Should I Do a Self-Background Check

If you are seeking employment, a new apartment or home, or if you need to get a loan, there’s a very high likelihood that the people in charge of deciding whether or not you will get what you want are going to do a background check on you. Why should you care? Because background checks [...]

Should I Do a Self-Background Check 2019-02-01T08:56:24+00:00

Breath Tests Impact Your DUI or DWAI Case

Breath Tests and How They May Impact Your DUI or DWAI Case Denver criminal defense lawyers specializing in drunk driving cases are questioning the validity of thousands of DUI and DWAI convictions after a state technician who certified the Intoxilyzer 9000 breath-test machines said his signature was forged on more than 100 records on file [...]

Breath Tests Impact Your DUI or DWAI Case 2019-01-08T10:27:01+00:00

What to Know About Open Carry Laws in Colorado

Many Coloradans love guns and are supporters of our 2nd Amendment right to bear arms. State laws vary dramatically on the rights of residents to carry firearms, and Colorado is one of the more permissive states regarding gun laws. However, any weapons charges resulting from illegal possession or carrying of a firearm are still harshly [...]

What to Know About Open Carry Laws in Colorado 2019-01-22T11:00:44+00:00

Domestic Violence

Colorado does not have a specific statute that defines “domestic violence” and you will not find a crime titled Domestic Violence anywhere in the Colorado criminal code. Instead, domestic violence is a broad term that is separated into categories of behavior that are inflicted upon a person with whom the actor is or has been [...]

Domestic Violence 2019-01-22T11:02:33+00:00

What Happens if You are Caught in Possession of Drugs in Colorado?

If you were found to be in possession of controlled substances considered illegal to possess under the law of Colorado then there are various levels of severity for this charge, including possession, cultivation, intent to distribute, and trafficking of a controlled substance. Each one has its own penalties, each one worse than the last. The criminal law team at Pollart and Miller LLC can help you understand the circumstances behind the charges filed against you in order to prepare the proper defense.

What Happens if You are Caught in Possession of Drugs in Colorado? 2019-01-08T09:39:19+00:00

Assault and Battery According to Colorado Law

Battery and assault are often used together but in fact, they are two distinct charges that can be leveled against a person. Due to them being different crimes, the penalties are different for each as well. Nevertheless, these charges are often used together in a criminal case in order to sufficiently describe the fullness of a person's actions.

Assault and Battery According to Colorado Law 2019-01-08T09:40:05+00:00

Theft in Colorado – Degrees and Possible Sentences

Colorado theft is said to be common and occur when a person intentionally retains, obtains or controls anything of value belonging to another individual, without authorization from the owner, or by deception or threat. Theft crimes may include but are not limited to shoplifting, embezzlement, larceny, and pretenses. Understanding everything about theft is crucial in order to avoid it.

Theft in Colorado – Degrees and Possible Sentences 2019-01-08T13:02:31+00:00

Boating Under the Influence

This Summer has been brutally hot here in Colorado and many of us are likely trying to beat the heat by spending time on one of Colorado’s numerous lakes or reservoirs. It is likely no surprise that hot weather, lakes and boats often go hand-in-hand with cold alcoholic beverages. Therefore, we wanted to clarify a [...]

Boating Under the Influence 2019-01-22T11:35:46+00:00

Can You Possess Too Many Marijuana Plants in Colorado?

Even though the personal cultivation of marijuana has been legalized in Colorado, there are strict guidelines that need to be followed. Illegal possession of marijuana plants is a criminal offence. Read this article to learn more about regulations and marijuana possession limits.

Can You Possess Too Many Marijuana Plants in Colorado? 2019-01-09T07:50:08+00:00

Legal Sports Betting

The Supreme Court recently overturned a long standing sport betting law which essentially banned betting on sports at the federal level. The Supreme Court justices found the law violated the anti-commandeering clause of the Tenth Amendment. The Tenth Amendment determines what can be federally regulated and what can be regulated by the states. It dictates [...]

Legal Sports Betting 2019-01-22T11:08:47+00:00