Boulder Legal Issues Blog
What Is Considered A DUI In Colorado?
A driving under the influence (DUI) charge is a serious offense in the state of Colorado. It can carry significant consequences, including fines, license suspension, and even jail time. If you’ve been charged with DUI, it’s normal to feel overwhelmed and unsure of what to do next. Fortunately, we can help. Contact a Boulder...Continue Reading
What Are the Dram Shop Laws In Colorado?
Dram Shop Laws refer to the legal provisions that hold an establishment, such as a bar, restaurant, or liquor store, or social host, liable for serving alcohol to an individual who is either already intoxicated or a minor. These laws provide both criminal penalties for such acts as well as a mechanism to seek...Continue Reading
The Difference Between Jail And Prison In Colorado
Have you ever heard someone say they are going to jail or prison and wondered what the difference between the two is? The differences between jails and prisons are important to understand when it comes to legal matters. Keep reading for an overview of the differences between jails and prisons. What Is a Prison? ...Continue Reading
What Are the Conditions of a Domestic Violence Protection Order?
The answer to this question depends on the individual protection order. Generally, a protection order – also known as a restraining order – is a court order that limits the restrained person’s ability to contact the protected person. If another person has a protection order against you, it is important to thoroughly understand all...Continue Reading
What Is a Plea Bargain?
Plea bargains are frequently used in the Colorado criminal courts to resolve criminal cases without proceeding to trial. Plea bargains are often beneficial to both the defendant and prosecutor; it reduces the penalties faced by the defendant while resulting in a criminal conviction for the government. Learn more about plea bargains to determine if...Continue Reading
What is an Interlock Restricted License in Colorado?
If you have been charged with driving under the influence, driving while ability impaire, or underage drinking and driving you may have heard that you could be required to install an ignition interlock device in your vehicle in order to obtain a restricted license for a period of time. This is likely true, depending...Continue Reading
What are the Requirements for an Arrest Warrant?
An arrest warrant is issued so that law enforcement can arrest an individual and hold them in custody. In order to obtain a warrant, there are certain steps that law enforcement must follow. If you were arrested and believe that law enforcement didn’t abide by the requirements, it’s a good idea to contact a...Continue Reading
Can You Get Your Name Off the Sex Offender Registry in Colorado?
Being on the sex offender registry can be a significant barrier to many of the opportunities we all take for granted in our lives, including where we are allowed to work, live, and socialize. If you live in Colorado and are wondering if you have to stay on this list forever, it’s important to...Continue Reading
What is a Controlled Substance?
If you’ve ever been arrested for possession of a controlled substance or stopped by law enforcement for suspicion of being in possession of a controlled substance, you might have wondered what exactly is a controlled substance? Is it any type of illegal substance? What if it’s prescribed and you possess it legally – is...Continue Reading
How is Possession of Drugs Proven?
If you’ve been accused of drug possession, there are several specifics the prosecutor must prove in order for you to be convicted. It’s not enough for them to simply show up in court and say that the police found what they believe to be drugs on your person. If you find yourself in this...Continue Reading