When Does Colorado File Vehicular Assault Charges?
March 10, 2023
When you first joined the military, you may not have realized that you would be under a new set of laws. The Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) is separate from civilian law, but it is upheld in a similar manner.
The UCMJ contains many “obvious” laws that civilians already have to obey, like laws against murder and theft. However, in addition to the laws servicemen and women have practiced as civilians, the UCMJ also adds laws that might surprise [...]
Entering into the military comes with a separate set of rules, privileges, and responsibilities. The world of criminal justice is no exception. Military criminal proceedings have different courts, processes, and penalties than civilian courts.
Just like civilian crimes, though, military crimes have the potential to destroy your reputation and your career. If you have been charged with a crime or are afraid you may be charged with a crime, become familiar with military criminal proceedings to prepare yourself for what [...]
Vehicular assault is a serious offense in Colorado, and the consequences can be severe. A recent news story that illustrates this is the case of a Colorado Springs man charged with vehicular assault after a crash that injured two people. According to reports, the man was driving under the influence when he crashed into a vehicle, causing severe injuries to the driver and passenger. The man was arrested at the scene and charged with vehicular assault, DUI, and other related [...]
No one has to tell parents that emotions for teenagers tend to run high. During these years, it’s not uncommon for teens’ emotions to swing wildly from one end of the spectrum to the other or for these feelings to be accompanied by verbal or physical altercations.
Unfortunately, when these big emotions rear their ugly heads in romantic relationships, problems can ensue. Couple this with teens still learning to navigate the complexities of sex, romance, and intimacy, which can be [...]
In Colorado, vehicular homicide is defined as causing another person’s death while driving a vehicle, whether intentionally or through reckless behavior. It can devastate families and communities, leaving lasting emotional and financial scars. Moreover, this serious criminal offense carries severe consequences, including lengthy prison sentences and steep fines.
Unfortunately, vehicular homicides have been rising throughout Colorado recently, leaving many people wondering why this frightening trend is happening. According to a report by the Denver Post, there were 57 fatal [...]