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Employee Theft Allegations: Implications and Legal Options

By Colorado Attorney-at-law on March 20, 2024

Workplace employee theft presents a widespread challenge for businesses. It includes various theft activities, and motivations behind such actions range from financial strain to personal gain or dissatisfaction. Both minor pilfering and complex schemes can result in significant economic losses for employers, impacting their income and eroding trust within the organization.

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Posted in: Theft Crime

The Role of Consent in Sex Crime Allegations

By Colorado Attorney-at-law on March 10, 2024

Sexual consent is the unambiguous agreement between individuals to engage in sexual activity. It’s a cornerstone of healthy sexual relationships, ensuring mutual respect and autonomy. Without consent, sexual encounters can lead to emotional trauma, physical harm, and legal consequences.

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Posted in: Sex Crime

Why Domestic Violence Is a Sentencing Enhancement in Colorado

By Colorado Attorney-at-law on February 20, 2024

Colorado is experiencing an alarming surge in domestic violence. The latest report for 2022 exposes a troubling record of 94 domestic violence-related fatalities, surpassing the seven-year average by 1.5 times. The report, issued by the Colorado Domestic Violence Fatality Review Board, reveals that firearms are the primary cause of these fatalities, as reported by the Colorado Domestic Violence Fatality Review Board (CDVFRB).

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Posted in: Domestic Violence

Can You Get a DUI for an Accident That You Didn’t Cause?

By Colorado Attorney-at-law on February 10, 2024

Unfortunately, yes. In Colorado, being involved in a traffic accident with a blood alcohol content (BAC) exceeding the legal limit can result in DUI charges, regardless of whether you committed any traffic violations. Along with the potential criminal charges a DUI brings, testing positive for alcohol at the scene of an accident can bring unprecedented civil challenges.

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Posted in: DUI

The Impact of Child Abuse Allegations on Families

By Colorado Attorney-at-law on January 30, 2024

Child abuse allegations are serious and emotionally charged issues that can affect a family, demanding a sensitive approach in their handling. The repercussions extend far beyond legal implications, delving into the profound emotional turmoil experienced by the accused and their loved ones. In this blog post, we aim to shed light on the necessity for a fair defense, acknowledging the complexities surrounding these allegations and the impact on the lives of everyone involved.

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Posted in: Violent Crime

Defending Against Sex Crime Charges with Sensitivity

By Colorado Attorney-at-law on January 15, 2024

Sexual assault allegations cast a long shadow, leaving indelible marks on the lives of the accused. As of January 2020, the Innocence Project reported 375 DNA exonerations in sex offense cases. Roughly 25% of the wrongfully convicted made false confessions, and 11% pleaded guilty despite being innocent. Sex crimes are often seen as a “taboo” topic, and a conviction can lead to devastating consequences. Therefore, it is important to remain sensitive toward the alleged victim in order to preserve the credibility of a case and the accused’s privacy.

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Posted in: Sex Crime

Defenses and the Subjectivity of Disorderly Conduct Charges

By Colorado Attorney-at-law on December 20, 2023

Disorderly conduct charges are often subjective in nature, relying heavily on the interpretation of both law enforcement officers and witnesses. This subjectivity can provide a valuable opportunity for the defense to capitalize on key aspects of the case, which can increase the chances of a successful outcome for the accused.

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Posted in: Criminal Defense

Defending Against Circumstantial Evidence in Murder Trials

By Colorado Attorney-at-law on December 10, 2023

In murder trials, circumstantial evidence often plays a significant role in shaping the narrative and influencing the jury’s perception. Understanding the prevalence of circumstantial evidence and effectively countering it is crucial for mounting a robust defense.

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Posted in: Violent Crime

Cocaine Crimes and the Negative Stigma Surrounding Users

By Colorado Attorney-at-law on November 30, 2023

Cocaine-related crimes are unfortunately quite common, covering a variety of offenses from possession and distribution to trafficking. Among drug-related crimes, cocaine offenses are particularly notable not only for their frequency but also for the negative stigma attached to those involved.

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Posted in: Drug Crime

No Cheat Codes This Time: Defending “Grand Theft Auto” Charges

By Colorado Attorney-at-law on November 15, 2023

So-called “grand theft auto” charges in Colorado are far from a virtual game; these crimes come with real-world consequences. Defending against grand theft auto charges in Colorado is a serious matter that demands a strategic and comprehensive approach. By understanding the specific elements of motor vehicle theft laws, exploring potential defenses, identifying challenges in the prosecution’s case, and relying on the knowledge of a Summit County defense lawyer, individuals accused of such crimes can navigate the legal system with the best possible chances for a favorable resolution.

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Posted in: Theft Crime