Denver, CO asked in Criminal Law for Colorado

Q: My charge is injury by property in Aurora. I chose a trial by jury. What should I do to prepare?

I am a school teacher, no prior problems with my new husband. i replaced his phone I broke. I was offered yr probation & classes. That's extreme so I chose trial by jury but very nervous. I'm an asset to society not a liability, what are my chances for only community service and fine?

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Courtney Edwards
Courtney Edwards
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Edwards, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: If the judge finds that the breaking of the phone was an act of domestic violence, the classes and probation are mandatory. So, I'd say your chances of community service and fine only aren't great. I would suggest that you meet with an attorney, if you aren't already represented, to prepare you for what to expect at a trial.

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