Posts Categorized: DUI

Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana

Now that the consumption of marijuana is legal in the State of Colorado for individuals over the age of 21, we’re seeing more cases of people getting pulled over and arrested for driving under the influence of drugs (DUID). This is true in any state where recreational use of marijuana has recently been legalized. Here’s… Read more »

How to Speed Up Your DUI Case – Part II

In my last post, I described the typical process for a DUI case (read it HERE). Of course, nobody thinks they want their DUI case to drag on for months and months – but often the factors that determine how long the case will last are out of your control.  However, there are some cases… Read more »

I-9000 Breathalyzer Controversy – Part IV

Over the past few weeks, I have been closely following the I-9000 controversy in the State of Colorado. To read more on the background of this controversy, which is currently going through a hearing in Gilpin County, click HERE. To recap: Several years ago, the Department of Health passed regulations to replace old breathalyzer machines… Read more »

I-9000 Breathalyzer Controversy – Part III

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been following the Colorado controversy regarding the Intoxilyzer-9000, a breath test machine (breathalyzer) used by the Colorado authorities to determine intoxication. Read more on the history of this case by clicking HERE. On April 19th the hearing proceeded in Gilpin County, Colorado. The state put on witnesses in an… Read more »

I-9000 Breathalyzer Controversy – Part II

In my last post, I introduced the I-9000 Breathalyzer controversy (read it HERE). Essentially, it appears that the breath test machine that the State of Colorado uses to currently test for DUI alcohol was fraudulently certified. This could potentially affect many DUI alcohol cases and have serious repercussions for many people. This week, let’s take… Read more »

I-9000 Breathalyzer Controversy – Part I

As of publication of this blog article, there is a big controversy going on in the State of Colorado over the I-9000 Breathalyzer (the breath machine police use to determine whether someone is under the influence of alcohol). Here’s everything you need to know about what’s currently happening in this case and how it might… Read more »

The Difference Between a Breath Test and a Blood Test

If you are pulled over for DUI or DWAI in the State of Colorado, you may be suspected of driving under the influence of drugs, alcohol or both. If you are suspected of having consumed too much alcohol, the officer will give you a choice between a breath test or a blood test. If the… Read more »

Should You Hire an Attorney for Your DUI Case?

It’s a common practice for citizens to hire attorneys when they’ve been arrested for DUI or DWAI, and for good reason: although the Court system is set up to enable citizens to go through the process without an attorney, things become much easier when you have an experienced professional on your side. What exactly is… Read more »

‘Tis the Season… for DUI Arrests

  As we all know, there are a lot of parties around the holidays. It’s the end of the year and people want to celebrate with food, friends and, of course, alcoholic beverages. Fully aware of our tendency as a culture to imbibe during this time of year, it is typical for law enforcement to… Read more »