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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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Thefts, Break-ins on the Rise in Colorado Amid COVID-19

Thefts and burglary-related crimes are on the rise in the greater Denver area at a time when the coronavirus continues to hit Coloradans hard financially. News station CBS4 in Denver collected data from local police stations and found burglary reports are increasing when compared to last year. Boulder police say there were 134 reports of…
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Law Offices of Clifton Black Voted One of Colorado’s Best Marijuana Lawyers

The Law Offices of Clifton Black is rated as having some of the best marijuana lawyers in Colorado. 10 Buds, an outlet dedicated to marijuana news and developments, has named the Law Offices of Clifton Black as some of the best marijuana lawyers in the state. “Marijuana laws and regulations at the state and local…
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Domestic Violence Allegations Increase as More People Quarantine

Life across the world has been disrupted, thanks to the coronavirus. Rather than leave for work and school every morning, people are ordered to quarantine at home in order to cut down spreading the coronavirus. With people staying in close quarters near each other for the foreseeable future, domestic violence accusations are set to increase….
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