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Christopher Daniel Leroi

Christopher Leroi’s Legal Guides

19 total


  • Choosing a lawyer

    Even for seasoned attorneys who find themselves going through a divorce or a civil lawsuit, the decision as to who to pick as their attorney is a difficult one to make and is so crucial to your satisf

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  • The termination of "child custody" in the State of Colorado and other states

    Courts are now referring to time spent between a parent and a child as "parenting time" and "parental responsibilities" with the purposeful intent of, through the use of linguistics trying to cause pa

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  • Pleas and Plea Bargaining

    Over 90% of cases do not end up going to a jury trial or a trial to the court. Most of them are resolved in plea bargaining between the defendant and/or defense counsel and the prosecutor. Types of pl

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  • Post-conviction review

    You went through a trial and were found guilty of one or more of the charged offenses. Where do you go from here and what are your options. CRS 18-1-410 states the statutory authority in CO for any po

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  • Citation or Summons and Complaint

    For most traffic and misdemeanor offenses, a defendant is served with a Summons and Complaint pursuant to Rule 4.1 of the CO Rules of Criminal Procedure. It is normally issued by the police officer. I

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  • Roadside Maneuvers or Field Sobriety Tests (FSTs) in alcohol-related driving offenses

    Because driving a car involves divided attention, law enforcement agencies have created a number of tests or procedures that they can administer at the scene of a stop in order to assess sobriety. The

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  • The procedures of Sentencing in a criminal case

    Sentencing is probably the most crucial aspect of any criminal case - the judge can show leniency and give a defendant the privilege of probation or sentence a defendant to jail or to prison. There ar

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  • Warrantless Arrests

    Many people think that law enforcement MUST have an arrest warrant in order to be able to arrest an individual for a crime. However, there are various exceptions to that general rule. Probable Cause D

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  • "Pressing" or "dropping" charges

    It is a common fiction in today's society that people can either "press" charges or "drop" charges, which is totally incorrect. The District Attorney or City Prosecutor brings the charges against a De

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  • Trying to Disqualify a Judge

    It is common for litigants before a judge in either a civil or criminal lawsuit to feel that the judge doesn't like them or that they have done something to tick the judge off (oftentimes, that may be

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