DUI and Other Traffic Violations

 
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There are more than 20,000 DUI cases filed per year in Colorado. A DUI charge carries numerous consequences, which can include revocation of your driver’s license, probation supervision, court ordered classes, therapy, treatment, and even jail time. Hiring an attorney to help guide you through the process can be very important to learn what you are facing, help you in negotiations with the prosecution, and develop theories of defense to fight against the charges. At JLongtin Law, we approach our cases focused on our clients and their needs. Our attorneys have the skills and experience to negotiate, litigate, and try your case to a jury; and we will do what is needed to help you achieve the best result possible in your case.

DUI and Major Violations

In an effort to reduce driving incidents, most states have imposed strict laws against driving under the influence (DUI). An arrest for DUI can lead to severe consequences, including heavy fines, loss of license, vehicle impoundment, and jail time. DUI convictions remain on your permanent record and may interfere with job opportunities; these infractions can prevent you from obtaining certain classes of driver’s licenses (eg. CDL).  Furthermore, with marijuana legalization in Colorado, and the largely arbitrary setting of a 5mg limit, we understand both the science and perception issues surrounding DUID offenses.  Our attorneys will work zealously to ensure that you receive fair treatment throughout the legal process, provide you with a client-centered defense strategy to mitigate possible legal consequences, and help you to move on with your life. We defend anyone who has been charged with:

  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

  • Driving Under the Influence of Drugs (DUID)

  • Driving While Ability Impaired (DWAI)

  • Driving Under Restraint (DUR, both alcohol and non-alcohol related)

  • Habitual Traffic Offender (HTO)

  • Aggravated Driving After Revocation (Ag-DARP)

  • We represent clients for DMV hearings on both alcohol and non-alcohol related offenses

Other Traffic Violations

Traffic violations can be harsh, and can have an adverse effect on insurance premiums, even after a first offense. JLongtin Law seeks to help those charged with a traffic violation avoid the potentially devastating effect on their finances and driving privileges. We defend anyone who has been charged with:

  • Careless Driving

  • Reckless Driving

  • Hit and Run

  • Speeding

 

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