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DISORDERLY CONDUCT

Disorderly conduct can be a serious charge, requiring the services of an esteemed Denver criminal defense attorney.

Depending upon the circumstances of the case, a person can be charged with disorderly conduct if the individual makes a coarse and obviously offensive gesture, utterance, or display in a public place that would tend to incite an immediate breach of the peace.

A person can also be charged with disorderly conduct if the individual makes unreasonable noise in a public place or near a private residence that the individual has no right to occupy.

A person can also be charged with disorderly conduct if the individual fights with another in a public place except in an amateur or professional contest of athletic skill.

A person can also be charged with disorderly conduct if the individual, not a peace officer, discharges a firearm in a public place except when engaged in lawful target practice or hunting.

A person can also be charged with disorderly conduct if the individual, not a peace officer, displays a deadly weapon or any article causing a person to reasonably believe it to be a deadly weapon, or represents that he or she is armed with such a weapon in a public place in a manner calculated to alarm.

Depending upon the circumstances of the case, disorderly conduct can be a class 2 misdemeanor, a class 3 misdemeanor, or a class 1 petty offense.

If you or someone you know is being charged with disorderly conduct, it is important that you talk to a Denver criminal defense lawyer immediately. Contact a trial tested, result oriented Denver criminal attorney at Newell & Decker today to discuss the case.