What Happens to Habitual Offenders in Colorado?

Categories: Criminal Defense

Habitual Offenders

Colorado has some of the harshest penalties for repeat offenders. In fact, the state’s habitual traffic offender law comes with harsh penalties, some of which include mandatory prison time. However, being notorious for running stop lights once a week and receiving a ticket does not classify you as a “habitual” offender. Instead, the law requires…

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When are You Legally Required to Report an Accident?

Categories: Vehicle Accidents

Car Accident

In the state of Colorado, if you do not report an automobile accident and you leave the scene, you could be charged with a crime. A hit and run charge is one that the state takes seriously, and prosecutors will aggressively pursue these charges. Hit and run charges vary in the state depending on the…

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Will Hawaii’s Distracted Walking Law Hit the Other States?

Categories: Personal Injury

distracted pedestrian

The penalties for distracted driving, especially texting and driving, have hit most states in the country by now. Whether they ban it outright or ban it for specific ages, the act of distracted driving is prohibited. However, one state is taking the issue of distraction further and implementing a plan to stop another type of…

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5 Common Fall Season Hazards that Cause Motorcycle Accidents

Categories: Vehicle Accidents

Motorcycle Accidents

Accident and Injury Lawyer Serving Victims of Motorcycle Accidents Across Western Colorado Fall is a great time to get out and enjoy the open road on a motorcycle. The wind is crisp, the weather somewhat favorable, and you can still avoid morning rush hour by choosing two wheels over four. However, fall is also a…

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What is Second Degree Assault?

Categories: Criminal Defense

Second Degree Assault

Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney Defending Clients Accused of Second Degree Assault in Western Colorado In the state of Colorado, assault can be charged as first, second, or third-degree assault. First-degree assault is the more severe and often carries harsher penalties. Third-degree assault is not as severe. Second-degree falls somewhere in the middle, and takes on…

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5 Ways to Tell if You Have Had Too Much to Drink

Categories: DUI Defense

alcoholic drink ad keys

DUI Defense Attorney Serving Drivers in Glenwood Springs, Grand Junction, Eagle County, Vail County, and all of Western Colorado A DUI in Colorado, even as a first-time offender, comes with harsh penalties. In fact, a first-time DUI can lead to up to one year in jail and up to two years of probation. You will…

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Are You Driving Recklessly without Knowing It?

Categories: Criminal Defense

reckless driving

Experienced Wreckless Driving Defense Lawyer Serving Grand Junction, Glenwood Springs, Vail County, Eagle County and all of Western Colorado After driving a vehicle for a few years, it is easy to fall into habits. Not all the habits you rest into are necessarily safe or correct either. Whether it is drinking coffee while driving or speeding…

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What Are the Possible Outcomes to My DUI Case?

Categories: DUI Defense

DUI case outcome

Experienced Defense Attorney Handling DUI Cases in Colorado A DUI charge is a severe charge. Not only are there the short-term consequences of a conviction, but you also have the long-term effects. The strict penalties imposed by the courts, even for first-time offenders, can affect you for the rest of your life. While no one…

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What Can Law Enforcement Do During Traffic Stops?

Categories: Criminal Defense

traffic stop

Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney Defending Colorado Drivers after a Traffic Stop Arrest Being pulled over by the police is not something you expect to happen every day or even once in your lifetime. However, if you are pulled over, it is important to know your rights and what law enforcement can or cannot do during…

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What Constitutes Reckless Driving?

Categories: Vehicle Accidents

Man driving aggressively

Criminal Defense Lawyer for Reckless Driving Charges in Colorado Traffic offenses might seem minor, but they are anything but a “minor” offense in Colorado. In some cases, you might serve jail time for a traffic offense. One of the crimes that includes a jail sentence is that of reckless driving. It is important that you…

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