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The Law Student Knows – Now You Know Too

Recently, there was a video posted about a law student that refused to talk with officers, refused to give him an ID, and refused to allow them to search his person. The law student did one thing correctly – he asserted his right to be free from unreasonable police conduct. This blog will be a […]

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DUI REFUSAL Should You Take the Test

Should you Refuse a Blood or Breath Test and Be Considered a DUI Refusal? Arguably the most important piece of information in a Colorado DUI case for the prosecution is the blood alcohol content (BAC) or the drug levels. If you are arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs you have three […]

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Is It an Illegal Search for Police to Listen to Calls and Read Emails?

Is It an Illegal Search for Police to Listen to Calls and Read Emails?  A core principle in our laws is that all searches, including those of cell phones, emails, and phone conversations are unreasonable, unless the search or invasion is conducted by a valid warrant. This was upheld in a recent U.S. Supreme Court […]

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DUI breath test blood test

Driving Under the Influence DUI breath test blood test If you are arrested for suspected DUI or DWAI, you should be read Colorado’s Express Consent Law. This means that if an officer has probable cause to arrest you, you must submit to a chemical test.  For alcohol DUI breath test blood test are the options. […]

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No Cell Phone Search Without Warrant Says U.S. Supreme Court

COURT FINDS WARRANTLESS SEARCH OF YOUR CELL PHONE VIOLATES FOURTH AMENDMENT  The Fourth Amendment protects you against unreasonable governmental contact.  Today, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a key decision, held that you have a right to privacy and to be free from unreasonable search and seizure of your cell phone, including smart phone.  In a unanimous decision […]

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Will a Red Card Get You Out of a Marijuana DUI in Colorado?

Marijuana DUI’s in Colorado As things are rapidly changing with the use, possession, and enforcement of marijuana laws in Colorado there tends to be a lot of misinformation about Marijuana DUI’s.  The first misconception is in regards to red cards or a medical marijuana recommendations.  Have a valid medicinal marijuana card is not a get out […]

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Myths About DUI Charges

There are a lot of thoughts on how to beat or get out of a DUI – best way that I know as a DUI defense attorney, is to not drink and drive.  Over the years, I have received a lot of questions about misinformation and DUI charges in Colorado.  This post seeks to show […]

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Traffic Tickets – The Real Story

Why Did I Get the Ticket, It Was Just an ACCIDENT?  As we are in the middle of winter snowy, icy, and slick roads as a part of our driving conditions on some days.   Even driving in the most careful and cautious manner can still result in an accident.  Can you really get a traffic ticket […]

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Domestic Violence Arrest and Charges in Colorado

Some common defense to domestic violence charges in Colorado You may think that just because the cops came out and eventually arrested you for a domestic violence related charge that you may not have any defenses available.  After all, the cops came out, took statements, arrested you , and took you to jail.   The cops […]

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Denver DUI Attorney tells you how to avoid a DUI during Halloween

Happy Halloween! Number one way to avoid a DUI – don’t drink and drive, especially over a holiday!   There will be more cops on the street the next few days, especially at night.  Don’t let your mug shot be of you as a bumblebee!  Denver DUI enforcement and surrounding police agency’s are likely to step […]

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