Could I Be Charged for Attempting to Commit a Crime?

Categories: Criminal Defense

Attempting to Commit a Crime

Criminal Defense Attorney Serving All of Western Colorado There are instances when people are accused of a crime, but did not commit the crime. Instead, they are accused of attempting the crime. Attempt to commit a crime is just as bad as committing the act itself. For example, say a burglar is caught in the…

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What is a Medical Lien, and Will It Affect My Injury Settlement?

Categories: Personal Injury

injury settlement

One of the biggest question that plaintiffs have in a personal injury lawsuit is the amount of compensation they will receive. While the judge or jury may award them a specific amount, the plaintiff will not receive that amount. In addition to the attorney’s fees, a plaintiff may have medical liens placed against his or…

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What Does Habitual Traffic Offender (HTO) Mean?

Categories: Criminal Defense

Habitual Traffic Offender

A person’s driving privileges could be suspended or even revoked by the state for a variety of reasons. From driving while under the influence to being a danger on the road, the state may feel that it is safer to remove your driving privilege than allow you to continue your reckless behavior. Driving is Not…

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Is the Breathalyzer Skin Patch in Your Future?

Categories: Criminal Defense

ignition interlock device

Anyone who has had a DUI or knows someone who was arrested for a DUI likely knows about the Ignition Interlock Device (IID). These are breathalyzers that are installed into a vehicle, into which the driver must blow and “pass” before the IID will allow the vehicle to start. Most states require an IID for…

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Do You Know Which Party Drugs Could Lead to Your Arrest?

Categories: Criminal Defense

Party Drugs

Party drugs are thought to be innocent and all in good fun. Despite what they are perceived as in the social setting, most party drugs are illegal – possessing and using them could lead to an arrest and possibly jail time. Those who partake in party drugs should be aware of which ones are considered…

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How Long After a Car Accident Can You File a Lawsuit?

Categories: Vehicle Accidents

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Car Accident Lawyer Explains CO’s Statute of Limitations on Car Wrecks Immediately after a car accident, your injuries may not be apparent, or you may even assume that you are fine. While it is always best to file a lawsuit as soon as possible, there are instances when accident victims do not decide to take…

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What Happens if You Leave the Scene of an Accident in Colorado?

Categories: Vehicle Accidents

leaving scene of accident

CO Criminal Defense Attorney Serving Those Charged with a Hit-and-Run Leaving the scene of an accident in the state of Colorado is considered a hit-and-run offense. Even if you did not cause the accident, never leave the scene without following the explicit rules of the statute. The statute’s definition of a hit-and-run does not cover…

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DUI Charge in Colorado If BAC Is Under 0.08 Percent?

Categories: DUI Defense

breathalyzer

As a licensed driver in the state of Colorado, you know that it is illegal to drive with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of more than 0.08 percent. But, did you also know that you may be arrested for and successfully convicted of a DUI, even if your BAC is below that threshold? Colorado law…

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Do I Need an Attorney for My First DUI?

Categories: DUI Defense

DUI defense

In Colorado, DUIs are charged when a driver is found with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08 percent or more.  If your alcohol use made you substantially incapable of operating a motor vehicle, you can be found guilty of DUI.  Even if you were found to not be over the legal limit, if law…

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Can Texting and Driving Lead to a Murder Charge?

Categories: Criminal Defense

Emergency Medical Working Car Accident

Colorado Attorney Defending against Charges of Vehicular Manslaughter More states are implementing harsher punishments for distracted driving, especially when that distraction is texting while driving. Texting while driving, just like drinking and driving, is a grossly negligent act. It can lead to devastating accidents, injuries, and sometimes death. However, if you were to cause an…

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