How “Preliminary Breath Tests” Work in Colorado DUI Cases

Criminal Defense
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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

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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Your First Appearance in Criminal Court – What to Expect

Criminal Defense
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Your initial appearance can vary depending on the jurisdiction. Typically, your first appearance in court is from 24 up to 48 hours after the initial arrest.  Certainly the time frame can vary if you were arrested over the course of a weekend. As a first-time criminal defendant, it is crucial to hire a criminal defense…

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Potential Outcomes for a Criminal Trial

Criminal Defense
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A criminal case can cover a variety of offenses, which means the possible outcome of a case might vary significantly. Also, no magic tool will determine how one person’s situation might turn out because each case is unique. If you are facing criminal charges, it is in your best interest to hire a criminal defense…

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Is Giving a Friend Your Prescription a Crime?

Criminal Defense
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Colorado Prescription Drug Abuse Lawyer Today, many Colorado residents have prescription medications used to treat conditions or illnesses, including medications for high blood pressure, arthritis, depression, and more. These medications are legal, and you must have a valid prescription. While you might have the right to carry them around, you may wonder if you have…

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