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White Collar Crimes

White collar crime is a broad term. It is generally defined as a non-violent crime involving cheating, dishonesty, and economic crimes.  White collar crimes are heard in Misdemeanor and Felony Courts as well as in Federal Courts. Contact Michael W. Moran at 719-447-1923 for your free consultation. White Collar crimes can include: Fraud Theft Embezzlement…

Contributing To The Deliquency Of A Minor

Contributing To The Delinquency Of A Minor in the State of Colorado anyone helping or encouraging a person under the age of 18 years to commit any type of illegal activity they can be charged with. Such illegal behavior could include: Providing a Minor with alcohol Providing or selling drugs to a Minor Asking a…

Gambling and Casino Related Criminal Charges

Colorado has limited low-stakes gambling in several historical communities.  These gambling activities are controlled and monitored by the State of Colorado through the Colorado Gaming Commission.  Colorado has established rules of gaming conduct and statutes for criminal violations against the gambling laws.  Gambling and casino related violations may include: Limited Gaming Cheating by a Licensee…

Obstruction of Justice

Obstruction of Justice, Witness Tampering, and Offenses relating to Governmental Operations  involve individuals being accused of impairing or interfering with a police officer or government official’s duties. The charges can be heard as a misdemeanor or felony and involve serious consequences. If you are contacted and investigated by the police, the best way to protect…

Federal Charges

In El Paso County and Colorado Springs various criminal charges are heard in the local Federal Magistrate Court.  This commonly occurs when a criminal event takes place on a Federal installation such as: United States Air Force Academy Fort Carson Peterson Air Force Base National Parks Shriver Air Base United States Post Office NORAD Any…

Menacing

In Colorado, menacing can be prosecuted as a misdemeanor or as a felony.  The difference between a misdemeanor and felony menacing charge is distinguished by the alleged use of a weapon.  A court could consider a weapon as the use of your fist, a toy gun, a real gun, or anything reasonably fashioned as a…

Assault Charges in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Assault charge severity is charged by amount of harm inflicted, and the perceived intent to harm the victim. First Degree Assault is the most serious assault charge and is a class 3 felony, and also labeled an Extraordinary Risk Crime. This means that a conviction for first degree assault can carry a mandatory prison sentence…

Criminal Mischief

Criminal mischief charges in Colorado can be misdemeanors filed in Municipal Court or charged as a severe felony in District Court, depending on the alleged amount of property damage. Criminal mischief charges result from the intentional destruction of property. The charge can be as simple as intentionally breaking another person’s telephone to intentionally damaging an…