Trespassing Laws in Colorado: What You Need to Know

Trespassing, a seemingly innocuous act, can lead to serious legal ramifications, especially in the state of Colorado. Whether you’re hiking in the Rockies or wandering through urban areas, knowing the ins and outs of trespassing laws is crucial to avoiding legal trouble.

This blog post delves into Colorado’s trespassing laws, exploring the different degrees of offenses and their potential consequences. Additionally, we’ll discuss the importance of building a strong defense with the help of an experienced criminal defense lawyer.


Mess with Your CO Neighbor’s Political Sign, Risk Your Chance to Vote

Right now, it’s hard to miss that it’s election season. Political signs are everywhere and in such a highly polarized political climate, the urge to do something to your neighbor’s political sign can feel overwhelming.

Take a deep breath!

While it’s not against the law to disagree with someone’s political views, it is against the law to tamper with someone else’s property. So if you mess with your Colorado neighbor’s political signs there could be legal ramifications.

In fact, getting [...]

Study: Legal Weed Lets Colorado Police Focus on Property Crime Arrests

See if this sounds familiar: “If cops don’t have to worry about arresting people for marijuana, they can pay attention to crimes that actually matter.”

Most of us have heard numerous variations of this argument over the years, but until 2012, it was just theoretical. Then Colorado and Washington legalized recreational marijuana, and researchers and statisticians started chomping at the bit.

Well, a few weeks ago a study was published in Police Quarterly that seems to possibly validate those types [...]

7 Different Types of Property Crimes in Colorado

The term “property crimes” may refer to a broad range of offenses relating to theft or destruction of property, from low-level misdemeanors to more serious felonies.

Under Colorado law, property crimes are penalized harshly, and consequences may become more serious when they involve harm or threat to other people. We’ve included a guide to seven of the most common types of property crimes below.

Arson. You can be charged with arson for intentionally starting a fire or using explosives to [...]