1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Stay Safe, Colorado Springs

    With a population of over 400,000, just under 20 breweries and hundreds of concert venues, every day in Colorado Springs, CO, there are happy hours and weekend events; every night there are people going out and having a few drinks with their friends. With so many people going out to breweries and concerts and drinking and having fun with friends, it is important to know how to be safe while drinki…Read More

  7. What is Express Consent?

    Being pulled over is frustrating, especially if you were suspected of driving under the influence. Whichever state you live in this can come with fines, points against your driver’s license or even having your driver’s license suspended. If you live in Colorado, there is a law called Express Consent. Call the DUI lawyers in Colorado Springs if you find yourself in a situation like this. What I…Read More

  8. Guidance for Out of State DUI’s

    Getting a DUI, no matter what the circumstance, is not a good situation to be in. Even worse is when you are driving outside of your home state. Here’s some information about the process if this happens to you. When you find yourself in a situation like this, the law firm of Murphy & Price is on your side. Interstate Driver’s License Compact First, it’s important to note that the same ge…Read More

  9. Facing a General Court Martial in CO?

    In the realm of military courts, the general court-martial is the most serious of circumstances, often compared to the civilian felony due to the nature of the crimes committed as well as the potential severity of the punishments, which can include confinement, a dishonorable or bad-conduct discharge, and even death. All members of the United States Military are subject to the Uniform Code of Mili…Read More

  10. Winter Driving in Colorado

    In our previous blog post, we discussed the traffic tickets you could potentially face for traffic violations while driving in the State of Colorado. While it is important to be a responsible, defensive driver at all times to avoid a ticket, doing so during the winter months in Colorado is not always the easiest of endeavors. Unfortunately, unsafe driving practices that may have resulted in a simp…Read More