What are “Sentencing Alternatives” in a DUI or DWAI case In Colorado? Can I do work release or home detention (IHD) if convicted of a DUI or DWAI?

For a first DUI or DWAI conviction or for a second DUI or DWAI conviction in a lifetime but more than 5 years ago, alternatives to a jail sentence are allowed. This can include options such as work release, home detention, treatment attendance. For a second DUI or DWAI conviction within a 5 year period…

What is considered a prior conviction for misdemeanor DUI or DWAI sentencing In Colorado?

For misdemeanor DUI or DWAI sentencing in Colorado, a prior conviction is a conviction to DUI, DUI Per Se, DWAI, Vehicular Homicide, Vehicular Assault, Aggravated Driving After Revocation Prohibited, Driving Under Restraint – Alcohol. A previous unsuccessful deferred judgment and sentence agreement is considered a prior conviction; however, a previous successful deferred judgment and sentence…