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Adjustments May Be Coming to Colorado Sexting Laws
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Sometimes, technology moves too fast for lawmakers to keep up. When old laws have to be applied to new trends, people may face wildly unfair punishments as lawmakers debate the right penalties and work to change rules and regulations.
 
Law enforcement officials, school administrators, parents, and teens faced this exact conundrum not long ago when a “sexting” scandal rocked Cañon City High School.
Hundreds of students were caught consensually… Continue reading this article

Charged for Using a Phone? If Drug Crimes Are Involved, Yes
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The everyday items that play a part in drug crimes are very important to law enforcement officials. Because of this, they are legally allowed to confiscate items such as cars, homes, and cash that could have been used in the drug crimes.
 
If an item like a phone is used, not only will that item be confiscated… it will also add more criminal charges to the individual’s record.… Continue reading this article

How Coloradans Can Properly Put Out Fires This Summer
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As the snow begins to melt from the mountains and the weather starts to heat up, many Coloradoans will be heading out for camping trips, enjoying nights around a warm fire and experiencing all that nature has to offer in our gorgeous state.
 
As Colorado begins to lift bans on areas where residents can have fires, however, it’s important to refresh your knowledge on how to properly put out… Continue reading this article

Arrests from 2015 Colorado Prescription Drug Fraud Keep Coming
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In 2015, investigators discovered that 97 fraudulent prescriptions were made under the same name. The prescription pad belonged to a nurse practitioner around Colorado Springs, who claimed to have never issued the prescriptions or even knew many of the patients listed to receive them. She had, however, recently fired an employee who was later linked back to the scandal.
 
This was not a one-time case of prescription drug… Continue reading this article

Why Should I Get My Criminal Record Expunged in Colorado?
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So you’ve been charged with a crime. As you prepare for trial, you likely have penalties like jail time or heavy fees on your mind. What many people don’t realize, though, is that even once they have served their time, they will still face the surprisingly impactful consequence of lugging around a criminal record.
 
Why is this a big deal?
 
Criminal records are public online. Anyone – from… Continue reading this article

Is Body Slamming a “Standard Arrest Technique” in Colorado?
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In recent years, police brutality and questions over excessive use of force have been heavily featured in local and national news. It seems like hardly a week has gone by without a new video of a citizen being shot, beaten, or otherwise assaulted by an officer, with “he said, she said” stories to go along.
 
One recent video from Colorado involves a 22-year-old student being body slammed to… Continue reading this article

Your Kid Was Caught with Weed or Alcohol in Colorado… Now What?
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No parent wants to face that moment where they have to pick their kid up from the police station because they were caught drinking or carrying marijuana. It’s scary. It’s embarrassing. You’re mad at your child and worried for them at the same time. What is this going to mean for their future?
 
Obviously, breaking the law in any way is not a good move for your child, but… Continue reading this article

Colorado Assault Penalties May Increase If There’s Racial Bias
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There are many motives behind assault and other violent crimes: uncontrollable emotions, a verbal altercation, intoxication, and so on. Some motives can be at least partially justified in court (i.e. a “crime of passion”), but when race or other types of biases are a factor, the case can go in the opposite way: penalties and charges may increase.
 
In other words, by arguing that you hurt someone due… Continue reading this article

How “Consolidation” Bill Could Impact Colorado Sex Crime Charges
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When someone goes to court for sexual assault, the victim often tells their side of the story. Sexual assault can be traumatic, and reliving the horror of the incident can bring further trauma, especially if the victim is telling the story to a room of strangers under great pressure.
 
Just retelling their story in one court can negatively impact a victim… but this doesn’t always happen just once. Cases… Continue reading this article

Don’t Run from Shoplifting Penalties – Fight Back against Them
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Imagine this. You get charged with shoplifting at a Denver shopping center. You plead guilty and get two years of probation. Then, a few months later, you don’t show up for a review hearing. The court puts out a warrant for your arrest, but you don’t care because you’ve already moved out of state. What are they going to do, chase you down over a shoplifting charge?
 
Not… Continue reading this article

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