DUI In My Driveway, Can I Get Arrested?

DUI Defense
DUI law

It seems illogical, but police can arrest you for DUI in your driveway. If you race home and park in your driveway after having a few drinks, you might think that you can avoid a Colorado DUI or DWAI charge. After all, how can a police officer arrest you on your private property?  So you...

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Understanding A DUI Surcharge

DUI Defense
What to know about a DUI surcharge.

You are probably anxious and upset if you just got arrested for a DUI in Colorado. That’s perfectly natural, especially if you’ve never been charged with a crime before. At this point, you are probably more concerned about the prospect of going to jail. However, as you learn more about your DUI charges, you may...

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What You Should Know About the Colorado Open Container Law?

DUI Defense
A man with an open container about to drive.

If you have an open container violation, it may seem minor, but you should take it seriously. You never get a second chance to keep your criminal or your driving history clean. An adverse finding could turn out to be problematic for you in the future, even if an open container violation does not seem...

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How To Increase Chances of a DUI Dismissal

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

DUI Defense
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?

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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Can I Drive Legally After I Smoked Marijuana?

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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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