Thanks to movies and TV shows, even kids have heard of the Miranda warning, which typically begins with some variation of: “You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say may be used against you in court…”
Wolf Law founder and managing partner Jeff Wolf was featured in a 9News story about a man who was recently convicted in a Denver court of sexual assault, but has so far failed to register as a sex offender.
The Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution includes a clause that protects individuals from being compelled to incriminate themselves in criminal matters. Similarly, the 1966 Supreme Court decision in Miranda v. Arizona established the so-called “Miranda rights” or “Miranda warning,” in which a person who is under arrest must be notified of their right to remain silent and right to consult with an attorney.
In this post, the Denver criminal defense lawyers at Wolf Law take a closer look at protections against self-incrimination and discuss when and why to invoke your right to remain silent.
Denver criminal defense law firm Wolf Law is proud to announce that attorney Colleen Kelley is now a full partner.
Misdemeanor charges are considered more serious than petty offenses, but less serious than felonies.
Although the penalties for misdemeanors can include jail time and extensive fines, many people assume that misdemeanor charges aren’t worth fighting and that they won’t lead to life-changing consequences. In this post, the Denver criminal defense lawyers at Wolf Law take a closer look at misdemeanors, explain why they should be taken seriously, and discuss the advantages of working with an experienced defense attorney.
An arraignment is the court proceeding at which a judge formally presents the criminal charges against the accused and the accused enters a plea.
Social media has become such a deeply ingrained part of our everyday lives that many people are unaware of the implications their behavior on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other popular platforms can produce should they face criminal charges.
If you’re facing DUI charges in Colorado, time is of the essence to save your driving privileges and save yourself from potentially severe criminal penalties.
Sexting is the transmission of sexually explicit images, video or messages by text or email, most often via mobile phone. Sexting between consenting adults is not a crime, but when a minor is involved the criminal ramifications can be far-reaching. Continue reading “Criminal Sexting Charges in Colorado”
Denver criminal defense attorney Colleen Kelley of Wolf Law will rejoin NARSOL in Action for its upcoming conference call on Thursday, Sept. 13. The call will be something of an encore of Ms. Kelley’s appearance last month, in which she discussed the sexual offender deregistration process. Continue reading “Wolf Law’s Kelley to Make Repeat Engagement on NARSOL Call”