It’s no secret that substances and legal issues often collide. Drugs do not have to be illegal to play a role in a criminal matter. In fact, legal substances like alcohol and pharmaceuticals are among the substances most commonly associated with crimes.
Miranda rights protect individuals from incriminating themselves in police interviews and interrogations following an arrest. These rights must be recited to individuals upon arrest to ensure they understand that they do not need to answer any questions. Currently, a criminal defense dispute in Colorado regarding Miranda rights is making its way to the state Supreme Court.
For those who are arrested and charged with a crime, finding an attorney quickly can make a big difference in the outcome of the situation. It is critical to bring in an attorney as quickly as possible in a criminal matter.
For the second year in a row, Colorado lawmakers are discussing multiple bills aimed at criminal justice reform. The bills, if passed, could have significant implications on issues of criminal defense and sentencing in the state.
Self-defense is an important legal concept when a person is facing criminal charges for assault or other alleged wrongful conduct. That is because, under some circumstances, a Colorado resident may be justified in using force against another person
Despite Colorado taking a lenient stance on marijuana possession and use, the fact remains that most drugs remain illegal in every respect. That means that individuals who are accused of possessing, manufacturing, or distributing drugs
Colorado law enforcement is vigilant about catching drivers who go beyond the speed limit and will issue traffic tickets. The penalties for speeding and various traffic tickets for moving violations makes it important to determine how to combat the allegations and seek a dismissal.