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November 2016 Archives

Man sentenced to jail for DUI after joking about it

A man in Colorado has received a sentence of 400 days behind bars after joking about having driven while intoxicated and causing a motor vehicle accident resulting in injury. The joking statement was presented during the man's jury trial back in October. His sentencing in connection with the DUI accident took place on a recent Monday.

Alleged DUI driver charged with first degree murder

A man in Colorado who was accused of causing a fatal crash in October due to drunk driving now faces a charge of murder in the first degree. The alleged DUI accident took place on a Monday. The 25-year-old is accused of killing a 28-year-old woman in the crash.

The Impact of the Holidays on Divorce

Thanksgiving and Christmas can be unintended catalysts for divorce. These holidays can increase stress and conflict for married persons and former partners going through divorce proceedings. For most of us it is a stressful holiday season to begin with. That's why it is even more important for litigants to have a skilled advocate and counselor in their corner during this time of year.  The holiday season itself may not be a good time to begin divorce proceedings; however, January is the busiest month for new divorce filings largely due to couples waiting until after the holidays to divorce.

Police crack down on DUI in Colorado over recent weekend

Officials in Colorado recently cracked down on drunk driving during a heightened enforcement period over the Halloween holiday. This enforcement period was started as part of Colorado's campaign called The Heat Is On. During the period, which ran from a Friday to a Tuesday, police increased their patrols as well as their DUI checkpoints.