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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Colorado on
Q: Can I get out of a warrant?

I was issued warrant for FTA while in hospital.I have letter from Dr.stating when I was admitted & discharged

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 2, 2019

So hire an attorney so he/she can utilize the evidence

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Consumer Law, Small Claims and Criminal Law for Colorado on
Q: My friend stored my wedding dress at her house. I have asked her for it back. She says she never had anything. Help!

This happened in Colorado, I now live in Kansas. I've asked to have a friend come by and pick up the dress. She says she never had anything. Can I sue her for the amount of the dress or the dress back?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 2, 2019

Such a case could be difficult without some form of proof. A judge/jury would look at your assertion and the other side's denial, and not have a means of deciding the matter without some evidence to support your position. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for Colorado on
Q: I had a hearing on jan 15 th in front of the colorado supreme court and still have not heard a ruling why so long

Does it take colorado supreme court this long to decide usually

Brian K. McHugh
Brian K. McHugh 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.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Colorado on
Q: Do police have right after, you personally, seek for medical attention to enter home and conduct a search?

Example: A person calls the police on themself as they stayed in a hotel seeking help medically. After calling 911 police came, entered room without consent and this person had drugs on them; not within sight. Do the police have the right to conduct a search inside and charge this person? Are they... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Sep 18, 2019

Yes, under many circumstances.

Retain counsel to discuss specific facts

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Colorado on
Q: A retarded women files rape charge.

It was consensual until prerp. asked to remove condom.

William Jaksa
William Jaksa answered on Sep 12, 2019

Do you mean a female with cognitive challenges reports to police that she was sexually assaulted? I assume that the police then conducted an investigation and charged someone with this?

Everyday vulnerable and marginalized people are mistreated in some of the most horrific ways and we as a...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Colorado on
Q: What happens in court?

I was at target with my two children. I am really stuggling and couldn’t afford baby food for them, diapers, wipes, bottles and binkys for them etc. They caught me walking out and told me to go to the back with them as I did. They took my info down and called the police and the police came and... Read more »

Brian K. McHugh
Brian K. McHugh answered on Sep 10, 2019

Based on the information you provided, you should not be worrying about jail or having your children taken away.

It sounds like you will probably qualify for a court-appointed attorney (no cost to you). The attorney will get you through the process and help you resolve the situation.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Colorado on
Q: Didn’t have enough evidence?
Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Sep 10, 2019

You need to speak directly to the lawyer and he can explain what he meant to you

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Colorado on
Q: Can you be held in jail with no evidence?

My husband has been in jail for 3 months but his attorney told him the da don’t have evidence can they still hold him in jail?

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Sep 10, 2019

Didn't have enough evidence to convict him or didn't have any evidence?

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Juvenile Law for Colorado on
Q: My child was being sexually abused while in the care of daycare. Can I sue the daycare?

My child was being sexually abused by another child.

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Sep 9, 2019

There are issues of liability which you should discuss with a lawyer you consult directly

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Colorado on
Q: Pulled me over for taking snap chat pictures of car on bricks? That’s my right to take pics?

Snapchat sent to gf on business training trip two city’s up from mine pulled over for “tinted windows” questioned about stolen car on bricks?

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Sep 3, 2019

Sounds like he claimed he pulled you over for the tine, at least that was the pretext. Is tint okay or questionable?

If actually only for photographing, then illegal

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Criminal Law and Family Law for Colorado on
Q: Who do I contact if I know that there is a court order being violated in relation to a custody order of a minor child.

I was granted 50/50 custody of my 9year old daughter with my ex's mother after a very long CPS intervention. For the last 2years, I have only been granted access to my daughter 2x per week for an hour under the watch of CPS. But I have always learned from my mistakes and got sober for my... Read more »

Sabra M. Janko
Sabra M. Janko answered on Aug 29, 2019

If you ex is violating a court order, you can file a motion to enforce the order or for contempt. You should consult with an attorney to review your court order with you to evaluate recourse.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Criminal Law for Colorado on
Q: What are the punishments for father supplying son with alcohol and pressuring him to drink?

My abusive ex husband has been pressuring our son to drink since he was very young; he’s 16 now and I recently found out that his dad bought him his own drinks and pressured him to drink. He finally caved and drank. We live in colorado but the incident happened at my ex husband’s parent’s... Read more »

Sabra M. Janko
Sabra M. Janko answered on Aug 16, 2019

Underage drinking is a crime and both your son and his father, if his father supplied him with alcohol, could be held responsible if reported to the police.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Colorado on
Q: Can the girlfriend go back to the DA and ask him to stick it to him. She always threaten that when she gets mad at him
Sabra M. Janko
Sabra M. Janko answered on Aug 14, 2019

The DA will decide what to do based on the evidence. Any accuser can always state their preference, however an accuser does not decide what approach the DA will take.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Adoption and Child Custody for Colorado on
Q: 18 U.S. Code § 3283. Offenses against children

My son was taken from in maryland when he was 5 years old i did not have a custody order, his mother took him to texas and legally signed over his custody to his granparents without my permission, he is now 26 years old, I have just located him, I would like to know if i can still file a charge... Read more »

Sabra M. Janko
Sabra M. Janko answered on Aug 13, 2019

I am sorry to hear about your situation. If there was no custody order, then likely there was no parental kidnapping. Absent a custody order or mandatory injunction upon filing a petition, a parent is free to relocate with a child

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Colorado on
Q: If a confession was made to police admitting to sexual assault, what other evidence (examples) are needed to prosecute?

I feel I was coerced into confession and the alleged victim was tricked by police in regards to the statement made and complaints have been made and nothing has been done. I have proof on recording officers lied or the report from the police has numerous errors and when questioned I get shut down.

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Aug 9, 2019

A confession with the testimony of the victim is enough.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Colorado on
Q: Fake ID was taken away at a dispensary. What do I do?

I went to a marijuana dispenary for about a month or so using a fake ID, which had my real name and picture on it. After about a month, they randomly upgraded their security and confiscated my card. When confronted, I was upfront and told them it was a fake after they said they had to call the... Read more »

William Jaksa
William Jaksa answered on Aug 8, 2019

Bars, nightclubs, dispensaries all deal with fake ID as a routine matter of doing business. They are liable if they serve someone underage. Having worked with licence holders for years I know of no jurisdictions that allow employees at these places to confiscate, withhold or even destroy fake IDs.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Consumer Law, Contracts and Criminal Law for Colorado on
Q: can I get criminal charges for not returning a vehicle I have financed but haven’t Piad

They have tried to repo it and now I have an investigator calling me threatening a felony.

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Aug 7, 2019

You are standing in a large pile of deep do-do. Hire a criminal defense lawyer immediately.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Colorado on
Q: Can a prosecutor and judge arraign someone for a crime,who they are using in a different case as their prime eye witness

The state prosecutor was using someone as their prime eye witness for a murder case After the witnesses testimony, the same prosecutor and judge arraigned the witness on drug charges and failure to appear in court. Is this practice illegal and can their be an agreement with the witness for their... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Aug 6, 2019

Not illegal and yes they can

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Colorado on
Q: My ex-husband had $742, plus 5 overdraft fees at $35 each, spent from his debit card. He reported the fraud to the bank.

He cancelled his card. Now it turns out, our 17 year old son spent the money. Is this a felony and what do we do?! Will the bank file charges?

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Jul 29, 2019

This family situation is what the world calls a dilemma. However, as long as the bank did not lose any money they should care less. Use this as a teaching time for the kid--before he leaves the nest.

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