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The Difference Between Sexual Harassment and Misconduct

Allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct are more common today than ever before. Often, it can be hard to identify whether someone’s behavior justifies such accusations. There’s also a general lack of knowledge surrounding the difference between sexual harassment and misconduct. If you’ve been accused of inappropriate sexual behavior, it’s important to understand your rights and when to call a lawyer. Protecting yourself starts with understan[ ... ]

Denver DWAI vs DUI

What Are The Penalties for a DUI in Denver?

When an evening out in Denver ends with a night spent in jail for a DUI, it’s important to act quickly. You face significant consequences for getting a DUI in Colorado. However, before you’re jailed and fined, you need to be convicted. Time for protecting yourself from a Denver DUI conviction is limited. It’s best to understand the serious penalties for getting a DUI in Denver and call a DUI defense lawyer to get started on your case.[ ... ]

Colorado DUI With a Child in the Car: Child Abuse?

Colorado DUI With a Child in the Car: Child Abuse?

  • April 16, 2024
  • DUI

Driving under the influence (DUI) is never a good idea. You are putting not only your life in danger but also the lives of everyone else on or near the road. One of the few things that can make this behavior worse is when you put the life of a child in danger by driving under the influence with a child in the car. This activity is considered so heinous that Colorado increases the penalties for people who are convicted of a DUI when a child is in the car. The conseque[ ... ]

Key Differences Between Assault and Self-Defense

Key Differences Between Assault and Self-Defense

Imagine the following two scenarios: In the first scenario, you walk into a bar, see someone you don’t like, intentionally spill some beer on them, and get into a brawl. In the second scenario, you walk into the same bar and see the same person you don’t like. However, instead of antagonizing them, you go to another table and mind your own business. They then come to you, push you, and start a brawl. In the first scenario, you are guilty of assault. In the second[ ... ]

What Is the Difference Between Robbery and Burglary?

What Is the Difference Between Robbery and Burglary?

The words “burglary” and “robbery” are often used interchangeably by the average person. However, these words are not interchangeable in legal jargon. A burglary and a robbery are legally different crimes and have different penalties. What is the difference between robbery and burglary, and how do these differences affect you if you are facing charges? The Definition of Robbery According to the[ ... ]

DUI Court Defense

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 har[ ... ]

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. This highlights the import[ ... ]

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