COLORADO MENACING DEFENSE LAWYER

Facing menacing charges in Colorado? Time is NOT on your side.

In Colorado, being charged with the crime of menacing can have consequences that will affect you for the rest of your life. Not only can the crime of menacing be charged as a felony, where you could face jail time with hefty fines, but you could have a record that follows you for life. A record that would make it extremely difficult to obtain a job or lawfully own a weapon.

Call Weber Law Firm today at (801) 845-0349 to discuss your issue in a free and confidential consultation.

"He was very helpful in every step of the case. We were informed about everything. Thanks to his work, the outcome of the case was even better than we expected.”

MIREYA | WEBER LAW CLIENT

Colorado Menacing Defense Attorney

What is the Statute?

 

Under C.R.S. 18-3-206, menacing includes:
(1) A person commits the crime of menacing if, by any threat or physical action, he or she knowingly places or attempts to place another person in fear of imminent serious bodily injury. Menacing is a class 3 misdemeanor, but, it is a class 5 felony if committed:
(a) By the use of a deadly weapon or any article used or fashioned in a manner to cause a person to reasonably believe that the article is a deadly weapon; or
(b) By the person representing verbally or otherwise that he or she is armed with a deadly weapon

What is the Punishment?

According to C.R.S. 18-3-206, Menacing is a class 3 misdemeanor, but it can rise to a class 5 felony if committed:
(a) By the use of a deadly weapon or any article used or fashioned in a manner to cause a person to reasonably believe that the article is a deadly weapon; or
(b) By the person representing verbally or otherwise that he or she is armed with a deadly weapon gathering identity information by deception is a class 5 felony. A class 5 felony is punishable by one to two years imprisonment plus one year of parole and any additional fines that the Court sees as appropriate.

A class 3 misdemeanor is punishable by a fine of between $50.00 and $750.00, imprisonment of up to six months, other than in state correctional facilities, or both.

How Can You Fight It?

If you have been cited for menacing in the State of Colorado, there are a few ways Weber Law can fight for you. Whether it is negotiating to lower the charge to a lesser crime, reducing your fine amount, making sure you do not lose your job, reducing your jail time, ensuring you keep your right to bear arms, or defending you at trial, Weber Law will work for you every step of the way. By becoming familiar with potential evidence, such as your prior criminal record, employment records, and character witness testimony, Weber Law will make sure to look at all the details of your case. At Weber Law, we are experienced in defending charges, winning cases, and getting our clients back out in the world to live a life free of criminal charges. If you or anyone you know has been cited for menacing in the state of Colorado, call Weber Law today for a consultation.

  • C.R.S. 18-3-206, Menacing
  • C.R.S. 18-1.3-501, Misdemeanors classified
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Weber Law’s Experience with Reducing or Dropping Colorado Weapons Charges

Weber Law’s  track record of success in Denver criminal courts includes representing thousands of cases in which the charges were reduced or dropped. Our team is dedicated to serving the best interests of his clients. As a staunch advocate for individual rights, Weber Law ensures each person receives the best defense possible.

If you’ve been charged with a menacing related offense, you could lose your children, your home, your income, and your reputation. A conviction of a serious felony goes right to the heart of your basic freedoms.

When charged with a menacing offense, you want to be proactive in seeking the services of a knowledgeable criminal attorney as quickly as possible.

Weber Law Group

A Denver, Colorado Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help You

Weber Law will aggressively fight for your rights. Contact us today!

We believe that justice is an idea that can triumph only when living people make it so. We are dedicated to justice. We wish to run a business that is at once profitable while allowing us to promote the rights of our fellow community members. We will stand for the poor when they are in need and their cause is just. We will work for any responsible business. We will represent all races, creeds, religions, sexes, sexual orientations, and backgrounds.

Office Address:

1777 S Harrison St. Ste 450 Denver, CO 80210 

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