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Understanding Protective Orders

January 7, 2015 by

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Below is a helpful link that outlines protective orders in Colorado. A protective order is also known as a protection order, a restraining order, a civil protective or restraining order, an injunction, and a no contact order. If you need help, please call 303.440.4444 http://www.cobar.org/index.cfm/ID/0/subID/274/Understand-Protective-Orders

Temporary Civil Restraining Orders/Permanent Civil Restraining Orders

September 17, 2014 by

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Our firm secures permanent restraining orders for our clients, and we also defend our clients from permanent restraining orders. These actions go very quickly. A trial to decide whether the Court will grant or deny a permanent retraining order often occurs within days of the when the case is filed. Immediate legal action is necessary […]

We still have a juvenile incarceration problem | TheHill

September 17, 2014 by

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This article, written by Richard Ross, was published by The Hill on September 13, 2014. Below is a small excerpt from the piece which details some of the problems with juvenile incarceration in the United States. “There is no shortage of children behind bars in the United States. Each night, more than 60,000 of our children […]

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Prison

September 17, 2014 by

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People v. Ruch; The Right to Remain Silent

June 19, 2014 by

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People v. Ruch, 2013 COA 96, 10CA2436 is a very useful case especially for defendants who have been convicted at trial, are ordered to sex offender treatment, and have an appeal pending. Ruch adopts arguments made in People v. Guatney, 214 P.3d 1049 (Colo. 2009) that, absent a grant of use immunity, the state may […]

Protective Orders & Restraining Orders in Colorado

April 5, 2013 by

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Restraining orders and protective orders may be secured immediately through the courts.  These emergency orders are designed to protect victims or potential victims from further harm and imminent danger.  The process involves filing a civil complaint for a temporary protective order and then appearing, usually the same day, in open court.  In court, the party seeking protection (plaintiff) must […]

Colorado Sex Offender Sentences Still Stringent Despite Failure of Jessica’s Law

March 21, 2013 by

Late February the Denver Post ran the article Political accusations fly after Colorado’s Jessica’s Law dies dissecting the hoopla that has been stirred up around Colorado’s denial of Jessica’s Law. Read the full article here. House Bill 1149, or Jessica’s Law, would require a 25 year minimum sentence on an offender who commits sexual assault against […]