Archive for the ‘Colorado Springs’ Category

Suspected Drunk Driver Charged with Vehicular Homicide and DUI

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Whisky, keys and cuffs. Don't Get Charged with Vehicular Homicide and DUIRecently, a Denver man was charged with vehicular homicide and DUI in connection with two fatalities that occurred in a chain reaction car accident.

Twenty-eight-year-old Joshua Lee Calhoun surrendered himself at Aurora police headquarters in March after being named in the deaths of one man and one woman in a three-car collision that took place in the early hours of March 10.

According to a police statement, just prior to the accident, Calhoun was exceeding the speed limit and had recently left a bar. (more…)

What are the Differences Between Misdemeanors and Felonies?

Friday, March 6th, 2015

White Bar Jail Cell Front LockedDo you know the differences between misdemeanors and felonies? In most states, misdemeanors are punishable by fines and sometimes jail time, although usually a year or less. Jail time is generally served in a local or county jail rather than a state or federal penitentiary. Depending on the type of misdemeanor, a jury trial may be available; however, defendants may not have the right to a court-appointed attorney for a misdemeanor charge. (more…)

Naked in Boulder: Understanding Colorado Indecent Exposure Laws

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Under Revised Statute 18-7-302, Colorado indecent exposure laws are broken when a person wittingly exposes their genitals in plain sight of another under circumstances likely to cause affront or alarm to the other individual with the purpose to arouse or to satisfy the sexual desire of any person, or wittingly performs an act of masturbation, with or without genitals exposed, in such a way that exposes the act to the view of any person under circumstances in which such conduct is likely to cause affront or alarm to the other person. (more…)

Drug Charges Don’t Have to Ruin Your Life.

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Potential defenses to drug chargesDrug charges are among the most serious types of criminal offenses, and can be difficult to defend. If you have been charged with any type of drug charge, including possession for personal use, manufacturing, intent to sell, or drug trafficking, obtaining a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney with a strong history of defending those accused of drug crimes is essential. Drug charges can carry stiff penalties and consequences, which can last a lifetime. (more…)

Accused of Domestic Violence? We can Help

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

colorado domestic violence attorney Sarah ChristensenAn accusation of domestic violence can ruin your life. Don’t believe me? Just ask NFL football player Ray Rice. His recent domestic violence case has sparked a national outcry and prompted strict disciplinary action from the NFL. He was suspended from the game he loves and faces criminal charges. (more…)