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May 2018 Archives

Colorado’s long-arm statute cited in domestic violence case

Colorado orders of protection issued in domestic violence cases are far from trivial things that can be considered casually by individuals subjected to their terms and conditions. We note on our Denver criminal defense website at Shazam Kianpour & Associates that if you are served such an order, “you must follow it to the letter or you will be arrested and criminally charged for the violation.”

Memorial Day means DUI checkpoints

Memorial Day often marks the unofficial start of summer. The long weekend also marks of one of Colorado’s biggest DUI enforcement initiatives, The Heat Is On.

Breathalyzer tests: What happens if I refuse?

Last week, we told you about the differences between a roadside preliminary breath test (PBT) and an official Breathalyzer/Intoxilyzer test, which typically takes place at the police station following an arrest for drunk driving.

Colorado breath tests: An introduction

One of the most common questions we are asked is whether drivers can get in trouble if they refuse to take a breath test after being pulled over by police. Well, the answer to this question depends on a lot of things, including, but not limited to:

National racial profiling case spotlights concept of expungement

It was a pretty big deal last month. If the news somehow escaped your scrutiny, you could be acquainted with the details later this month in the event you find your local Starbucks temporarily closed for company training on a sensitive topic.