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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Changes to the Way White Collar Crimes are Punished

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Fraud | White Collar Crimes

Changes to the Way White Collar Crimes are Punished

White collar sentencing guidelines in the US could use some work. For a perfect example of the incompetence and ineffectiveness of our sentencing laws, take a look at the case of Norman Schmidt.  Schmidt was sentenced to a staggering 330-year … Continue reading

When Defending Yourself Brings Domestic Violence Charges

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Uncategorized

When Defending Yourself Brings Domestic Violence Charges

Colorado law recognizes your right to protect your person, your property, and other people when unlawfully threatened. Unfortunately, while self-defense is a lawful and perfectly understandable instinct, proving that you were acting out of self-defense in court is an incredibly … Continue reading

What You Can and Can’t Do Under a Restraining Order

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Restraining Orders

What You Can and Can’t Do Under a Restraining Order

In Colorado, a protection order can be obtained on the mere word of another person and with no notice to you. Often referred to as “restraining orders,” protective orders are legally enforceable documents ordering one person to stay a certain … Continue reading

Don’t Let a Criminal Record Keep Your Child from Going to College

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Record Sealing & Expungement

Don’t Let a Criminal Record Keep Your Child from Going to College

Your child may have the good grades, the extra-curricular activities, and the impressive SAT scores, but if your college-bound teen has a criminal record, their chances of getting into college are severely limited. The vast majority of universities and colleges—including … Continue reading

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