Felony Assault

 
Baumgartner Law is dedicated to represent people charged with assault related offenses. These include but are not limited to aggravated assault, simple assault, and vehicular assault. Birk Baumgartner's deliberation is what separates him from other lawyers, his attention to getting to know his clients and providing personal service could not be more important in assault related offenses. Birk Baumgartner will take the necessary time to learn about the facts of the case and the people involved in the assault, including the alleged victim. And these cases require examining witnesses and the skills of a good trial lawyer are put to the test.


 
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1st & 2nd Degree Assault: CRS 18-3-202/203

(1) A person commits the crime of assault in the first degree if:
(a) With intent to cause serious bodily injury to another person, he causes serious bodily injury to any person by means of a deadly weapon;  or
(b) With intent to disfigure another person seriously and permanently, or to destroy, amputate, or disable permanently a member or organ of his body, he causes such an injury to any person;  or
(c) Under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life, he knowingly engages in conduct which creates a grave risk of death to another person, and thereby causes serious bodily injury to any person;  or
(d) Repealed by Laws 1995, H.B.95-1070, § 6, eff. July 1, 1995.
(e) With intent to cause serious bodily injury upon the person of a peace officer, firefighter, or emergency medical service provider, he or she threatens with a deadly weapon a peace officer, firefighter, or emergency medical service provider engaged in the performance of his or her duties, and the ... Read more
 

Vehicular ASsault: CRS 18-3-205

(1)(a) If a person operates or drives a motor vehicle in a reckless manner, and this conduct is the proximate cause of serious bodily injury to another, such person commits vehicular assault.
(b)(I) If a person operates or drives a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or one or more drugs, or a combination of both alcohol and one or more drugs, and this conduct is the proximate cause of a serious bodily injury to another, such person commits vehicular assault.  This is a strict liability crime.
(II) For the purposes of this subsection (1), one or more drugs means any drug, as defined in section 27-80-203(13), C.R.S ., any controlled substance, as defined in section 18-18-102(5) , and any inhaled glue, aerosol, or other toxic vapor or vapors, as defined in section 18-18-412 .
(III) The fact that any person charged with a violation of this subsection (1) is or has been entitled to use one or more drugs under the laws of this state shall not constitute a defense against any charge of violating this subsection (1). Read more