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Fort Collins Sexual Exploitation of a Child Attorney
Man Uses Politician in Child Pornography Case

Possessing or sharing child pornography is charged as Sexual Exploitation of a Child in Fort Collins and Larimer County. A man was recently convicted of this crime, and is using the sentence a politician recently received to try and get a lighter sentence. Unfortunately, the man not only possessed child pornography, he was also sharing Read More

Fort Collins Felony Menacing Attorney
Threatening Someone with a Knife

Threatening someone and causing them to feel fear that they are going to be injured is charged as Menacing in Fort Collins and Larimer County. When a deadly weapon is involved, Menacing is charged as a felony. Otherwise, it is a misdemeanor. A man was recently charged with felony Menacing after threatening construction workers with Read More

Fort Collins Domestic Violence Attorney
Mandatory Reporting and Domestic Violence

It is not very often that you see advocates and victims in Fort Collins, Loveland, and Estes Park pushing for fewer measures to be taken in order to ‘protect’ them, but that seems to be the issue  Colorado lawmakers recently addressed. House Bill 17-1322 changed the mandatory reporting laws, as they apply to Domestic Violence situations. Read More

Fort Collins DUI and DWAI Sentencing
What is ASUDS in Larimer County?

ASUDS stands for Adult Substance Use and Driving Survey and is administered as part of a Pre-Sentence Investigation (PSI) in Driving Under the Influence and Driving While Ability Impaired cases in Fort Collins, Loveland, and Estes Park. This evaluation helps judges, probation officers, and treatment providers understand the type of alcohol or drug dependency the Read More

Fort Collins DUI and DWAI Lawyer
Big CSU Game Calls for More DUI Patrols

College football games generally means there will be tailgating, and where there is tailgating, there is alcohol. Colorado State University Rams are facing the Wyoming Cowboys this weekend and Wyoming police have already made statements regarding an increase in patrols looking for those Driving Under the Influence and Driving While Ability Impaired. Likely, Fort Collins Read More

Fort Collins Juvenile Sexting Attorney
New Colorado Possession of a Private Image by a Juvenile Law

Historically, when a juvenile has possessed a sexually explicit image of another juvenile, they are charged with felony Sexual Exploitation of a Child – the possession of child pornography charge. Thankfully though, Colorado lawmakers realized that teenagers were being too harshly punished, as their conduct and intentions are not the same as that of the Read More

Fort Collins Criminal Defense Attorney
What is an Extraordinary Risk Crime?

Certain misdemeanor and felony crimes have been classified as having an extra risk of harm to society, so the penalty for these crimes have been increased. For example, a normal class 1 misdemeanor is punishable by 6 to 18 months in the Larimer County Jail. But, if that class 1 misdemeanor is an extraordinary risk Read More

Fort Collins Theft Against an At-Risk Person Attorney
Stealing from a Woman with Alzheimer’s

Taking something of value from someone is considered Theft in Fort Collins, Loveland, and Estes Park. It is considered a more serious felony when the person is considered at-risk. A woman was recently arrested in Boulder for stealing $25,000 from an 89-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s disease. In Colorado, ‘at-risk adult’ is defined as: Based on Read More

I’m Facing DUI Charges
Will I Lose My License in Larimer County?

There are two parts to any DUI charge. You will be required to appear in County Court for the criminal proceedings and you will have to schedule a Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) hearing in Fort Collins, Boulder, or Loveland Criminal Proceedings for a DUI in Larimer County For your criminal case, the district attorneys Read More

Fort Collins First Degree Criminal Tampering Attorney
Using a Whip to Cut the Power

Utilities and utility boxes are protected under Colorado law and interfering with them will result in criminal charges of Criminal Tampering. A Longmont man was recently arrested and charged with First Degree Criminal Tampering for using an erotic whip to tamper with an electric breaker box of a business. According to the Denver Post, the Read More