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  • All Jury Trials in CO Suspended Until June 1
    All Jury Trials in CO Suspended Until June 1

    The COVID-19 outbreak has disrupted every aspect of life in Colorado, including the state’s criminal justice system. On April 16, 2020, the Colorado Supreme Court suspended all jury trials throughout ...

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  • 3 Common Crimes in Denver During COVID-19 Outbreak
    3 Common Crimes in Denver During COVID-19 Outbreak

    In Denver and the rest of Colorado, the COVID-19 pandemic has stopped life in its tracks, including criminal activity. Overall, crime in the city has decreased by a third because of the statewide ...

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  • Accused of Domestic Violence in CO During COVID-19 Quarantine?
    Accused of Domestic Violence in CO During COVID-19 Quarantine?

    On March 26, 2020, Colorado Governor Jared Polis issued a statewide stay-at-home order to combat the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak by requiring residents to remain in their homes all day, unless ...

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  • Assault Charges & Penalties
    Assault Charges & Penalties

    Assault is defined as the threat or attempt to physically touch or strike a person in an offensive manner, causing bodily harm either knowingly or recklessly. There are three degrees of assault with ...

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  • What is the “Make My Day” Law?
    What is the “Make My Day” Law?

    Colorado’s Home Defense Law Colorado’s Make My Day law, C.R.S. 18-1-704.5, gives gun-owning homeowners the right to shoot an intruder in self-defense if they believe that the intruder was there to ...

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  • Understanding Arson Charges
    Understanding Arson Charges

    Colorado Arson Charges Explained According to Colorado law, arson is the unlawful act of setting fire to a property causing damages. There are four degrees of arson charges in Colorado. Your penalties ...

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