Challenging Unjust Restraining Orders: Legal Remedies in CO

Restraining orders, commonly known as protection orders in Colorado, serve as valuable tools to protect individuals from threats, harassment, or violence. However, there are instances where restraining orders are issued unjustly or based on false allegations. 

If you find yourself facing an unjust restraining order in Colorado, it’s essential to understand your legal remedies and the steps you can take to challenge it. In this blog, we will delve into the process of challenging restraining orders that may have [...]

Sex Crimes in Colorado Come with a Lot of Hidden Costs

Sex crimes are taken seriously in Colorado and around the country. However, time spent in jail for the offense may be just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to sex crimes. Why?

To put it simply, there are many hidden costs associated with being convicted of a sex offense. Many people are not aware of these consequences and what it could mean for their future.

That’s why it’s crucial to not only understand what type of actions can [...]

Your Guide to Dealing with Protection Orders in Colorado

Protection orders are issued by courts in Colorado to protect one person from another. It keeps the person named in the order from contacting the other in any way. You may hear these types of orders referred to as restraining orders, no-contact orders, or injunctions, but they all effectively serve the same purpose.

In most cases, victims of domestic violence seek protective orders against their abusers, but there isn’t simply one kind of protective order. In fact, the state of [...]

CO Protective vs. Restraining Order: How to Remember Which is Which

Many people think of protective orders and restraining orders as interchangeable. The truth is that they are two very different things in Colorado.

Here’s what you need to know about these two distinct orders, how they’re different, and what happens if one is violated.

Colorado Restraining Orders

Restraining orders are court-issued. They demand that a person suspected of domestic abuse or violence avoid contact with a victim.

What a Restraining Order Is

Anyone who fears for their safety can ask [...]

What to Do When Your Ex Calls, But Also Has a CO Protective Order

The Coronavirus pandemic has turned all of our lives up-side-down in one respect or another. This is especially true for Coloradoans currently bound to the court system in some way.

For those dealing with a protective order in particular, on top of any restrictions you’ve experienced under the current pandemic protocol, a protective order can further restrict your ability to travel and can have an overreaching impact on your livelihood.

Another requirement often associated with protective orders?

No contact with [...]