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Aurora Burglary Lawyer | Entry with Criminal Intent

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Sep 29, 2022 | 0 Comments

When someone in Aurora enters or remains unlawfully on another's property intending to commit a crime, they can be charged with burglary. There are varying degrees of this offense throughout Arapahoe, Adams, and Douglas County. Much depends on the type of property you're accused of entering and t...

1st DUI in Denver | Criminal Defense

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Aug 23, 2022 | 0 Comments

So you've been arrested for your 1st DUI in Denver. Now what? The leading DUI attorneys at Sawyer Legal Group have proven strategies to challenge both the DUI arrest itself and the driver's license suspension you're facing. However, time is of the essence. Operating a vehicle drunk, high, or on o...

Misdemeanor Theft Lawyer in Denver | $300 - $2,000

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Aug 01, 2022 | 0 Comments

In 2022, misdemeanor theft in Denver, Arapahoe, and Adams County took on some new parameters when it comes to possible penalties. If a person is accused of purposefully stealing another's property valued $300 - $1,999, they face a misdemeanor theft charge. A period of county jail and fines can si...

Aurora Domestic Violence Lawyer | Sawyer Legal Group

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Jul 18, 2022 | 0 Comments

Domestic violence in Aurora and throughout Arapahoe County is an aggravating factor that can substantially increase punishment for a crime. If an offense like assault, harassment, or menacing is alleged between spouses, couples, or parents of the same child, a mandatory arrest results, even if th...

Attempted Murder Lawyer in Denver | Class 2 or 3 Felony

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Jun 07, 2022 | 0 Comments

An attempted murder charge in Denver, Jefferson, or Arapahoe County can result when someone tries to take a human life, but the incident doesn't result in death. Charged as either first-degree or second-degree attempted murder (or both), defendants face decades in prison if convicted. Whether you...

Class 6 Felony Defense in Denver | Sawyer Legal Group

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | May 24, 2022 | 0 Comments

Class six felonies are the least serious degree of felony offenses in Denver, Aurora, and Lakewood. However, a conviction can still lead to a prison sentence, parole, and substantial fines. The presence of a felony on a person's record can carry additional ramifications as well, limiting employme...

Forgery Lawyer in Aurora | False Documents

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Mar 04, 2022 | 0 Comments

Anytime someone in Aurora, Centennial, or Englewood creates a fake document intending to defraud another, they run the risk of serious criminal charges. Forging legal documents is often a felony throughout the state of Colorado, while forgery of other items is a misdemeanor. The key elements of t...

Resisting Arrest Lawyer in Fort Collins | CRS 18-8-103

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Jan 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

It is a crime in Larimer, Weld, and Boulder County to use threats, force, or violence while interfering with an arrest. This often occurs because a person or someone close to them objects to the arrest being made and tries to take matters into their own hands. Getting in the way of an arrest is a...

Sex Assault on a Child Defense in Boulder | Under 15

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Dec 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

Sexual assault on a child allegations in Boulder, Longmont, and Superior can destroy your reputation and lead to several years behind bars. Accusations that you sexually touched a younger person under the age of 15 get a great deal of attention from law enforcement and spur a robust investigation...

Denver Lawyer for DUI Causing Injury | CRS 18-3-205

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Dec 03, 2021 | 0 Comments

DUI causing injury is a form of vehicular assault in Denver, Aurora, and Lakewood with significant penalties. With the holiday season in full swing, many motorists are out and about attending events where alcohol is enjoyed with friends and family. Getting behind the wheel too soon after these fe...

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