It's never easy when one of your family members is charged with a crime, let alone convicted of a crime. Emotions run high and sometimes cause tension between all involved in the case. According to one news story, a mother was likely emotional after her son was convicted for and sentenced to life in prison for murder. Apparently, she was emotional to the point of calling a juror from her son's murder trial and threatening to kill her. The mother allegedly called the juror to try to persuade the juror to get an attorney to reduce her son's murder sentence. But, the juror refused to help her. After refusing to help the mother, the mother got angry and threatened to kill her. In Denver, Routt County and every other county in Colorado, the mother would likely face charges of Retaliation Against a Juror, C.R.S. 18-8-706.5.
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Retaliation Against a Juror Douglas County Lawyer | Definition of Retaliation Against a Juror
Retaliation Against a Juror, C.R.S. 18-8-706.5, charges occur in Douglas County and across Colorado whenever:“
“An individual uses a threat, act or harassment as defined in section 18-9-111, or act of harm or injury upon any person or property, which action is directed to or committed upon a juror who has served for a criminal or civil trial involving the individual or a person or persons on whose behalf the individual is acting, a member of the juror's family, an individual in close relationship to the juror, or an individual residing in the same household with the juror, as retaliation or retribution against such juror.”
Because the mother threatened to kill a juror who served for a criminal trial as retaliation against the juror, she would face charges of Retaliation Against a Juror.
Retaliation Against a Juror Sentence in Arapahoe and Adams County
In Arapahoe and Adams County, Colorado, Retaliation Against a Juror is a class 3 felony. A class 3 felony is subject to up to 12 years in the Colorado Department of Corrections and up to $750,000 in fines. If you are facing any charges or accusations of Retaliation Against a Juror in Colorado, involve an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately.
Retaliation Against a Witness or Victim – Charged Under Similar Circumstances in Jefferson County
In a criminal case in Jefferson County, sometimes there is also tension towards witnesses, victims, their family members or other people the witnesses or victims are in close relationship with. If any threat, act of harassment, or act of harm or injury is involved, Retaliation Against a Witness or Victim charges can be filed. The definition of Retaliation Against a Witness or Victim, C.R.S. 18-8-706, is:“
“An individual commits retaliation against a witness or victim if such person uses a threat, act of harassment as defined in section 18-9-111, or act of harm or injury upon any person or property, which is directed to or committed upon a witness or victim to any crime, an individual whom the person believes has been or would have been called to testify as a witness or victim, a member of the witness' family, a member of the victim's family, an individual in close relationship to the witness or victim, an individual residing in the same household with the witness or victim, as retaliation or retribution against such witness or victim.”
Retaliation Against a Witness or Victim is also a class 3 felony in Colorado.
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