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Are Snowball Fights Still Illegal in Colorado?

(Part III: Odd Laws in Colorado) In 2018, a 9-year-old boy named Dane Best made international headlines for convincing the town council in his hometown of Severance, Colorado, to overturn a century-old law that said...

Do I Have to Get a Lawyer? Can I Just Represent Myself?

Do I Really Need a Lawyer? You or a loved one may have never been charged with a crime before, and suddenly there's an arrest and criminal charges, and now you have no idea what the process is or what happens next. So,...

There Are No Liars in Colorado Courts

(PART I: ODD LAWS IN COLORADO) In courtroom dramas on TV or in the movies, there's often a scene where a witness, even after swearing on a stack of Bibles and his dead mother's grave that he will tell the truth, the...

The Right to Bear Nunchucks and Throwing Stars in Colorado

(PART II: ODD LAWS IN COLORADO) The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles burst onto television in America in 1987, launching the characters into mainstream popularity and becoming one of the most popular cartoons in television...

How Many Points Do I Have On My License?

Most states (but not all states) have what we call a "point system" used to track traffic offenses and ultimately drivers who accumulate too many points in a certain period of time can lose their license. One question I'm...

Attorney Steven Rodemer Named “Top 40 Under 40” in Colorado by the National Trial Lawyers

Attorney Steven Rodemer was named as one of the Top 40 Attorneys Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers for the third straight year, having received this honor in 2012, 2013, and now 2014. Membership in The National Trial...

DUI Classes in Colorado

Many people charged with a DUI are surprised to learn that as part of their sentence in the criminal side of the case, they have to undergo mandatory classes. Moreover, depending on an individual's situation, they may be...

Colorado Springs Vehicular Assault Case Dismissed

On February 11, 2014, the District Attorneys Office agreed to dismiss a vehicular assault case in which three individuals, including my client were badly injured. The case was charged as a class four felony, with the...