Category: Domestic Violence

A case receiving significant local and national media attention is the Domestic Violence case currently pending in Denver County Court against Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov.  The charge filed by the Denver District Attorney is Third Degree Assault, a Class 1 misdemeanor, with a maximum possible punishment of two years in the Denver County Jail.


The reality is that Mr. Varlamov would not serve anything close to that maximum

A recent survey by the Avon Foundation, an initiative designed to expose and shed light on the realities of domestic violence in the U.S. while increasing education, awareness, and prevention, shows that a staggering 60% of Americans know a victim of domestic violence. The survey, titled No More Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Survey of Attitudes and Experiences of Teens and Adults, was intended to highlight the lack of

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

Few crimes are considered more heinous in Colorado than domestic violence, and if you have been arrested and charged with that crime, you will definitely want to retain the services of an experienced and knowledgeable criminal defense attorney who can aid you in your defense. However, despite the odious nature of domestic violence, it is arguable that one who falsely accuses another of domestic violence commits the greater offense. Unfortunately,

In a recent story, the Denver Post reported two separate incidents of domestic violence in which one woman lured her ex-husband outside to have him beaten by another man, and another woman allegedly kicked her partner of 10 years in the face, breaking her nose. These two terrible situations illustrate that domestic violence is not limited only to conventional husband/wife situations. Only an adroit domestic violence lawyer can tell you