How To Increase Chances of a DUI Dismissal

Categories: DUI Defense

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?

Categories: DUI Defense

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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Can I Drive Legally After I Smoked Marijuana?

Categories: DUI Defense

Marijuana and car keys.

While there has been a wave of states decriminalizing and legalizing marijuana over the past few decades, drivers can still get into trouble when driving under its influence. Indeed, state laws are not always clear about when someone can drive after smoking marijuana. Colorado was one of the first states to legalize the recreational use…

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How to Cope with Losing Your License After a DUI

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Losing my license after a DUI.

Seeking Advice from an Aggressive Colorado DUI Defense Lawyer Can Help Ease a Stressful Situation DUI laws run counter to many other criminal statutes. In Colorado, you can have a drink and drive legally. But you run the risk of committing a crime if you drive under the influence or drive with a blood alcohol…

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

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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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Should I Request a DMV Hearing for DUI?

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Requesting for a DMV hearing for a DUI.

Getting pulled over by police for suspected DUI is never fun. For many people, a DUI stop is the first serious interaction they have ever had with law enforcement. Between the flashing lights, field sobriety tests, breathalyzer tests, blood tests, handcuffs, mug shots, and time in a cell—no matter how short—this can be a highly…

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How Many Drinks Before You’re Over the Legal Limit in Colorado?

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Alcohol and key symbolizing number of drinks before over legal limit in Colorado.

This is an incredibly common question. Most people know that the legal blood alcohol concentration limit for drivers is .08%. If an officer pulls you over and asks you to take a breath test and that test shows a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08% or greater, buckle up—you are about to be escorted to…

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