1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. (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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 5 Reasons You Need a Lawyer

    When you’re dealing with legal matters, it can feel overwhelming. It can be tough to determine how to proceed and what the best course of action is for your specific case. Depending on the type of case, you might not need representation, such as small claims or a speeding infraction. However, there are some reasons why you should consider hiring legal counsel. Today, we’ll be starting our two-…Read More

  10. What to Do When You Are Under Arrest

    When the red and blue lights are flashing and you find yourself face to face with law enforcement, it could be for a variety of reasons. Perhaps you are being detained for questioning or you were witness to a crime, or perhaps you are being charged with a crime yourself. However it comes to be that you find yourself under arrest, there are a few things that you can do to make the process better an…Read More