Written by attorney Dalia D. Labrador

What is considered a misdemeanor crime in Colorado?

In Colorado, a misdemeanor is a crime punishable by incarceration and sometimes a fine. A misdemeanor is considered a less serious crime than a felony, but more so than an infraction (usually does not involve jail time).

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(Colo. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 18-1.3-501 (2020).). (Colo. Rev. Stat. § 16-5-401 (2020).).

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