Archives for: September 29th, 2018

 

Assault in and of itself is a charge that can result in lengthy prison sentences, hefty fines, and a criminal record of violent crime should you be convicted.

 

However, if the prosecution determines that the assault was motivated by the alleged victim’s perceived identity, it may also be considered a hate crime – something that will bump your charges and penalties up even further.

 

Although hate crime

 

Studies have shown that the adolescent brain is still developing, and that teens are more prone to engaging in reckless behavior without fully understanding the consequences of their actions. This is because the pleasure-seeking portion of the brain is fully developed, but the self-control portion is not yet fully functional.

 

Because of this, crimes committed by juveniles are ordinarily prosecuted differently, under the premise that adolescents cannot or

 

Are you facing drug trafficking charges in Colorado?

 

You’re not alone. Colorado law enforcement is cracking down on drug trafficking, and lots of people are feeling the pressure.

 

Things aren’t always straightforward, either. A drug possession charge can easily convert to a more serious drug trafficking charge based on the amount of the drugs collected by the police. Someone with a large quantity of drugs intended for

 

In many cases, shoplifting is prosecuted as a misdemeanor in the Colorado courts. Not always, though.

 

What circumstances may arise to make the charge a felony offense?

 

In December 2016, police officers were called to a investigate a report of shoplifting at King Soopers in Arvada. The woman suspected of shoplifting was hiding next door in the bathroom of Walgreens. She had allegedly stolen about $75 in