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Violent crimes have a strong stigma associated with them and many people will make assumptions about your behavior and your intentions. Do not let it bother you. We are here to defend your criminal case and make sure we share your side of the story. At Trial Lawyers & Legal Services of Colorado, LLC, we have over 30 years of combined experience and have defended thousands of cases. Put our experience to work for your future and your family.
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Understanding Violent Crimes in Colorado
You can face violent crime charges under a wide variety of circumstances. Although you are innocent until proven guilty, police and court officials can be very unsympathetic to your explanations. Depending on the crime that the state charges you with, you will be facing a different offenses and unique possible penalties.
In most circumstances, the state considers the following offenses violent crimes:
- Assault or Battery
- Domestic Violence
- Burglary or Home Invasion
- Armed Robbery
- Sexual Assault
- Attempted Murder
Many violent crimes are charged as felonies, although some are misdemeanors. A Class 1 Felony is the most serious and can carries penalties that include up to life in prison. Even a Class 6 Felony, a lesser conviction, carries significant jail time and financial penalties.