How Long After a Hit and Run Will Police Contact You?

Categories: Personal Injury

With your heart pounding, your stomach churning, and your adrenaline dwindling, you gaze out at the road. You may have hit something while rushing and didn’t stop your car. You have just been involved in a hit and run. It’s an unfortunate situation and a mistake that will follow you for years. If you’ve been...

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Uncovering Hidden Issues in the Legality of DUI Arrests

Categories: DUI Defense

It’s understandable to feel anxious when you see flashing red and blue lights and hear sirens wailing, especially if you’re being pulled over for a suspected DUI in Grand Junction, Colorado. In this situation, you may be unsure if your arrest was lawful and what consequences you could face. However, it’s important to remember that...

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How to Uncover Flaws in Probable Cause for DUI Stops

Categories: Criminal Defense

A black car stopped at a dui check.

Probable cause for DUI stops in Colorado is a crucial legal standard designed to protect individuals’ Fourth Amendment rights against unreasonable searches and seizures. However, many people arrested following a DUI stop have been subject to probable cause flaws. Identifying flaws in DUI stops is critical to preserving individual rights, maintaining public trust, and promoting...

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Understanding the Plea Bargaining Process in DUI Prosecutions

Categories: DUI Defense

Colorado imposes severe penalties for individuals convicted of drunk driving, which results in serious inconveniences. TV police dramas make it seem like a person charged with a crime proceeds to trial within days of their arrest, and the trial ends quickly with a guilty or innocent verdict. In reality, this rarely happens. First of all,...

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How to Win a CO DMV Express Consent Administrative Hearings for DUI in Colorado

Categories: DUI Defense

How to Win a CO DMV Express Consent Administrative Hearings for DUI in Colorado

Colorado imposes severe criminal penalties for drunk driving convictions. Potential penalties include probation, jail time, and monetary fines. Additionally, the Colorado Department of Revenue Hearing’s Section (DMV) can administratively revoke your driver’s license by meeting a much lower burden of proof than the prosecution must meet to convict you of DUI. Since the burden of...

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Common Mistakes to Avoid When Pulled Over for DUI

Categories: DUI Defense

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Pulled Over for DUI

 DUI police stops, also known as sobriety checkpoints or roadblocks, are proactive measures law enforcement agencies employ to curb driving under the influence (DUI). During these stops, officers systematically halt vehicles to assess driver sobriety and compliance with traffic laws. The stops aim to identify individuals operating vehicles while impaired by alcohol or drugs and...

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What Are Alternative Sentencing Options for DUI Offenders?

Categories: Information About DUI's

What Are Alternative Sentencing Options for DUI Offenders

Being convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) can disrupt your life, affecting your job, relationships, and ability to pay your bills. If you can avoid the harsher consequences of conviction, you can minimize those disruptions. You may be able to mitigate disruptions through a deferred judgment  or DUI alternative sentencing options.  In Colorado, some...

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What Happens in an Identity Theft Investigation?

Categories: Criminal Defense

Rates of identity theft have significantly increased over the past three years, and Colorado has seen it grow more than the national average. Reports indicate that Colorado ranks 27th for identity theft reports and 8th for fraud and other related offenses. Given these statistics, Colorado law enforcement and consumer protection agencies have taken a hardline...

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What to Do If You’re Accused of Hit and Run

Categories: Vehicle Accidents

What to Do If You’re Accused of Hit and Run

Being accused of a hit-and-run in Colorado can be a daunting experience. It is a serious offense that can result in significant legal consequences, including fines, license suspension, and even imprisonment. Suppose the police charge you with hit and run. If so, you will want to seek out seasoned legal representation, speak to law enforcement...

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What Are the Defenses of the Defendant in an Action for Trespassing?

Categories: Criminal Defense

What Are the Defenses of the Defendant in an Action for Trespassing

In Colorado, trespass is a serious offense that can result in both civil and criminal liability. Trespass is the unauthorized entry onto another person’s property. It can take many forms, including physical intrusion onto the land, unauthorized use of another’s property, or remaining on someone else’s property after being asked to leave. If you are...

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