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  • Sex Offender Registration In Colorado

    Sex offender registration is required in cases where a defendant is convicted of a sex offense. It is a very important component to the many penalties that convicted sex offenders face in the Colorado criminal justice system. Registration can obviously have a substantial impact on a persons ability to find and maintain employment and housing, and may substantially affect other areas of the sex offenders life.

  • Unlawful Sexual Contact Offenses in Colorado

    Unlawful sexual contact is a sexual offense in the state of Colorado which encompasses a very wide range of conduct. While it is a lesser offense than Sexual Assault, it is still considered a sex crime, and still requires sex offender probation and registration if convicted. It also is considered an extraordinary risk crime which requires higher sentencing requirements than other crimes in the same class.

  • Employment Consequences of Not Disclosing a Felony
      by HG.org

    Many job applications ask an applicant whether or not he or she has ever been convicted of a felony. Hoping that the employer will not check, some applicants indicate that they have not when this is not true. Making a claim of this nature can cause serious consequences.

  • Supreme Court to Law Enforcement: Do Not Freeze Untainted Assets

    The precedent was set in 1989. In a United States v. Monsanto case, the Supreme Court held that a suspect who violated the Continuing Criminal Enterprise (CCE) and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) should not have access to the funds obtained through illegal activity.

  • Failure to Register as a Sex Offender Charges in Florida

    If you were convicted of a sex crime, one of the collateral consequences you will face is mandatory registration as a sex offender.

  • Colorado Felony DUI

    In August of 2015 the Colorado's felony DUI law went into effect. Colorado joined 45 other states in the United States in enacting a law which makes certain classes of DUI's a felony offense.

  • What Is Blackmail?
      by HG.org

    Blackmail is characterized as a crime and in some cases a tort that involves revealing personal information about someone as a threat or threatening other conduct to get the person to do something that the offender wants completed. Like extortion, blackmail seeks to remove a personís free will to conduct some action. Committing black mail can carry significant criminal and civil consequences.

  • Florida May Allow for Lower Sentences for Drug Traffickers

    Drug Trafficking charges in Florida are basically only trumped up possession charges. This means that to prove drug trafficking, the state attorney only needs to prove that the defendant possessed a certain amount of a controlled substance Ė this amount is defined by Florida Statute 893.135 and is different for each drug.

  • Federal Minor Role is Major

    Much of my practice deals with defending individuals who import methamphetamine into the United States. Anyone who has practiced federal criminal law knows that the penalties are daunting. In many case a defendant would receive less time for attempting to escape and running over and seriously injuring a customís agent than for the charge of importation of methamphetamine.

  • Texas Veterans Court Eligibility Gets Much-Needed Expansion from Texas Legislature

    That past legislative session, the Texas legislature made change to the eligibility requirements for Texas' Veterans Courts, introducing more discretion into the process. These courts are an important part of taking care of the veterans support our freedom by providing a diversion and treatment program.


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