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July 2016 Archives

What are traffic infractions and offenses?

If you've been accused of traffic-related crimes or infractions, it's important that you know that you have the right to defend yourself. You can decide that you don't accept the ticket you've been given or don't agree with the traffic offense charges you face. Your attorney can help you defend yourself, so you can make sure you aren't treated unfairly or with a bias.

Colorado unwitting dealer to other states

Authorities in Baraboo, Wisconsin, are pointing fingers at Colorado after arresting two young men who they say traveled for hours to cross state lines to purchase significant quantities of marijuana and returned to Wisconsin with the intent to sell. According to authorities, one of the young men had been making the long trip on a weekly or bi-weekly basis.

Colorado City man arrested violating sex offender registration

Authorities at the border of Utah and Arizona recently arrested a man from Colorado City for a felony sex offender registration violation. Police took the man into custody after learning that he had not done his duty as registered sex offender to update his address.

What is DWAI in Colorado?

For those who are apprehended for driving in Colorado while they have any alcohol in their bloodstream, the penalties can range from a light slap on the wrist to severe fines and jail time. The law makes provision for courts to levee charges against a driver even in circumstances where the driver's blood alcohol content is below the legal limit of 0.08 percent at the time of the traffic stop. In these cases, an individual may be charged with driving while ability impaired, a charge generally implying a BAC between 0.05 and 0.08 percent.

Ford board member not to face domestic violence charges

Sometimes, domestic violence calls may be a little overexaggerated. There are times when people get into heated arguments and do things they don't mean to do or what they regret doing, and there are other times when people outside the situation assume something happened that didn't.

Hit-and-run driver allegedly laughed after fatal accident

If you were in an accident and have been accused of drunk driving, you know you have the right to fight that charge. It can quickly become harder to do so if you're accused of mocking or laughing after the accident, though, like in this case. That's why having your attorney on your side from the beginning is so important; having a media bias against you can hurt your reputation, even if the entire case is dropped.

Understanding Colorado's cocaine laws

Colorado has become quite famous in the last several years for its progressive laws regarding marijuana possession and use. Many people may assume that this relatively lax attitude toward marijuana extends to any and all controlled substances, but it this is a dangerously false assumption. When it comes to other, stronger substances like cocaine, Colorado state laws still carry stiff penalties for possession, manufacture and distribution.