Criminal Defense Resources

A Marijuana DUI in Colorado is Still a DUI

Jan 22, 2024

Colorado is renowned as the first state to approve legal possession and recreational use of small amounts of marijuana. In fact, Colora...

What to Do if You’ve Violated Your DUI Probation

Jan 7, 2024

Probation may seem tough, but violating it can bring even harsher penalties. This could mean extra fines or even jail time. Colorado co...

From Our Perspective: DUI, Trespassing Charges Dismissed

Jan 4, 2024

Robinson & Henry’s knowledgeable attorneys give their professional insight in “From Our Perspective” where we take a closer look at...

What Happens If You Plead Guilty to DUI

Dec 21, 2023

Let’s talk about accountability. It’s a powerful sense of personal duty, especially after you’ve made a mistake. There is regret and a ...

From Our Perspective: DUI Charge Acquittal: How a Safe Choice Led to an Arrest

Dec 20, 2023

Robinson & Henry’s knowledgeable attorneys give their professional insight in “From Our Perspective” where we take a closer look at...

Everything You Must Understand About Felony DUI in Colorado

Dec 19, 2023

Let’s not mince words. If you’re charged with felony DUI in Colorado, you’re in serious trouble. After all, misdemeanor DUI comes with ...

What to Expect When Facing Your First Colorado DUI Charge

Dec 13, 2023

If you were charged with driving under the influence for the first time, then you know one poor decision plus a little bad luck can re-...

Charged with Colorado DUI After Causing Serious Injury

Dec 8, 2023

Few occurrences in life are as jarring and consequential as a serious car crash. Even if you’re not badly hurt, an accident can potenti...

How to Help Your Teen Charged with DUI

Dec 7, 2023

A phone call from the police station is never good. It’s especially alarming when you’re a parent to a teen or young adult who’s just s...

A DUI from Your Own Rx?

November 22, 2023

Many people assume that driving under the influence involves illegal drugs or alcohol. However, you can get a DUI from your own legitim...

The Facts About DUI for Colorado’s Commercial Drivers

Nov 21, 2023

If you depend on a commercial driver’s license for your livelihood, a DUI charge can seriously jeopardize your future. One conviction c...

What Happens After You Get Arrested for DUI?

Nov 15, 2023

Your life was on one path before the swirling police lights appeared behind you. Now it’s on a detour. You know being charged with driv...

Survive a DUI Charge: A How-To Guide

Nov 8, 2023

We understand that being charged with a DUI or DWAI is an overwhelming time. Whether this is your first criminal charge or you’re alrea...

What You Should Know if You Are Charged with DUI in Colorado

Oct 30, 2023

If you’ve been caught driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, one thing is clear: it’s not good. These are serious...

Colorado Restraining Orders

Mar 8, 2023

If you feel that you need protection from someone or if you need help fighting a restraining order or domestic violence charge, take qu...

Fight Burglary Charges in Colorado

Nov 7, 2022

If you’re convicted of burglary in Colorado, you face years in prison and exorbitant fines. Don’t take the risk of represen...

Defend Against Careless Driving Charges

Nov 3, 2022

Maybe you had a brief lapse in judgment at the worst time. Perhaps it was just bad luck. Either way, if you’re charged after a car acci...

Colorado Marijuana Laws: Know Before You Buy

Aug 22, 2022

In 2012, Colorado passed Amendment 64 and became one of the first states in the country to legalize recreational marijuana use. That do...

The Public Has a First Amendment Right to Film Police

Aug 18, 2022

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the public has a First Amendment right to film police. This comes amid increasing push...

Defending Against Vehicular Assault Charges

Aug 18, 2022

Colorado’s traffic system is designed to be safe, but there are always risks. A few seconds of bad judgment can lead to a life-altering...

What You Don’t Know About Criminal Immigration Can Hurt You

Aug 11, 2022

Non-citizens building a life in the United States have never had it easy. A new life in the U.S. is fraught with challenges you don’t a...

