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Colorado Assault in the Second Degree: What Are Your Defenses?

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Category: Assault | Assault of the 2nd Degree

Colorado Assault in the Second Degree: What Are Your Defenses?

Assault is a crime that can occur quickly – before you may have time to really register what is going on. But it’s also a crime that can change your life just as quickly as it occurred, following you around … Continue reading

Colorado Assault: You Could Face Serious Penalties

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Category: Assault

Colorado Assault: You Could Face Serious Penalties

When people think of assault, they often think of bar fights or muggings, but the truth is that many different scenarios can be defined as assault under the law. A recent story out of Colorado Springs highlights this fact. A … Continue reading

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Colorado Assault Charges: Should I Take a Plea Deal?

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Category: Assault

Colorado Assault Charges: Should I Take a Plea Deal?

Sometimes a disagreement can go way off the rails and become physical between people. In these cases, dissenters may be charged with assault in Colorado. Whether or not they’re charged depends on the circumstances of the specific case. Assault is … Continue reading

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Denver Releases Crime Report: Assault Up 23 Percent in 2020

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Category: Assault

Denver Releases Crime Report: Assault Up 23 Percent in 2020

The year 2020 has been a long one already. Violence has all but dominated the news cycle in one way or another. It’s not just the news media covering negativity, though. According to Denver’s most recent crime report, assault is … Continue reading

The Difference Age Makes in a Colorado Assault Case

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Category: Assault

The Difference Age Makes in a Colorado Assault Case

A Morgan County man is currently in police custody facing first-degree assault charges for allegedly assaulting a 76-year-old man. The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office responded to a medical emergency on February 14, but at the scene, officers quickly realized that … Continue reading

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What Makes an Assault “Aggravated” in Colorado?

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Category: Assault

What Makes an Assault “Aggravated” in Colorado?

Every day, there are many instances of assaults taking place across our state. Some of these assaults are more serious than others, and the law has been formulated with this in mind. Commit a more serious assault and you will … Continue reading

When Law Enforcement Says Your Colorado Assault Was Due to Bias

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Category: Assault | Hate Crimes

When Law Enforcement Says Your Colorado Assault Was Due to Bias

We can all admit that tensions in our country are high right now. No matter who you voted for or what you look like, it’s hard to turn a blind eye to the rising levels of violence through both large-scale … Continue reading

Charged with Colorado Assault for Defending Yourself?

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Category: Assault

Charged with Colorado Assault for Defending Yourself?

The various “Stand Your Ground” statutes are some of the most controversial laws that exist in the United States. Different states call the different things, but they’re all fairly similar to the law made most famous during the Trayvon Martin … Continue reading

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School Fights: Did You Know They Can Lead to Colorado Assault Charges?

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Category: Assault | Juvenile Crimes

School Fights: Did You Know They Can Lead to Colorado Assault Charges?

Traditionally, consequences for fighting in school were limited to a trip to the principal’s office and school-enforced punishments such as detention, suspension or – in the worst case – expulsion. However, violence is a growing problem in schools across the … Continue reading

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Criminal Acts Commonly Associated with Domestic Violence in Colorado

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Assault | Domestic Violence | Stalking

Criminal Acts Commonly Associated with Domestic Violence in Colorado

Domestic violence in Colorado is not an actual charge, but rather an “enhancement” to other, existing charges. Because of this, it is something that covers quite a bit of ground and can be attached to a number of different criminal … Continue reading

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