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.
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An arraignment is the court proceeding at which a judge formally presents the criminal charges against the accused and the accused enters a plea.
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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.
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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.
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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”
Although most drug charges faced by those between the ages of 10 and 18 in Colorado are processed through juvenile courts, the penalties for these offenses can still be severe and include fines, probation, detention in a youth corrections facility, and even jail time. Continue reading “Juvenile Drug Charges in Colorado”
Wolf Law is proud to announce that our own Colleen Kelley will be the special guest for a NARSOL in Action conference call on Wednesday, Aug. 15. NARSOL is the National Association for Rational Sexual Offense Laws, an organization concerned with the post-conviction treatment of those convicted of sexual offenses. Continue reading “Denver Criminal Defense Lawyer Kelley Special Guest for NARSOL in Action”
Reasonable suspicion and probable cause are two concepts that law enforcement employs when determining whether to detain someone for questioning, search for and seize evidence, or make an arrest.
The standards for reasonable suspicion and probable cause were established by the U.S. Supreme Court, and while these concepts share similarities, they are also distinguished by some key differences. Following, the Denver criminal defense attorneys at Wolf Law discuss when and how reasonable suspicion and probable cause may be applied. Continue reading “What’s the Difference Between Probable Cause and Reasonable Suspicion?”
If you’re arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs in Colorado, you will be asked to take a chemical test in accordance with Colorado’s express consent law. Continue reading “How Does Express Consent Work in Colorado?”