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DUI Attorney in Jefferson County | Scooter Hits Officer

dui-attorney-jefferson-county-omalley-and-sawyer-llc.jpgDUI charges in Jefferson County, Colorado can result from many different circumstances involving alcohol or drugs and driving. Having just one drink can cause decline in someone's decision making abilities, even when they're behind the wheel of something other than a car. Earlier this month, a man collided with a police officer and the officer's car while operating a scooter near Coors Field. The man now faces a driving under the influence charge. Situations involving any accusations of DUI require immediate help from an experienced DUI attorney.

Aurora Driving Under the Influence Attorney

driving-under-the-influence-attorney-omalley-and-sawyer-llc.jpgBeing arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or Driving While Ability Impaired (DWAI) is a serious situation that requires expert help from an accomplished Aurora defense attorney. A conviction of DUI or DWAI has long-term consequences that will be felt by you and those close to you. Fines, jail or prison time, loss of driver's license, and difficulty finding employment are all possibilities when faced with charges. There are too many intricacies in the law to face DUI charges on your own. Consult an experienced Aurora driving under the influence attorney to walk you through your situation and fight on your behalf.

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE / DWAI ROADSIDE MANUEVERS IN DENVER - YES OR NO?

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Driving Under the Influence or Driving While Ability Impaired in Denver, Colorado

On your way home from a bar or party, if you are feeling good, the last thing on your mind is a charge for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Driving While Ability Impaired, C.R.S. 42-4-1301. So, you need to prepare in advance for the best course to take if police pull you over in Denver, Colorado.

Douglas County Driving Under the Influence Lawyer, 42-4-1301

DUI in Arapahoe County Colorado - A Defense Lawyer's Opinion

Some district attorneys assume that everyone arrested for a C.R.S. 42-4-1301 DUI is guilty of Driving Under the Influence. My experience as a DUI and DWAI defense lawyer in Arapahoe County and Aurora, is that there are plenty of reasons someone might commit a traffic offense, speed or run a stop sign. Sure, alcohol use can contribute, but so can stress, tiredness, or a cold. The Colorado Breathalyzer Test.

Persistent Drunk Driver Denver Attorney - Definition of Persistent Drunk Driver in Colorado

Persistent-Drunk-Driver-3.jpgPersistent Drunk Driver Lawyer in Denver DUI Cases - Many Ways to Get This Label

We all think of a repeat drunk driver when we hear the words Persistent Drunk Driver in a Driving Under the Influence case. Surprisingly, you can get this label for your first DUI. While Persistent Drunk Driver can refer to repeat offenders, it can also be given by DMV (the Department of Motor Vehicles) when your blood alcohol level is .150 or more.

DWAI / DUI - Driving Under the Influence Treatment, C.R.S. 42-4-1301.3

Anyone convicted of Driving Under the Influence ( DUI ), or Driving While Ability Impaired ( DWAI ) in Arapahoe, Adams, or any County in Colorado, will, as part of their sentence, be required to take part in the Alcohol and Drug driving safety program. Recently, I have spoken with clients who have been confused over this issue, so I thought I would share some information with our blog readers.

Why Driving Under the Influence, DUI or DWAI?

It is now spring in Colorado, and the time of year drinking and driving charges explode. It is like there is a sign which says, "drink and drive - it's ok now". Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (DUI) or Drugs like marijuana (DUID), result from men and women lacking the discipline or clear head to say "I'll get a ride home." After 21 years practicing Criminal Defense in Denver and Arapahoe County, I think the causes of DUI and DWAI cases can be categorized even a little deeper. Once people start drinking, they don't realize they can no longer make intelligent decisions. So, they need to give away their car keys and schedule a ride before the first sip of alcohol.

Driving Under the Influence Punishment Rules - Denver DUI Lawyer

Driving Under the Influence, or DUI, defined at C.R.S. 42-4-1301, is a serious driving and criminal offense in Arapahoe, Boulder, and Denver County. Since there are many complicated rules surrounding DUIs, a criminal defense lawyer can make the difference.

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