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3 strikes, you’re out: Felony DUI in Colorado

Posted on 03/22/17

On behalf of Anaya & Chadderdon, P.C. posted in DUI on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Each year, Colorado law enforcement arrests thousands of motorists for driving under the influence of alcohol. Until recently, you could be arrested innumerable times, and each arrest would be a misdemeanor. However, frustrated by the number of repeat offenders and the rising number of


Consequences of being caught with weed underage

Posted on 10/25/16

Colorado is the proud home of many prestigious and popular institutions of higher education, with thousands of young people from the area and out of state. With the marijuana laws recently changing, many young people are unclear about what happens when you’re caught driving while high or smoking weed under the age of 21. What


Driving while high: Why Coloradans are being falsely accused

Posted on 09/15/16

Since the legalization of recreational marijuana use Colorado, law enforcement officials have cracked down on people allegedly driving under the influence of the drug. Unfortunately, crackdowns involve testing for THC in the blood. What does this mean for drivers? It means that you can be arrested and charged with driving while under the influence of



Civilian Court For Military Personnel Charged With DUI

Posted on 02/12/16

Fort Carson Army Base. Air Force Acadamy. NORAD. Peterson Airforce Base. The Colorado Springs metropolitan area has one of the largest concentrations of U.S. military personnel in the continental United States. Service members stationed at the installations must interact with local civilian laws and law enforcement on a daily basis. This blog discusses how community law




Colorado Parole Eligibility Date Calculation

Posted on 01/15/15

Parole is defined as “the provisional release of a prisoner who agrees to certain conditions prior to the completion of the maximum sentence period”. In Colorado, “Parole is a condition of release from prison, made by an independent seven-member board appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Colorado Senate” (doc.state.co.us). Calculating parole differs when you are


Mapp v. Ohio: a little known case that had a big impact

Posted on 12/12/14

Just as you have to follow the law, so too do law enforcement agencies. This includes not only following state and federal laws but avoiding actions that could violate a person’s constitutional rights as well. One such constitutional right that just about everyone here in Colorado knows is their Fourth Amendment right that protects them