You have probably heard of criminal charges such as "assault with a deadly weapon" or "menacing with a deadly weapon." When you hear the term "deadly weapon," you may instinctively think of a rifle or grenade. While those certainly do count as dangerous weaponry used for violent purposes, the definition of a deadly weapon does not stop with them.
Perhaps you have earned your undergraduate degree and are going for your master's. On the other hand, perhaps you are already a member of the working class or are looking forward to landing your first job.
In a number of our posts, we have highlighted different aspects of the process that criminal defendants in Colorado will go through. Indeed, a large majority of criminal cases will be resolved through plea deals. However, there are a number of instances where a trial may be necessary (especially if the defendant is charged with drug possession, a gun crime, a sexual assault, or any other crime).