Preparing to plea bargain a case in Colorado

  In any criminal case, plea bargaining is complicated and critical both at the same time in Colorado. Here are some steps for preparing to plea bargain a case: 1. Discovery is necessary After an offender has been charged, the criminal defense attorney must seek informal and formal discovery from the prosecutor. The criminal defense [...]

January 28th, 2014 by lawfather 

Understanding Wage and Hour Laws in Colorado

  Here is information about the Colorado rules on employee overtime, wage and hour law and fair pay. What is the minimum amount of wage per hour in Colorado? In Colorado, the minimum amount of wage which is paid by the employers to the employees is $7.78 per hour. Is there any difference between the [...]

December 19th, 2013 by lawfather 

Common Questions About Criminal Charges

Being arrested is a stressful, confusing thing. Most people who are arrested have never been arrested before, and frankly have no idea what they are facing. Many people, when they contact a Denver criminal defense attorney, ask very similar questions about the basic process of the criminal justice system. These questions are extremely important because [...]

June 30th, 2013 by lawfather 

500 Homes Have Been Destroyed In The Black Forest Fire

  More than 500 homes have been destroyed, and the cost to fight the Black Forest Fire has exceeded $8.5 million, according to the Denver Post. Investigators are closely examining a small patch of land where the fire is believed to have originated, in hopes of determining how the fire started. While no details are [...]

June 28th, 2013 by lawfather 

The Cost Of Fighting The Black Forest Fire

  The cost of fighting the Black Forest fire near Colorado Springs has risen to about $8.5 million dollars, according to the Denver Post. The fire has burned over 14,000 acres and destroyed more than 500 homes, also claiming the lives of two people. As the fire reaches status as being fully contained, firefighters are [...]

June 24th, 2013 by lawfather 

Insurance Companies Ready For Fire Season

  Insurance companies operating in Colorado appear to be ready for the fire season, according to the Denver Post. Last year, with one of the worst fire seasons in recent memories, insurance companies actually paid out $1.20 in claims for every $1 that they collected in homeowners policy premiums. Years where high premiums are paid [...]

June 18th, 2013 by lawfather 

Child Neglect And Abuse Is A Serious Problem In Colorado

  Child neglect and abuse is a serious problem in Colorado, and according to the Denver Post, the state is planning to take a serious look at the way charges of neglect and abuse are investigated by child protection staff. The state auditor’s office is beginning the first of two audits of child protection, which [...]

June 10th, 2013 by lawfather 

Police Officials To Collect DNA Samples From People Who Are Arrested

  A recent ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States in a Maryland case upholds a Maryland law allowing police officials to collect DNA samples from people who arrested in Maryland. The ruling incidentally upholds a similar Colorado law that took effect in 2010. Supporters of the law liken it to taking fingerprints [...]

June 5th, 2013 by lawfather 

Divorce Questions

Statistics show that there are nearly half as many divorces as marriages in the United States. Divorce is an extremely complicated area of law, because as every marriage is different, every marriage is different. While there are certainly common threads in divorce cases, it is important to remember that every situation is different. How simple [...]

May 31st, 2013 by lawfather 

Multiple Serious Injuries in Aurora Car Crash

A driver who apparently stopped to try to help a disabled car on the side of the road ended up causing a serious crash, according to the Denver Post. The accident occurred on I-225 in Aurora, just after midnight, when a person driving a gold minivan stopped to try to give a jump start to [...]

May 31st, 2013 by lawfather 
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