1. Learning the Law: What is Extortion?

    It used to be the ‘extortion’ was just a word we heard in movies, particularly the ones about the Mafia. However, there seems to be more and more mentioning of this word in the news recently, and because of this, we have decided to clear up some of the most common misconceptions about extortion so that you can know more about it. Continue reading below to learn more. What is Extortion? Also kn…Read More

  2. What Should You Look for in an Evans Criminal Law Attorney

    When you find yourself in a sticky situation with the law, it is often quite overwhelming, especially if this is your first time facing charges. One of the first things you will likely decide to do when you are dealing with criminal charges is find a criminal defense attorney. If you already have a lawyer who has handled your will or helped you out during a car accident case, you may be tempted to…Read More

  3. Can You Press Charges For A Crime That Was Committed Years Ago

    Can You Press Charges For A Crime That Was Committed Years Ago?

    For many crimes there is a criminal statute of limitations that limits how long prosecutors have to file criminal charges after the crime has happened. These limits vary depending on the type of crime that was committed. When it comes to misdemeanor charges in Colorado, the statute of limitations can be anywhere from 18 months to five years. However, with many felony charges such as murder, treaso…Read More

  4. When Do Police Need a Search Warrant?

    One of the main concerns we have as lawyers is ensuring that you, our client, knows your rights so that you can prevent anyone from taking advantage of you or using the law to justify their own malicious intents. While sometimes it may seem that it is not the case, law enforcement has to abide by your rights, even if you are being arrested. This ensures that the entire arrest process and everythin…Read More

  5. Will Police Begin Using Marijuana Breathalyzers In Coming Years?

    As far as DUI enforcement is concerned, there has been no topic hotter over the last couple of years than that of marijuana breathalyzers. In theory, these devices would work similarly to those that test for alcohol intoxication, testing for a certain threshold of marijuana. However, the problem is that there hasn’t been a surefire way to determine this type of intoxication through a breath test…Read More

  6. The Ins and Outs of Colorado’s Express Consent Law

    If you are new to Colorado or you have never been charged with driving under the influence, you might not have any idea what the Express Consent Law is that DUI statutes operate under in this state. This law means that if an officer has enough reasonable doubt to suspect that you are driving under the influence, you will be required to undergo a blood or breath test after your arrest to determine …Read More

  7. The Difference Between Murder and Homicide

    If you ever spend your spare time watching crime shows on television, it is likely that you have heard the terms ‘murder’ and ‘homicide’ plenty of times.  Unfortunately, you have probably actually heard them being misused just as many times. You see, while most people consider these terms to be synonymous, they actually mean two different things. In fact, the difference between the two is…Read More

  8. The Many Consequences You Don’t Expect From A DUI Conviction

    You’re probably very aware that you can lose your driving privileges when you are convicted of a DUI in Colorado. What you might not know, however, is that there are many ways that a DUI can affect your life other than just needing to count on someone else or public transportation for a period of six months or more. In this post, you can uncover the numerous ways a DUI can turn your life upside …Read More

  9. How Social Media Platforms Could Ruin Your Criminal Case

    Over the last 10+ years, the ever-advancing world of technology has slowly shifted the way we communicate with one another. With many different social media platforms like Facebooks, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat making people more accessible than they have ever been before. However, being able to get ahold of people you may not have otherwise been able to speak to has also given others the abil…Read More

  10. Colorado Criminal Law: Are You In Custody?

    Knowing your Miranda rights is something that can help you when you find that you are all of a sudden in a sticky situation. When you are familiar with these rights, you will be aware if and when they are violated. When you are arrested for a crime in Colorado, one of the most important parts of the process is that you are read your Miranda rights by the police and that you understand them. Facing…Read More