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Colorado DUI Laws

Posted on 08/08/22

Colorado has a variety of laws related to driving under the influence, including defining when this crime has been committed, what penalties may be imposed upon conviction, and what rights drivers in Colorado give up due to the state’s express consent law. The experienced criminal defense lawyers at Anaya & Chadderdon, P.C. can help mount

Inexperience & Poor Training of Budtender Used in Fatal Crash Defense

It appears a San Diego woman accused of vehicular manslaughter following a crash after smoking marijuana is using the defense that the dispensary budtenders where she bought the product were poorly trained and inexperienced about conveying the dangers of it. The 33-year-old San Diego student who was catastrophically impaired by the crash she allegedly caused,

3 strikes, you’re out: Felony DUI in Colorado

Posted on 03/22/17

On behalf of Anaya & Chadderdon, P.C. posted in DUI on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Each year, Colorado law enforcement arrests thousands of motorists for driving under the influence of alcohol. Until recently, you could be arrested innumerable times, and each arrest would be a misdemeanor. However, frustrated by the number of repeat offenders and the rising number of

Driving while high: Why Coloradans are being falsely accused

Posted on 09/15/16

Since the legalization of recreational marijuana use Colorado, law enforcement officials have cracked down on people allegedly driving under the influence of the drug. Unfortunately, crackdowns involve testing for THC in the blood. What does this mean for drivers? It means that you can be arrested and charged with driving while under the influence of

Civilian Court For Military Personnel Charged With DUI

Posted on 02/12/16

Fort Carson Army Base. Air Force Acadamy. NORAD. Peterson Airforce Base. The Colorado Springs metropolitan area has one of the largest concentrations of U.S. military personnel in the continental United States. Service members stationed at the installations must interact with local civilian laws and law enforcement on a daily basis. This blog discusses how community law

Deputy clerk in Colorado faces harsh reality of DUI arrest

Posted on 10/08/12

People from all walks of life can become the target of a drunk driving arrest. People from college students to even those professionally involved with the law can end up fighting a DUI charge in Colorado. A county deputy clerk, for example, was arrested last Sunday for suspicion of driving under the influence. The incident

Final blast of Colorado DUI heat set for Labor Day weekend

Posted on 08/30/12

While summer is coming to an end, it’s going to go out in a blaze of Labor Day weekend fun, as people hit the road to attend family get-togethers, picnics, parties with friends, barbeques and more. But Colorado law enforcement officials warn that their “100 Days of Heat” DUI crackdown will come to a conclusion

Med student sentenced for DUI, loses school

Posted on 08/26/12

An Oregon pre-medical student has been sentenced to 17 months in prison, three years of probation and a suspended driver’s license for five years. Additionally, his arrest will preclude him from returning to medical school. The student was driving drunk when he struck a motorcyclist, who was injured in the accident. According to his attorney,