A criminal conviction can have serious consequences even beyond the legal ramifications. Even a driving under the influence (DUI) conviction can significantly impact your life in multiple ways. First of all, the DUI will be a permanent mark on your record. From there, it can affect your career, personal life and even your auto insurance rates.
When it comes to divorce, it is vital that you take steps to protect your finances. This is especially true if your husband has been the main breadwinner. When you file for divorce, you will not get your share of the divorce settlement immediately. It could take weeks or even months to properly divide your property in Fort Collins, which means that you need to make some preparations to ensure you have the money you need take care of yourself while the divorce is pending.
Imagine you were driving home from a party on a Saturday evening and you get into a catastrophic car accident. The driver of the other vehicle died, and after police arrived, they arrested you and accused you of DUI manslaughter with gross negligence.
You and your friends have been planning a pub crawl through Greeley before the winter weather fully sets in. In order to stay safe and not risk a driving under the influence (DUI) charge or possibly even an accident, you have decided to make it a bike riding event. Unfortunately, in Colorado, you can get a DUI for riding a bike while intoxicated. And, in recent years, Denver and other cities have started taking a hard stand against cyclists riding their bikes while drunk.
Getting a DUI is a financial and legal burden no matter who you are. Not only that, but a DUI conviction can shame you and negatively affect your job prospects for many years to come.
Law enforcement officers are only human, and they are as prone to mistakes and occasional poor judgment as the rest of us. Most of the time, those minor mistakes are easily fixed. Sometimes, however, they can result in the wrongful arrest of someone who committed no crime. Getting arrested when you shouldn't be is humiliating. It can impact your social relationships, your job and even your mental and physical health.
Driving after drinking is always a very serious risk, but in some cases, you may face DUI charges even if you're not actually driving. The law generally frowns upon individuals who exceed the legal limit being in a driver's seat at all.
Once you find that special someone and set a wedding date, you will have a lot on your mind.
As most people are aware, the Fourth Amendment limits the ability of the state to search a person or private property and also protects against unfair or unnecessary seizure of property. Unfortunately, over the years, the Fourth Amendment and the protections it affords have been eroded both by common law enforcement practices and court precedent.
Getting divorced can be a difficult, painful process. You are formally ending a relationship that you had hoped, at one time, would last the rest of your life. You and your former spouse are likely to disagree on many things about how to handle your divorce, including how to split up your possessions.