DUI Drunk Driving Impaired Driving Attorney Lawyer


This DUI Attorney participates in the International Referral Database of DUI Attorneys and has provided the following information about DUI Law in Colorado. Colorado DUI Laws are complex and you should consult a Colorado DUI Attorney forthwith and before your first attendance in Colorado DUI Court.

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Jim   Forslund

Law Office of James C. Forslund
3780 S. Broadway
Englewood, CO

Phone: 303-761-6067  

Fax: 303-672-6815
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Practice for this DUI Attorney in the following Regions, Cities, and Counties:
Adams, Arapahoe, Bent, Boulder, Broomfield, Chafee, Clear Creek, Crowley, Custer, Denver, Douglas, Eagle, Elbert, El Paso, Fremont, Garfield, Gilpin, Grand, Huerfano, Jefferson, Kit Carson, Larimer, Lake, Las Animas, Lincoln, Logan, Morgan, Otero, Park, Phillips, Pueblo, Routt, Sedgwick, Summit, Teller, Washington and Weld

Description of this DUI Lawyer Practice:

Arrested for DUI in Colorado?

Fight to save your license and freedom!

Defending those accused of drunk driving over 20 years. Member of National College of DUI Defense. Practice limited to DUI defense.

Impaired Driving Lawyer Synopsis of the Law Applicable to this  Province or State:

Is Your Colorado DUI About to Ruin Your Life?

If you fight, you may save your license and freedom!

DUI: driving ability significantly impaired; DWAI: driving ability impaired to the slightest degree; Per se: .1; Driving: physical control of a vehicle; Place: anywhere in the state; Right to an attorney: none before test request; Implied Consent: repealed and now called express consent; Advisement by officer: none; Test: May choose breath or blood, no independent sample, but samples saved for retest; Breath: Intoxilyzer 5000, single sample; PBT: officer must advise persons over 21 they have a right to refuse; FST: must be voluntary if no PC, can be ordered if PC; Refusal: jury told; Checkpoints: yes; License: no driving for 90 days on first offense over .1, 1 year for refusal or subsequent offenses, other state convictions count, right to have officer present; Presumptions: Sober: .05 or below, DWAI: .05+ to .099, DUI: .1 and above; Trial: Jury of six; Speedy trial: six months; Appeals: none without going to trial; Court: misdemeanors in county courts

First Appearance Notes from this Impaired Driving Attorney:

Fail to appear in person or by an attorney and a warrant will issue for your arrest

Most arraignments are handled by mail if there is an attorney of record. Bonds are rare on standard first offenses, though this varies by county.

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