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Your Guide to Hit and Run Laws in Jefferson County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Apr 02, 2024 | 0 Comments

Hit and run laws in Jefferson County, Colorado prohibit drivers from leaving the scene of traffic accidents. These actions can be a misdemeanor or felony, depending on the extent of injury to others. Jail time, fines, and suspension of your driver's license can all result from a conviction of hit...

DWAI Lawyer in Denver | Driving While Ability Impaired

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Mar 28, 2024 | 0 Comments

Driving a vehicle while you're even slightly affected by alcohol or drugs can lead to DWAI charges in Colorado. Whether the source of your questionable or sporadic behavior behind the wheel is alcohol, marijuana, or prescription medications, DWAI has stiff penalties. On top of possible jail time,...

DV Harassment in Aurora | Domestic Violence Lawyer

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Mar 11, 2024 | 0 Comments

Domestic violence harassment in Aurora, Colorado occurs when someone purposefully troubles their ex, spouse, current or former girlfriend / boyfriend, or co-parent in certain ways. With an intentionally broad definition, harassment can come in many shapes and sizes. Obscene gestures, cyberbullyin...

Essential Guide to Colorado Sex Crime Defense

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Feb 28, 2024 | 0 Comments

Sex crime defense in Colorado is a complex and sensitive area of law that requires a deep understanding of both legal statutes and the nuances of human behavior. With severe penalties and lifelong consequences, being accused of a sex crime can be devastating, making a robust defense essential. I...

2nd Degree Assault Lawyer in Denver | CRS 18-3-203

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Jan 18, 2024 | 0 Comments

2nd degree assault in Denver involves purposefully hurting someone and causing injury. Injuries specific to this degree of assault are moderate and can include things like cuts, scratches, and bruises. Additionally, blocking someone's air pathway by suffocating or strangling them or intentionally...

Criminal Trespassing Charges in Arapahoe County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Jan 09, 2024 | 0 Comments

Criminal trespassing charges can occur in Arapahoe County when someone enters or remains on another's property unlawfully. Sometimes innocent people don't know they're entering private property or don't intend to commit a crime on that property. Unfortunately, they often still face criminal charg...

Denver Theft Attorney

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Jan 05, 2024 | 0 Comments

Theft occurs in Denver, Colorado when someone obtains, keeps, or takes control of an item of value that doesn't belong to them. It is typically charged as either a misdemeanor or felony and consequences largely depend on the value of the item(s) involved. This crime can also be charged in situati...

Witness Tampering Attorney in Arapahoe County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Dec 27, 2023 | 0 Comments

Witness tampering is a crime in Colorado that occurs when someone attempts to influence the decisions of a witness or victim. It is always best to watch what you say around an alleged victim of a crime, a witness, or someone who will be testifying as such in any court proceeding. With consequence...

1st Degree Assault Lawyer in Aurora | CRS 18-3-202

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Dec 20, 2023 | 0 Comments

1st degree assault in Aurora, Colorado is the most serious form of this violent crime. Charges of this nature typically follow when someone is accused of seriously injuring another person intentionally, often with a deadly weapon. While firearms and knives are usually used in a first-degree assau...

Possession of Burglary Tools | Denver Criminal Defense

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Dec 13, 2023 | 0 Comments

Possession of burglary tools is a crime in Denver that involves someone intending to use an item that is meant to break into a business or residence to commit theft. This charge goes beyond simply having these items on your person, and typically results when these tools are present and you're som...

Aurora Domestic Violence Lawyer | Sawyer Legal Group

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Dec 07, 2023 | 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...

Fraudulent Casino Acts Lawyer

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Dec 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

Fraudulent casino acts can occur in Colorado's casinos when someone alters or misrepresents the outcome of games to other players. Additionally, changing a wager or utilizing information not available to other players can lead to criminal charges. Perhaps the most common violation of casino laws ...

Criminal Mischief Defense Lawyer in Jefferson County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Nov 27, 2023 | 0 Comments

Criminal Mischief charges in Jefferson County can result from situations where something of value is damaged or destroyed, even if it was an accident. Other cases involving criminal mischief can include actions like vandalism where property is intentionally destroyed. We often see domestic disput...

Carrying a Concealed Weapon Law in Jefferson County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Nov 13, 2023 | 0 Comments

The carrying a concealed weapon law in Jefferson County makes it unlawful to carry a firearm or knife concealed on your person in many scenarios. Additionally, bringing a firearm or explosive device into a location where government business occurs is also prohibited. When someone carries a weapon...

Disorderly Conduct Attorney in Arapahoe County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Nov 02, 2023 | 0 Comments

Disorderly conduct charges in Arapahoe County can result when typical  daily activities escalate. Instances involving road rage, fighting, and misuse of firearms or weapons can end in criminal penalties. Alcohol is often a factor as well in these situations that include disturbing the peace or ac...

Child Abuse Defense Lawyer in Jefferson County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Oct 24, 2023 | 0 Comments

Child abuse crimes in Jefferson County, Colorado typically involve someone harming a young person under the age of 16. Placing youth in situations that could potentially be harmful also can qualify as child abuse. Depending on injuries and how often the alleged abuse occurred, penalties can inclu...

Drug Possession Lawyer in Denver

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Oct 13, 2023 | 0 Comments

Drug possession charges in Denver can result when someone has controlled substances without a valid prescription from a doctor. Also known as possession for personal use, all types of narcotics (with the exception of marijuana) apply to this particular law. This can be a misdemeanor or felony off...

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