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Can the police pull me over without a good reason?

The thought of being pulled over by the police can be frightening. However, you must know police officers cannot stop you unless they have reasonable suspicion that you have committed a crime or a traffic violation. This is your right under the Fourth Amendment, which protects you from unreasonable searches and seizures by the police….

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Assault Charge Defense Strategies

Disagreements over inane topics may escalate into shouting matches and fisticuffs. A punch thrown to the face and a person sprawled on the floor may not have been the intended outcome. However, it happened. Now, you face criminal assault charges. This incident may lead to incarceration, fines, restitution, tarnished personal and professional reputations and a…

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Untangling the myth of the 50/50 custody split in divorce

When parents face custody battles, they may assume they will automatically share joint custody equally with the other parent. Because Colorado courts prioritize the child’s best interests, the court may not always grant parents a 50/50 split in custody. The effects of a divorce can have many negative consequences on a child, which is why courts…

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How Colorado deals with repeat DUI offenders

09/01/21

While it might seem like a drunk driving conviction is a life-changing event, many individuals find themselves facing the criminal justice system subsequent times. Based on numerous factors, Colorado penalties for repeat DUI charges carry significant consequences. People who are stopped on suspicion of driving under the influence a second time face strict penalties. Should…

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Colorado DUI checkpoints: some background information

07/28/21

There’s no question that a Colorado state trooper or police officer can order your vehicle to the side of the road if you are weaving precipitously across lanes, right? Ditto that if you’re speeding, dangerously tailgating or driving in some other erratic fashion. A law enforcer spotting any of those behaviors might justify a stop…

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