Category : Criminal Defense

Firefighter Impersonator May Take Plea Deal

A Denver man is facing misdemeanor criminal charges of impersonating a firefighter in Fort Collins. Our Castle Rock criminal defense lawyers believe this is a case that's worth exploring because despite the fact that it seems relatively rare, with the fires that  have raged in Colorado Springs and beyond, we're likely to see more instances like this. The defendant in this case has been charged with impersonating a public servant and obst... Read More

Law Enforcement More Knowledgeable About Identity Theft

Castle Rock criminal defense lawyers want you to be aware that local law enforcement has boosted its training with regard to identity theft. It's likely that there are going to be more arrests in the coming months and years for incidents of fraud, forgery, mail fraud, identity theft and other similar felony offenses . In fact, more than 50 law enforcement officers from more than 21 local, state and federal investigatory agencies were invi... Read More

Substance Abuse Leads to Felony Charges in Damage of $30M Painting

There are just some cases that Castle Rock felony defense lawyers have no doubt involves some issue of mental illness, substance abuse - or both. While mental illness is not accepted in our society the same way as say, cancer, we are slowly coming around and our judicial system is beginning to reflect that. Such was the case for a woman accused of felony criminal mischief after damaging a $30 million painting at a brand new museum in Denver... Read More

Drug Crime Defense: Keeping it in the Family

Castle Rock drug crimes have been known in some cases to involve family members. Felony defense attorneys assume the idea is that you need people around you that you can trust. But when it falls apart, entire families can be destroyed. That appears to be the case by two large drug trafficking rings that were recently brought down by federal agents in Denver. One was run by a brother, the other by his sister, and prosecutors say the operat... Read More

Sex Crimes Defense: Educate Yourself on Teen Sexting

Normally, our Castle Rock sex crimes attorneys wouldn't advise our clients to heed the advise of detectives. However in this case, we believe teens can avoid a Castle Rock sex crimes charge stemming from a youthful indiscretion. It involves the issue of "sexting." Douglas County Sheriff's Office detectives made rounds late last month at local schools, advising parents and teens on how to avoid criminal charges from "sexting" their boyf... Read More

Theft from Employer Can Lead To Prison

A Castle Rock embezzlement case has resulted in a 12-year prison sentence for the former bookkeeper of a veteran-owned and run engineering firm. Castle Rock defense attorneys know that, depending on the amount alleged to have been stolen, embezzlement can be considered a Class 4 felony or a Class 3 felony, which can result in up to 12 years in prison per charge. In this case, the defendant received the maximum after being convicted of ste... Read More

Identity Theft: Mounting a Defense

Identity theft in Castle Rock is gaining a great deal of attention lately - especially as media agencies are harping on the fact that a growing number of targets in these cases are children. Castle Rock identity theft defense attorneys know that there isn't actually one law that encompasses all forms of identity theft. In fact, the statutes are numerous - from forgery in Colorado Statute 18-5-102 to fraud by check in Colorado Statute 18-5-20... Read More

Juvenile Defense Lawyers: Gov. Signs Adult-File Restrictions Law

Our Castle Rock juvenile defense attorneys were encouraged to hear that Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed into law a bill that impacts prosecutors' ability to punish Castle Rock juvenile offenders as adults. According to The Denver Post, House Bill 12-1271 is going to significantly decrease the number of juveniles who are facing adult charges in Colorado. It was a bill that was bitterly contested on both sides of the political aisle (with... Read More

Hate Crimes Garner More Serious Penalties

Castle Rock criminal defense attorneys know that an allegation of a hate crime in Castle Rock can be met with serious consequences. That's because true or not, the allegations will result in the inevitable perception that the accused is bigoted. What's more, crimes for bodily injury or property damage are stiff enough without piling on additional sanctions for a crime that is deemed to be motivated by hatred of a person for their perceived r... Read More

Sex Assault Case Against Mentally Disabled Man Finally Dropped

Three years after a mentally disabled youth was arrested, requiring Castle Rock sexual assault defense, he has been cleared. Our Castle Rock sexual assault defense attorneys believe this is an example of how law enforcement and prosecutors routinely jump to conclusions, particularly when the allegations are serious and they feel obligated to quickly make an arrest. This young man and his family endured a terrible injustice following a shodd... Read More

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