*CASE STUDY: Felony Charges Against Teenage Client Dismissed

Aug 11, 2022

If you’ve never been the driver during a car accident that resulted in injuries, it can be tough to understand what it’s like to proces...

How Traffic Offenses Cause Immigration Issues

Aug 9, 2022

One of the hardest things about being an immigrant is feeling vulnerable. You can get a place to stay, find a job, have all your docume...

How Much Should You Tell Your Colorado Criminal Defense Attorney?

Aug 3, 2022

As the old adage goes, the truth shall set you free. But if you’re accused of a crime, you may be wondering just how much you tel...

Mitigation: Humanizing You to the Jury

Jul 21, 2022

If you are facing criminal charges, it is the job of prosecutors to emphasize your flaws while downplaying your humanity. Therefore, a ...

Get Off the Sex Offender Registry

Jul 20, 2022

If you’re a registered sex offender then you know how this designation looms in nearly every corner of one’s life. Long aft...

New Gun Safety Bill: How it Could Affect You

Jul 20, 2022

In June 2022, President Joe Biden signed the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act into law. The bill, which marked the first major gun legi...

Colorado Criminal Immigration Attorney

Jul 13, 2022

Anyone who breaks the law should face consequences. But non-citizens in the United States have even more to lose after an arrest. There...

Fentanyl Charges

Jun 15, 2022

Colorado legislators are hopeful that a new law targeting fentanyl dealers will help confront what has been characterized as a growing ...

Fight Drug Manufacturing Charges in Colorado

Jun 6, 2022

In recent years, Colorado has adopted a more rehabilitative approach toward people who commit drug-related offenses. However, that does...

Fight a Traffic Ticket in Colorado

Apr 25, 2022

Nobody likes getting a ticket. You’re running late to work or school and get pulled over for speeding or yielding at a stop sign....

Charged with Selling Drugs in Colorado

Apr 18, 2022

If you’re charged with selling drugs in Colorado, the penalties you’ll face if you’re convicted will be much more ser...

How to Defend Drug Possession Charges in Colorado

Apr 14, 2022

The consequences of a drug possession conviction can extend far beyond your final court date if you aren’t careful. This article ...

How a Trial Attorney Can Help You Win Your Case

Apr 11, 2022

Self-representation is almost always a bad idea if you’re part of a civil or criminal trial. The stakes are too high, and most cl...

We Fight Juvenile Drug Charges

Apr 5, 2022

Most drug charges faced by Coloradans who are between the ages of 10 and 18 are processed through juvenile courts. However, that doesn’...

Beat Drug Charges in Colorado

Mar 30, 2022

Colorado takes drug crimes very seriously. Even the lowest-level drug charges can make your life substantially more difficult. Fortunat...

Your Guide to Fighting Colorado Drug Charges

Mar 21, 2022

It’s no secret that Colorado was a pioneer in decriminalizing, allowing, and regulating the use of recreational marijuana. However, the...

Understanding Deferred Judgments & Sentences

Feb 28, 2022

Deferred judgments and sentences allow certain individuals charged with a crime to avoid conviction if they complete certain requiremen...

Colorado Criminalizes Unenforceable Non Compete Agreements

Feb 8, 2022

Employers who violate Colorado’s restrictive covenants statute, commonly known as noncompete agreements, could now face jail time after...

Charged with Domestic Violence in Colorado

Jan 23, 2022

Being charged with domestic violence is a serious offense that can impact the rest of your life. Talk to an attorney immediately to min...

Sealing Criminal Records Can Improve Your Life

Dec 21, 2021

Why You Should Consider Sealing Criminal Records A criminal record can haunt you for years after the incident is long behind you. It ca...

Police Need a Warrant to Access Your Car’s Black Box

Dec 9, 2021

Police need a warrant to access your car’s black box for a criminal investigation, according to Colorado law. A vehicle black box...

Juvenile Gun Charges

Dec 8, 2021

Colorado law does not allow minors – meaning anyone under the age of 18 – to possess a handgun. Juvenile gun charges are serious, for b...

