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Colorado DUI and DWAI - Frequently Asked Questions

A DUI (Driving Under the Influence) or DWAI (Driving While Ability Impaired) charge in Colorado can be considered a misdemeanor or felony depending on the situation. However, the good news is that there are many circumstances that must be taken into consideration for a conviction. The following are common questions and answers regarding Colorado's DUI laws:

Can I expunge my criminal record?

Records of previous arrests do not disappear on their own. In fact, arrest records stick around and can create complications down the road when a background check is required. This means that previous arrest records can impact applications for employment, housing and educational advancement. Beyond any practical consequences, a criminal arrest can be embarrassing and you may have the legal right to keep your past in the past.

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