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How Connected are Substance Abuse and CO Domestic Violence Charges?

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Domestic Abuse | Domestic Assault | Domestic Violence

How Connected are Substance Abuse and CO Domestic Violence Charges?

Substance abuse and domestic violence are both unfortunate realties of modern society. Both are common, affecting thousands of Coloradans annually. In fact, many times these two problems occur together, as both domestic violence victims and perpetrators are often substance abusers. … Continue reading

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What Factors Make Colorado Domestic Violence “Aggravated”?

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Category: Domestic Assault | Domestic Violence

What Factors Make Colorado Domestic Violence “Aggravated”?

Domestic violence charges in Colorado hold an interesting position under the laws as written. Although the acts that constitute domestic violence come with a number of civil and criminal consequences – many of them quite far-reaching – technically, there is … Continue reading

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Do False Allegations of Domestic Violence Really Happen in Colorado?

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Criminal Defense | Domestic Violence

Do False Allegations of Domestic Violence Really Happen in Colorado?

A recent report from the United Nations said that the most dangerous place for women to be was their homes – largely due to domestic partner violence. This doesn’t just apply to faraway countries, either. According to reports, one in … Continue reading

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How an Alleged Victim May Be Able to Help with Your Colorado DV Charge

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Domestic Violence

How an Alleged Victim May Be Able to Help with Your Colorado DV Charge

Domestic violence cases are not always easy to prove. Outside witnesses or surveillance may not be present, the victim’s perspective of the incident may be skewed by their relationship to the abuser, and not all violence leaves physical scars or … Continue reading

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

Don’t Expect DV Policies of New Denver PD Chief to Help with Charges

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Domestic Violence

Don’t Expect DV Policies of New Denver PD Chief to Help with Charges

The Denver police have a new chief, and he has already promised to use a new approach to tackle domestic violence cases in Colorado. What might this mean for those charged? Probably not a whole lot. Below, we’re going to … Continue reading

Is Colorado about to Get More Serious on Domestic Violence Gun Laws?

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Domestic Violence | Gun Crimes

Is Colorado about to Get More Serious on Domestic Violence Gun Laws?

In 2013, Colorado passed laws restricting the use and purchase of firearms for domestic violence offenders. The measure was created in order to reduce the number of deaths and serious injuries from domestic violence in the state. Five years later, … Continue reading

Denver Domestic Violence Charges Can Come without Threats or Harm

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Domestic Violence

Denver Domestic Violence Charges Can Come without Threats or Harm

Police in Longmont, Colorado recently arrested Claudio Lee Casias for domestic violence despite the fact that he did not engage in any physical violence – or even threaten anyone. What happened? According to reports, Mr. Casias’s wife called police, saying … Continue reading

Domestic Violence Enhancement: What Does It Mean in Colorado?

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Enhancement: What Does It Mean in Colorado?

If you are charged with a crime and told that you have a domestic violence enhancement, you would probably want to know what that means, right? It’s a strange term “domestic violence enhancement.” Does it mean that you are being … Continue reading

Cop Shoots on Domestic Violence Call – How Coloradans Can Stay Safe

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Domestic Violence

Cop Shoots on Domestic Violence Call – How Coloradans Can Stay Safe

With October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, domestic violence is in the spotlight. What does that mean for you? It will likely mean more people looking for and reporting potential domestic violence, which could lead to law enforcement officers showing … Continue reading

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