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Denver Housing Boom Continues
Denver, Colorado continues to be the place to move to. When I moved out to Denver from New York City back in the late 1990s, the town was already showing great signs that it was growing at a huge rate. LODO was booming after the construction of Coors Field and there were hints in the […]
How Can a Denver DUI Attorney Help You?
If you are arrested for a DUI in Denver, Aurora, Littleton, Brighton, Englewood, or any city in the Front Range, do you need to have a DUI attorney or can you represent yourself? Getting arrested for a DUI or DWAI in Denver can be scary many people every day face the same questions: What will […]
Can Your Criminal Record Effect New Felony Charges?
Will a prosecutor or judge in Colorado look at your criminal record if you have new criminal charges? You probably know the answer: Heck yes. Prosecutors and judges rely on rap sheets in deciding sentences and in some cases a prior criminal case can lead to enhanced criminal charges. The bottom line is that your […]
Juvenile Interrogations: What We Can Learn From Making a Murderer
In the controversial Netflix series Making a Murderer, viewers saw a glimpse of the disturbing interrogation of Brendan Dassey; a vulnerable, intellectually disabled child who “confessed” to his role in the brutal rape, murder, and dismemberment of a 25 year old woman. No matter your opinion on Brendan’s guilt or innocence, it’s hard to deny […]
Why Innocent People Make False Confessions
Imagine you are a juror in a criminal case. In response to the defendant’s claim of innocence the District Attorney points to the defendant’s “confession” as concrete proof of his guilt. Urging you to use your common sense, the District Attorney shouts, “innocent people don’t confess!” Persuasive, right? Sorry, Mr. Prosecutor, you’re wrong.
Illegal Police Searches
Police officers need to follow the law, too, and sometimes they illegally stop and search people. When that happens, it helps to have an attorney at your side that can fight for your rights and challenge illegal police conduct. Can The Police Stop and Search Me Without a Warrant? The Fourth Amendment provides that “[t]he […]
What’s the Difference Between a DUI and DWAI in Colorado?
Many people are aware that a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) charge means you drove a car with a BAC of .08 or above. However, you might be surprised to find out that you can suffer some of the same penalties even if you drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) below the set legal […]
DUI and SR-22 Insurance in Colorado
For people who are arrested for a DUI, DWAI or other alcohol related driving offense, the Colorado DMV will require you to get an SR-22. You will need proof of this SR-22 in order to get your driver’s license reinstated. So what is this SR-22? The SR-22 is a form of insurance which requires the […]
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