What Happens If You Fail to Register as a CO Sex Offender?

The requirement to register as a sex offender is one of the penalties for being found guilty of certain crimes. You may not think it’s a big deal, but registration as a sex offender is taken very seriously by the state – so seriously that failing to do so can land you in serious trouble.

Here’s what you need to know about sex offender registration in Colorado and what can happen if you fail to register as required by the [...]

CO DUI: Do You Have to Be Driving a Car?

DUI charges occur when someone operating a motor vehicle is accused of driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Colorado law expands the definition of what it means to be accused of a DUI. As it turns out, you don’t even have to be driving a car to garner an accusation.

Yes, that’s right – you could be using a different means of conveyance and still get slapped with a DUI charge in Colorado. That’s why it’s vital [...]

Most Common Drug Arrests in Colorado

Colorado is known for a variety of things, chief among them the decriminalization of certain drug crimes over the last few years.

However, simply because marijuana is legal – and some crimes have been decriminalized with an emphasis on helping people to recover from drug addiction – doesn’t mean that drug arrests no longer happen in the state. In fact, there are a significant number of drug arrests in Colorado each year.

Here are some of the most common drug [...]

How CO Domestic Violence Can Impact Child Custody

Child custody in Colorado and around the United States is a complicated matter. If a domestic violence charge enters the picture against one parent, then that can make things even more complex. However, in every case involving child custody, the judge will overwhelmingly evaluate one factor: What is in the best interest of the child involved?

The truth is that any history of domestic violence or pending charges can make things a lot more difficult  for the accused in a [...]

What Is Promoting Obscenity in Minors in CO?

Colorado has a host of laws surrounding obscenity, one of which is a crime referred to as “promoting obscenity in a minor.” This sex crime often flies under the radar, but it’s a serious crime if you’re charged and eventually convicted of it.

What types of actions constitute promoting obscenity in a minor, and what are the consequences in Colorado? There’s a lot to know and understand about this specific crime, so read on to find out more.

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