Colorado Springs Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Will A DUI Show Up On A Background Check?

Will A DUI Show Up On A Background Check?Will Your DUI Show Up On A Background Check? If you have a DUI or a DWAI on your record, it's true that your driving record will be negatively impacted for some time. What many people don't realize is that a DUI conviction can...

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How To Get Assault Charges Dropped

How To Get Assault Charges DroppedCan You Really Get Assault Charged Dropped? Charged with assault? Don't give up and automatically plead guilty! If you hire the right Colorado Springs criminal lawyer, there are many options available to get assault charges dropped....

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Colorado’s Habitual Domestic Violence Offenses

Colorado's Habitual Domestic Violence OffensesDomestic violence charges in Colorado Springs are a serious offense and one that can have devastating consequences. If you or someone you know has been charged with domestic violence, it is imperative that you consult with...

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DUI Interlock

Ignition Interlock FAQThe DUI Ignition Interlock Device In Colorado The ignition interlock device (IID) is aimed at keeping DUI offenders from driving while impaired or driving under the influence of alcohol. The ignition interlock devices have become commonplace on...

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DUI FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

DUI FAQDUI FAQ - Answering Questions About DUI A DUI charge isn't something easily swept under the rug. Once convicted, a DUI conviction may affect you for the rest of your life. Not only does a DUI charge tarnish your record, but it can make it hard to find proper...

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Alcohol Education Classes And DUI

Alcohol Education ClassesCan Alcohol Education Classes Help With A DUI? If you have been charged with a DUI in Colorado Springs, there are many details that you and your attorney will have to deal with.  These "details" can include numerous fees, fines, community...

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Colorado Driver’s Point System

Colorado Driver’s Point System

Colorado Drivers Point SystemHow Does Colorado Driver's Point System Work? A lot of states use their own " driver's point system" that is meant to officially track any traffic violations and traffic offenses. This includes Colorado. Any driver that accumulates a...

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Is A DUI A Felony Or Misdemeanor In Colorado?

Is A DUI A Felony Or Misdemeanor In Colorado?DUI Felony Or Misdemeanor? Let's See! In the state of Colorado, the legal Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) limit for driving under the influence is 0.08%. This means that you can get convicted of a DUI without needing any more...

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Marijuana Use And Driving

Marijuana Use And Driving In ColoradoEven though every year millions of dollars are spent on ad campaigns to combat driving while under the influence of alcohol, marijuana use and driving is a subject that has received very little exposure in the media. Marijuana Use...

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Can I Refuse A Breathalyzer Test?

Can I Refuse A Breathalyzer Test?

Can I Refuse A Breathalyzer Test?Is It Possible To Refuse A Breathalyzer Test? It's scary to get pulled over by a police officer. In Colorado Springs you're driving through and see the flashing lights in your rearview mirror. You pull over and the police officer asks...

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Litigation Attorney

Litigation Attorney

Litigation Attorney In Colorado SpringsWhat Does A Litigation Attorney Do? Litigation is defined as the process of contesting and resolving disputes through the legal system. which means carrying out a lawsuit through the court system. A litigation attorney also known...

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Should You Allow The Police To Search Your Car?

Should You Allow The Police To Search Your Car?

Should You Allow The Police To Search Your Car?Being pulled over by the cops is enough to make anyone panic. As you carefully follow the officer's instructions with your hands gripping tightly to the wheel, you hope every aspect of the vehicle is up to full legal...

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Remember This If You Are Arrested

Remember This If You Are Arrested​Getting arrested may be one of the worst experiences of your life. Imagine being humiliated by the police officers and staying in the lockup with other prisoners. Even good people who accidentally make a mistake suffer from the...

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Beyond A Reasonable Doubt – The Burden Of Proof

Beyond A Reasonable Doubt – The Burden Of Proof

Colorado Springs residents might want to understand what the basic criminal laws are for the our state. There are specific rules and regulations that dictate what can and cannot be done in the state of Colorado. And, there are some very import concepts to understand...

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Civil Law Vs. Criminal Law

Civil Law Vs. Criminal Law

Although there can be a fair amount of gray area between these two types of law, the main difference between civil law vs. criminal law is that criminal law deals with people who have violated laws regarding certain behaviors and are viewed as an affront to the state...

