Apr 21 2017

Fort Collins DUI Lawyer | Mandatory Sentence for Felony DUI Charges?

I recently wrote a blog about how Colorado lawmakers are debating changes to the Sexual Exploitation of a Child law to lessen the punishment for teens convicted of consensual sexting. Well, those same lawmakers are at it again, addressing a different law. This time, however, they are moving in a harsher direction for DUIs. Currently, …

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Apr 18 2017

Fort Collins Prohibited Use of Weapons Attorney | Denver Officer’s Illegal Use of His Firearm

Possessing a gun is a big responsibility in Fort Collins, Loveland, and Estes Park. It is an even bigger responsibility when a position of trust accompanies the weapon possession. One Denver police sergeant is feeling the weight of that responsibility after receiving criminal charges for using his weapon inappropriately while on duty. According to the …

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Apr 14 2017

Larimer County Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft Attorney | Man Accused of a Crime Spree and Car Theft in Fort Collins

It’s never a good thing to be charged with a crime in Fort Collins, Loveland, or Estes Park. It’s really not a good thing to be charged with 29 crimes, like a local man who went on what most are referring to as a crime spree last month. According to the news report, the crime …

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Apr 11 2017

Fort Collins Obstructing a Police Officer Attorney | Fort Collins Police Officer’s Use of Force Questioned

As Old Town Fort Collins is heavy with bars, it can also become heavy with drunk people. This keeps the Fort Collins Police on their toes as they are called for bar fights, refusing to leave a bar, and even harassing a bouncer or two. While normally these interactions end with a citation or summons …

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Apr 07 2017

Fort Collins Sexting Attorney | New Law for Consensual Sexting?

While it’s been in the works for some time now, Colorado lawmakers are currently revisiting the Sexual Exploitation of a Child law especially as it pertains to teenagers and sexting. Currently, if a Fort Collins, Loveland, or Estes Park teenager under the age of 18 sends a naked picture or receives a naked picture from …

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Apr 04 2017

Mandatory Protection and Restraining Orders in Larimer County

In all criminal cases in Larimer County, a Mandatory Protection / Restraining Order – C.R.S. 18-1-1001 will be issued. Here are a few examples of offenses for which it is mandatory that the judge issue a restraining order in Fort Collins, Estes Park and Windsor: Domestic Violence – C.R.S. 18-6-800.3 Assault – C.R.S. 18-3-202 Child …

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Mar 31 2017

Fort Collins Second Degree Assault Attorney | Exercise Is Supposed to Make You Happy, Not Commit Criminal Mischief

As the brilliant lawyer Elle Woods said in the movie Legally Blonde, “Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy. Happy people don’t shoot their husbands, they just don’t.” Who can argue with legal reasoning like that? Well, I think this Jefferson County mountain biker can. According to the news report, the biker was climbing …

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Mar 28 2017

Fort Collins Resisting Arrest Attorney | When You Call Police for Help and End Up in Handcuffs

You would be shocked how many people come into our Fort Collins office facing criminal charges after they were the ones who called the police for help. It happens all the time. People reach out to the Larimer County Sheriff or Fort Collins Police Department asking for help with an escalated situation and the responding …

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Mar 24 2017

Drug / Alcohol Addiction and Crime: We Are Here to Help in Larimer County

Addiction to illegal substances is often the reason why people commit crimes in Larimer County. Recently, a news source reported that a police officer shot a burglary suspect. According to reports, a woman called 911 because there was a man with a knife who was trying to get into her house. When police arrived, they …

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Mar 21 2017

Loveland Assault and Harassment Attorney | Officer Charged with Using Excessive Force

Excessive force allegations have been a very common thread in many news stories of late. Tensions are high between law enforcement and the community, and sometimes those tensions lead to actions that are beyond what was appropriate to the situation. A Loveland Police sergeant is facing charges for Third Degree Assault and Harassment after an …

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