Colorado Is Known As One of the Harshest States For Felony DUI
In Colorado if you have three or more prior alcohol-related driving convictions (DUI, DWAI, etc.), you may be charged with a felony DUI. You also now face prison time if convicted again. Colorado’s felony DUI law is one of the harshest in the nation. You must fight for your freedom and keep yourself out of the jaws of prison.
You must choose to fight for your freedom as you have too much to lose in Colorado. The felony DUI is a Class 4 felony, and if you are convicted you face between two to four years in the Colorado Department of Corrections (prison). This prison sentence would be followed by a mandatory three-year parole once you are released from prison. What makes the felony DUI especially scary is that under certain circumstances you may face up to 12 years in prison if the court finds extraordinarily aggravating circumstances in your case. These harsh penalties demand that you choose a lawyer who will fight for you.
Trusted Attorneys Fighting Felony DUI
Who you choose to fight your case matters. Our attorneys have years of training and experience that can only be gained by taking a case to trial. Our attorneys are experts in the rules of evidence and the Colorado Rules of Criminal Procedure. You can rest assured that when your case is on the line in front of a jury your trusted attorneys at Hernandez & Associates, P.C., in Denver will master the courtroom and fight your felony DUI expertly. Call us to discuss your case at 303-536-5134.
Whether Your Field Sobriety Tests Were Done Correctly May Determine Your Case
Colorado’s felony DUI law does not care if you have a high or a low BAC. When it comes to fighting your felony DUI the difference between prison and freedom may rest upon whether or not your tests were done correctly.
Ask yourself these questions:
- “Did the police officer do my eye test according to national standards?”
- “Why didn’t the DUI officer ask me about my health problems?”
- “The breath test machine (Intoxilyzer) gave me an error message right before it said I was drunk. Is that normal?”
- “If breath tests are so accurate why did I do a breath test on the street and later again at the station?”
- “I passed the roadsides perfectly. So why was I arrested?”
Your expert felony DUI attorneys at Hernandez & Associates, P.C., will be fully prepared to fight all of the mistakes in your felony DUI case.
Experienced in Felony DUI Cases
Our attorneys have the experience required to examine the science and fight your felony DUI. Make no mistake: Your felony DUI will be heavily scientific. Whether you are accused of a felony DUI with a low BAC or a high BAC, the science behind those numbers could mean your freedom. From the science of the roadside tests all the way through to your blood or breath test your attorney must understand the science.
Colorado’s felony DUI law also challenges you and your attorney to demonstrate to the court that rehabilitation is a better alternative to a prison sentence. When you decide to fight your felony DUI you can no longer expect to complete the usual classes and treatment programs you may have done in the past. Every court and every judge is different. Your experienced attorneys at Hernandez & Associates, P.C., will help guide you through this maze and show the courts that you deserve your freedom.
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