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Colorado DUI & DWAI Defense Attorney

Every Colorado resident is probably familiar with driving under the influence (DUI) statutes. If a driver takes a Breathalyzer test and blows .08 or higher, that is considered driving under the influence. A series of penalties are triggered depending on the offender's previous record. Furthermore, there is a second, less-well-known impaired driving offense — driving while ability impaired (DWAI). The threshold is lower, a blood alcohol level of .05 to .08.

Let our skilled team take on your legal burden after being pulled over on a Colorado roadway. Being charged with DUI is one of the most stressful events that can happen in a person's life. Our DUI lawyers in Colorado try to absorb this burden as much as possible. We always want our clients to know that they are not alone, and they will have an advocate fighting for them, no matter what they are facing.

DUI & DWAI Penalties in Colorado

Among the sanctions for a first offense are a nine-month license suspension, the prospect of jail time, fines up to $1,000 and community service. For example, a driver convicted of a first DWAI offense won’t face a license suspension, but eight points are tacked on the driver's record, assuming you have agreed to either a Breathalyzer or other blood alcohol test. If you haven’t, automatic license suspensions, revocations, fines, jail time, and community service may follow.

If you have consented to the test, there is a complex web of other offense thresholds and penalty possibilities, all depending on your record and your age. In short, either a DUI or a DWAI is far and above a run-of-the-mill traffic ticket. It’s not a situation to trust to inexperienced people unfamiliar with the law. Charles Fife and Associates concentrates a substantial percentage of time to DUI and DWAI cases, having handled more than 2,500 to date.

What is Colorado's Expressed Consent DUI Law?

Colorado's expressed consent law states that by driving a motor vehicle, you are automatically giving what's known as "expressed consent," meaning you are giving permission to undergo a chemical test should you be pulled over for suspicion of a DUI. If you are pulled over and refuse to take the test, you'll be required to have an Ignition Interlock for two years.

Protect Yourself, Trust Our Skilled Denver DUI Attorneys

At Fife Luneau, P.C., our role is to guide you through every aspect of your case, no matter how challenging. It is important to realize the weight of what you are facing and the serious penalties that can come with a conviction. These include jail time, license suspension, fines, and a permanent impact on your job and your reputation. Fortunately, our Denver DUI attorneys will advocate on your behalf, making sure your rights are protected in court and in during DMV hearings.

Our clients benefit from our high standards, which include:

  • Being available 24/7 by phone
  • Having a highly respected reputation in our field
  • Recognition by the National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Recognition in Super Lawyers® Magazine
  • Being ready to represent you in both state and federal courts

We are one of the most successful DUI firms in Denver and always provide a higher level of service to all of our clients. There are few things more frightening than being arrested for a DUI charge – oftentimes DUI-related penalties are harsh and can result in fines and possible jail time. Should you choose to hire the legal services offered by Fife Luneau, P.C., you can trust that we will work tirelessly to secure the best possible outcome on your behalf.

Remember that time is of the essence. If you’ve been pulled over on suspicion of DUI, turn to our Denver drunk driving lawyers for a free initial case consultation today.

Recent Case Results

  • DUI, DWAI, Careless Driving Dismissed
  • DUI, DWAI Not Guilty
  • DUI, DWAI, Reckless Driving Hung Jury
  • DUI Pled to Reckless Driving
  • DWAI Deferred Judgment
  • DWAI Deferred Judgment
  • DUI, DWAI Not Guilty
  • DUI, DWAI, Careless Driving Dismissed
  • DUI, DWAI Dismissed
  • DUI, DWAI Dismissed

Client Testimonials

Read What People Have to Say About Us
  • Mr. Fife is eloquent and defends his clients with exquisite insight

    “Mr. Charlie Fife is not only an Attorney at Law, but an astute anthropologist. He studies and understands human behavior. Mistake(s) are what human beings make and then they need guidance, counsel, ...”

    - Anonymous
  • An exceptional lawyer with a superior grasp of DUI law, did an absolutely fantastic job in every aspect .

    “Danny Luneau is an exceptional lawyer with a superior grasp of DUI law. He has great communication skills, and he always kept in contact with me in a timely manner throughout my case. This was very ...”

    - Anonymous
  • An attorney that knows how to win and will not give up. Couldn’t be happier!

    “If you have a problem and need an attorney that knows how to win and will not give up, this is your man. When everything looked to be going for the prosecution, multiple extensions past speedy trial, ...”

    - Bill Barnett
  • Did a great job for me and got me off with probation and community service and one year DL suspension.

    “Did a great job for me and got me off with probation and community service and one year DL suspension. Have recommended him to others for similar cases. He is experienced and has also been on the ...”

    - Anonymous
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    “Top notch! No one better!”

    - Mark A. Wolf


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