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Defenses Against DUIs

  • September 1, 2023
  • DUI

Being charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or Driving While Ability Impaired (DWAI) is stressful. You could face a driver’s license suspension, hefty fines, and even the possibility of jail time. But there is hope. Evidence in a DUI or DWAI case is often technical and highly complex. An experienced[ ... ]

Drug Trafficking Defense

Defense for Drug Trafficking Charges

Drug trafficking is one of the most serious drug crimes a person can face. A conviction for drug trafficking can result in significant penalties, including massive fines and a lengthy prison sentence. To defend yourself against drug trafficking charges, you need a skilled and experienced drug crime lawyer on your side.  Colorado criminal defense attorney Kevin Cahill has a pro[ ... ]

Fraud in Colorado

Different Types of Fraud in Colorado

Fraud is one of the most well-known white-collar crimes. But there are many types of fraud, all of which can lead to criminal charges and severe penalties. What Is Fraud? Fraud occurs when a person commits a wrongful act intended to create an unfair (usually monetary) benefit and cause harm to someone else. Types of Fraud in Colorado Fraud allegation[ ... ]

Denver DWAI vs DUI

Differences Between DWAI vs. DUI

Colorado is unique in that it recognizes two different criminal charges for drunk driving. The first and better-known criminal offense is Driving Under the Influence, or DUI. But Colorado also identifies a second, less-serious drunk driving offense called Driving While Ability Impaired, or DWAI. Even though the penalties for this second charge are somewhat less severe, it is still a serious crime with significant penalties. There are key differences between DWAI vs.[ ... ]

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Medical Marijuana in Colorado

Many people wonder if medical marijuana is still relevant since the state of Colorado allows recreational use of the drug. Although the state's lawful two-ounce limit pertains to medical and non-medical users, many Colorado residents still apply for a medical marijuana card. This is because it is possible for cardholders to legally be able to carry more than two ounces on their person when it is proven that marijuana is medically necessary. What Should I Kno[ ... ]

Sobriety Test

Can An Improperly Conducted Field Sobriety Test Send Me To Jail?

  • May 13, 2022
  • DUI

Field sobriety tests (FST) are designed to validate legal intoxication in drivers suspected of drunk driving, which in most cases are administered by a trained officer. They are a group of three tests that assess balance, coordination, and the ability of the driver to divide his attention to more than one task while being tested. If the driver fails any of these tests, they will be asked to take a breath or chemical test to confirm their blood-alcohol level.[ ... ]

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Medical Marijuana, Drug Testing, And Workers Comp

Most workplaces in the United States are drug and alcohol-free. Employers typically implement strict zero-tolerance policies and require future employees to submit to alcohol and drug tests upon being hired. Some even require a random drug test during their terms of employment. Marijuana While at Work The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment receives about 400 medical marijuana card applications per day. In most cases, even if you ha[ ... ]

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Is Delta-8 Legal In Colorado?

Delta-8 is a form of THC that has a psychoactive compound that's very similar to delta-9 THC, which is the compound in the cannabis plant that creates a "high." Even though delta-8 and delta-9 are identical, they have slightly different chemical structures that make delta-8 significantly less potent. They do, however, have some of the same effects on the body, some of which include: Rapid heart rate Dry mouth Red eyes[ ... ]

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Can I Fly In The U.S With Marijuana On My Person?

In 2012 state legislation was passed that allowed recreational marijuana usage to be introduced in Colorado, which has led to numerous economic and legal benefits for many in the general public. While within state borders, you are within your rights to use marijuana recreationally, things can get a little murky when boarding planes. If you have a vacation or trip coming up, you should know about laws surrounding marijuana and airports. Flying With A Few Extr[ ... ]

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White-Collar Crimes in Colorado

The term white collar crime originated in 1939 and now the term refers to a wide range of frauds committed by government or corporate professionals. These non-violent crimes are classified by concealment, violation of trust, and deceit and are not associated with physical force or violent acts. Often, these crimes are committed for financial reasons or to obtain power in professional business achievements. These types of corpora[ ... ]

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