1. The Facts on Marijuana DUIs in Colorado

    Colorado voters passed Amendment 64 in 2013, which made recreational marijuana usage legal in the state starting on January 1st, 2014. The legalization of marijuana has had both it's upsides (tax revenue for education) and downsides (blamed for increases in crime and housing costs). One of the major concerns about legalization was how to prevent drugged driver, or driving while under the influence…Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  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. Understanding a DUI in Colorado

    A DUI charge in any state is a complicated and overwhelming experience, and the State of Colorado is no exception. Whether you’ve lived in Colorado Springs your whole life or are visiting the Vail area for the first time, if you’re facing a DUI or DWAI charge in Colorado (see the DUI Lawyers page to learn the difference) it’s important for you to understand exactly what that means. Keep read…Read More