Being arrested and charged with soliciting a prostitute is not only embarrassing, but it could adversely affect your entire life, including your job, your relationships, and your reputation in the community. Even worse, you don’t even have to be convicted in order to experience the sting of humiliation, and the stigma attached to simply being accused is often enough to ruin someone’s life. Colorado Springs police officers know this – and now they are using it to their advantage. (more…)
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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…)
Do 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…)
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 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…)
An 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…)