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Drunk Driving Archives

The high cost of drinking and driving in Colorado

You probably know that the best way to avoid arrest for drunk driving is to avoid getting behind the wheel after you have been drinking. However, things happen. It may not have been your plan to drive, or perhaps you didn't intend to have as much to drink. Now you are facing charges that threaten to derail life as you know it.

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:

Why Did I Get Charged With a Crime?

Often we have clients confused how they are charged with a crime when they were not actively involved with the crime itself.  The answer, they are charged under the theory of complicity.  Colorado has enacted the statute of complicity stating, "A person is legally accountable as principal for the behavior of another constituting a criminal offense if, with the intent to promote or facilitate the commission of the offense, he or she aids, abets, advises, or encourages the other person in the planning or committing the offense." C.R.S 18-1-603

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