Biggest Scandal In The History of Alcohol Testing In Colorado, drivers suspected of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol, are required to submit to either a blood or breath test. Additionally, drivers may elect to refuse a chemical test. If a driver chooses a breath test, the driver will be taken to an Intoxilyzer […]
Sentencing in the Denver Municipal or Denver City Court will change. Formerly, the Denver Revised Municipal Code (DRMC) provided for a one year and/or a thousand dollar fine to be assessed for each violation of the DRMC. For example, a violation or conviction for Domestic Violence Assault could lead to a one year jail sentence […]
Although deemed by the media as a “loophole” for purposes of this story, the Colorado Make My Day Law, C.R.S. §18-1-704.5(3), states, “[A]ny occupant of a dwelling who uses physical force in accordance with the provisions of subsection (2) of the statute shall be immune from criminal prosecution for the use of such force.” Previous […]
Happy 420 Day! Fun Fact: All of the clocks in Pulp Fiction show the time to be 4:20 – it is worth the time to go back and watch (re-watch) this film. Odor of Marijuana The smell or odor of marijuana is still “suggestive of criminal activity” according to the Colorado Supreme Court. The Colorado […]
Gun Rights Forfeiture with a Domestic Violence Conviction Pursuant to Section 18-6-801(8)(a)(1) of the Colorado Revised Statutes, “if a defendant is convicted of any crime, the underlying factual basis of which is found by the court on the record to be a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence” the court must order the defendant to refrain […]
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