1. Colorado Recreational Use Laws Frequently Asked Questions for Tourists

    Colorado recreational use laws made Colorado the first place in the United States to allow the sale and use of marijuana to any person over the age of 21 for any purpose. For this reason, marijuana connoisseurs have flocked to Colorado to legally partake in the herb in all its glory. However, not having a firm understanding of the laws can extend that vacation to include jail time or result in fac…Read More

  2. Understanding Military Vs Civilian Jurisdiction

    Many people can easily understand that military service members arrested on military property will be arrested by military police and tried in the military judicial system. And, civilians arrested on the civilian property will be arrested by civilian law enforcement and tried in the local or federal court system. However, the understanding gets a little muddled when a service member is accused of …Read More

  3. (S)He Was Of-Age, Why Was I Arrested?

    When it comes to intimate relationships with minors, the resulting sentence and legal ramifications are severe, both for the direct and collateral consequences. You can easily find yourself in a situation where life-altering charges such as “statutory rape” and “sexual abuse of a minor” are being associated with your name. Join us in today’s post as we discuss some of the reasons that yo…Read More

  4. Pot is Legal in Colorado – Why Was I Arrested?

    With the passing of Amendment 64, adults who are over the age of 21 are legally able to possess one ounce (28 grams) of marijuana or THC. However, this is not a blanket “pot is legal” law. Yes, whether you are a citizen or visitor to Colorado, you are legally able to enjoy concentrates, edibles, topicals, and other marijuana products. But, before you get excited and make a stop at your nearest…Read More

  5. Rights of Immigrants in the United States

    The rights that are afforded to residents in the United States may seem to be a little bit confusing when it comes to immigrants. When legal status is granted to immigrants, rights vary based on what status the person holds. These rights are explained to the Human Rights In 1945, Eleanor Roosevelt presented the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and is honored by all nations within The United N…Read More

  6. 5 More Reasons You Need a Lawyer

    We recently took a look at some of the reasons why you should get a lawyer when you’re going through legal troubles and, as promised, we’re back with a few more reasons in the conclusion to our two-part series. Legal issues can come up for anyone at any time, which makes it important for you to take steps to protect yourself. If you’re in need of legal counsel in Colorado Springs, call Murph…Read More

  7. 5 Reasons You Need a Lawyer

    When you’re dealing with legal matters, it can feel overwhelming. It can be tough to determine how to proceed and what the best course of action is for your specific case. Depending on the type of case, you might not need representation, such as small claims or a speeding infraction. However, there are some reasons why you should consider hiring legal counsel. Today, we’ll be starting our two-…Read More

  8. What to Do When You Are Under Arrest

    When the red and blue lights are flashing and you find yourself face to face with law enforcement, it could be for a variety of reasons. Perhaps you are being detained for questioning or you were witness to a crime, or perhaps you are being charged with a crime yourself. However it comes to be that you find yourself under arrest, there are a few things that you can do to make the process better an…Read More

  9. Tips For Your First Court Hearing

    Getting charged and heading to court due to a DUI can result in nerves, uncertainty, confusion, and fear. If this is the first time you have been charged with driving under the influence, chances are you don’t know the legal proceedings that will follow. First and foremost, if you have found yourself in this situation, it’s essential to the outcome of your case that you hire a DUI lawyer. The …Read More

  10. Avoid A DUI This Holiday Season

    During the holiday season, driving under the influence arrests increase. And it makes sense too, since there are many events and parties with alcohol around the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Eve timeline. Unfortunately, these situations can result in jail time, and worse, a loss of life. That’s why it’s important to be mindful of how much you drink as well as avoiding getting behind t…Read More