How Long Do They Take Away Your License for a DUI?

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When you commit a DUI in Colorado, it is important to note that, regardless if found guilty in criminal court, you could lose your driver’s license. The amount of time you lose your license for will depend on the circumstances of the DUI and whether it was a first offense or subsequent one. Typically, a…

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How Many Hours After Drinking Can I Drive?

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You only had a few drinks, but you can tell that you are inebriated. So, you decide that you will wait it out and drive again when it is safe – but when is that? Determining how long you should wait before driving, especially after drinking, is difficult to say. There are numerous factors that…

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Is a DUI a Criminal Conviction?

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Any type of DUI, whether it is under the influence of alcohol, prescription medications, or illegal substances, are criminal acts. Even as a first-time offender, you are facing a criminal charge – and a serious one at that. Therefore, it is critical that you hire an attorney if you have been arrested for a DUI….

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What Can I Expect in Court for a DUI?

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DUIs, even if it is your first offense, are very serious. You will have to appear in court, whether to take a plea bargain or fight for your innocence. Even though you may face a misdemeanor, it is crucial to understand what happens in court and how the outcome might affect the rest of your…

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Is It a Crime to Take Marijuana outside of Colorado?

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More states have legalized marijuana, but taking it from one state where it is legal to a state where it is not could result in criminal charges. In some cases, it is legal to take marijuana and associated products across state lines, but you should be cautious before doing so. Realize that, when you are…

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Can Police Stop You on the Street and Frisk You?

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Unfortunately, officers can stop you on the street and detain you if they have probable cause. This includes frisking you to see if you are armed or in possession of an illegal substance. While it is true, you might get stopped randomly by officers and frisked while out on a walk, law enforcement cannot pick…

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How Can I Avoid a DUI Conviction?

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A DUI conviction is not something that you can just shrug off as a one-time mistake. That conviction follows you around for the rest of your life. While it is a misdemeanor, you could find that you are unable to get jobs and may disqualify for special programs. And if you have a suspended license,…

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How Do I Post Bail for Someone?

Categories: Criminal Defense

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In Colorado, you can post bail in cash or using a bond. But first, you need to find out the amount and whether the court allows you to use a bond for securing someone’s release. When a loved one is arrested, one of the first questions attorneys hear is how much the bail amount is…

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How Long Does a DUI Stay on Your Criminal Record?

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A DUI conviction is serious. While you have the immediate consequences to deal with (e.g., jail time, fines, and losing your driver’s license), you also have the long-term effect of a DUI conviction being on your criminal record. A criminal record, including infractions like DUIs, shows up on any background check employers and potential landlords…

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