Defending Vehicular Homicide Charges

Dec 1, 2021

If you are the driver involved in a crash that kills someone else and police suspect you were acting recklessly, you’ll be charge...

Colorado Judge Charged with Felony Menacing

Nov 29, 2021

In October 2021 the chief judge that presided over Colorado’s Fifth Judicial District was charged with felony menacing. Prosecutors all...

Defend Menacing Charges

Nov 23, 2021

In the summer of 2021, a high-ranking Colorado judge allegedly waved an assault-style rifle in the air to threaten someone. Months late...

Defend Accidentally Taking a Gun to the Airport

Nov 12, 2021

In the hustle of trying to get to the airport on time, you completely forgot about the gun in your carry-on bag. You don’t realiz...

Colorado Sex Crimes

Oct 18, 2021

Sex crimes convictions carry life-altering consequences. From prison time and sex offender registration to personal and professional re...

Do I Have to Take a Roadside Sobriety Test?

Oct 12, 2021

It’s scary to get pulled over by police or stopped at a DUI checkpoint. That’s why it’s important to know your legal ...

The Mann Act

Oct 6, 2021

If you followed R&B singer R. Kelly’s trial, you may be familiar with a federal law called the Mann Act. It was created in 1910 to ...

Will Apple CSAM Scans Open Up More People to Being Framed for Child Porn?

Aug 26, 2021

Tech giant Apple recently announced it will soon scan user images for child pornography. The company also will report users who have ch...

Sex Crime Disclosure Requirement for Some Colorado Professionals

Aug 19, 2021

Colorado has stringent penalties for individuals convicted of sex crimes. Recently, a state law took effect that requires sex crime dis...

Professional Consequences of Sex Crimes

Aug 13, 2021

In July 2021, a Colorado lawyer had his license suspended for 18 months after he pleaded guilty to the promotion of obscenity to a mino...

The Police Made Me Do It: Will the Entrapment Defense Work for Me?

Aug 6, 2021

The entrapment defense can be a viable one for some criminal cases. In this article, you will learn how Colorado law defines entrapment...

Colorado Statutory Rape Charges

Jul 29, 2021

Statutory rape is a serious crime in Colorado. If you have a sexually intimate relationship with someone who is not of the age of conse...

Colorado Sexual Assault Charges

Jul 29, 2021

A sexual assault conviction in Colorado carries serious, long-lasting consequences. From prison time and fines to personal and professi...

Colorado Child Enticement Charge

Jul 28, 2021

Child enticement is a serious sex crime allegation in Colorado. It carries hefty legal, professional, and personal consequences. It is ...

How to Avoid Jail if You Miss a Court Date

Jun 16, 2021

You’ve probably heard that if you miss a court date you’re off to jail. Well, that can be true. But there are steps you can...

Expunging & Sealing Criminal Records

Jun 16, 2021

People often think sealing and expunging criminal records are the same. They’re actually quite different, though. In this article...

Understanding Your Criminal Charges

Jun 16, 2021

If you face a criminal charge, you may find it difficult to understand your criminal charges. You may wonder exactly what they are and ...

Sealing a Criminal Record

Jun 16, 2021

Sealing a criminal record can be a total game-changer for you. It can improve your chances of getting a better job, a better place to l...

Retailers Must Accept Cash

May 27, 2021

Retailers must accept cash from their patrons according to a new Colorado law set to take effect in September 2021. The law carries fin...

Colorado Law Requires Gun Owners to Properly Store Firearms

May 26, 2021

A new gun storage law took effect July 1, 2021. The safe gun storage law requires Colorado gun owners to securely store their firearms ...

Gun Owners Required to Report Lost or Stolen Firearms

May 25, 2021

It’s now a law in Colorado to report stolen guns. Under the new law, gun owners are required to not only report stolen guns but a...

Roadside Breathalyzers Cannot be Used in Court

Apr 5, 2021

Getting pulled over for suspected DUI is scary. Criminal defense attorney Ryan Robertson wants you to know what’s true and what&#...