Colorado Arrest Warrants Are Not Always Necessary – The Law Gives A Choice To District Attorneys And Judges (C.R.S. 16-5-206)
By H. Michael Steinberg Colorado Criminal Defense Lawyer
Over the last 6 years, changes made by the Colorado State Legislature in 2016 has lead to far fewer arrests and incarcerations in Colorado. The change? Allowing Judges and District Attorneys to use a summons to come to court in lieu of an arrest warrant.