Yes, please contact a criminal defense attorney now. I will repost this in criminal for you. Take care. I am sure it will all work out. make not statments and get a good local Fort Collins attny.
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Yes, he most definitely does ! Assuming your nephew has no prior criminal history, these are are charges that can seriously blemish his record into the future. Counsel, who can effectively present his case is essential.
Oh yes, he needs a lawyer. The facts described could support any of a range of additional charges including assault and stalking. He needs to consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney asap, and if he cannot afford one, then he should be represented by the public defender's office. His case should not be discussed with anyone but his attorney.
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