Colorado Springs Domestic Violence Lawyer
Crimes of Domestic Violence
The police in Colorado Springs, Denver,
Pueblo and throughout the state take a tough stance against domestic violence,
and they place special attention on this type of crime. For example, the
Colorado Springs Police Department maintains a Domestic Violence Enhanced
Response Team, which cooperates with more than 37 agencies throughout
the community to detect domestic violence and provide help and safety
to the victims.
The police will make an immediate response to calls for any type of domestic
Unfortunately, the police do not always arrest the right person. Given
that the victims of domestic violence are statistically most often women,
the officers will often assume that the man is the aggressor. There are
many cases on record in which an individual is arrested for domestic violence
based on false allegations, such as if the other party is attempting to
gain the upper hand in a divorce. Whether you have been falsely accused
or if you have simply made a mistake and need help, we believe that you
deserve a second chance and should not be subjected to unnecessarily harsh
A Colorado Springs domestic violence defense attorney from
Clawson & Clawson, LLP is ready to meet with you for a free consultation to discuss the circumstances
surrounding the arrest and to review your options for fighting the charges.
Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
When an individual is arrested for domestic violence, the judge will nearly
always impose a no-contact order as a condition of release on bail or
own recognizance. You must avoid violating the terms of this order, as
if you are caught in violation you can be arrested and held in jail on
charges of contempt of court.
This is even if the alleged victim has invited you to meet-it is not up
to the victim to enforce the order, as the criminal charges are being
pressed against you by the state, not by your spouse or partner.