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Is It an Illegal Search for Police to Listen to Calls and Read Emails?

Is It an Illegal Search for Police to Listen to Calls and Read Emails?  A core principle in our laws is that all searches, including those of cell phones, emails, and phone conversations are unreasonable, unless the search or invasion is conducted by a valid warrant. This was upheld in a recent U.S. Supreme Court […]

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Domestic Violence Arrest and Charges in Colorado

Some common defense to domestic violence charges in Colorado You may think that just because the cops came out and eventually arrested you for a domestic violence related charge that you may not have any defenses available.  After all, the cops came out, took statements, arrested you , and took you to jail.   The cops […]

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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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