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Victims of Domestic Violence in Colorado Can Be Charged Too

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Category: Domestic Violence

Victims of Domestic Violence in Colorado Can Be Charged Too

Domestic violence situations are almost never cut and dry. If a law enforcement officer is called to a domestic violence disturbance, they have to rely on what they observe when they arrive at the scene as well as the accounts … Continue reading

What Colorado Domestic Violence Charges Mean for Child Custody

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Domestic Violence

What Colorado Domestic Violence Charges Mean for Child Custody

Whether you are already divorced or currently going through a divorce, if you have kids, one of your top priorities is always going to be spending quality time with your children. There are certain things, however, that can affect a … Continue reading

CU Experiences the Far-Reaching Impact of Domestic Violence Charges

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Domestic Violence

CU Experiences the Far-Reaching Impact of Domestic Violence Charges

Domestic violence is a prevalent crime here in Colorado and across the United States, and law enforcement officials take domestic violence allegations extremely seriously. One woman, however, is accusing the University of Colorado of not taking her domestic violence claim … Continue reading

Domestic Violence Education for Colorado Hairdressers?

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Category: Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Education for Colorado Hairdressers?

We all have people in our lives that we don’t know very well, but when we see them, we talk to them about our problems and even trust them in a way we don’t trust people we are close to. … Continue reading

Domestic Violence: The Effect of the Reported Holiday Increase

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence: The Effect of the Reported Holiday Increase

You’ve most likely heard this before: domestic violence incidents spike during the holiday season with more people spending long days and weeks with family members. It’s something that makes sense. It’s something that sounds true. So when media outlets report … Continue reading

“Extreme Domestic Violence” Leads to 1st-Degree Murder Charge

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Category: Domestic Violence

“Extreme Domestic Violence” Leads to 1st-Degree Murder Charge

Thousands of women die each year due to domestic violence. Unfortunately, one recent case that happened right here in Colorado is a lesson to law enforcement officers on how important it can be to act on initial instances of violence. … Continue reading

Colorado Has Some of the Toughest Domestic Violence Laws

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Category: Domestic Violence

Colorado Has Some of the Toughest Domestic Violence Laws

In 1994, victim-advocacy groups told the state of Colorado that the current laws on domestic violence did not bring justice to victims. Colorado listened, and enacted some of the harshest domestic violence laws in the country. The laws, which address … Continue reading

Supreme Court Upholds Firearms Ban for Domestic Violence

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Domestic Violence | Gun Crimes | Weapons Crimes

Supreme Court Upholds Firearms Ban for Domestic Violence

On June 27, the United States Supreme Court concluded a historic gun rights case by upholding a federal ban on individuals who have been convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence from owning or purchasing firearms. The court voted 6-2 in favor … Continue reading

When Can Domestic Violence Charges Be Dismissed?

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Criminal Defense | Domestic Violence

When Can Domestic Violence Charges Be Dismissed?

Recently, Johnny Manziel, the former Cleveland Browns quarterback and 2012 Heisman Trophy winner, was indicted on domestic violence charges. Colleen Crowley, one of Manziel’s ex-girlfriends, is accusing him of hitting and threatening her in an assault that took place in … Continue reading

Defending Colorado Domestic Violence Charges

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Domestic Violence

Defending Colorado Domestic Violence Charges

Domestic violence charges are taken very seriously in Colorado. Not only will you potentially face harsh penalties and restrictive protective orders, but a domestic violence conviction will also affect all aspects of your life. A domestic violence conviction greatly limits … Continue reading

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