Possible Penalties for a DUI in Colorado

February 22,2023

DUIs are no laughing matter. In Colorado, the penalties for a DUI can be quite severe. If you are convicted of a DUI, you could be facing jail time, expensive fines, and a license suspension. In addition, you will likely have to attend alcohol education classes and install an ignition interlock device in your vehicle. […]

Colorado DUI Process: The Steps of Your DUI Case

January 13,2023

Were you given a DUI or DWAI ticket and facing charges in court? Are the details of your Colorado DUI case overwhelming and confusing? This blog post will provide essential details about navigating through key steps of your DUI process so that you can feel empowered to make better decisions along the way. With this […]

Legal Marijuana Use in Colorado

December 02,2021

Every year millions of people travel to Colorado for the rugged beauty and outdoor recreation of the Rocky Mountains or the dining and nightlife of Denver. After the passage of Colorado Constitutional Amendment 64 in November of 2012, Colorado visitors found another way to experience the “Rocky Mountain High”, recreational marijuana. If you are traveling […]

Impacts of Body Cam Footage on a Criminal Case

November 08,2019

Aspen Police decide to continue body cam use over the next five years.

The Difference Between DUI and DWAI

January 04,2019

What is a DWAI? Most people recognize the acronym “DUI” and know that it stands for “driving under the influence.” Fewer people recognize the term “DWAI” which means “driving while ability impaired.” In Colorado, DWAI is the lesser offense to DUI. From a BAC (blood alcohol content) perspective, DUI is any result .08 or higher. […]

Colorado DUI Enforcement Up This Holiday Season

January 01,2019

The Vail and Roaring Fork Valleys’ Police increased their DUI enforcement this holiday season.  Mountain Police Departments continued “The Heat is On Campaign,” to increase DUI Patrols during peak holiday times. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, about 60 people are arrested for DUI in Colorado a day. The 5thJudicial district has the highest […]

A 10 Step Guide to a Criminal Jury Trial

November 02,2018

Many people expect a jury trial will look like what they see on T.V. In reality, a jury trial is a complex process with many steps. This article presents an overview of generally what to expect from when you set your case for a criminal jury trial through when you get the verdict.   Step […]

How Does a Criminal Case get Transferred to Another State?

September 06,2018

In any vacation destination, local authorities and attorneys are used to handling criminal cases involving people who reside permanently in other states. The questions is: do you have to come back to Colorado in order to resolve your case and complete the terms of your sentence? The short answer is that it depends on the […]

Colorado Releases First Statewide Study on DUIs

August 10,2018

A recent article indicates that men in their 20s accounted for one-third of all DUIs within the state of Colorado, according to numbers from 2016. In approximately 27,000 DUI cases across the state of Colorado, men as a whole made up three-quarters of all DUI defendants. The report came as a result of a bill passed […]

Difficulties in Policing Driving Under the Influence of Drugs

June 28,2018

As marijuana becomes legalized around the United States, more studies are being devoted to the tracking of driving under the influence of drugs cases. Several studies have been recently featured in correlation to Aspen DUI’s, Glenwood DUI’s, and Vail DUI’s. It was also recently found that Colorado ski resort towns lead Colorado in DUI arrest […]

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