The Truth About the Domestic Violence Mandatory Arrest Policy in Colorado

The Truth About the Domestic Violence Mandatory Arrest Policy in Colorado

Domestic violence is a serious issue. Colorado’s domestic violence laws follow what is known as mandatory arrest policies. Domestic violence mandatory arrest means that the person accused of the violence is arrested if the officer believes there is probable cause to make an arrest. The presence of mandatory arrest gives the falsehood that victims are protected by the law, but relationships are complicated with a lot of victims choosing not the call the police. Domestic Read more…

Colorado Marijuana Laws: What You Need to Know

Colorado Marijuana Laws: What You Need to Know

In 2012, Colorado voters passed Amendment 64, which legalized recreational marijuana starting in January 2014. Although recreational use is permitted, it’s important for Coloradans and people visiting to understand Colorado marijuana laws. Marijuana use is governed by rules and regulations that dictate how much of the drug you may possess and cultivate. Violation of these laws can lead to fines, jail time, and other penalties. Colorado Marijuana Laws Legal Age to Purchase Marijuana In Colorado, Read more…

BAC Test: What Happens If You Refuse a Breathalyzer or Blood Test in Colorado?

BAC Test: What Happens If You Refuse a Breathalyzer or Blood Test in Colorado?

Refusing a chemical test is one of the biggest mistakes you can make if you are pulled over in Colorado. In addition to facing steep penalties, drivers who fail to provide a breath sample are often perceived as guilty by judges, attorneys, and law enforcement officials. Moreover, non-compliant drivers may also be compromising their DUI cases before it has even begun. Below is a look at six things that can happen if you refuse a Read more…

7 Things You Need to Know About A Colorado Restraining Order

7 Things You Need to Know About A Colorado Restraining Order

A Colorado Restraining Order is a court-issued demand to prevent an alleged abuser from contacting the victim. Needing a restraining order (otherwise known as a protective order) can be a scary situation. Being served with a restraining order, can be equally stressful, especially if you feel the situation is unfair. Whether you are seeking protection for yourself or someone has filed a restraining order against you, the stakes are high. The best way to protect Read more…

5 Common Questions You May Have After A Colorado DUI Arrest

5 Common Questions You May Have After A Colorado DUI Arrest

A DUI arrest in Colorado can be a frightening experience. You may be worried about your job and your future. The state has harsh penalties for DUI convictions, and conviction rates are high. In fact, 88% of DUI cases in 2016 resulted in the defendant being found guilty. Fewer than 1% of defendants were found not guilty, and less than 10% of cases were outright dismissed. What Do I Do After A DUI Arrest? It’s Read more…

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