Probation is a common requirement of criminal sentences in Colorado. However, courts will impose different probationary requirements depending on the circumstances. Courts may grant unsupervised probation in Colorado under certain circumstances. You must comply with the conditions of your probation, or you may face serious… Read More

With the rise in cell phone use and electronic messaging, sexting occurs frequently among adults and, increasingly, among teens. Sexting or sex texting involves the sending and receiving of sexually explicit images or videos by cell phone, email, or similar digital communication. While consenting adults… Read More

Self-defense is a legal defense to a criminal accusation or charge. Successfully arguing self-defense helps you avoid being convicted of a crime. To be successful, you need to prove: You reasonably believed you were about to suffer imminent and unlawful harm; You reasonably believed immediate… Read More

In Colorado, juvenile crimes are those that involve minors between the ages of 10 and 18. For the most part, courts treat juvenile offenders differently than adult offenders. However, the penalties for these crimes can be similar to adult crimes, especially if they are felonies…. Read More

Stealing even a small item in Colorado rates as a crime. Petty theft charges in Colorado can occur when anyone intentionally steals property valued at less than $50. A petty theft charge in Colorado falls under the category of a petty offense. In Colorado, a… Read More

Statutory rape laws are designed to protect minors from sexual predators.  These laws assume that minors cannot consent to sex. So, statutory rape laws criminally penalize people who have consensual sex with children. However, these laws sometimes unfairly target teens who are engaged in consensual… Read More

An Overview of Colorado Child Abuse Laws Child abuse is one of the most serious and emotionally challenging criminal charges that any person can face. If you or your loved one is facing child abuse allegations, the stakes are high: You could be facing jail… Read More

Facing criminal charges can be scary and anxiety-inducing under any circumstances, whether you are facing a misdemeanor or felony offense.  However, first-time felony charges can be particularly concerning given the severity of the penalties if you are convicted. At Miller Leonard, PC, we have years… Read More

Being charged with any crime is serious, and deserves to be treated as such; being charged with a felony, such as felony menacing in Colorado, is especially severe. At the law offices of Miller Leonard, PC, our criminal defense attorney in Colorado is ready to… Read More