Joe Maher successfully completes Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Course that DUI Officers Complete

In December 2018, Joe Maher completed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) 24-hour Standardized Field Sobriety Testing and DUI detection course in Atlanta, Georgia. This course is the same course that DUI officers are put through to train them in administering and interpreting results of the scientifically validated field sobriety tests that drivers are put…

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…