Any time you are entering upon or staying on the premises of another unlawfully, you can face charges of Third Degree Criminal Trespass. In one recent news story, a man is facing Trespassing charges after entering the premises of another unlawfully. Apparently, the man trespassed on a private gravel road behind a public utilities property in the early morning. In Denver, the man would likely face charges of Third Degree Criminal Trespass, C.R.S. 18-4-504, for his actions.
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Third Degree Criminal Trespass in Douglas and Adams County | Definition of 3rd Degree Trespass
In Douglas and Adams County, the definition of Third Degree Criminal Trespass, C.R.S. 18-4-504, is:
“A person commits the crime of third degree criminal trespass if such person unlawfully enters or remains in or upon premises of another.”
Because the man allegedly unlawfully entered or remained in or upon private property, it would be considered Third Degree Criminal Trespass.
Third Degree Trespassing Petty Offense, Misdemeanor or Felony in Arapahoe County | Intent and Type of Land Matter in Trespassing Cases
In Arapahoe County, depending on the type of land trespassed on and what your intent was behind the trespassing, you can face a petty offense, misdemeanor or felony Third Degree Criminal Trespass charges. For entering or remaining upon the premises of another unlawfully, you will face class 1 petty offense Third Degree Trespass charges. If you trespass on land classified as agricultural with the intent to commit a felony thereon, charges will be increased to a class 5 felony.
Jefferson County Trespass Lawyer | Call the O'Malley Law Office
In Jefferson County, Trespassing can be complex because of the many ways it can be charged. For this reason, it's imperative to have a criminal defense lawyer who is familiar with all of the details Trespassing statutes, as well as possible ways they can help you find a better outcome in your Trespassing case. Act quickly and call the O'Malley Law Office today if you are facing Trespassing charges in Colorado.
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If you are facing Third Degree Criminal Trespass charges in Colorado, you owe it to yourself to come meet one of our lawyers for a free initial consultation. Be smart, exercise your right to remain silent and contact the O'Malley Law Office immediately at 303-830-0880 for a free consultation. Together, we can protect your future.Request a Free Consultation
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