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Denver Criminal Defense Blog

August 6, 2018

What’s the Difference Between Probable Cause and Reasonable Suspicion?

Reasonable suspicion and probable cause are two concepts that law enforcement employs when determining whether to detain someone for questioning, search for and seize evidence, or make an arrest. The...

June 27, 2018

How Does Express Consent Work in Colorado?

If you’re arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs in Colorado, you will be asked to take a chemical test in accordance with Colorado’s...

April 20, 2018

Your Rights When Participating in a Colorado Protest

Civil protest is occurring with increasing frequency in Colorado and nationwide, prompting many to ask about the rights of protesters and free speech in general. Is all speech protected? Where...

February 19, 2018

A Closer Look at Colorado’s Felony DUI Law

Last year, Colorado lawmakers tightened their grip on habitual drunk driving. A new law, which took effect in August 2017, requires anyone convicted of a felony DUI to spend time...

December 15, 2017

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,...

November 20, 2017

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...

October 10, 2017

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...

September 11, 2017

What to Do if a Loved One Faces Criminal Charges in Colorado

Criminal charges can impact an entire family and its future. In the event your significant other is accused of a crime, you can take steps to mitigate family disruptions and...

August 4, 2017

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...

April 10, 2017

Marijuana Edible Safety

Since the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado in 2014, producers and dispensaries have been getting creative with new ways to consume cannabis. Nowadays, you can get cannabis flowers, vape...

March 10, 2017

Don’t Even Try to Beat the Breathalyzer this St. Patrick’s Day

People have tried some creative methods to beat the Breathalyzer, and most have failed. (more…)

February 17, 2017

You’re Facing Criminal Charges: Now What?

Being questioned about or charged with a crime can leave you scared, confused about your rights, and wondering where to turn. The first and most important step you can take...

January 25, 2017

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...

November 8, 2016

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...

September 13, 2016

How The New Supreme Court Ruling Affects Your Gun Rights

Domestic violence is a major problem in the United States. As the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence points out, 1 in 3 women will be the victim of some kind...

August 19, 2016

Aqib Talib Could Be In Serious Trouble

Broncos fans are well aware of the off-season controversy surrounding cornerback Aqib Talib. What they may not know is how much trouble the star player could be facing. Defense Attorney...