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Big Win for Attorney Charles Allen and His Client!

Attorney Charles Allen was successful in his Motion to Suppress Evidence as a Result of an Unconstitutional Search, and as a result, his client’s criminal charges were dismissed by the District Attorney’s office and our client’s record was sealed in court the same day! Through extensive review of case discovery and open communication with his…
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Clifton Black Explains New Marijuana Business Laws at SCCC

The Southern Colorado Cannabis Council (SCCC) successfully hosted an event meant to help inform those looking to get into the legal cannabis business in Colorado Springs. Recreational marijuana cannot be sold in Colorado Springs but two pieces of legislation signed by Governor Polis this session will offer more business and job opportunities in the city….
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Legal Hurdles in the Cannabis Industry

The Southern Colorado Cannabis Business Group hold events that promote and support professionals in the cannabis industry. In their upcoming meeting for this month at Bar K, 123 E. Costilla St. Colorado Springs 80903, Clifton Black will be the special guest speaker. Mr. Black will discuss the legal hurdles for those interested in the industry….
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Collateral Consequences of a Felony Conviction

The consequences of a felony conviction are far greater than time in prison and hefty fines. Hundreds of state, local and federal laws impose additional consequences on felony offenders, which are far more reaching than any criminal sentence. Unfortunately, many felons and even judges and attorneys are unaware of these additional consequences. Some consequences can…
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Colorado May Soon Allow Marijuana Clubs

Colorado May Allow Marijuana Clubs  Marijuana is often thought of as a social drug similar to alcohol. Most states that have legalized the drug have relegated its usage to the privacy of one’s home. Public consumption is generally prohibited in legal states. Since the federal government has yet to legalize the drug many state governments…
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Marijuana Delivery Bill Moves to Colorado House

Marijuana Delivery Bill Moves to Colorado House Recreational marijuana users and medical marijuana patients may be able to have cannabis products delivered to their door in 2020 and 2021. House Bill 1234, which would allow for marijuana delivery services, is on its way to the house after a 6-3 approval, though not everyone is on…
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Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals Issues Ruling Regarding Prosecution Of MMJ Cases

On August 16, 2016 the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling on the ten consolidated case appeals from criminal defendants from California and Washington. The petitioners were allegedly involved in the cultivation and distribution of medical marijuana. While both California and Washington allow the medical use of marijuana, the federal government does not…
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Law Offices of Clifton Black’s Senior Defense Partner Clifton Black Provides Zealous Representation For His Clients Throughout Colorado!

Our senior defense partner Cliff Black obtained a dismissal today for a felony case in the Northern part of Colorado.  Several people were charged with illegal cultivation of marijuana after another attorney incorrectly advised them that their business model was legal under the Colorado’s marijuana laws.  Out of the 5 people that were arrested, 4…
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Record Sealing In Colorado Springs

All criminal court records are open to the public.  This means that anyone can go to the records department at the local court house and research whether someone has been charged and/or convicted of a crime.  The great news is the you maybe eligible to have your case sealed.  Sealing your case is when a…
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Victories For Defense Attorney Clifton Black!

Productive day for senior partner Clifton Black, first having a misdemeanor dismissed in municipal court, then reaching an agreement with a District Attorney in the Denver metro area to dismiss a probation revocation. The probation revocation could’ve resulted in a felony conviction, which likely would’ve also resulted in loss of employment, and a potential prison…
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