Category: Misdemeanors

Most people understand the difference between a felony and a misdemeanor. Unfortunately, not that many people are familiar with the legal specifics related to misdemeanor classes in Colorado and the penalties associated with them.

Because of this, when some people find themselves facing misdemeanor charges, they may not understand how serious they can be.

A group of Colorado construction workers who were recently alleged to have been paid under the


Regardless of who got your vote in November, we can probably all agree that this election has been the source of more tension and dissension than any in recent memory. Donald Trump won the election by receiving 307 Electoral College votes. Many sources say that Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by over two million votes. Some people have been calling for a recount. Mr. Trump has been saying

I frequently get called by people who are stressed and panicked because a law enforcement officer has made contact with them, and they do not know how to handle it.  This is especially true for those who have never been charged with a crime before, even if they themselves are not the subject of any investigation.


While it is impossible to generalize and provide advice suitable for all situations,

During the process of conducting a consultation either online, over the phone, or in person with a prospective client facing criminal charges, I often get asked the question of whether the outcome in two cases, both with identical charges, can be predicted.  The scenario is usually something like ‘my buddy got charged with X and got Y specific deal and outcome, shouldn’t I get the same thing?.  The short answer

One of the most frequent complaints I hear from prospective clients during free consultations is that the police did not read them their rights.  The significance of any such omission may not be as serious as you would think.


There is no blanket rule requiring a police officer to read you your rights, or as they are known in legal terms, Miranda rights.  You are only entitled to a