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Researchers Claim Accident Rates Lower in States with Legalized Medical Marijuana

Many news stories and opinion pieces have been circulating the newspapers and Internet, discussing driving while under the influence of medical marijuana in Colorado. The sheer number of articles available on this topic would make you think that medical marijuana is causing an alarming number of accidents on our roadways. You might be surprised to find out that the opposite might possibly be tr... Read More

Medical Marijuana and DUI Law

Research has shown that patients that have prescriptions for medical marijuana are considered "chronic" users and thus have a higher tolerance level than those that use the drug recreationally. This may not seem like a big deal, but it could have some serious repercussions in January if the Colorado legislature sets the law that limits the amount of TCH nanograms that drivers can have in their sys... Read More

Not All DUI Cases Are Cut and Dry

It seems simple enough. You drink, you get behind the wheel of a car, you get pulled over, you take a field sobriety test and you get charged with a DUI. It happens every day in Colorado, but even more so during the holidays. What you might not realize, is that the reports police officers write may contain inaccuracies. Such was the case with eight DUI cases that were recently dismissed after i... Read More

New Year’s Eve: Play It Safe

New Year's is a time of celebration for many in Castle Rock.  If you have plans to be out celebrating the new beginnings with your friends or loved ones, it's important to keep in mind that the Colorado Department of Transportation provides grants to local police departments to help offset overtime so that all officers available can be out patrolling the roads. Colorado's "Heat is On" campaign... Read More

Parrish Cox Pre-Trial Hearing

Former second-year Broncos cornerback Parrish Cox, currently facing charges for sexual assault, was in court on Friday for a pre-trial hearing. His trial, originally scheduled to start on October 27, 2011, was delayed until February. Colorado criminal defense attorneys who are working for Cox have denied that Cox ever had sexual contact with the victim, though prosecutors say that there is DNA evi... Read More

Dropping the Bomb: I Didn’t Know There Was a Problem!

There’s an old cliché that the husband is always the last to know.  This goes hand in hand with the similar cliché that men are clueless when it comes to relationship issues. As many Colorado divorce and family law attorneys can tell you, there’s something of a grain of truth behind these clichés, especially when it comes to divorce. For many men out there, the news that the wife wants ... Read More

Jimmie Joe Montgomery, Most Wanted, In Custody

It looks like one of Colorado's Most Wanted will soon be looking for a Colorado criminal defense attorney. On Wednesday, at a motel in Windsor, CO, police from the Larimer County sherriff's office arrested Jimmie Joe Montgomery, 33 years old. Montgomery was placed on the "Fort Collins Most Wanted" list last month.  The charges for which Montgomery was wanted include drug-dealing as part of an o... Read More

Speed, Alcohol Played Factors in Fatal Crash

Colorado DUI attorneys would like nothing more than to be able to turn their attentions to other forms of law.  Drunk Driving is a disturbing phenomenon in our society, and it seems that the problems are only getting worse. On Thursday, 36-year-old Jonathan Ichrist of Arvada, CO, was arrested on suspicion of causing a fatal accident in Aurora. Police say that it was likely that both alcohol an... Read More

Opportunities in Divorce: Words of Wisdom

Colorado divorce lawyers have a difficult and complex job, though one that is vitally important.  The duties of a Colorado family law attorney go far beyond simply fighting for the rights of the client, or mediating family law issues. Divorce attorneys have to also act as confidantes, partners, and to some degree counselors, offering words of comfort and (we hope) wisdom to clients who are going ... Read More

Does Divorce Reduce Your Life Expectancy?

Every year in the United States, nearly two million people are affected by the pain of a divorce. In recent years, a slew of studies have been performed to examine the effects divorce can have on the life expectancy of those involved—results have been largely mixed, but now a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Arizona has put together all of the evidence from these diverge... Read More

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