The High Cost of Relying on the Web for Criminal Defense Advice
With the availability of so much information online, you might feel tempted to research your criminal issue or even handle your case on your own. While you can find a lot of information this way, you might be doing more harm to your case than good. There is... Read More
Do You Know the Difference between Misdemeanor and Felony Defense?
Are you facing a criminal charge for a misdemeanor or felony? Do you know the difference between these two types of charges? Did you know that in some instances a case can be a misdemeanor or felony, depending on what the prosecutor decides to do? Maybe you didn’t know any... Read More
How Sealing Criminal Records Can Change Your Life
It’s a tradition when the years turn over to make New Year’s resolutions. Lose weight. Drink less. Call family more often. You know what I mean – you’ve likely made a few resolutions like these recently (and potentially even broken some already). Some of your resolutions might even revolve around criminal records... Read More
Managing The Holidays
Perspectives from a Colorado Criminal Defense Attorney
Baby it’s cold outside. Well, at least it is here in Colorado, but even those in the sunny, southern parts of the country can’t deny that holiday season is here. And with it comes all the challenges of the holidays. In my criminal defense practice, January brings quite a few clients... Read More
The holidays have begun! While this time of year is usually associated with shopping malls and the aroma of fresh-baked goods, it can also be a tricky season riddled with feelings of anxiety, depression, and additional forms of stress. In fact, the holidays can be a time of year when legal help is needed most, with high rates of self-medicating... Read More
Forget The Cyber Deals, Let’s Refocus On How a Colorado Law Practice Can Give Thanks
Recognizing Community & Clients
Thanksgiving is – as advertised – a time when we give thanks to those around us. Unfortunately, it seems that lately this sentiment has gotten away from us. What was once the last frontier of non-commercialized holidays has officially fallen victim to... Read More
Mirror, mirror, on the wall, which is the most complex abuse of them all? Glad you asked, because it’s a topic I have become very familiar with during my work at Project SafeGuard: digital abuse.
No, this has nothing to do with beating your computer with a hammer. Digital abuse is one of today’s most prevalent forms of abuse; while... Read More
October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and while most of us associate this type of harassment with school-age children, bullies aren’t limited to the schoolyard. You can find this behavior, defined as “unwanted, aggressive behavior…that involves a real or perceived power imbalance,” in classrooms, courtrooms, intimate relationships, and even online.
In honor of National Bullying Prevention Month, let’s break down... Read More
Last week, I wrote an article explaining some of the differences between a civil case and a criminal case. If the distinction seems cut and dry now, let me go ahead and throw a wrench in that. There are situations in which you might be involved in a civil case and a criminal case at the same time. Think back... Read More
Even from the perspective of a longtime Colorado attorney, little is simple about the legal system. It’s completely understandable, then, when prospective clients are confused about whether they have a civil case or a criminal case. Issues like jurisdiction, venue, rules of procedure, and trial processes differ between civil and criminal cases; they even differ within certain case types.... Read More