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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”?

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

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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Can You Get Charged with Domestic Violence for Self-Defense?

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Domestic Violence

Can You Get Charged with Domestic Violence for Self-Defense?

Imagine you are in a fight with your spouse. Things get out of hand, and he or she threatens you with a knife. After unsuccessfully trying to defend yourself with words, you may feel you have no choice but to … Continue reading

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Most Common Charges in a Domestic Violence Case

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Domestic Violence

Most Common Charges in a Domestic Violence Case

It’s common to hear that someone has been “charged” with domestic violence, and even those in the legal profession (this lawyer included) tend to use this shorthand to refer to a situation where someone has been accused of a crime … Continue reading

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The Holiday Season and Domestic Violence

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Domestic Violence

The Holiday Season and Domestic Violence

The roads are congested, shopping malls are packed, and the in-laws are visiting—it’s natural to feel a little extra stress around the holiday season. But when feelings of stress escalate into angry and abusive behavior, that’s when domestic violence crimes … Continue reading

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