Is It Credit Card Fraud or Identity Theft in Colorado?


Colorado, like all states, has laws against credit card fraud and identity theft. But what’s the difference between the two? 

To put it simply, credit card fraud involves using someone else’s credit card without their permission or knowledge. At the same time, identity theft goes much further—it involves stealing someone else’s personal information (including Social Security numbers, bank account numbers, driver’s license numbers, etc.) and using it to commit crimes. 

These crimes occur all the time, and understanding [...]

Your Life If You Become a Sex Offender in Colorado

If you are convicted of a sex crime and must register as a sex offender in Colorado, your life will change drastically. Your name and other personal information will be on the state’s Sex Offender Registry Board and you will have to submit to certain restrictions that could have long-lasting consequences on your everyday life.

What does this look like specifically, though?

In this blog post, we will cover what it is like to live as a registered sex offender[...]

Understand Your Rights Regarding DNA Expungement in Colorado

Sometimes, when an individual is arrested for a crime, the state has the right to take their DNA. It can be used as evidence in the case against them. However, many people do not realize that this DNA sample doesn’t just go away – it stays on file and will show up on any future searches that law enforcement officials conduct.

Thankfully, Colorado has laws allowing people charged with a crime to file for expungement of their DNA. This does [...]

How to Get CO Assault Charged Dropped

When you get charged with a crime like assault in Colorado, you don’t simply have to accept the charges – you have the right to fight back. An assault conviction can affect the rest of your life, even after you’ve fulfilled the penalties. It is vital to work with your lawyer to have assault charges dropped or reduced, and it is possible.

Where do you start? After bringing an experienced and capable attorney on board your defense team, the real [...]

Facing a New Year’s DUI? You’re Not By Yourself

The new year gives people time to start fresh and focus on goals for the next 12 months. However, charges from the last few moments of the previous year can follow you into the new – especially charges for a DUI over the New Year’s holiday.

The state of Colorado is directing its focus toward the enforcement of DUIs. Holiday gatherings and New Year’s Eve celebrations are when people tend to overindulge in alcohol and get behind the wheel of [...]