Colorado is an open carry state, allowing its eligible residents to carry their weapons without concealing them. Of course, as with any other law, there are exceptions and certain stipulations that gu…Read More
Tourist Defense Lawyer For Vail Valley Visitors
Possession of Marijuana
It’s important to know the laws before partaking in recreational marijuana in Colorado. For instance, you must be 21 and purchase your cannabis at a state pot shop. Marijuana cannot be shared, sold, or taken across state lines. Driving while high can result in a DWUI. Additionally, it cannot be consumed or possessed on federal property — White River National Forest and Vail Ski Resort are both federal lands.
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Deceptive Use of a Ski Pass
When you visit Vail Ski Resort, you may find yourself in hot water if you are attempting to share your ski pass or use someone else’s. What may seem like harmless sharing to you can result in serious criminal charges for all parties involved and permanent bans from multiple Colorado ski resorts. Rather than going home with a record, learn more about the laws here:
Unlawful Possession of a Weapon
It is true that Colorado is an open carry state — for those who are legally allowed to carry. It is also true that, for the most part, Colorado shares reciprocity with 33 other states for concealed weapons permits. However, if you aren’t fully aware of the law, carrying in the wrong place in Vail Valley can find you facing serious criminal charges. Learn more about Colorado weapons laws and contact us immediately if you find yourself facing criminal weapons charges in Vail.
Age-Related Sex Crimes
For many visitors to Vail, they are not familiar with Colorado’s relatively high age of sexual consent or laws regarding sexual contact. The legal age of consent in Colorado is 17, regardless of where a person is visiting from. Learn more about Colorado sex laws to ensure your romantic getaway won’t land you facing felony charges.
If you were visiting Vail Valley and wound up facing criminal charges, contact the legal team with the experience defending Colorado tourists. We have a convenient location in Avon to better serve you. At the Law Offices of Murphy & Price, LLP, we offer complimentary consultations no matter where you are. Contact us today.