Increase of DUI in Summer Season

DUI Defense
increase of DUI in summer season

Colorado enforces its DUI statutes all year long. However, some people believe that law enforcement seeks out those suspected of DUI in the summer season more than others. But is this assumption correct? Is there an increase in DUI arrests in the summer season compared to the winter? We will examine the drinking and driving...

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DUI In My Driveway, Can I Get Arrested?

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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?

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A man with an open container about to drive.

Note: This article has been refreshed and revised as of February 28, 2024, to ensure the information remains current and accurate. 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...

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How Long After Drinking Can You Drive

DUI Defense
A person holding a glass of beers and car keys.

Note: This article has been refreshed and revised as of February 28, 2024, to ensure the information remains current and accurate. You only had a few drinks, but you can tell that you are inebriated. So, you decide that you will wait it out and drive again when it is safe – but when is...

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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

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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?

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Car standing on the pedestrian path with the downed bicycle.

Note: This article has been refreshed and revised as of February 28, 2024, to ensure the information remains current and accurate. Navigating DUI charges on bicycles or e-scooters in Colorado? Mark S. Rubinstein, P.C. offers expert legal guidance for these complex scenarios, ensuring your rights are protected. Key Takeaways Applicability of DUI Laws: Colorado’s DUI...

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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

Note: This article has been refreshed and revised as of February 28, 2024, to ensure the information remains current and accurate. 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....

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