The Benefits of a Plea Bargain to Impaired Driving in Colorado

Categories: DUI Defense

The Benefits of a Plea Bargain to Impaired Driving in Colorado

If you were pulled over for drunk driving, you are facing some serious consequences. As in any other criminal or traffic offense, you typically have two options: plea bargain or proceed to trial.  There are pros and cons to each. If you are charged with a DUI, you face a license suspension, fines, and potential...

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What Are the Penalties for Driving with a Revoked License After a DUI?

Categories: DUI Defense

The penalty of a man driving car using a revoked license after a DUI.

If you have been charged with driving with a revoked license, you could face serious penalties. Driving with a revoked license under any circumstances is greatly frowned upon and prosecuted harshly. A conviction can result in fines, fees, jail time, and further license suspension. The potential penalties greatly increase if you are charged with driving...

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Increase of DUI in Summer Season

Categories: DUI Defense

increase of DUI in summer season

Colorado enforces its DUI statutes all year long. However, some people believe that law enforcement seeks out those suspected of DUI in the summer season more than others. But is this assumption correct? Is there an increase in DUI arrests in the summer season compared to the winter? We will examine the drinking and driving...

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Understanding A DUI Surcharge

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What to know about a DUI surcharge.

You are probably anxious and upset if you just got arrested for a DUI in Colorado. That’s perfectly natural, especially if you’ve never been charged with a crime before. At this point, you are probably more concerned about the prospect of going to jail. However, as you learn more about your DUI charges, you may...

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What You Should Know About the Colorado Open Container Law?

Categories: DUI Defense

A man with an open container about to drive.

If you have an open container violation, it may seem minor, but you should take it seriously. You never get a second chance to keep your criminal or your driving history clean. An adverse finding could turn out to be problematic for you in the future, even if an open container violation does not seem...

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How To Increase Chances of a DUI Dismissal

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Increase the chances of DUI dismissal.

A DUI is a serious charge in Colorado, especially if the offender has prior offenses. Once Colorado charges you with DUI, five possibilities will present themselves: A guilty plea; A conviction; A compromise (such as a plea bargain); An acquittal; or A dismissal. A dismissal is the most desirable outcome because it means that the...

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Driving Under the Influence (DUI) with a Minor Passenger

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DUI with a minor passenger.

A charge of DUI with a minor passenger is no laughing matter. Our state considers DUI with a minor passenger in the car to be a form of child abuse—and such a charge can greatly complicate your legal problems following a DUI. When navigating such serious criminal charges, you should never go it alone. When...

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Can I Get a DUI While Riding My Bicycle or E-Scooter?

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Car standing on the pedestrian path with the downed bicycle.

When referring to driving under the influence (DUI) charges, most people consider the charge arising in the context of driving a motor vehicle. With the rise in electric scooters and bicycles in metro areas, many clients ask us, Can I get a DUI while riding my bicycle or e-scooter? Though you may not realize it,...

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What Happens If I Was Arrested For DUI With A Concealed Weapon?

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Alcohol And Gun Or Firearm

If the police arrest you for DUI and you have a gun on you or in the car, you could be in serious trouble. The State of Colorado outlaws carrying a firearm while intoxicated. That means you could be sent to jail if convicted. Additionally, you could lose many other valuable rights and privileges all...

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