Category: Domestic Battery


No one is immune to the consequences of being accused of domestic violence – just ask actor Johnny Depp.


On May 23, Depp’s wife, Amber Heard, filed for divorce and asked for spousal support. Two days after Depp rejected her request, she claimed in court that Depp had abused her throughout their 5-year relationship. Heard had a bruise on the right side of her eye, which she said


Over the last few decades, lawmakers have come to recognize that domestic violence is a serious issue in our country. Charges and penalties have been increased to punish offenders and serve as a deterrent to anyone who might be inclined to engage in this kind of behavior.


But in an effort to protect victims, we have turned domestic violence charges into something that can completely derail an individual’s

If you have been charged with a crime of domestic violence, the outcome of your case can have an impact on any pending or future child custody matters.  The mere fact of your being charged can also have an impact as well.


In Colorado, any time an incident of domestic violence occurs and a child is present, the defendant also will be charged with a count of Child Abuse

Although it is true that some crimes are considered more serious than others and therefore carry more severe penalties upon conviction, it does not follow that there is such a thing as an insignificant criminal charge. If you have been arrested and charged with a crime, it is significant, and you will want to avail yourself of the services of a reputable criminal lawyer in Denver as soon as possible