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Great Reasons To Hire A Colorado Springs Traffic Attorney

If you're like most people in Colorado Springs, you have to drive your personal vehicle to get wherever you need to go. Whether it be to work, dropping the kids off at school, shopping or to have a meal, you will be traversing Colorado Springs on a daily basis. The...

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Common DUI Defense Mistakes

Common DUI Defense Mistakes

​DUI charges may not always be bulletproof. Whether you were drinking or driving or not, the responsibility is on the State to prove its case against you. There are many opportunities for DUI defense mistakes and you can eliminate most of the easy ones right off the...

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Breathalyzer Test

Breathalyzer Test​Nearly all DUI charges involve a breathalyzer test reading that provides a blood alcohol content level. Breathalyzer Test Primary Method For CSPD Besides field sobriety testing, the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) uses the breathalyzer as...

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Understanding Blood Alcohol Content (BAC)

Understanding Blood Alcohol Content (BAC)

Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) is the amount of alcohol contained in an individual's blood. The BAC refers to the actual concentration percentage of alcohol in the bloodstream. When Understanding BAC Becomes An Issue Understanding blood alcohol content is not...

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Can A DUI Charge Be Dismissed?

Can A DUI Charge Be Dismissed?

Can A DUI Charge Be Dismissed?Can you get a DUI charge dismissed? The short answer is yes. But there are many pitfalls in this process and only a top DUI attorney can successfully get these charges removed. Are you aware that a DUI charge or first DUI conviction can...

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Drive High, Get A DUI!

Drive High, Get A DUI!

Colorado Marijuana DUI  Defense Lawyer Before we look at a marijuana DUI charge in Colorado, let us first look at what constitutes a marijuana offense. In Colorado, marijuana is classified as a Schedule II drug. This means that it has a high potential for abuse and...

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12 Tips To Beat A DUI Charge

12 Tips To Beat A DUI Charge

12 Tips To Beat A DUI ChargeIn 2019, during the 'Heat Is On' campaign – an enforcement program put in place to ensure all people using Colorado roads got to their destinations safely – a total of 2,999 drivers were arrested on impaired driver charges. Out of these...

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What Happens If I Get Charged With A Violent Crime?

Violent Crime In Colorado Springs Violent crime is taken very seriously by law enforcement in Colorado Springs as well as the surrounding areas. If you are facing criminal charges for a violent crime such as robbery, assault, or even domestic violence, it is vital...

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Miranda Rights

Miranda Rights"Have my Miranda rights been violated?" I'm sometimes asked this question in regard to issues that are related to their arrests. I have found that often my clients misunderstand what their Miranda rights are as well as when Miranda is applicable. I'll do...

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DUI Or DWAI

DUI Or DWAI

In Colorado Springs it’s considered a serious crime to have an alcohol-related driving offense, DUI or DWAI, and hefty consequences can come with it.In case you’re stopped by a police officer and later charged with either DWAI (driving while ability...

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How Much Does A DUI Cost?

How Much Does A DUI Cost?Unless you have been charged with a DUI lately, you really have no idea what does a DUI cost. Thanks to the Colorado Department Of Transportation (CDOT), we've been able to compile some representative average costs for a DUI. Certainly, you...

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5 Reasons You Need A DUI Lawyer

A DUI (Driving Under the Influence) is, unfortunately, a crime that is totally preventable. What is even more unfortunate is some people mistakenly think that going to DUI court alone to "face the music" is actually the best thing to do. Doing just that can result in...

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Colorado’s Dangerous Dog Law

Colorado’s Dangerous Dog Law

Colorado's Dangerous Dog LawColorado's Dangerous Dog Law No Joke Have you heard of the dangerous dog law in Colorado? Perhaps you didn’t take the title seriously, but the law’s no joke. Every year over 350,000 dog bite victims nationwide visit the emergency room for...

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Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

Motorcycle Accident LawyerMotorcycle Accident Lawyer In Colorado Springs Jeremy Loew, a Colorado Springs motorcycle accident lawyer, specializes in representing motorcycle riders involved in an accident. If you have sustained injuries because the other driver was...

