Turkey Day Family Fight? Could Be CO Domestic Violence

The holidays are a joyous time for many people but can also lead to heightened stress and other challenges, straining personal relationships. This is precisely why domestic violence in Colorado seems to get a bump during the holidays as families get together.

Domestic Violence in Colorado is a complex topic. Many average Coloradans don’t know what domestic violence is or how it is perpetrated. Can a simple squabble on Turkey Day land you in jail? Read on to find out [...]

Colorado Edibles: Do You Know the Law?

Since 2014, marijuana has been legal in the state of Colorado. However, this legalization of recreational marijuana isn’t without limits or laws. It’s important for anyone who lives in Colorado or visiting to understand marijuana and various marijuana-related product laws.

One such product is marijuana edibles. These concentrated forms of marijuana can be dangerous to those who are not aware of their proper consumption of them.  As well as what the law says about how much you can have.

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Can a DUI Be Expunged in Colorado?

It’s unlikely that anyone needs to tell a person that driving under the influence is a big mistake in Colorado. The Centennial State has some of the stiffest DUI penalties in the nation. Even if you manage to avoid conviction for a DUI, there’s still the matter of a criminal record.

The law in Colorado allows you to expunge certain crimes and arrests from your criminal record. Is a DUI one of those crimes? In some circumstances, it is, but [...]

Steal a Car in CO? It May Not Matter What It’s Worth

Colorado sees a lot of car thefts in a year – and the numbers continue to climb.

This has led lawmakers to reconsider how car theft is penalized here. Currently, how much a car is worth will inform the penalty for the crime upon conviction.

However, lawmakers are now fighting to change the sentencing structure for this crime. They want to enhance the penalties related to car theft that don’t take the vehicle’s value into account. Their reasoning? This property [...]

What Does It Mean to Be Charged with CO Assault?

Assault can be a confusing topic for a lot of people. You may think you know what assault means, but, in practice, the state of Colorado may have a very different idea of how this crime is perpetrated than you.

The truth is that there are many ways to commit assault in Colorado and varying degrees of it. It’s vital for everyone to understand what assault is in Colorado, how it is charged, and the penalties that can be faced.[...]