Government Theft; Cops Taking Stuff; Government Lawsuit to Steal Stuff; Civil Asset Forfeiture

Civil Asset Forfeiture: Theft By Any Other Name

Civil Asset Forfeiture = Policing For Profit = Theft Civil asset forfeiture is sometimes known as “policing for profit” and it is a legal tool...

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A Deferred Judgment: Why Waiting Can Be In Your Best Interests

Deferred judgments can sometimes result in convictions, and sometimes not. But the ball is generally in your court. Knowing your attorney is going to give...

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Justie Nicol Criminal Defense Attorney

Dealing with Holiday Drama in a Productive Way

For many, the holiday period is a wonderful time of year.  Snowy days filled with family.  All manner of foodstuffs to consume.  (Pro tip: Let...

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solo practice; solo attorney; practice pointers; technology; law; solopreneur

Back to School: Solo Practice Tools (And Why Law Students Should Care)

In my fourth and final back to school post, I want to focus on a segment of university students that has a particular place in...

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Back to school; affordable attorney; criminal defense; defense attorney; student attorney; student discount; student representation

Back to School: A Student’s Guide to Finding A Defense Attorney 

Nobody plans on having legal problems, particularly criminal issues. But it happens, and unfortunately, lots of young people will have their first encounter with the...

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Justie Nicol Criminal Defense Attorney

Back to School: Criminal Defense & Title IX Sexual Misconduct

It's Back to School month. Parents will be having some serious conversations with their children as these young adults embark on their first year of...

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Justie Nicol Criminal Defense Attorney

Back to School: What Students Should Know About Biking Under The Influence

Colorado State University resumes classes later this month, and Fort Collins is beginning to buzz with the return of students. You can always tell when...

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Justie Nicol Criminal Defense Attorney - Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Criminal Defense: Unraveling a Tangled Web

Domestic violence is a complex issue on its own; when it comes into play in my criminal defense cases, it can be an intricate puzzle...

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Justie Nicol Criminal Defense Attorney - Self-Defense

Defending Assault as Self-Defense Is Never Simple

Understanding The Relationship Between Assault And Self-Defense in Colorado I’ve been handling assault charges in my Colorado criminal defense law practice for many years now....

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Justie Nicol Criminal Defense Attorney

You Think You Can Go It Alone: A Friday the 13th Horror Story

I can’t tell you how many times I have answered the Colorado Lawyer Team Offices phone to hear: “I have court next week, and I...

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