Disorderly Conduct

Boulder Disorderly Conduct Defense Attorney

Have You Been Charged with Disorderly Conduct?

Disorderly conduct is a crime in Colorado that can result in serious penalties, such as jail time and fines. If you have been charged with disorderly conduct, you need an experienced Boulder disorderly conduct defense attorney. Our legal team at Barre M. Sakol, P.C. can provide personalized and aggressive defense with the goal of protecting your rights and minimizing the disruption to your life.

Call our firm today at (720) 999-9506 to schedule your free initial consultation.

What Is Disorderly Conduct?

Disorderly conduct is the act of creating a public disturbance. A person can be charged with disorderly conduct for a wide range of actions, including:

  • Fighting
  • Using offensive, violent, or threatening language
  • Acting in a way that disrupts the peace or safety of others
  • Discharging a firearm within city limits
  • Playing loud music
  • Urinating in public
  • Leaving a messy yard
  • Sleeping in public
  • Picking a fight with a police officer

Disorderly conduct is a misdemeanor in Colorado. As such, a conviction can result in jail time, probation, fines, and other penalties. Our Boulder disorderly conduct defense attorney can help you fight your charges by thoroughly evaluating your case, challenging the evidence presented by the prosecution, negotiate settlements on your behalf, and representing you in court if your case goes to trial.

What Are the Penalties for Disorderly Conduct?

In Colorado, disorderly conduct is a misdemeanor. As such, the penalties can be harsh. A judge can sentence a person to up to $1000 and/or up to 6 months in jail. A person can also receive a fine of up to $500. Additionally, a person can be ordered to complete community service hours.

How Does Colorado Define Disorderly Conduct?

Colorado defines disorderly conduct as a person who knowingly or intentionally:

  • Engages in fighting or in violent, tumultuous, or threatening behavior;
  • Offers to engage in fighting or threatens to engage in fighting; or
  • Calls for or encourages others to engage in fighting.

Disorderly conduct can also occur when a person:

  • Discharges a firearm or uses a deadly weapon in a way that endangers others;
  • Disturbs a lawful assembly or meeting of persons without lawful authority;
  • Engages in obscene conduct in a public place;
  • Makes an unreasonable noise or an offensively loud noise;
  • Upsets the safe and peaceful conduct of a neighborhood;
  • Engages in conduct that threatens the safety of another person;
  • Urinates in a public place;
  • Leaves a mess in a place where it is foreseeable that it will be left unattended and where it is foreseeable that it will be left unattended and cause or contribute to an unhealthy condition; or
  • Engages in another act that disturbs the peace or safety of others.

How Can Our Boulder Disorderly Conduct Defense Attorney Help?

If you have been charged with disorderly conduct, you need an experienced attorney. At Barre M. Sakol, P.C., we have helped many people in your situation, and we are standing by to learn more about your case.

To schedule a free initial consultation with our Boulder disorderly conduct defense attorney, call us at (720) 999-9506 today.

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