1. The Long-Term Consequences of a DUI

    Colorado's laws when it comes to a DUI are pretty average for the nation. First-time offenders are more likely looking at a suspended license and $3,000 to $5,000 in court fines, insurance costs, class fees, and vehicle repair costs. What many people caught for a DUI don't consider immediately, though, are the long-term consequences of a DUI on your record. That's where our DUI lawyer in Colorado …Read More

  2. Are Colorado DUI Laws the Toughest in the Country?

    Our DUI lawyer knows that Colorado has some strict laws when it comes to driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. It's no wonder, though, since nearly 10,000 people died in drunk driving accidents in 2014. But how do the laws in Colorado measure up to the rest of the country? It turns out, Colorado is relatively middle-of-the-road when it comes to DUI laws. Nationwide, anything above…Read More

  3. Why You Should Hire a Civilian Lawyer for Your Court Martial (Part 2)

    We've already explored some of the reasons you should consider hiring a civilian military lawyer for your court martial. Here are two more very important reasons you should consider it when going to trial in the Colorado Springs area. They don't have to answer to the chain of command. JAGs are subject to answering to the military chain of command. A civilian lawyer is not. That might put your mind…Read More

  4. Why You Should Hire a Civilian Lawyer for Your Court Martial (Part 1)

    A court-martial is an incredibly stressful situation to be in as a member of the armed forces. You could be facing charges of desertion, insubordination, or even serious criminal charges. If you are a member of the armed forces and are facing a court-martial, you have a right to hire a civilian military lawyer to represent you. The military will provide you with a military lawyer for free, but tha…Read More

  5. Have a Safe Halloween, Colorado Springs

    Happy Halloween, Colorado Springs! While we want all of your little kiddos to be safe while trick or treating, this post is geared toward the 21 and uppers who will be celebrating Halloween this evening. Will you be crawling the local bars or breweries tonight or heading to a wild house party? Keep the following tips in mind to have a safe, fun, and law enforcement-free night… unless, of course,…Read More

  6. CO DUI/DWAI With a Child in the Vehicle

    With DUI and DWAI arrests approximating 30,000 each year in Colorado, many drivers have sought out information regarding what to expect from and how to respond to a possible DUI or DWAI charge, but the amount of alcohol consumed is not the only factor to consider. What happens, for instance, if you are arrested for a DUI or a DWAI while your child is with you in the vehicle? Defining Child Abuse i…Read More

  7. Parked Car DUI’S in Colorado

    Can I be charged with a DUI in Colorado even if I’m not driving? If you spend any extended amount of time in Colorado and the topic of DUI charges comes up in conversation, you will eventually hear about the famed Colorado Supreme Court case, People v. Swain, a late ‘90s case in which Robert Swain was found guilty of driving while ability impaired after being found sleeping it off in his vehic…Read More

  8. Penalties for a DUI Charge

    You’ve been charged with a DUI, what now? After your DUI attorney has done their best to absolve you of any charges, what are the consequences? In Colorado a first DUI offense results in both criminal charges and administrative penalties. Call the DUI attorneys at Murphy & Price to learn about your options. Administrative Penalties A first offense results in 3 months suspension of your drive…Read More

  9. Hiring a DUI Lawyer vs. Self Representation

    When you’re arrested for a DUI, it might seem logical to represent yourself in a trial in order to save money, but it’s important to know the benefits of having a DUI attorney and the potential problems that can occur when you do not. In order to protect yourself against fines, jail time, and possibly a criminal record, call the law firm of Murphy & Price; we are here for you through any s…Read More

  10. Roles of the Officer in a DUI Arrest

    You were arrested for a DUI, you’re scared and aren’t sure what to do. The process can be complicated and knowing all of the information is important, not only regarding what your role is, but also the role of the officer and possibly a DUI lawyer. If you find yourself in this situation, these are some things to keep in mind. Probable Cause In any case where a driver is being pulled over, the …Read More