DUI Defense: How Unlawful Police Stop Can Help Your Case

Categories: Criminal Defense

DUI Defense: How Unlawful Police Stop Can Help Your Case

The police cannot pull you over whenever they want. They need a reason. Stopping you without cause violates your right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures. As a result, unlawful police stops often provide a winning defense for many people charged with DUI in Colorado.  Exploring your best DUI defenses with an experienced...

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DUI In My Driveway, Can I Get Arrested?

Categories: DUI Defense

DUI law

It seems illogical, but police can arrest you for DUI in your driveway. If you race home and park in your driveway after having a few drinks, you might think that you can avoid a Colorado DUI or DWAI charge. After all, how can a police officer arrest you on your private property?  So you...

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How Do I Get a DUI Reduced to Reckless Driving in CO?

Categories: DUI Defense

Reducing DUI to reckless driving.

Colorado law, judges, and prosecutors take DUI or DWAI charges very seriously. If an officer charges you with such a crime you may suffer significant penalties. Some of these penalties, like an automatic DMV suspension of driving privileges, happen even before you have your day in court. If you take a plea or are subsequently...

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Will There Be DUI Checkpoints This Halloween? Know Your Rights

Categories: DUI Defense

DUI checkpoint and breathalyzer

Throughout the year, law enforcement places DUI checkpoints or sobriety points in the area to find people who are driving under the influence. At these roadblocks, all drivers are required to stop and speak with law enforcement. If the law enforcement officer detects any signs of intoxication, they will then request the driver to exit...

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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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