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Harassment Charges in Adams County | CRS 18-9-111

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | May 17, 2023 | 0 Comments

Harassment charges in Adams County, Colorado can result when someone intentionally annoys or alarms another using physical contact, obscene gestures, or repeated communication. Many other actions apply to harassment as well, such as following someone in a public place, continuously taunting them,...

3rd Degree Burglary Charges in Denver | CRS 18-4-204

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

3rd degree burglary charges in Denver can result when someone breaks into an item that houses money or valuables. There must be intent to commit a crime in doing so, such as theft. Lockers, cash registers, safes, and vaults are common items that are broken into to obtain whatever is insi...

Boulder Enticement of a Child Attorney | CRS 18-3-305

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Apr 12, 2023 | 0 Comments

Enticement of a child is an offense in Colorado that often occurs from messaging young teens. Inviting a child 14 or younger to meet in Boulder or Longmont for sexual contact is unlawful, even if no sexual contact occurs. Invitations themselves sometimes include a suggestion to meet in a house, a...

Fraud and Deceit Attorney in Arapahoe County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Apr 05, 2023 | 0 Comments

Prescription Drug Fraud occurs in Arapahoe County when someone uses fraud, deceit, or forgery to obtain prescription drugs. Those that are desperate or addicted to these substances can face especially steep penalties should they try to acquire them illegally. Sadly, more and more people are facin...

Aggravated Robbery Attorney in Denver

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

Aggravated Robbery is a crime in Denver, and throughout Colorado, that involves both the act of taking something of value from another, coupled with the use or threat of a deadly weapon. A woman was recently arrested on suspicion of aggravated robbery in Lone Tree dating back to a parking lot sho...

Your Guide to DUI Charges in Jefferson County

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

With summer weather upon us, more and more drivers are hitting the road. Whether you're heading to a campsite, going to a friend's house for a small get-together, or venturing out to a restaurant you haven't been to in a while, drinking and driving can be costly. Maybe you're avoiding rideshare d...

Your Guide to Colorado’s Assault Laws

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Mar 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

Assault charges in Denver, Aurora, and Lakewood can result from causing bodily injury to another person. If the actions were done knowingly, recklessly, or intentionally, a wide range of criminal penalties are possible. Colorado's assault laws are complex and charges differ based on intent, prese...

Third-Degree Assault Attorney in Lakewood

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Mar 06, 2023 | 0 Comments

Third-degree assault in Lakewood, Colorado usually involves non-serious injuries. When someone wrongfully hurts another and that injury isn't serious, 3rd degree assault charges can result. Negligently injuring someone with a deadly weapon is also considered assault in the third degree in Colorad...

Stalking Law in Jefferson County

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

The stalking law in Jefferson County, Colorado prohibits the behavior of making a credible threat, followed by repeated actions that cause emotional distress. When a victim claims that a threat has been made alongside behaviors that have caused fear, impactful criminal charges can result. Accusat...

Child Sex Assault Charges | Denver Criminal Defense

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Feb 03, 2023 | 0 Comments

Child sex assault charges in Denver, Lakewood, and Aurora can result from allegations of any sexual contact with children under 15. A four year age gap or more makes even touching private parts over the clothes unlawful when these age parameters exist. Whether a young teenager consents to these a...

Denver Criminal Mischief Lawyers | Sawyer Legal Group

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Nov 30, 2022 | 0 Comments

A criminal mischief charge in Denver usually stems from allegations that you damaged someone's property. This can include destruction of a person's personal belongings, their vehicle, or even real estate. Items or property you co-own with another person aren't protected from criminal charges like...

3rd Degree Assault in Boulder | Criminal Lawyer

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

Have you been accused of causing someone's bodily injury in Boulder or Longmont? If so, Sawyer Legal Group can help. This extraordinary risk misdemeanor carries some impactful penalties. Third degree assault charges can follow after heated arguments that become physical, altercations during a nig...

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...

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