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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Experienced Car Accident Lawyer Explains Colorado’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

Colorado Criminal Defense Attorney Serving those Charged with a Hit-and-Run Offense 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…

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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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How is Fault Determined in a Car Accident?

Categories: Vehicle Accidents

car acccident

Experienced Car Accident Attorney Serving all of Colorado Fault in a car accident ultimately determines who will be liable for injuries and losses associated with that accident. In general, fault is determined based upon negligence – and in some cases, it may come down to which party was more negligent. In some car accidents, it…

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What is Driving Under Restraint (DUR)?

Categories: Criminal Defense

Stopped by Police

If you have been pulled over and were driving on a suspended or revoked driver’s license, you are driving under restraint (DUR). This is something that should not be taken lightly. In fact, a DUR is a serious charge that can result in severe penalties – including incarceration. While Colorado doesn’t use the mandatory jail…

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What is Drug Manufacturing and Cultivation?

Categories: Criminal Defense

drug cultivation

Manufacturing or cultivating illegal drugs – such as methamphetamines – is illegal under federal and state laws. While the possession of marijuana is not illegal any longer, it is still illegal to manufacture marijuana and then transport it over state lines to a state that does not have marijuana legalized. You do not have to…

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