Harassment is a Denver crime which is written so broadly that it makes it easy to charge under many circumstances. As a class 3 misdemeanor or class 1 misdemeanor in Colorado, you may risk facing lengthy jail time and fines upon a conviction of Harassment. Always speak with an experienced Harassment criminal defense lawyer in Adams County before speaking to police if facing criminal charges.
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Harassment Definition in Douglas and Jefferson County
In Douglas and Jefferson County, the definition of Harassment, C.R.S. 18-9-111, includes whenever someone, with intent to harass, annoy or alarm another person, he or she:
(a) Strikes, shoves, kicks, or otherwise touches a person or subjects him to physical contact; or
(b) Directs obscene language or makes an obscene gesture to or at another person in public; or
(c) Follows a person in or about a public place; or
(e) Initiates communication with a person or directs language toward another person over the phone or online, or other electronic medium, to harass or threaten bodily injury or property damage, or makes any comment, request, suggestion, or proposal over the phone or online that is obscene; or
(f) Makes a phone ring repeatedly with no purpose of conversation in mind;
(g) Makes repeated communications at inconvenient hours that invade the privacy of another; or
(h) Repeatedly insults, taunts, challenges, or makes communications in offensively coarse language to, another in a manner likely to provoke a violent or disorderly response.
Arapahoe County Harassment Charges Are Easy to File | You Need a Harassment Lawyer to Defend You
In Arapahoe County, Harassment charges are easy to file because of how broad the statute is. Each of the actions listed above can occur in almost any disagreement or argument people have with one another. Pushing someone, calling someone repeatedly and insulting someone in a way that provokes a potential fight are all common behaviors that can occur during an argument. And, they can all warrant Harassment charges. Our criminal defense lawyers believe Harassment is one of the most commonly charged crimes in Colorado, which is why we fight aggressively to defend you against trumped up or exaggerated charges. If you are facing charges or accusations of Harassment anywhere in Colorado, contact the O'Malley Law Office today.
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