1. Children, Cannabis, and Colorado’s Laws

    Colorado is a recreational use state, allowing adults over the age of 21 to make their own choices regarding consumption of cannabis for recreational use. Of course, as with any overarching headline, it comes with subtext. In many of our recent previous posts, we have covered, in great detail, Colorado’s recreational use laws, how they apply to you, and how you may find yourself facing drug char…Read More

  2. Caught On Camera? It’s Not An Admission of Guilt

    In 2019, security cameras are nearly everywhere. Many homes have doorbell cameras and closed-circuit cameras for personal security that can be viewed on a smartphone. For many who are charged with a crime, knowing there is video footage may lead them to make a confession or take an unfair plea deal. At Murphy & Price, LLP, we have used video footage to build a criminal defense. Before you incr…Read More

  3. Pot is Legal in Colorado – Why Was I Arrested? Part 2

    A while back, we posted an article about the recreational use laws in Colorado and why you may still be arrested if you partake. We got a lot of response and follow-up from concerned citizens who thought they were behaving well within their rights and found themselves facing criminal drug charges in both the state and federal docket. Today, we want to add to that post and offer more insight into t…Read More

  4. Colorado Recreational Use Laws Frequently Asked Questions for Service Members

    Colorado’s recreational marijuana use laws have made our beautiful state an even more desirable place to visit. The first place in the nation to make recreational marijuana sales and consumption completely legal, not knowing all the facts can get connoisseurs in some real legal trouble. Yes, any person over the age of 21 can legally purchase marijuana in any form for any purpose, and consume it.…Read More

  5. Colorado Recreational Use Laws Frequently Asked Questions for Tourists

    Colorado recreational use laws made Colorado the first place in the United States to allow the sale and use of marijuana to any person over the age of 21 for any purpose. For this reason, marijuana connoisseurs have flocked to Colorado to legally partake in the herb in all its glory. However, not having a firm understanding of the laws can extend that vacation to include jail time or result in fac…Read More

  6. Understanding Military Vs Civilian Jurisdiction

    Many people can easily understand that military service members arrested on military property will be arrested by military police and tried in the military judicial system. And, civilians arrested on the civilian property will be arrested by civilian law enforcement and tried in the local or federal court system. However, the understanding gets a little muddled when a service member is accused of …Read More

  7. (S)He Was Of-Age, Why Was I Arrested?

    When it comes to intimate relationships with minors, the resulting sentence and legal ramifications are severe, both for the direct and collateral consequences. You can easily find yourself in a situation where life-altering charges such as “statutory rape” and “sexual abuse of a minor” are being associated with your name. Join us in today’s post as we discuss some of the reasons that yo…Read More

  8. Pot is Legal in Colorado – Why Was I Arrested?

    With the passing of Amendment 64, adults who are over the age of 21 are legally able to possess one ounce (28 grams) of marijuana or THC. However, this is not a blanket “pot is legal” law. Yes, whether you are a citizen or visitor to Colorado, you are legally able to enjoy concentrates, edibles, topicals, and other marijuana products. But, before you get excited and make a stop at your nearest…Read More

  9. Rights of Immigrants in the United States

    The rights that are afforded to residents in the United States may seem to be a little bit confusing when it comes to immigrants. When legal status is granted to immigrants, rights vary based on what status the person holds. These rights are explained to the Human Rights In 1945, Eleanor Roosevelt presented the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and is honored by all nations within The United N…Read More

  10. 5 More Reasons You Need a Lawyer

    We recently took a look at some of the reasons why you should get a lawyer when you’re going through legal troubles and, as promised, we’re back with a few more reasons in the conclusion to our two-part series. Legal issues can come up for anyone at any time, which makes it important for you to take steps to protect yourself. If you’re in need of legal counsel in Colorado Springs, call Murph…Read More