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Facing Burglary Charges in Colorado?

Having an attorney who understands burglaries when you are facing a serious felony is important. There are different levels of burglary, as well as some serious consequences for someone who has been convicted of a previous burglary within the last ten years. This article will outline the differences between the different levels and discuss the…
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COVID-19 Preventative Safety Tips for Halloween

Happy Halloween! Fun Fact:  According to Guinness World Records, the most lit Jack O’lanterns on display is 30,581 by the city of Keenee, New Hampshire in 2013 With concerns about spreading COVID-19, The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention are asking to avoid high risk activities to help prevent the spread of the virus that causes…
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How Do I Seal My Record In Colorado?

Have you ever been convicted of a crime, and now years later these convictions keep coming up in background checks?  Are you past records impeding your ability to maintain new employment opportunities? Record Sealing may be the services that you are searching for. The process to record sealing is different if the conviction occurred while…
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What Are the Penalties for a Felony DUI or DWAI in Colorado?

In Colorado, when you drive under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs (DUI) or drive when your ability to operate a motor vehicle is impaired by consuming alcohol and/or drugs (DWAI), you can be charged with a traffic misdemeanor. Generally, DUI means that you drove after you had consumed alcohol, drugs, or both, and you…
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The importance of office safety and cleaning

With concerns about spreading COVID-19, the Law Offices of Clifton Black, PC have made an active choice to help safeguard our staff and community. According to the El Paso County Health Department, more than 7,500 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in El Paso County since the virus was first detected in March 2020. As an…
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Study: Coloradoans Don’t Believe Marijuana Drugged Driving is Dangerous

Colorado police are having trouble convincing people that driving while the under the influence of marijuana is dangerous. But according to a recent study conducted by the Colorado Department of Transportation, most drivers have revealed they believe driving under the influence of cannabis is safer than driving under the influence of alcohol. The study, called…
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Fatal DUI Crashes on the Rise, Even With Stay-At-Home Orders

Conventional wisdom would say less people are drinking and driving since Colorado had a month long stay-at-home order. Bars were closed and numerous companies shifted to work-from-home models instead of offices. Statistics from the Colorado Department of Transportation’s indicate that as of April 30, 44 people have been killed in DUI crashes so far this…
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A Police Clash in Can Lead to Inciting a Riot Charges

The death of unarmed black man George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers has sparked protests all across the U.S., including here in Colorado Springs. While much of the protests have been peaceful, there are reports that police have become physical with demonstrators. With more protests planned for this week,  should be aware that they can…
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From Business Creation to Expanding Entities, We can Help Entrepreneurs

The Law Offices of Clifton Black represents business owners and entrepreneurs in need of legal assistance for their businesses. Not only do we have years of experience assisting clients in starting or expanding their business, creating business entities such as corporations or limited liability companies, preparing company by-laws or operating agreements, shareholder agreements, company contracts,…
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First Appearance Center Advisement Process

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the El Paso County Courthouse First Appearance Center has updated the process regarding the Notice to Convert in Person Court Appearances to audio/visual advisements via WebEx. The court clerks in the First Appearance Center will review the docket the night before to vacate appearances for Defendants who are represented…
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