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Guide to Felony Theft Charges in Colorado

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Aug 07, 2020 | 0 Comments

Felony theft in Colorado occurs when property worth $2,000 or more is intentionally stolen. This even includes taking items that are co-owned without permission. Additionally, acts of pick-pocketing or stealing from the elderly or those with a disability are also felony theft. The total value of ...

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

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Jul 31, 2020 | 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,...

DWAI Lawyer in Denver | Driving While Ability Impaired

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Jul 13, 2020 | 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,...

Construction Trust Fund Theft | Denver Defense Attorney

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Jul 09, 2020 | 0 Comments

Construction trust fund theft in Denver is an offense that can sneak up on contractors and those in the construction business. Treated as a theft crime, the large values involved in these jobs can leave contractors facing stiff penalties for violations. When a builder or project manager receives ...

Your Guide to Hit and Run Laws in Jefferson County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Jul 05, 2020 | 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...

Healthcare Fraud Attorney in Denver | False Claims

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Jun 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Healthcare fraud in Denver involves filing false health insurance claims or using another's healthcare information. Staging an incident and claiming injury is another way to end up with criminal charges. Even medical providers can get caught in these fraudulent acts by falsely billing an insuranc...

A Guide to Denver Marijuana Laws | Possession & Use

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Jun 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Denver marijuana laws place particularly strict regulations on the amount someone can possess, selling the drug, and cultivation. Criminal charges can result when people ignore or intentionally violate the limitations surrounding marijuana in Colorado. Interestingly, marijuana is still a Schedule...

Disorderly Conduct Defense in Jefferson County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Jun 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

There are quite a lot of actions that can result in disorderly conduct charges in Jefferson County, Colorado. Disturbing the peace in some way or being drunk in public are common instances of disorderly conduct. Sometimes, defendants are completely unaware as to how their behavior could've result...

Child Enticement Charges in Jefferson County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Jun 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Inviting a young person under the age of 15 somewhere with sexual intent can lead to child enticement charges. Whether done electronically or in-person in Jefferson County, it is risky to persuade a child to enter any secluded location. Young teens can often misinterpret an adult's intentions or ...

Your Guide to DUI Charges in Jefferson County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Jun 11, 2020 | 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...

Posting a Private Image for Harassment in Denver

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Jun 07, 2020 | 0 Comments

Posting or sending private pictures of someone without their permission is unlawful in Denver. If these actions are done in an attempt to harass the subject of the photos, criminal charges often follow. This crime is also known as revenge porn as it sometimes involves a former lover seeking reven...

Colorado Riot Lawyer

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Jun 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

Engaging in protests in Colorado can end in criminal charges if participants aren't careful. More severe rioting offenses can lead to a significant period of time in jail and steep fines. These offenses escalate when a deadly weapon comes into play. As protests remain consistent throughout Colora...

Denver Resisting Arrest Attorney

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | May 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Whenever a person uses threats, force, or violence to prevent police from arresting them or another, criminal charges can result. There are serious penalties associated with this crime in addition to the underlying offense that led to arrest. Even in cases where someone believes an unlawful arres...

Sexual Exploitation of a Child Defense in Denver

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | May 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

When a person has in their possession, creates, or sends pornographic material involving anyone under the age of 18 they can be charged with sexual exploitation of a child. When these materials exist for a person's sexual gratification, damaging ramifications can follow. Nationwide, sexual exploi...

Misdemeanor Theft Attorney in Adams County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | May 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Intentionally stealing someone's property is a misdemeanor in Thornton, Brighton, and Commerce City when the value is under $2k. An item's worth makes quite a difference when it comes to consequences of theft in Colorado. While times are tough for many, resorting to taking another's property can ...

Driving Under Restraint Attorney in Lakewood

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | May 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Driving when your license is revoked or suspended can lead to a driving under restraint charge in Jefferson County, Colorado. In situations where a driver's license was suspended due to an alcohol or drug related issue, penalties increase. Driving unlawfully after a DUI, DWAI, or vehicular assaul...

Public Indecency Law in Lakewood | CRS 18-7-301

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | May 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Certain acts involving nudity or sexual activity in public violate Colorado's public indecency law. Showing your intimate parts or genitals in view of others can have difficult consequences. This includes engaging in sex with someone in public as well. From hotel lobbies to parks and even your pa...

3 Things to Know About the Age of Consent in Colorado

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | May 07, 2020 | 0 Comments

The age of consent is critical when it comes to sexual behavior throughout the state of Colorado. It can be the difference between no criminal record and a felony sex offense requiring prison and sex offender registration. While the age of consent in Denver, Colorado Springs, and Fort Collins is ...

Prohibited Use of Weapons Law in Adams County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Apr 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

The prohibited use of weapons law in Adams County, Colorado makes it unlawful to aim or shoot a firearm at another person. Throwing specific weapons at someone is also a crime in Thornton, Commerce City, and Brighton. While many weapons are responsibly used for self-defense, security, or sport, t...

Sexual Assault Defense Attorney in Jefferson County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Apr 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Sexual assault in Jefferson County, Colorado can include several different unlawful behaviors. While acts of rape are a more obvious form of this sex crime, other actions taken when consent is in question can result in crippling criminal charges. Intoxication or unconsciousness automatically elim...

Illegal Discharge of a Firearm Law in Arapahoe County

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Apr 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

The illegal discharge of a firearm law in Colorado makes it unlawful to fire a gun into occupied dwellings or vehicles. In cases of something like a drive-by shooting, this is done intentionally. However, sometimes a weapon goes off accidentally and the bullet enters one of these structures. With...

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