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The Difference Between Detention & Arrest

What to Know About Detention & Arrest A person is walking down a busy street during the summertime when they are stopped by the police. This individual is wearing a heavy jacket that looks like it’s stuffed with items, while everyone else in the surrounding area is wearing shorts and tank tops due to the intense summer heat. The...

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Accused of Being a ‘Porch Pirate’ This Holiday Season?

Accused of Being Naughty this Year? Don’t Get Stuck with Coal. Online shopping is the prime method of buying gifts this holiday season and it has become very popular in the past years since it is an easy way to purchase gifts from the comfort of one’s own home. But the efficiency and convenience of online shopping carry risks:...

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Colorado Expungement Eligibility

Expunging your record is a second chance, an opportunity to not just seal a criminal record, but destroy it forever. While having your record expunged is certainly attractive, most people don’t know where to start.  What are the rules of Colorado’s expungement law? Allow us to explain.  Is it Expungement or Record Sealing? Having a record expunged is very...

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Why You Can’t Rely on an Appointed Attorney

Since 1963, all Americans have enjoyed the right to a state-appointed attorney, regardless of the charges against them. The right to a public defender has become synonymous with arrests and Miranda Rights. But relying on a public defender probably isn’t your best option. In fact, we have some very good reasons why you can’t rely on an appointed attorney....

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Don’t Discuss Your Case on Social Media

Have you ever seen someone post a picture of their car accident on social media? Or maybe a vague, long-form post explaining how they didn’t do anything wrong? You may not realize that posting about a case on social media marks the entire account as evidence. That’s just one reason why you should never discuss your case on social...

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What is Attorney-Client Privilege

Some people are afraid to hire legal representation, and others are afraid to tell their attorneys the truth. These people probably don’t know how attorney-client privilege protects their rights and ensures they get the best legal representation possible. But what is attorney-client privilege? Privilege Legal privilege is a concept that allows clients to have an open dialogue with their...

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5 Steps to Follow If You Suffered an Injury at Work

Workers’ Compensation Rights in Colorado What may seem like another average day at work could turn catastrophic following a work-related injury. Suffering an injury on the job is not only painful and inconvenient, but it can lead to a host of other consequences such as lost income. As a result, you are entitled to benefits under the Workers’ Compensation...

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Minor Drug Possession Is No Longer a Felony in CO

Reforming Minor Drug Possession Charges in Colorado Colorado is paving the way for criminal justice reform, as it recently enacted HB19-1263 which makes minor drug possession a felony rather than a misdemeanor. As criminal justice reform becomes increasingly important to various lawmakers, Colorado is setting a great example of how to implement consequences for minor drug possession without permanently destroying defendants’...

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Are Felons Allowed to Vote in Colorado?

Voting is one of the most important rights and responsibilities we as American citizens have in order to voice your opinion on what the government should do. If you believe you are paying too many taxes or you want more services, you can vote for a politician who promises to fulfill your wishes. With the midterms approaching and the...

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Are DUI Checkpoints Legal in Colorado?

Police are generally not able to stop a motorist unless there is probable cause for it. In the event that a motorist is stopped without probable cause, any evidence obtained from it would be thrown out and any charges would likely be dismissed. When it comes to DUIs in Colorado, some of the probable causes that could warrant a traffic...

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