Domestic violence is an unfortunate reality in many relationships. A report from the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence found that one out of every four women will at one point or another experience domestic abuse in her lifetime.
Stalking continues to be a hot topic in the news all across the country. It has always been a crime, but has gotten more notice with the advent of social media and the ability to ''follow'' people online.
Being criminally charged in Colorado Springs does not have to ruin your life. Many people will find themselves back out in the free world not long after the charges have been filed for one reason or another. One of those reasons is that the charges are eventually dropped. Another reason is that the charges are reduced with the help of a criminal defense attorney. Here's how you can rebuild your reputation following criminal charges.
Domestic violence charges come with the threat of various punishments. Defendants need to be aware of these punishments as they could affect the choices that the defendants make when choosing the direction to take in their criminal defense proceedings.
Seeking a protective order in Colorado is not as difficult as some make it out to be. Protective orders are legally binding documents that help to protect those who seek the order against others in their lives. In today's post, we will discuss protective orders in Colorado and what they entail for those seeking protection.
Relationships are a special part of life. They involve significant others, family members, friends and acquaintances. Relationships can take an ugly turn when domestic violence and abuse is present. It can be difficult for victims of domestic violence to ask for help and to find the courage to leave. So, how do you recognize the signs of domestic violence in Colorado Springs?
Victims of domestic violence, or any other violent crime, have a right to obtain a restraining order in an effort to protect themselves. This goes for those who are being stalked or otherwise abused by someone. The process to acquire a restraining order is cut and dry in Colorado and we will lay it out for you in today's post.
Domestic violence, unfortunately, happens quite often. In 2016 alone, more than 18,000 people in Colorado complained to the police about a domestic violence incident.
A domestic violence accusation can cause serious problems for a Colorado resident. In some cases, for example, a father accused of domestic violence could be barred from seeing his children and living in his home. It could also result in an arrest and detainment in jail.
A new law dealing with stalking and domestic violence is in force now in Colorado. With more than 18,000 domestic violence reports in Colorado last year, a new law was needed. However, it was one specific case that prompted the law.