Legal News

New Approach Proposed to Treatment in Fourth and Subsequent Felony DUIs

January 29, 2018

Colorado’s felony DUI law has been a point of contention since its inception in 2015. Supporters of the legislation have said it was long overdue, as Colorado was the 47th state to enact such legislation. They believe the law will help discourage driving under the influence as it imposes much harsher penalties on individuals receiving their fourth or subsequent lifetime […]

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More Than 10,000 DUI Arrests in Colorado in 2017

January 25, 2018

Colorado is serious about its approach to discouraging driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. As part of this approach, law enforcement departments around the state participate in heightened DUI enforcement periods as part of a program known as ‘The Heat Is On’. ‘The Heat Is On’ targeted enforcement periods are scheduled throughout the year when there is often […]

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The Heat was On: Statistics of Colorado DUI Incidents in 2016-2017

January 23, 2018

Despite tougher laws being passed to deter people from driving while impaired or under the influence, over 10,000 Colorado drivers were arrested in 2017 during 14 periods of designated enforcement designed to catch and arrest drunk drivers. This staggering number comes just six months following a major law change in August that now requires jail time for all felony DUI […]

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New Marijuana Laws Took Effect January 1, 2018

January 10, 2018

With the new year comes a host of new laws and regulations not just in Colorado, but around the country. While the newly enacted tax plan might have grabbed most of the headlines when it comes to new legislation, there are some important changes to Colorado’s marijuana laws that residents and visitors should be aware of. Keeping abreast of changing […]

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The Importance of Legal Assistance for Minor Drug Charges

December 26, 2017

Ever since Colorado legalized recreational marijuana by passing Amendment 64 in 2012, there have been a lot of misconceptions about what is and is not allowed in Colorado. For both residents of the state and those visiting Colorado, it is important to understand the state and local laws governing marijuana growth, possession, and use – as well as drug laws […]

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What You Need to Know About Ignition Interlock Devices

So, you have been convicted for driving under the influence of alcohol in Colorado. Now what? Depending on the circumstances of your case, you will likely lose your driving privileges for a period of time. Individuals who qualify may be eligible to have their driver’s license reinstated early if they participate in an ignition interlock program. These programs are designed […]

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Why You Must Act Quickly with DUI Probation Violations

December 8, 2017

Individuals who have dealt with a Colorado DUI know that it is important to contact an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible so that they do not have to face such serious charges alone. However, it is important to keep in mind that your involvement with the Colorado legal system may not be over when your DUI verdict […]

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The Problem With ‘One Drink Per Hour’

November 12, 2017

Many people mistakenly believe that if they only consume one drink per hour, or that if they wait the same number of hours as drinks they have consumed throughout the night before driving, that they are sober enough to drive. This is one of the most common myths about drinking and driving, and one that needs to have some light […]

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Common Myths About DUIs: Part Two

November 2, 2017

As you may have read in the first part of this series, there are some common myths and misconceptions surrounding DUIs, not only in Colorado, but nationwide. Understanding more about how these myths and misconceptions may impact you is an important part of making smart driving choices and ensuring that your rights are protected throughout the DUI process. Breathalyzers are […]

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Common Myths About DUIs: Part One

October 31, 2017

As attorneys that focus our practice on working with clients facing Colorado DUIs and related charges, we often come across a variety of misconceptions when it comes to the DUI process. From being pulled over to trial, it is important to understand these misconceptions because they can have a significant impact on your ability to successfully challenge your DUI. In […]

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