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US Law Shield Member Risks Prison for Life Due to First-Degree Assault While Defending Himself

Working at his car shop, one client was faced with a stressful situation when an angered, intoxicated past employee came to his shop. As the man became aggressive and violent, the client, a US Law Shield Member, pulled out his concealed carry and shot downward in an attempt to diffuse the situation. When the bullet struck the man’s leg, the client was faced with assault charges.

Assault Defense Starts Here!

Being charged with and convicted of assault can have a dramatic impact on your life.  You may experience the shame and embarrassment of having to explain this to family, friends and co-workers.  This is a very serious charge, which could result in a felony conviction.  Consequences of a felony conviction are:

Loss of right to vote;

Loss of right to purchase and possess a firearm;

Loss of job;

Inability to find an apartment;

Distrust amongst those closest to you.

At the Law Office of Douglas Richards, we understand how this crime can affect your life and will fight to help you to maintain your dignity.

Assault / Armed Assault

Domestic Violence


Criminal Extortion / Aggravated Extortion

Reckless Endangerment

Assault of Elderly or Disabled Person


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Denver Criminal Defense Attorney Protecting Your Rights

Doug Richards is a Denver criminal defense attorney. A former federal prosecutor, he is knowledgeable, dedicated, and passionate about his practice. If you are facing state or federal criminal charges in Colorado, attorney Richards can represent you. Call (888) 888-5280 for a free consultation.

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