causes you to get a criminal record, how to run a background check on yourself to learn if you’ve got one, and whether you can get your record sealed or expunged.

How You Get a Criminal Record in Colorado

First, let’s clear up the most common myth: you [..]

Do You Qualify to Get Your Colorado Criminal Record Expunged?

One of the most devastating consequences of legal trouble isn’t even mentioned at sentencing: long after all is said and done, you’ll be left with a criminal record that comes back to haunt you. For the rest of your life.

How? A criminal record can compromise many important aspects of your everyday life, including employment, housing, loans, higher education – even dating.

Expungement in Denver

Fortunately, depending on the circumstances of your run-in with the law, you may qualify to get your criminal record expunged so that [..]