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Isn't DUI and DWAI the same thing? Nope, not in Colorado.

Many people are actually surprised to learn that there are several different charges associated with drunk driving under Colorado law. In fact, there is driving while ability impaired (DWAI), driving under the influence (DUI) and even a charge known as DUI per se.

Charged with DUI in Colorado?

As it happens, some Colorado motorists might find themselves facing charges for driving under the influence of alcohol. Being accused of DUI can have immediate and long-lasting negative effects on a person's personal and business reputation. Depending upon the circumstances of an individual situation, a motorist might also incur suspended or revoked driving privileges.

Facing DUI charges in Colorado

Incidents involving charges of alcohol or drug related offenses can have serious consequences for those arrested in Colorado. Such accusations are considered criminal matters that can result in one's personal record being permanently marred. Therefore, in light of the potential seriousness of a situation involving DUI or other drug-related driving offenses, it is typically advisable to seek help from a legal professional who has experience in criminal defense.

Driver facing DUI charges after recent Colorado accident

A tragedy occurred on a recent Friday night on a road in Colorado. Officers of the State Patrol have stated that they believe alcohol to be the leading factor in the case. One man's life was lost in the tragic crash, and the person believed responsible has been charged with DUI.

Criminal charges sometimes lead to severe penalties in Colorado

The penalties for a conviction of alcohol- or drug-related offenses while driving can be very severe in Colorado. Depending upon the circumstances of the incident that led to criminal charges being filed, a person might be sentenced with an extended prison term, loss of driving privileges and/or substantial monetary fines. Typically, it would most likely prove beneficial for someone facing such charges in court to seek consultation with a criminal defense lawyer.

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