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…

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The National Trial Lawyers Announces Kimberly Maher as One of Its Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers in Colorado

For Immediate Release The National Trial Lawyers is pleased to announce that Kimberly Maher of Maher & Maher Law, PC in Colorado Springs has been selected for inclusion into its Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers in Colorado, an honor given to only a select group of lawyers for their superior skills and…

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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…

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