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Your Miranda Rights

Your Miranda Rights

It’s important to know what your Miranda Rights are. Many US citizens are not aware of what their Miranda rights constitute and when these rights are applied. Below, I will be going over what Miranda Rights are defined by, when they apply, and how...

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Commercial Driver DUI: What You Should Know

Commercial Driver DUI: What You Should Know

In Colorado and every state in the U.S., the legal limit for intoxication for those with standard drivers’ licenses is 0.08 BAC (grams of alcohol for every 100 ml of blood). This generally means that, when traffic cops have probable cause to...

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Colorado Marijuana DUI Laws: 6 Facts to Know (Pt. 3)

Ending our blog series Colorado Marijuana DUI Laws: 6 Facts to Know, below, we will reveal a few more crucial things you should be aware of when it comes to criminal statutes pertaining to driving and marijuana intoxication. Additional Important...

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Colorado Marijuana DUI Laws: 6 Facts to Know (Pt. 2)

Picking up from Colorado Marijuana DUI Laws: 6 Facts to Know (Pt. 1), here, we will uncover some more essential things you may need to know about marijuana intoxication and driving, according to Colorado state statutes. Colorado Marijuana DUI Laws:...

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Colorado Marijuana DUI Laws: 6 Facts to Know (Pt. 1)

Driving under the influence of intoxicating substances like alcohol and drugs is against the law. However, how the law treats alcohol DUIs versus marijuana DUIs in Colorado can be different, and understanding just what these differences are can be...

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How Much a First Colorado DUI Can Cost You (Pt. 2)

Proceeding from How Much a First Colorado DUI Can Cost You (Pt. 1), below, more of the financial impacts of a first-time DUI conviction in Colorado will discussed. While the first part of this blog series focused on the court costs of DUIs, here,...

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How Much a First Colorado DUI Can Cost You (Pt. 1)

When facing DUI charges for the first time, people are often focused on whether or not they will have to go to jail. While incarceration is certainly a valid worry with any criminal case, what fewer people may realize is that the financial impacts...

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6 Facts to Know about DUI Stops (Pt. 3)

Ending our blog series 6 Facts to Know about DUI Stops, here, we will reveal some final crucial facts to know about these types of traffic stops. More Crucial Facts You May Want to Know about DUI Stops Fact 5 – Whether or not you end up having a...

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6 Facts to Know about DUI Stops (Pt. 2)

Continuing from 6 Facts to Know about DUI Stops (Pt. 1), here, we will resume this discussion, pointing out a few more important things that you may want to know about drunk driving traffic stops. DUI Stops: More Important Info Fact 3 – If police...

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6 Facts to Know about DUI Stops (Pt. 1)

Talking to police officers can be an unnerving experience, especially when you may be suspected of drunk driving or some other crime. While you may feel, however, that you have no control or power in these situations, being informed about what...

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How to Get Evidence Thrown Out of Court (Pt. 2)

Resuming How to Get Evidence Thrown Out of Court (Pt. 1), here, we will continue to point out some of the more effective arguments that may be used to try to get a judge to deem the prosecutor’s evidence inadmissible in a given case. More Ways to...

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How to Get Evidence Thrown Out of Court (Pt. 1)

It's possible to get evidence thrown out of court - here's how. When building and presenting a criminal defense case, one of the most effective strategies for strengthening the defense (and simultaneously weakening the prosecutor’s case) can be to...

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5 Ways to Avoid Getting a Holiday DUI (Pt. 2)

Continuing from 5 Ways to Avoid Getting a Holiday DUI (Pt. 1), below we will point out some more things you can do to avoid putting yourself in the position of being suspected of drunk driving this holiday season – or ever. More Things to Do to...

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5 Ways to Avoid Getting a Holiday DUI (Pt. 1)

Christmas and New Years are fun, festive times when people tend to celebrate with their friends and/or family by throwing parties. If you’ll be celebrating the holidays at a party and you plan on drinking alcohol, knowing what to do in order to...

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Probable Cause: FAQs (Pt. 3)

Here, we will wrap up our three-part blog series Probable Cause: FAQs, responding to some additional questions regarding probable cause. Q – What is probable cause to seize someone’s property? A – In general, probable cause to seize someone’s...

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Probable Cause: FAQs (Pt. 2)

Picking up from where Probable Cause: FAQs (Pt. 1) left off, below, we will continue to respond to frequently asked questions about probable cause and the criminal justice system. Q – What is probable cause to make an arrest? A – Probable cause to...

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Probable Cause: FAQs (Pt. 1)

Probable cause is a legal standard that is critical to the arrest process, as well as the criminal justice system. Despite its key role in many criminal cases, however, probable cause may not be a clear concept to people accused of crimes – and it...

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FAQs about Filing Criminal Appeals (Pt. 3)

Wrapping up our blog series FAQs about Filing Criminal Appeals, below we will respond to some final questions that commonly arise when people may be considering filing criminal appeals in Colorado. Q – What happens when convicted people win their...

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FAQs about Filing Criminal Appeals (Pt. 2)

Picking up from where we left off in FAQs about Filing Criminal Appeals (Pt. 1), below, we will continue responding to some common questions that arise when people are considering moving forward with criminal appeals. Q – When can criminal appeals...

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Filing Criminal Appeals FAQ Part 1

Although a criminal conviction can be as defeating as it may be disheartening, people convicted of crimes should know that they may have the chance to appeal their convictions in some cases. In fact, the criminal appeals process has been set up to...

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Felony & Misdemeanor Crimes Part 1

While many people may be aware that felony criminal charges are far more severe than misdemeanor criminal charges, they are likely less familiar with what the specific felony or misdemeanor classes are and what range of penalties they are...

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