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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...

Will Your DUI Case Get Dismissed if the Cop Didn’t Read You Your Miranda Rights?

One of the most frequent questions I'm asked is whether or not the police officer needs to read your rights to you, after they contact you for a DUI. Unfortunately, there's not really an easy answer. The idea of "reading...

How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Lawyer in Colorado?

The cost of hiring a DUI attorney in Colorado Springs can vary greatly, but the reality is that hiring the wrong attorney may actually ending up costing you far more in the long run, and may even be worse than hiring no...

How Much “Good Time” do I get in El Paso County, CO

One question I'm frequently asked when dealing with jail or work release, is how much good time do I get? The short answer is, it depends, but I'll break it down and try to provide a way for you to calculate the amount of...

The Cost of Hiring a Cheap Defense Attorney in Colorado Springs

Being charged with any criminal defense, whether DUI, domestic violence, or any other offense, is never planned and likely isn't something you've been stashing money away for. Naturally, it's tempting to search for "cheap...