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Mike Moran

Menacing Crimes

In Colorado, menacing can be prosecuted as a misdemeanor or as a felony.  The difference between a misdemeanor and felony menacing charge is distinguished by the alleged use of a weapon.  A court could consider a weapon as the use of your fist, a toy gun, a real gun, or anything reasonably fashioned as a …

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Assault Crimes

Assault charges in Colorado Springs are charged by amount of harm inflicted, and the perceived intent to harm the victim. First Degree Assault is the most serious assault charge and is a class 3 felony, and also labeled an Extraordinary Risk Crime. This means that a conviction for first degree assault can carry a mandatory …

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Criminal Mischief Crimes

Criminal Mischief Defense Colorado Springs Criminal mischief charges in Colorado can be misdemeanors filed in Municipal Court or charged as a severe felony in District Court, depending on the alleged amount of property damage. Criminal mischief charges result from the intentional destruction of property. The charge can be as simple as intentionally breaking another person’s …

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Colorado Domestic Violence Conviction & Firearms

Many people are unaware in Colorado passed a law in 2013 restricting any individual convicted of domestic violence from owning firearms, even if the charge was a misdemeanor. Federal law prevents convicted felons from owning firearms, but a domestic violence conviction in Colorado on any level automatically prevents the abuser from purchasing or owning firearms. …

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Don’t Violate A No Contact Protection Order By Writing, Calling Or Texting

No Contact Order Colorado FAQ:   If I Have A Restraining Order Against Someone Can I Contact Them? Absolutely not! Many people with an active protection order against someone else will end up with a criminal charge for violating that Colorado no contact order.  The rules of a no contact order apply the same to …

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What Happens When Your Teen Gets a Minor in Possession Charge?

WHAT IS A MIP? A Minor In Possession (MIP) criminal charge is filed when a juvenile is found in possession of alcohol or drugs.   MIP charges often are a shocking surprise to unsuspecting parents who are sure their child is much too busy excelling academically to get involved with drugs, alcohol, and juvenile crime. Law …

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