Longmont Criminal Mischief Lawyers
A person can be charged with criminal mischief when that person knowingly
damages the property of someone else. The seriousness of a criminal mischief
charge is based on the dollar amount of damage caused. Criminal mischief
is a class 3 misdemeanor if the total damage to the property is less than
$300. It is a class 2 misdemeanor if the damage is $300 or more but less
than $750, and a class 1 misdemeanor when the damages is $750 or more
but less than $1,000.
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When Criminal Mischief Is Charges as a Felony
If the damage is more than $1,000, a person can be charged with a felony.
If the damage is $1,000 or more but is less than $5,000, it is a class
6 felony. It is a class 5 felony if the damage is $5,000 or more but less
than $20,000. When the damages is $20,000 or more, an individual can be
charged with a class 4, 3, or 2 felony, depending on the total amount.
Criminal mischief often arises in domestic disputes, and a
domestic violence enhancer is often added to a criminal mischief charge resulting from a
Take Immediate Legal Action! Contact Jorgensen, Brownell & Pepin, P.C.
Because criminal mischief is very fact-driven and often the result of an
emotional confrontation, it is crucial to have an experience criminal
defense attorney representing your interests and ensuring the facts of
the case come to light. Our Longmont criminal defense attorneys at Jorgensen,
Brownell & Pepin, P.C. have the experience and determination required
to make sure your rights and interests are protected. We will do everything
possible to secure a favorable case result, such as a dismissal or charge