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Common Causes Of Auto Accidents

Common Causes Of Auto Accidents

Common Causes Of Auto AccidentsAuto accidents typically happen when you least expect them, and there is usually a guilty party involved. But regardless of whose fault it is, the most important lesson to take away from this topic is to practice precaution, drive safely...

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Legal Risks of Texting and Driving

Legal Risks of Texting and Driving

Texting and driving is becoming more and more common these days. Who hasn’t had the urge to remove their attention from the road and take their hands from the wheel to answer that beep-beep from a cell phone? Yet doing so can be a potentially dangerous and illegal...

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Top Ten Vehicles Most Likely To Get a Traffic Ticket

Top Ten Vehicles Most Likely To Get a Traffic Ticket

Top 10 Vehicles Most Likely To Get A Traffic Ticket Getting a traffic ticket is something that every driver dreads. Not only can a traffic violation adversely affect a driver's record but vehicle insurance premiums can also shoot through the roof with multiple traffic...

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Falsely Accused Of Domestic Violence

Falsely Accused Of Domestic Violence

Being falsely accused of domestic violence can affect every facet of your life. Depending on the particular circumstances, such an accusation can affect your job, your finances, your relationships and numerous other areas of your life. Generally, people...

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How Speeding Tickets And Insurance Rates Are Related

How Speeding Tickets And Insurance Rates Are Related

How Speeding Tickets And Insurance Rates Are RelatedWill a speeding ticket raise my insurance rate? Yes, a speeding ticket can raise your insurance rates. Why does that happen and how can you prevent it? While you may not see an increase in your insurance...

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Colorado Springs Auto Accident Attorney

Colorado Springs Auto Accident Attorney

Colorado Springs Auto Accident AttorneyIf you’ve been involved in an auto or motorcycle accident in Colorado Springs, you’ll need to file a claim with your insurance company.  While the process may seem simple, there are many factors involved in a car accident that...

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Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault Attorney​Understanding Sexual Assault If you're charged with sexual assault, or even rape, the charges will come with serious stigma and consequences in in your life - even if not convicted. In addition, these charges can change anything from the way...

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Colorado Parolees, Probationers May Get Medical Marijuana

Colorado Parolees, Probationers May Get Medical MarijuanaMedical Marijuana For Probationers & Parolees In Colorado Those working to make it legal for Colorado citizens who are on probation or have been paroled to use medical marijuana have gotten one giant step...

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Juvenile Offenses – Your Child is Facing Criminal Charges

Juvenile Offenses – Your Child is Facing Criminal Charges

Juvenile Offenses - Your Child is Facing Criminal ChargesKids will be kids right?  Unfortunately, the poor decisions teens are prone to make in life can have significant repercussions if they involve criminal activity, or juvenile offenses. Juvenile Offenses - When...

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What to Expect if You Are Facing Domestic Violence Charges

What to Expect if You Are Facing Domestic Violence Charges

What to Expect if You Are Facing Domestic Violence ChargesDomestic violence charges can be devastating, throwing your life into turmoil as you scramble to find stability and strength to fight the battle that lays ahead.  Domestic violence has always been a serious...

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Drug Crimes Still Taken Seriously in Colorado

Drug Crimes Still Taken Seriously in Colorado

Drug Crimes Still Taken Seriously in ColoradoWith the recent changes to Colorado’s drug laws one might get the impression that the state has gone soft on drug crimes.  That is not the case.  Colorado still takes drug crime offenses seriously and will prosecute the...

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Jeremy Loew Wins Top Attorney Award!

Jeremy Loew Wins Award!Out of a field of approximately 1,100 attorneys surveyed, Jeremy Loew was selected as one of the top Colorado Springs Criminal Defense attorneys in the prestigious "Colorado Springs Style’s 2022 Top Attorneys" competition. Read the article in...

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Law Office of Jeremy Loew is officially open for business!

Law Office Of Jeremy Loew Officially OpenThe Law Office Of Jeremy Loew is officially open! If you know anyone who is need of criminal defense, personal injury, or family law assistance, please contact us as soon as possible! Some highlights from day one of private...

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Excited for 2014!

Excited For 2014! Excited for 2014! I am very excited to announce the Law Office of Jeremy Loew, LLC.  After years of commitment to public service, the outside demands of my legal help to other clients became too high.  I often found myself telling people that I could...

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