Potential Consequences of Colorado DUI Conviction

Most people are aware of the typical consequences of a DUI conviction that often include the loss of one’s license, an increase in the cost of car insurance, and increasingly large fines. While there are some universal consequences related to a Colorado DUI, there are also some serious unintended consequences that can accompany a DUI […]

This article refers to an outdated bill; For more information on the Felony DUI bill which was signed by the governor on June 6th, 2017, and is in effect August 9th, 2017, please visit this page. A 2015 law made a fourth or subsequent Colorado DUI a felony offense. As a result, a person who […]

Understanding Standardized Field Sobriety Tests

Most people are familiar with what happens during a traffic stop if a police officer suspects you have been driving under the influence of alcohol. An officer will usually begin by asking you if you have been drinking, and will likely follow that question up by asking you to get out of your vehicle and […]

It is something that has happened for generations. Kids and their friends sneak into their parents’ liquor cabinets and drink their alcohol. In some cases, some parents even provide alcohol for their kids and their kids’ friends. Many parents believe that as long as the kids are being responsible and staying in, it is better […]

Usually, people do not start off the day planning to drive drunk at some point. Oftentimes, people do not realize that they are too impaired to drive until they are already behind the wheel. Sometimes, it may seem logical at that point to make a safer decision and pull over to “sleep it off” until […]

National preliminary DUI statistics for 2016 indicate that it may have been one of the worst year on record for drunk driving-related deaths. A recent article from CBS News indicates that 2016 DUI-related traffic fatalities may turn out to surpass the previous year’s once again. The Numbers It may take some time for the National […]

Is it Illegal to Ride a Bicycle While Drunk?

Colorado is known as an outdoor paradise for both tourists and locals. With distinct seasons, there is likely an outdoor activity that appeals to almost everyone. One of the most popular pastimes in Colorado, and increasingly across the country, is bike riding. Considering the movement toward building a greener future and living a healthier lifestyle, […]

Preliminary Colorado 2016 DUI Statistics

Scarcely a week goes by without reports of DUI and other impairment-related fatalities on Colorado roads, especially with winter weather complicating driving even more. As a new year begins, the state has released preliminary data about the number of impaired drivers arrested in Colorado in 2016, as well as the number of deaths potentially caused […]

The Importance of an Experienced DUI Lawyer

With no shortage of courtroom dramas on television week after week and the prevalence of online “legal advice” forums, many people believe that they can navigate the legal system on their own or by simply selecting a lawyer at will to help them with legal issues. For just about any legal matter, this could not […]

Driving Under the Influence and Child Abuse

For most people, facing charges of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a scary experience that brings severe consequences. Not only does it pose the risk of losing one’s license, additional license restrictions, mandatory substance abuse classes, and hefty fines, but it can also result in severe physical injury for anyone involved […]

Law enforcement agencies across the country take child welfare seriously, and the criminal justice system does prosecute individuals for child welfare infractions. One such infraction involves the use of drugs while caring for children or in other situations where children can be negatively affected by such use. Even though recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado, […]

More Americans Want to Legalize Marijuana

As more states have moved to legalize the medicinal use of marijuana, and with several states and the District of Columbia having moved to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, the upcoming election will see a handful of new states putting legalized marijuana on the ballot. According to a recent Gallup poll, an increasing number […]