Colorado Criminal Defense Blog

What You Should Know About Colorado Open Carry Laws

As you likely know, the Second Amendment is a hot topic in the United States. Because of this, state and federal courts have started to crack down on weapon offenses. For this reason, it is extremely important to understand the intricacies and penalties associated with Colorado’s open carry laws. Adhering as closely as possible to gun laws not only keep you and everyone around you safer, but helps you avoid an unfortunate charge. Colorado explicitly recognizes the 2nd Amendment right to bear arms, but it also has [..]

How Do I Fight a False Arrest?

If you were the victim of false arrest, find out more about how you can fight it here in this blog from Denver criminal defense attorney Jeff Weeden. 

What is a legal arrest?

An arrest is generally made after a judge or magistrate grants a warrant to the police. The warrant authorizes the detention of an individual. Arrests may be made without warrants if the authorities have probable cause, or there are extenuating circumstances at the time of the arrest.

Probable cause means that the police officer [..]

So You’ve Been Served A Notice of Hearing After A Wildlife Violation. What Now?

Have you ever gotten a notice of hearing after a wildlife violation?

Documents like the notice of hearing are designed to give you all the information you need in one place. This sounds convenient, yet they often use language that can be tricky to understand. 

Jeff Weeden is a criminal defense attorney in the Denver area, representing clients in wildlife and fishery violations. If you’ve found yourself in a position where there’s a chance the state could suspend your license, we’re going to break down your notice [..]