Category: arrest

Changes to Felony Theft Laws In Colorado

What is considered felony theft charges in Colorado? Felony Theft, sometimes called felony grand theft in Colorado is typically defined by the amount of the property or money involved and is found in C.R.S. 18-4-401.  If the amount allegedly to have been taken is over $2,000, than you may be charged with felony theft or […]

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Act in Self-Defense in Colorado; but still being charged with a crime?

Act in Self-Defense; but still being charged with a crime? Even if you believe that force, deadly or otherwise, was justified, that does not mean that you will not be charged with the crime.  Many times if the use of force was or was not justified is a question for the jury.  This is what […]

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Arrested for Felony Assault in Colorado – important information you must know

If you are arrested for felony assault in Colorado, there are many questions that you probably have and information that you must know.   Beside facing potential felony charges- you also face a crime of violence.  There is a range of severity in assault charges in Colorado, depending on the facts and circumstances of the incident, […]

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Arrested For Domestic Violence – what happens next?

After you have been arrested for a domestic violence related charge, you may not know what is the procedure or how to defend the charges.  This post seeks to talk about what happens after an arrest for domestic violence in Colorado.  Click the link for more information on domestic violence laws. Immediately after a domestic […]

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DUI Evidence in Colorado used for DUI arrest and DUI charges

DUI Evidence used to convict you of a Colorado DUI or DWAI DUI EVIDENCE  – prior to police contact Even before an officer approaches your car – the DUI  investigation begins and DUI evidence is being collected.  Officers are known to frequent areas around popular bars and establishments and just wait for someone to drive […]

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Colorado Bail Bonds – what happens after you are arrested

Colorado Bail Bonds You have just been arrested – you call your friend or family member, but what happens?  What do you need to do?  What should you tell them?  Your first thought is probably, how can I get out of jail?  This post is to provide some information about arrests and release from custody […]

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If I Missed a Court Date, Could I have Arrest Warrants in Colorado?

 Could I have arrest Warrants in Colorado if I don’t appear at a court hearing? Yes, if you fail to appear at any court date for any reason arrest warrants may be issued.  Depending on the severity of your case and the type of release you were on, you may have to spend significant time […]

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Can I Have the Domestic Violence Charges Dropped

I don’t want the case to be prosecuted – why won’t DA drop the domestic violence charges? Commonly, this question comes up in domestic violence charges or a theft from a family member prosecution.   After a loved one is arrested; regardless of the validity of the charges, family members tend to want to avoid getting […]

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It’s a First Offense Shoplifting- What Happens if I Get Caught Shoplifting in Colorado?

I got caught shoplifting, what will happen to me? Shoplifting, even a first offense, is charged as a theft offense in Colorado, even if you gave the merchandise back.  Giving the items back does not mean that you cannot be charged or even convicted of shoplifting.  It could mean that you would not have to […]

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I wasn’t read my Miranda rights – will my case be dismissed (MIRANDA)

As a criminal defense attorney there is one question that I get over and over again they [police] didn’t read me my Miranda Rights, can’t we get the case dismissed or my rights were violated, shouldn’t my case be dismissed.  WRONG. Police are NOT required to give you a Miranda warning, UNLESS both of the […]

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