My attorney throughout this has done nothing for me and now I'm due to be sentenced in 5 weeks. I have been found guilty in a jury trial of two counts of burglary, one count methamphetamine possession, one count THC possession misdemeanor, one count paraphernalia possession misdemeanor.... Read more »
answered on May 11, 2023
I no longer practice criminal law. But your questions highlight why it’s vital to have an attorney to help navigate the legal process. The law is complex. The rules of procedure are complex. Good lawyers even sometimes make mistakes and get sued for malpractice—that’s why lawyers carry... Read more »
I need lawyers to help defend violations of civil rights by human services case workers judges and lawyers and commit extortion harassment discrimination and retaliation guilty of kidnapping disabled child and social worker purges herself on the stand during a contested hearing of treatment plan... Read more »
answered on Mar 11, 2023
Yes, there are lawyers who work on a contingency basis for civil rights violations, including cases involving violations by human services case workers, judges, and lawyers. These lawyers typically work on a contingency fee basis, meaning that they do not charge any upfront fees and instead take a... Read more »
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 »
I never saw the photos of evidence sized or the police body worn camera footage before entering into this plea agreement. Also I was able to view the body camera footage three days before my sentence was handed down and the acting DA never returned my lawyers phone calls and messages. The original... Read more »
answered on Jan 24, 2023
First and foremost, if you did not see essential evidence/videos prior to your plea agreement and you would not have accepted the plea agreement if you had viewed the essential evidence/videos, that is certainly grounds for withdrawing your plea. The practical effect of this is that the case... Read more »
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 »
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.
My x and I had a house in FL. He is former military so it was a VA loan. It went in to pre foreclosure in 2014 while we lived in another country. He was receiving the funds but not paying the mortgage. I came back to the states when I found out and, I managed to get a modification on the house.... Read more »
answered on Feb 15, 2022
I am sorry to hear about your situation. An appeal has to occur within a specific time period and it has to be based on an error of fact or law. No new evidence can be introduced. It is common to divide debts in dissolution. However, if he is not performing a court ordered debt payment, then you... Read more »
answered on Aug 11, 2021
This will depend on whether your case is a state or federal case. I am licensed in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals (federal), but not the state of Colorado. Either way there are time and procedural requirements to file your appeal. You should consult an attorney to guide you through the process.
I'm looking at a possible interlock extension in Colorado I want to appeal my hearing because one of my events my BAC read as follows: At 7:34 my bac was .058, at 7:36 my bac was .053, at 7:42 my bac was .049, at 7:45 my bac was .043. I thought it was a false positive because I had just ate.... Read more »
answered on Mar 8, 2021
First, I am not a Colorado lawyer. That being said, if you claim that your blood alcohol concentration (bac) is being incorrectly monitored, yes I would appeal that.
answered on Mar 6, 2021
It would be important to know what type of case it is. Courts have subject matter jurisdiction over certain subjects so it is not possible to determine what type of case it is based on whether there is a motion to modify some unspecified thing and there were no stipulations filed.
If someone was wrongly convicted and found evidence to prove their innocence how do you bring such evidence to the attention of the court ? This evidence was provided to the public and to the court who refused to address it ? Its concerning mmj red card plant counts .
answered on Dec 1, 2020
You would need to file an appeal under Rule 35(c). If you are incarcerated, you should request an attorney to assist you with this. If not, you should consult with a private attorney because these petitions are very complicated and you will need detailed legal guidance.
His charge was escape for not compling with his sentence. And for being a habitual drug offender (non violent). At time of his arrest he didnt have drugs on him just money and bags for his antique stamp collection. And was shown to the court he collected. The money was even eventually returned to... Read more »
answered on Nov 30, 2020
There are many attorneys, like myself and others, who do criminal appeals under Rule 35(c). It has been 15 years since the trial, so there are a lot of claims that may be time-barred, which may mean that an appeal may only be successful if there is "new evidence" that has been... Read more »
I've been going through a custody case where my daughter's mom is using my current moment of unemployment due to unforeseen back surgery. Her and her attorney have made false accusations, one after another and having a super biased magistrate and no representation, they have succeeded in... Read more »
answered on Nov 11, 2020
At this point, you may need to retain your lawyer privately, not through Legal Aid. They are not really set up to help everyone who needs it.
I have a warrant in Colorado for not showing up to their court for a hearing about restitution. I was coerced into a deferred sentence and given a restitution and misdemeanor. These people never intended to treat me fairly. I have never been a resident of Colorado. I was just driving through and... Read more »
answered on Nov 10, 2020
First off, I am sorry this happened to you. It sounds like your experience while the case was open was pretty difficult and that your experiences afterward have continued to be difficult.
That said, if you agreed to restitution and a restitution hearing was set for whatever reason, then... Read more »
answered on Jul 12, 2020
Try this website for some of those things - www.cocourts.com
I assumed that I was to stay away from her by x amt of ft And knew I was not allowed to call her. We had twins.I emailed her a non-confrontational email. Explained that I did not want to go threw a bitter divorce and basically would become victimized in order to make sure my twins had a well... Read more »
answered on May 11, 2020
First if you and your ex wife each have attorneys, it usually is the rule to communicate to her attorney and not directly. Second, Double Jeopardy is a criminal principle and doesn't apply here.
My ex wife has involved social services twice and police numerous times claiming false domestic violence accusations against my current girlfriend and I in front of the kids. I've been thoroughly investigated and nothing has been founded. She is now threatening to file a motion for a CFI and... Read more »
answered on Feb 2, 2020
You can object to the appointment of a CFI, but with a high-conflict custody situation, the court is likely to appoint one. It is not up a therapist to decide.
My rights were terminated I appealed right away. My appeals lawyer found that the county terminated my rights without ICWA being informed. Lakota Sioux has found children eligible and now are taking over case. What's going to happen.
answered on Nov 24, 2019
Unfortunately. I cannot answer in accordance with ABA Ethics Rule 4.2:
In representing a client, a lawyer shall not communicate about the subject of the representation with a person the lawyer knows to be represented by another lawyer in the matter, unless the lawyer has the consent of the... Read more »
Does it take colorado supreme court this long to decide usually
answered on Sep 30, 2019
There is no set time limit for the Colorado Supreme Court to rule. Your wait of 9 months is not at all unusual. It could be several months before the Court renders a decision.
The district court mailed my final order to the wrong address (street address instead of my PO Box) and I still haven't received it! My 49 day deadline to appeal is in 4 days.
answered on Sep 27, 2019
I urge you to call an appellate attorney. Depending on your ability to pay for an attorney, you may be able to hire one on an hourly or flat fee basis or you may qualify for a public defender or alterternative defense counsel (if it's a criminal case) or there may be some services out there to... Read more »
answered on Jul 8, 2019
You cannot file it for him. Only he can file it or a lawyer.
Obviously, this is the last chance he will have to get review.
If yyou had to ask that question, you are ill equipped (in fact, not equipped at all) to have any ability in that area.
If he is going to have any... Read more »
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