Archives for: April 5th, 2014

A DUI case can easily become something much more serious if there is a serious injury or even a death involved. In those cases, a DUI charge is elevated to a charge of Vehicular Assault or Vehicular Homicide.


Any time a DUI or DUID is elevated to a charge of Vehicular Assault or Vehicular Homicide, the legal standard that applies is one of strict liability. What that means is

I often get calls from alleged victims in domestic violence cases. Most frequently,they are calling to find out how to get the charges dropped against the defendant as quickly possible. The fact is that there is no magic wand to wave to make a domestic violence case go away once a call to police has been made and the defendant has been arrested, and that is because in Colorado the

Sexual violence occurs all over the planet. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines this crime as “any sexual act, attempt to obtain a sexual act, unwanted sexual comments or advances, or acts to traffic, or otherwise directed, against a person’s sexuality using coercion, by any person regardless of their relationship to the victim, in any setting, including but not limited to home and work.” Rape (by intimate partners or by

I frequently get called by people who are stressed and panicked because a law enforcement officer has made contact with them, and they do not know how to handle it.  This is especially true for those who have never been charged with a crime before, even if they themselves are not the subject of any investigation.


While it is impossible to generalize and provide advice suitable for all situations,

A Larimer County, Colorado Judge recently was suspended following an investigation by the Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel.  The court record of these proceedings has been made available to the public.


The record certainly paints a picture of a continued display of offensive conduct often rising to the level of sexual harassment. Among the allegations are that the judge frequently pointed out how overweight a court collection officer was,