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May 14, 2024
Felony DUI

Felony DUI Offenses: Colorado has a Felony DUI Offense. If you are charged with DUI or DWAI and have three or more prior alcohol related driving offenses on your record, you will face a Felony DUI charge. A Felony DUI charge is extremely serious. You will need an experienced Felony DUI Attorney to assist you […]

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May 13, 2024
Arrest – Probable Cause – Search and Seizure in Colorado

Are there Fourth Amendment Considerations When an Individual is Confronted by a Police Officer? Yes, almost all police-citizen encounters raise considerations under the Fourth Amendment. The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution protects individuals from unreasonable search and seizure. Likewise, Article II, Section 7 of the Colorado Constitution provides similar protection against unreasonable search […]

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December 30, 2023
When is Marijuana Use Illegal in Colorado?

Everyone knows Colorado is a great place to live if you wish to have legal access to marijuana. Whether for medical use or recreational enjoyment, residents of Denver and all over the Centennial State may buy, smoke, transport, and even grow cannabis as long as they play by the rules. It is also important to […]

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December 4, 2023
Child Abuse Defense in Colorado

CHILD ABUSE DEFENSECHILD ABUSE – MISDEMEANOR AND FELONY DEFENSEAT ALBANI LAW WE DEFEND AGAINST ALL CHILD ABUSE CHARGES.  CALL 303 753-0900.   A child abuse charge is devastating. It will turn your world upside down. We get it. We understand your anger, frustration and disappointment. We will do everything we can to get your world back to […]

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December 1, 2023
What Is The Difference Between DUI AND DWAI?

I am often asked if I could explain the difference between a DUI – first offense and DWAI – first offense in Colorado.  Colorado’s DUI law is found at “C.R.S. 42-4-1307”. You can put this tag line into a search engine bar and pull up the statute quickly and easily. The law discusses the main charge of Driving Under the […]

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November 29, 2023
Can I Refuse Dui Roadside Sobriety Tests?

Can I refuse DUI Roadside Sobriety Tests? By Peter B. Albani, Defense Attorney, Denver, Fairplay and Breckenridge.   PETER ALBANI IS A PREMIER DUI DEFENSE ATTORNEY – CALL (303) 753-0900 Any driver who is stopped for suspicion of DUI in Colorado will be asked by the Officer to exit the vehicle and complete a series […]

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November 22, 2023
What are the Potential Penalties for Domestic Assault?

There are times when family members in Colorado become upset with each other. It is common for arguments to start. Sometimes for minor disagreements and sometimes for major fights. People may say very hurtful things to each other and it can cause major problems for the family. However, sometimes these fights become physical or there […]

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November 8, 2023
State Supreme Court to Review Reasonable Doubt Metaphors

Judges often use analogies to help jurors understand legal concepts. But incorrect explanations can violate a defendant’s rights. The Colorado Supreme Court is reviewing two appeals involving metaphors that explain reasonable doubt. Dream House In this trial of a defendant convicted of possessing contraband, the judge used an analogy to try to explain reasonable doubt to potential […]

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November 6, 2023
Be Prepared to Competently Address Jury Selection in Your Case

Many criminal cases end up resolving before they head to trial. But if it looks like settlement is unlikely in your case and you’re headed for litigation, then you need to make sure that you’re doing everything you can to build an aggressive criminal defense. Although there may be a number of legal strategies available […]

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October 18, 2023
How Does a Pre-trial Diversion Program Work?

Many individuals who have been arrested on drunk driving charges find themselves fearful of the future. They may be riddled with anxiety over the possibility of going to jail or prison, and their nerves can be frayed thinking about losing their job, their driver’s license, and perhaps even their professional license. But if you’re in […]

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