Category: Criminal & DUI Defense Articles

Underaged teen drinking and driving

Colorado drivers under age 21 face serious consequences if the police catch them with a fake ID or while driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The penalties for these offenses include jail time, fines, community service, and an automatic driver’s license revocation. Furthermore, these offenses stay on a driver’s permanent record, … Continue reading

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Were you wrongly charged with false imprisonment in Colorado? It is a serious charge and you should get help from our criminal defense attorneys to pursue the best potential outcome in your case. What Is False Imprisonment in Colorado? Colorado false imprisonment laws, covered under CRS 18-3-303, define false imprisonment as knowingly confining … Continue reading

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Among the legal consequences following a DUI charge are education and treatment. For many individuals, court-mandated drug or alcohol classes are an essential part of the journey to rehabilitation and avoiding further legal troubles. On this page, the legal team at Peakstone Law Group, LLC, formerly known as Patterson Weaver, LLC, provides an … Continue reading

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The Many Problems of Criminal Mandatory Protection Orders in Colorado A mandatory protection order (sometimes referred to simply as an “MPO” or a restraining order) is court order against a defendant (restrained party) in a criminal case which requires them to not harass, molest, intimidate, retaliate against, or tamper with any witness or … Continue reading

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What is a Mandatory Protection Order (MPO)? Under Colorado Revised Statute 18-1-1001, whenever an individual is charged with a crime in Colorado, the court orders a mandatory protection order (sometimes called a restraining order). This order goes into effect at the time the person is advised of their rights at their arraignment date. … Continue reading