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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...

Should I Take a Blood Test or a Breath Test if I’m Stopped for a DUI?

Colorado DUI laws are complicated and when you're being pulled over is no time to try and figure them out. One of the questions we get asked most often is, "what test should I take, or should I even take a test?" First,...

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...

Preparing for an Alcohol Evaluation in Colorado

In Colorado, most jurisdictions use the alcohol evaluation to determine the treatment/classes you'll be required to complete as part of any sentence in a DUI/DWAI case. Generally, the evaluation is completed through the...

An Out-of-State Visitors Guide to Marijuana Laws in Colorado

UPDATED NOVEMBER 12, 2020. The State of Colorado updated its marijuana laws, legalizing the possession and sale of marijuana on December 10, 2012, by passing Amendment 64. This made Colorado one of two places in the...

Why Colorado’s Proposed Felony DUI Law is a Bad Idea

It seems like just about every year the Colorado Legislature takes up the idea of creating a felony DUI law. Currently, Colorado joins Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Maine, as one of only five states that do not...

Arrested for a DUI in Colorado? This is what you can expect…

You made a mistake. You've been arrested and charged with a DUI (or DWAI, or DUID). Here's what you can you expect as you navigate this complex process. First, I need to state, I practice mainly in El Paso County...

DUI Classes in Colorado. An Overview of Level II Education and Therapy

If you receive a DUI charge in Colorado, chances are, you'll have to do some kind of DUI classes/therapy through a state-certified treatment provider. In fact, it's possible to have the criminal charges outright dismissed...