How Aging Might Increase the Odds of DUI

Criminal Defense

According to the CDC, the number of licensed drivers who are age 65 and above have increased by 63% from 1999 to almost 44 million in 2017. With the Baby Boomer generation entering their golden years, they are not slowing down. Older Americans are enjoying their independence now more than ever before, and getting behind…

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Will Self-Driving Cars Mean the End of DUI?

Criminal Defense

Self-driving cars have been a conversational hot topic for years now. The very idea of a self-driving car produces a wide variety of responses. Opinions range from anticipatory fascination to outright rejection of the idea of a machine doing a human being’s job of maneuvering a 2000+ lb vehicle through the streets of America. Although…

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What Happens When My DUI Results in Someone’s Death?

Criminal Defense

Most states, including Colorado, take charges of driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while ability impaired (DWAI) very seriously. Even if it is your first offense and there weren’t any injuries or damage to property, the penalties for DUI can impact your life for a year or more. But when you add aggravating factors like…

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How “Preliminary Breath Tests” Work in Colorado DUI Cases

Criminal Defense
Vail DUI Lawyer

Like most states, Colorado takes DUI cases very seriously. This makes sense, as all of us benefit when our roads are safe from drunk drivers. However, the methods that law enforcement uses to ensure that our roads are safe sometimes curtail our individual best interests. In other words, in the pursuit of drunk drivers, police…

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How Coronavirus Is Straining the US Legal System

Criminal Defense
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We live in a country with a thriving but typically overburdened judicial system. We’ve all heard that the courts are continually backlogged and judges struggle to keep their bursting dockets moving as swiftly as possible – even under normal circumstances. It is also well known that criminal cases are particularly backlogged, and that certain rules…

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How Do I Post Bail for Someone?

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 Does an Attorney Create a Criminal Defense Strategy?

Criminal Defense
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Anyone accused of a criminal offense will find themselves in a life-altering, high-stress situation. After all, if you end up convicted of that offense, your life will permanently change. Depending on the alleged crime, you may spend years in prison. Fortunately, a reasonable defense attorney will devise a defense strategy. These strategies provide you with…

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