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Gang Violence Crimes in Colorado

Posted on February 29, 2024 in
Gang violence crimes in Colorado are a constant problem, a concern for the safety of many people throughout the region. Many of these events involve firearms and deadly outcomes. That is where an experienced Colorado criminal defense attorney from the Law Offices of James L. Finegan, P.C., can help. Colorado Gang Violence This is not a...
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CRS § 18-12-106 – Prohibited Use of Weapons

Posted on February 20, 2024 in
Colorado laws, including CRS § 18-12-106, provide very specific limitations on when a person can use or be in possession of weapons. Specifically, this law requires that no person who is under the influence of alcohol or any controlled substance be able to aim, throw, discharge, or otherwise use specific weapons. Doing so can...
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Colorado Title 18. Criminal Code § 18-3-102

Posted on January 25, 2024 in
Violent crimes tend to be the more serious type of offense that can carry a lengthy prison sentence. In Colorado, trying and failing to take another person’s life is attempted murder. Attempted murder can be charged as first-degree or second-degree attempted murder, and a defendant can face decades of prison time if convicted if...
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Will I Go to Jail for First-Offense Shoplifting?

Posted on October 15, 2023 in
Being arrested for a crime is frightening. Whether committing an act occurs with little forethought or it was planned, shoplifting can lead to various consequences if convicted. The thought of spending time in jail is a possibility. Understanding the consequences of shoplifting theft charges and if jail time is a possibility for first offenses is vital....
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Class 3 Felonies in Colorado

Posted on February 1, 2023 in
In Colorado, felony crimes are classified by their severity. A Class 3 Felony is the third most serious category out of six. Types of Class 3 Felonies in Colorado There are many types of class 3 felonies in Colorado, including the following: Vehicular Homicide (CRS 18-3-106) If the defendant drove under the influence of...
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