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Common Questions about Colorado DUI Charges

Driving under the influence (DUI) refers to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated by alcohol or other drugs.

DUI charges and related driving while ability impaired (DWAI) charges are serious, and they can have life-changing impacts. The Denver DUI defense attorneys at Wolf Law have managed hundreds of DUI cases, and here we share answers to some commonly asked questions about DUIs. Continue reading “Common Questions about Colorado DUI Charges”


No Red-Letter Day for CSP: DUI Proposal is ‘Purposely Hurtful’

In The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote:

“‘What do we talk of marks and brands, whether on the bodice of her gown, or the flesh of her forehead?’ cried another female, the ugliest as well as the most pitiless of these self-constituted judges. ‘This woman has brought shame upon us all, and ought to die. Is there no law for it? Truly there is, both in the Scripture and the statute-book. Then let the magistrates, who have made it of no effect, thank themselves if their own wives and daughters go astray!’”

If he only knew what the Colorado State Patrol was up to today. Continue reading “No Red-Letter Day for CSP: DUI Proposal is ‘Purposely Hurtful’”


Domestic Violence and Mandatory Arrests in Colorado

Colorado is among a handful of states with mandatory arrest policies for domestic violence.

In most states, police officers are empowered to evaluate an incident before making an arrest. In Colorado, the mandatory arrest policy means an officer has to make an arrest if he or she has probable cause to believe a crime involving domestic violence was committed.

This is where things get complicated… Continue reading “Domestic Violence and Mandatory Arrests in Colorado”



Resources for Convicted Felons in Denver

Felonies are crimes of “high seriousness” and typically involve periods of incarceration and punitive fines. Criminal offenders often find adjusting to life after a felony conviction unhospitable and challenging. Even with efforts to improve job training and personal circumstances, Colorado felons regularly find themselves with few options and limited resources.

Felony charges carry far-reaching consequences that impact a person’s ability to acquire the most basic needs: housing, employment, and community support. If you or someone you know is struggling to find work, safe housing, or specialty assistance such as drug rehabilitation, counseling, or psychiatric services, the sources below may help. Continue reading “Resources for Convicted Felons in Denver”





Signs of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence and abuse happens more often than you may think. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), 20 people are physically abused by an intimate partner every minute in the U.S. Every day, domestic violence hotlines answer 20,000 calls from around the country. This adds up to at least 10 million men and women suffering domestic abuse each year; many more incidents go unreported.

It can be difficult to see the signs of domestic violence. Since education and awareness are instrumental in preventing domestic violence, we’ve compiled a list of domestic violence indicators. Continue reading “Signs of Domestic Violence”


What to Expect After a DUI

No one should ever drive drunk. Unfortunately, alcohol inhibits the decision making process and leads many people to drive drunk anyway.

In Colorado, 28,198 people were arrested for DUI in 2015.

According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), over 300,000 people drive drunk every day. In 2014, there were more than 1.1 million DUI arrests in the United States and about one-third of those drivers were repeat offenders.

In Colorado, 28,198 people were arrested for DUIs in 2015. Though this is a small fraction of our state’s population, it’s not a small number of drunk drivers. This is substantial when you consider the fact that only 1 percent of all drunk drivers are actually arrested.

The best way you can protect yourself from getting a DUI is to drink responsibly and call for a ride. But, if you do make the mistake of driving drunk, here is what to expect if you are charged with DUI. Continue reading “What to Expect After a DUI”