Archives for: April 20th, 2014

Domestic Violence is a phrase eliciting a certain idea.  In the public’s understanding, domestic violence goes hand in hand with physical violence between intimate partners.  The phrase can often be viewed as synonymous with wife-beating.  However, the notion that domestic violence always involves physical violence is false.


Colorado law defines domestic violence as an act or threatened act of violence upon a person with whom the actor is or

Unfortunately, the safeguards put in place to protect victims of domestic violence are often manipulated, and used in a way that perhaps was not intended by those who created the laws as they exist in Colorado today.


Oftentimes, domestic violence charges can arise out of a nasty breakup or even a divorce. While some of these charges certainly are not unfounded, others are brought forward as a means of

I often get calls from alleged victims in domestic violence cases. Most frequently,they are calling to find out how to get the charges dropped against the defendant as quickly possible. The fact is that there is no magic wand to wave to make a domestic violence case go away once a call to police has been made and the defendant has been arrested, and that is because in Colorado the

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