DUI

DUIs & Your Driver’s License According to the Colorado DMV

February 01,2016

If your blood or breath alcohol content was between .08 and .15 within two hours after you were driving and it is your first offense, you will be subject to a revocation of your driving privilege. There are different revocation conditions for second offense, you refused a chemical test or your BAC was .150 or […]

New Felony DUI Law Now In Effect

August 07,2015

Next time you think about driving home after enjoying drinks at your favorite Aspen restaurant, consider calling a cab or taking the bus. Drivers in Colorado could now be subject to significant consequences with the new felony DUI law going into effect. On June 1, Governor Hickenlooper signed the new DUI bill into law. It […]

What You Should NEVER Do if Arrested

June 19,2015

Following up an earlier post about what you should do if arrested, the below is a list of things that you should never, ever do if you’re arrested. Do not speak— with anyone. Do not say anything about the incident to the police or cellmates. The police will often put an informant in the cell […]

What You Should Do if Arrested

June 17,2015

When not in trial, criminal defense attorneys spend much of their time trying to mitigate the damage done by a client during their arrest. I frequently see criminal suspects carelessly try to explain their side of the story and unknowingly shoot themselves in the foot. What should a person do if they are accused of […]

Colorado Considers Making DUI a Felony

February 20,2015

Colorado is among five states where repeat drunk driving offenders face only misdemeanor charges. This may soon change. On February 5, the House Judiciary Committee passed a bill increasing penalties against repeat drunk drivers. House Bill 15-1043 would make a third DUI within seven years punishable as a felony if other aggravating factors were involved, […]

New Colorado DUI Laws for 2014

January 30,2014

The below is a repost from Ryan’s blog, Kalamaya Law: On Jan 1, 2014, several new laws went into effect for DUIs in Colorado. First, a driver is now able to challenge the basis for a police officer’s stop at a DMV hearing. I’ve written before about DMV hearings, but have yet to cover a […]

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