Denver Crimes Against Victim & Witness Defense Attorneys
Crimes against victims and witnesses are a serious criminal charge. If you are being charged with a crime against a victim or witness, you should consult with a Denver criminal defense attorney immediately.
A victim is any person against whom any crime has been perpetrated or attempted. This includes victims who suffer an injury, but it also can include victims of a property crime like fraud or robbery. A witness any person who has knowledge of facts related to a crime has offered testimony as evidence, reported a crime, has been served a subpoena, or would reasonably be believed to be any of these.
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Aggravated Intimidation of a Witness or Victim (C.R.S. 18-8-705)
The Elements of Aggravated Intimidation of a Witness or Victim are the same as the non-aggravated version of the crime with the addition of an element that provides: “during the act of intimidating the defendant was armed with a deadly weapon with the intent, if resisted, to kill, main, or would the person being intimidated.
Aggravated intimidation of a witness or victim is a more serious offense than intimidation of a witness or victim. The aggravation results in a crime that is one offense level more serious, a class 3 felony instead of a class 4 felony. As such, aggravated intimidation of a witness or victim is punishable by 4 to 12 years in prison and a fine of u to $750,000.
If you would like to schedule an initial consultation, contact a Colorado criminal defense attorney, we represent clients in Denver, Colorado, and the surrounding area. The Savela Law Firm, P.C. Give us a call at (720) 821-1001 or complete our inquiry form.
If you have been charged with a crime against a victim or witness an experienced Denver criminal defense lawyer is essential. Get in touch with experienced Denver criminal defense attorney Jason Savela by calling (720) 821-1001.