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New Law Requires Colorado Law Enforcement to Wear Body Cams and Release Footage Within 21 Days

Accountability and fair policing have been a major subject for Coloradoans for both 2020 and 2021. The Black Lives Matter movement induced by George Floyd’s death In Minneapolis brought to light various issues regarding police brutality in Colorado. Victims stories began to trickle out into the public including Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Aurora African American…
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New 2021 Regulations for Publicly Traded Marijuana Corporations

In 2020, the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division (“MED”) allowed Publicly Traded Corporations to acquire marijuana businesses in the State of Colorado. At the commencement of the licensed marijuana industry in Colorado, every natural person owner had to be a resident of Colorado for two years. As this industry developed, the rules related to residency became…
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Holidays Tips from The Law Offices of Clifton Black, P.C.

The holidays are here and it’s time to spend time with friends and family. However, with the holidays, at times comes financial hardship, alcohol consumption and family tension. It is well known that the holidays can be extremely stressful and demanding especially during a worldwide pandemic thanks to COVID-19. Some tips to managing this stress…
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What’s Considered Indecent Exposure?

If you are accused of indecent exposure, you are surely suffering from the embarrassment of such an allegation. Indecent exposure is considered a sex offense that could expose you to registering as a sex offender as well as other collateral consequences. This sort of charge comes with stigma and stress to the extent that it…
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Facing Burglary Charges in Colorado?

Having an attorney who understands burglaries when you are facing a serious felony is important. There are different levels of burglary, as well as some serious consequences for someone who has been convicted of a previous burglary within the last ten years. This article will outline the differences between the different levels and discuss the…
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COVID-19 Preventative Safety Tips for Halloween

Happy Halloween! Fun Fact:  According to Guinness World Records, the most lit Jack O’lanterns on display is 30,581 by the city of Keenee, New Hampshire in 2013 With concerns about spreading COVID-19, The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention are asking to avoid high risk activities to help prevent the spread of the virus that causes…
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How Do I Seal My Record In Colorado?

Have you ever been convicted of a crime, and now years later these convictions keep coming up in background checks?  Are you past records impeding your ability to maintain new employment opportunities? Record Sealing may be the services that you are searching for. The process to record sealing is different if the conviction occurred while…
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What Are the Penalties for a Felony DUI or DWAI in Colorado?

In Colorado, when you drive under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs (DUI) or drive when your ability to operate a motor vehicle is impaired by consuming alcohol and/or drugs (DWAI), you can be charged with a traffic misdemeanor. Generally, DUI means that you drove after you had consumed alcohol, drugs, or both, and you…
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The importance of office safety and cleaning

With concerns about spreading COVID-19, the Law Offices of Clifton Black, PC have made an active choice to help safeguard our staff and community. According to the El Paso County Health Department, more than 7,500 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in El Paso County since the virus was first detected in March 2020. As an…
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Study: Coloradoans Don’t Believe Marijuana Drugged Driving is Dangerous

Colorado police are having trouble convincing people that driving while the under the influence of marijuana is dangerous. But according to a recent study conducted by the Colorado Department of Transportation, most drivers have revealed they believe driving under the influence of cannabis is safer than driving under the influence of alcohol. The study, called…
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