Driving Under the Influence with a Child in the Car: What Are the Penalties?

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Driving after consuming alcohol or using another impairing substance can be a serious offense. Indeed, even if your blood alcohol content (BAC) level is not at or above the legal limit of .08 percent, if you are impaired to the extent that your ability to safely operate a motor vehicle is affected, you can be […]

How Serious Is a DUI on a Military Installation?

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Being charged for driving under the influence (DUI) as a civilian is a serious offense, and one that can result in jail time, a license suspension, a large fine, and other potential consequences. When a civilian is arrested and charged for DUI, the process that follows is relatively straightforward – charges will be read, the […]

How Are Expert Witnesses Used in Criminal Cases?

A criminal conviction could land a Colorado resident in prison for a significant period. But, there’s more. Having a conviction on your record could result in damage to your reputation and a series of other lasting consequences. If you’ve been accused of a serious crime in Colorado, you must be prepared to face these charges, […]

Choosing the Right DUI Lawyer in Colorado Springs

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Sometimes we make poor choices or are even victims of a stroke of terrible luck. According to MADD, 28.7 million people admitted that they’ve driven under the influence in 2017, which is more than the population of Texas. If you’ve been arrested for DUI in Colorado, this isn’t something you can sweep under the rug or […]

DUI and Commercial Truck Drivers

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Commercial truckers rely on their CDL (commercial driver’s license) to make a living and provide for their families. But what happens to your CDL if you get a DUI? Colorado has recently strengthened the penalties for DUI for individuals that hold a CDL. If you drive a big rig, bus, delivery truck, or another type […]

What is the Difference Between Drug Possession and Distribution in Colorado?

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Even though it is now legal to use and possess small amounts of marijuana in Colorado, the Rocky Mountain State still has some of the toughest drug laws in the nation. Drug possession charges in Colorado are a serious matter, and there are a number of factors that can also lead to distribution or trafficking […]

Pulled Over for DUI & Have a Gun in the Car

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With more police shootings than ever before, the idea of having a gun on your person when confronted by a police officer certainly justifies feelings of unease. Indeed, police officers today are often very sensitive–and for good reason–to the word ‘gun,’ and those who brandish a gun in front of a police officer may very […]

What are the Domestic Violence Laws in Colorado?

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While a domestic violence charge should not be taken lightly, there is hope for those facing such charges. An understanding of Colorado’s domestic violence laws and a consultation with a criminal defense attorney can help you understand the possible penalties you may be facing and viable defenses to the charges against you. How Does Colorado […]

Does Violent Crime Increase During the Summer?

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You may have heard that violent crime spikes during the summer months but dismissed it as an unproven myth. However, the issue was important enough for the Bureau of Justice Statistics to conduct a research study in 2014 entitled Seasonal Patterns in Criminal Victimization Trends . To no one’s great surprise, the report indicated an […]