Kalamaya Law

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 […]

How to Attack a Colorado Prenup

June 29,2014

There are some important changes to Colorado law on prenups coming next week, but we will first discuss the ways a prenup agreement may be invalidated. These concepts apply to both prenups and agreements made after people are married. Change in Circumstances Although nearly impossible, a spouse seeking to attack the validity of a Colorado […]

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Major Ruling on Privacy of Cellphones

June 26,2014

In what is surely a landmark case, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled today in Riley v. California that police need a warrant to search the cellphones of people under arrest. The courts, including here in Colorado, have long allowed warrantless searches in connection with arrests under the auspices of police safety and preservation of […]

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 […]