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Q: I was not home while a search warrant was served nine year old was questioned by the dea they didn't leave inventry list

It's the second time raided and nothing found

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Q: Am I liable for charges for giving someone a ride to the store if I had no knowledge they intended to steal?

I also did not give him a ride back I left him there when I saw what he had done I didn't want to contribute to a crime

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Q: Can a Judge in Colorado rule on whether or not a SO has established a parental role. Or does the SOMB have to do that?

I petitioned the court to see if I had met a parental role in the courts view. The Judge responded like he was confused. I need to meet the 5.7 standard to do this through the SOMB. But the group size is very lg so it could take another year for me to do that. I have no charges against minors... Read more »

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Q: I was a forensic interviewer as part of criminal investigations and am no longer at this job.

I am still receiving subpoenas from the prosecution and defense counsel (all in Colorado) to testify in cases where I conducted forensic interviews.

1. How do I go about requesting applicable fees from the latter? I have not been able to find the appropriate form.

2. What fees am... Read more »

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Q: In Colorado, is Negative PTO legal?

In the past 12 months, we have had a week of forced PTO which put a lot of people into the negative. And if you get enough negative, its on you to pay your health insurance. Yet we use to not have negative PTO and you just didn't get paid if you didn't have the hours which in my opinion was better.

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Q: My question is in regards to the second amendment

So back in 2003 I was arrested and charged with assault third degree and harassment .When I went to pretrial The DA gave me a plea deal part of that deal they would dismiss the assault and harassment charges if I pled guilty to telephone obstruction. I accepted the deal. The judge give me a... Read more »

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Q: If I sign plea deal then my lawyer, DA, Judge change it the deal around stating that I can't appeal it or talk to anyone

About it or I prison I was married my wife lied video show that she lie they wouldn't alow into evidence and charge me with sexal assault they put on porlei have side as sexfender and broke my shoulder and head concussion and can't get medical attention can they do that.

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Q: I missed the time frame of 14 days to get fingerprinted.

I was given a paper with places to go to. I was told at the police station I needed to go to the court house to do it.

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Q: If a person is in jail and told they don't need to attend their dispostion hearing what should they do?

A 20 yr old man was arrested in a sting opperation with a "16yr old" girl. The man was released and sentanced to probation. He has been in jail since February 18. Yesterday was his dispostion hearing, he was told he didnt need to attend that they will handle it all on the 27th of March.

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Mar 11, 2023

If the man was told by his lawyer or a court official that he does not need to attend his disposition hearing, then he should follow their instructions. However, if he is unsure or uncomfortable with not attending the hearing, he should contact his lawyer or the court to clarify and discuss his... Read more »

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Q: If I have unpayed food items in a bag and security stops me from leaving the store is that theft.

It was closeing time and over the intercom customers were notified to finish shopping , there was 56 people in front of me and the several requests to open a second register was answered with " we can't because there is not a manager on shift." so I went to the door and offered the... Read more »

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Q: Does being found not guilty of all charges quality me to file a petition in pursuant to CRS § 13-65-102?

I was incarcerated for 30 days. I was found not guilty at my trial.

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Criminal Law for Colorado on
Q: How do i find pro bono help for criminal appeal?

I am a close friend to D.S., who was convicted of 1st degree murder in Boulder County CO and sentenced to life without. I may be biased as her friend, but in talking to her public defender, a lot of evidence was not allowed to enter the court that could've made the difference. The DA was... Read more »

Nelson Patrick Boyle
Nelson Patrick Boyle
answered on Mar 8, 2023

Your friend is in good hands with the Colorado Public Defender's statewide felony appeals team. They have stellar, well-trained lawyers who are at the top of their game for felony appeals.

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Animal / Dog Law and Federal Crimes for Colorado on
Q: What is the exact law for how you can't kill a human because they killed your pet, since pets are property?

For legal project I am trying to find the same or number of the law about not being able to kill someone because they murdered a pet, which in this case was a pet bird

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Feb 27, 2023

It is unlikely you will find a statute explicitly addressing this question.

Instead, you will likely find “self-defense” statutes which describe when it is legal to use deadly force in the defense of yourself and, in many states, in defense of another person.

A few states allow...
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Q: Can a judge in a criminal case that acquitted or dismissed can that judge do the civil case knowing both case
James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Mar 2, 2023

It depends on the specific circumstances of the case and the rules of the court in which the cases are being heard. In general, a judge who presides over a criminal case involving the same parties or issues as a subsequent civil case may be prohibited from hearing the civil case due to potential... Read more »

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