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3 common Colorado college student drinking questions

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP April 1, 2019
There are so many different laws when it comes to drinking in Colorado, that it can feel hard to keep track of all of them. But with the new semester in motion, now is a good time to focus on some of the drinking laws that tend to impact students the most. Keep in...
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Many festival goers experiment with prescription pills

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP March 28, 2019
No matter what kind of music you are in to – Colorado has the music festival for you. From bluegrass to country to EDM and hip hop, there is literally something for everyone. While the music is certainly the main draw, it goes without saying that there are other draws for many festival and...
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What happens when you are in a rideshare accident?

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP March 27, 2019
Ride-share services are becoming more and more popular. While it used to be that you would need to rely on public transportation or call a taxi to get somewhere, you can now simply use an app to request a ride from a company like Uber or Lyft. But just what would happen if you...
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How a simple traffic stop could turn into criminal allegations

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP March 12, 2019
Whether police pull over a driver for a broken tail light or running through a stop sign, sometimes the encounter does not end with the original problem. In some cases, a seemingly minor traffic stop may instead end in the driver’s arrest. For the situation to involve an arrest, police first need a reason...
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Too tired to drive? Drowsy drivers cause accidents

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP March 11, 2019
You hear a lot about drunk driving, but did you know that drowsy driving can be just as dangerous? In fact, the erratic driving behaviors between a drunk driver and an overly tired driver often look very similar. The problem is that being overly tired is a rather common occurrence for American drivers. People...
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Same-Sex Divorce: Know These 3 Things

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP March 11, 2019
You’ve been with your partner for years. You own a home together. Your names are both on the credit cards and family bills. Even before 2014, when you could legally get married in Colorado, you were planning on spending the rest of your lives together. But now, things have changed. The relationship just isn’t...
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Posting bail: The problems with the cash bail system

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP March 7, 2019
After an arrest, criminal defendants in the vast majority of cases have a right to bail. Bail affords you the opportunity to pay money to get out of jail while you await trial. If you show up for court and comply with all of the other conditions of your bond, the money you posted...
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Police increase impaired/intoxicated driving patrols for the new year

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP February 28, 2019
If it feels like you were seeing more police out and about during the month of January, it is because you were. From the end of 2018 to a few days into the new year, there were more than 100 different law enforcement agencies throughout Colorado participating in extra enforcement of laws against impaired...
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