Colorado Criminal Defense Blog

Second Degree Assault in Colorado

Second-degree assault occurs whenever a person causes bodily injury to another person when the injury is caused by a deadly weapon. The state of Colorado considers second degree assault a felony. You may suffer serious consequences for felony assault. Often times, Colorado does not take intent into account. Even if you never meant to cause serious bodily harm, more often than not, that doesn’t matter to the prosecutor. 

What’s the Difference Between Misdemeanor and Felony Assault in Colorado?

According to 18-3-203, the main difference between misdemeanor 3rd-degree [..]