Boulder DA Hesitant to File DUI Charges after Fatal Crash
August 9, 2018

The Boulder County District Attorney’s office appears to be struggling to file any charges in a car accident caused by teenage in which two people in another vehicle died.1 Coming under public pressure, Boulder County District Attorney Stan Garnett says he expects his department to disclose one way or another whether charges will be filed […]

Will I have to have an IID after getting a CO DUI?
June 11, 2018

If you’ve never been convicted of a driving-under-the-influence of alcohol (DUI) or drug (DUID) related charge before, but sudden wake up with a banging hangover in a jail cell or detox center, you’ll experience many emotions such as confusion, extreme guilt, and remorse. Probably the last thing on your mind will be the latest part […]

MADD & CSP Ask Parents to Have PowerTalk with Kids About DUI
May 30, 2018

A month ago, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) partnered up to put on a Power of Parents workshop aimed at informing parents on tools to use to education their kids on the dangers of underage drinking and conveying that kids should never get in a car with a drunk […]

CDOT Plastering ‘Hits Lead to Hits’ on Posters and Rolling Papers
April 18, 2018

This Boulder DUI attorney knows quite a bit about the dangers of driving high – having defended many clients who have been charged with driving under the influence of drugs (DUID) after smoking marijuana and getting pulled over and arrested for driving high. I’ve also researched the Colorado marijuana culture, and I can say with […]

Racial Discrimination as a Defense for Marijuana Arrests
November 14, 2017

Certainly, there are instances where racial discrimination becomes a good defense for those charged in traffic stops or drug possession cases. It now appears that there is a Connecticut attorney, who is testing the waters to see if he can use a controversial defense that that state’s laws marijuana laws discriminate against African-Americans. The attorney […]

How to Survive a Trip to a Dive Bar
September 26, 2017

Toby Keith’s famous, twangy 2003 song “I Love This Bar” is about a mythical water hole frequented by yuppies, bikers, thirsty hitchhikers, pretty girls, fist fighters, early birds, and all-nighters, who drink beer from mason jars. Well, whether you live in a small rural town, or been to Denver’s Coyote Ugly or Tilted Kilt, you […]

DUI Defense 101: What to Do after a DUI Arrest
January 4, 2017

A DUI arrest can be upsetting, frustrating and maybe even embarrassing. Although it can be easy to feel alone – and like the world is against you – after you’re arrested for a DUI, please remember that: You have rights, and you are innocent until proven guilty in the eyes of the law. An arrest […]

New Year’s DUI Crackdown in Colorado Starts Friday
December 28, 2016

With the New Year almost here, many people across the state (and nation) are planning festive celebrations to ring in 2017. Law enforcement officers, however, are making their own plans – and those plans involve cracking down on any motorist suspected of drunk (or drugged) driving over the coming weekend. In fact, according to authorities […]

Drivers Beware: Heightened DUI Enforcement in Colorado Now Underway for Labor Day Weekend
August 31, 2016

With Labor Day just around the corner, law enforcement officials across the state are already out in greater force to track down and arrest any motorist suspected of drunk or impaired driving. As Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has reported: The heightened enforcement effort, which was kicked off about two weeks ago, will continue through […]

Social Experiment Reveals the Dangers of ‘Buzzed’ Driving, CDOT Reports
August 24, 2016

Focused on preventing impaired driving in Colorado, officials at the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) recently conducted a fascinating social experiment to expose just how dangerous it can be to get behind the wheel even after just a few drinks. This experiment involved a phony 3-hour brewery tour in Denver, during which a paid actor […]