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Denver Criminal Defense Blog

May 29, 2019

Take Misdemeanors Seriously: Talk with a Criminal Defense Lawyer

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...

March 20, 2019

What Happens at Arraignment?

An arraignment is the court proceeding at which a judge formally presents the criminal charges against the accused and the accused enters a plea. (more…)

January 25, 2019

Social Media and Your Criminal Case

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...

December 19, 2018

DUI and the Colorado DMV Hearing Process

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. (more…)

October 29, 2018

Criminal Sexting Charges in Colorado

Sexting is the transmission of sexually explicit images, videos, or messages by text or email, most often via mobile phone. Sexting between consenting adults is not a crime, but when...

September 7, 2018

Wolf Law’s Kelley to Make Repeat Engagement on NARSOL Call

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...

August 28, 2018

Juvenile Drug Charges in Colorado

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...

August 8, 2018

Denver Criminal Defense Lawyer Kelley Special Guest for NARSOL in Action

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...

August 6, 2018

What’s the Difference Between Probable Cause and Reasonable Suspicion?

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...

June 27, 2018

How Does Express Consent Work in Colorado?

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...

April 20, 2018

Your Rights When Participating in a Colorado Protest

Civil protest is occurring with increasing frequency in Colorado and nationwide, prompting many to ask about the rights of protesters and free speech in general. Is all speech protected? Where...

February 19, 2018

A Closer Look at Colorado’s Felony DUI Law

Last year, Colorado lawmakers tightened their grip on habitual drunk driving. A new law, which took effect in August 2017, requires anyone convicted of a felony DUI to spend time...

December 15, 2017

Common Questions about Colorado DUI Charges

Driving under the influence (DUI) refers to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated by alcohol or other drugs. DUI charges and related driving while ability impaired (DWAI) charges are serious,...

November 20, 2017

No Red-Letter Day for CSP: DUI Proposal is ‘Purposely Hurtful’

In The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote: "‘What do we talk of marks and brands, whether on the bodice of her gown, or the flesh of her forehead?’ cried another...

October 10, 2017

Domestic Violence and Mandatory Arrests in Colorado

Colorado is among a handful of states with mandatory arrest policies for domestic violence. In most states, police officers are empowered to evaluate an incident before making an arrest. In...

September 11, 2017

What to Do if a Loved One Faces Criminal Charges in Colorado

Criminal charges can impact an entire family and its future. In the event your significant other is accused of a crime, you can take steps to mitigate family disruptions and...