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How To Upgrade Your Discharge or Correct Your Official Military Record 2023

Former service members who have experienced a dishonorable or other than honorable (OTH) discharge from the military may seek a military record correction, including an upgrade of their discharge classification.…

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Administrative Separation in US Military (2023) – All You Need to Know

Administrative separation (sometimes called AdSep for short) is one of the legal instruments used in the US Military Justice system, serving as a mechanism to address misconduct, unsatisfactory performance, or…

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Special Court-Martial in US Military (2023) – All You Need to Know

Military justice cases, even relatively routine or minor ones, can have serious consequences for the service members involved. When an offense that would be a misdemeanor in the civilian world…

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General Court-Martial in US Military (2023) – All You Need to Know

Military service members can face unique challenges when they encounter legal issues or criminal charges. This is due to the fact that military courts have completely separate processes and regulations…

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Types of Court-Martial in US Military (2023)

Whenever a member of the United States military is charged with a crime, the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) will dictate which criminal justice procedures apply to their case…

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2023 How to Find the Best Military Defense Attorney in Colorado

Military law may look somewhat like civilian law to the untrained eye, but the reality is that it can be incredibly complex, nuanced, and very different from civilian law. If…

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2023 Colorado DUI Laws and Penalties – A Complete Guide

Alcohol and other drugs severely impair your ability to drive safely. They negatively affect coordination, good judgment, reaction time, and focus. The outcome of driving while under the influence of…

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What are mitigating factors in sentencing?

When a trial ends in a conviction, that doesn’t mean your defense is over. You can give the court good reason to be lenient with you by providing evidence that…

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3 way you might challenge the evidence in a criminal case

If your criminal case goes to court, the prosecution must present evidence to back up their claims that you are guilty. They may also use any evidence they have to…

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3 hidden costs of a DUI conviction

If the police charge you with driving under the influence (DUI), you should not just take it on the chin. There are many ways to contest these charges, and you…

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How does memory affect criminal cases?

What someone remembers, or says they remember, could be crucial in convicting someone of a crime. People often assume that what an eyewitness says must be accurate, which can lead…

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2 important Supreme Court decisions on the Miranda Warning

You are probably at least aware of your Miranda rights. Anyone who has watched a television show where someone gets arrested knows that the police should tell an individual about…

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How police evidence records could help with your defense

No one wants to get into trouble with the law, but thousands of people get arrested and then charged with criminal offenses in Colorado every single year. Mistakes ranging from…

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What happens when a person appealing their conviction dies?

It’s a longstanding legal doctrine that if a person dies while they’re in the process of appealing their conviction for a crime, that conviction is vacated. The doctrine, abatement ab initio,…

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How do police get a search warrant, and what does it mean?

If the police show up at your door, demanding to be let inside so that they can search your home, do you have to let them in? Not necessarily. If they…

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4 types of domestic violence charges that are felonies

When considering domestic violence charges, you should consider the fundamental crime committed. A domestic violence charge is a designation added to a crime if you are or were intimately involved with the victim.…

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“Threatening comments” by judge result in dismissal of charges

On January 1, 2019, a physical altercation allegedly ensued between three American marines from the Marine Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC) and an American defense contractor outside of a bar…

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The FBI’s pursuit against corporate fraud

Corporations, specifically C Corporations, are the subject of regulation by federal and state laws, perhaps more stringently than other types of business formations. When upper management errs in failing to…

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5 tips for avoiding a DUI after a Halloween party

With Halloween coming up, you will probably be out eating, drinking and partying with friends. Going to a Halloween party with alcohol means your odds of getting arrested for drunk driving are…

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The rise and fall of prescription drug abuse in Colorado

Prescription drug abuse is not a new thing in Colorado. In fact, according to the Denver Post, the state has one of the highest rates of prescription drug abuse in the nation.…

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Colorado DUI, DUI per se and DWAI laws

Colorado law prohibits driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs that cause impairment. Several statutes exist that govern various specific aspects of this general prohibition. Everyone understands that a…

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The high cost of a DUI conviction in Colorado

If you face a driving under the influence charge in Colorado, you can expect the penalties associated with a conviction to vary based on factors such as whether it is…

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Colorado physicians and DUI charges

For practicing physicians in Colorado, a DUI conviction can have even more serious consequences than for someone who is not a licensed professional. When you face DUI charges, you need…

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Prescription drugs and DUI

When you think of DUI charges, you may assume that the driver was drinking heavily or using illegal drugs. However, even people who would never engage in this type of…

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