Colorado Disorderly Conduct Lawyer
Facing Disorderly Conduct charges in Colorado? Time is NOT on your side.
If you have been charged with a crime, do not hesitate to ask for legal help. At Weber Law Firm, we understand you’re scared and nervous about what is coming next. You may even be angry that you have been falsely accused of a crime you didn’t commit. We are here to fight for an acquittal.
Disorderly Conduct Crimes Defense in Colorado
In Colorado, being charged with disorderly conduct can come with hefty fines and a record that can follow you for the rest of your life.
What is the Statute?
Under C.R.S. 218-9-106(1), a person commits disorderly conduct if he or she intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly:
(a) Makes a coarse and obviously offensive utterance, gesture, or display in a public place and the utterance, gesture, or display tends to incite an immediate breach of the peace; or
(b) Makes unreasonable noise in a public place or near a private residence that he has no right to occupy; or
(c) Fights with another in a public place except in an amateur or professional contest of athletic skill; or
(d) Not being a peace officer, discharges a firearm in a public place except when engaged in lawful target practice or hunting or the ritual discharge of blank ammunition cartridges as an attendee at a funeral for a deceased person who was a veteran of the armed forces of the United States; or
(e) Not being a peace officer, displays a deadly weapon, displays any article used or fashioned in a manner to cause a person to reasonably believe that the article is a deadly weapon, or represents verbally or otherwise that he or she is armed with a deadly weapon in a public place in a manner calculated to alarm.
What is the Punishment?
According to C.R.S. 218-9-106(3):
(a) An offense under paragraph (a) or (c) of subsection (1), referenced above, of this section is a class 1 petty offense; except that, if the offense is committed with intent to disrupt, impair, or interfere with a funeral, or with intent to cause severe emotional distress to a person attending a funeral, it is a class 2 misdemeanor.
(b) An offense under paragraph (d) of subsection (1) of this section is a class 3 misdemeanor.
(c) An offense under paragraph (e) or (f) of subsection (1) of this section is a class 2 misdemeanor.
A class 1 petty offense is punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars, or imprisonment for not more than six months other than in state correctional facilities, or both.
A class 2 misdemeanor is punishable by a fine of not less than $250.00 and not more than $1,000.00, imprisonment for not less than 3 months, not more than 12 months, other than in state correctional facilities, or both.
A class 3 misdemeanor is punishable by a fine of not less than $50.00 and not more than $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 disorderly conduct in 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 the charge does not go on your record, or defending you at trial, Weber Law will work for you every step of the way. By looking at potential evidence such as security cameras and eye witness testimony, Weber Law will make sure to look at all the details of your case. At Weber Law we are experienced in defending these types of charges, winning these types of cases, and getting you back to everyday life. If you or anyone you know has been cited for disorderly conduct in the state of Colorado, call Weber Law today for a consultation.
- C.R.S. 18-9-106, Disorderly Conduct
- C.R.S. 18-1.3.503, Petty offenses classified – penalty
- C.R.S. 18-1.3-501, Misdemeanors classified
Contact Weber Law immediately if you’ve been arrested on a disorderly conduct charge. We offer a free confidential case evaluation. Serving Denver and the surrounding areas.
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Our Disorderly Conduct Defense Lawyers Are Here to Help
Tom Weber’s track record of success in Colorado criminal courts includes representing thousands of cases in which the charges were reduced or dropped. He is dedicated to serving the best interests of his clients. As a staunch advocate for individual rights, Weber ensures each person receives the best defense possible.
When charged with disorderly conduct, you want to be proactive in seeking the services of a knowledgeable criminal attorney as quickly as possible.
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