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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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How Alcohol Can Exacerbate Acts of Domestic Violence

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

There is a strong connection between alcohol use and domestic violence. Defendants charged with domestic violence offenses in Colorado are frequently under the influence of alcohol when the incident occurs. When responding to a domestic dispute 911 call, police are much more likely to arrest a suspect who has been drinking.

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