Who Qualifies For A Commuted Sentence?

Who Qualifies For A Commuted Sentence?

No one ever wants to serve time behind bars, but unfortunately, many defendants who are convicted of crimes receive a jail or prison sentence. The length of time that a defendant will be ordered to spend behind bars can vary greatly depending on the nature of the...
Alcohol Education and Therapy After A DUI Conviction

Alcohol Education and Therapy After A DUI Conviction

Defendants who are convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) will face a number of different consequences. Besides possible jail time and substantial fines, DUI offenders will also be ordered to attend an alcohol education and therapy program. Here’s what you...
Health Complications After A Dog Bite Injury

Health Complications After A Dog Bite Injury

More than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs every year in the U.S. Some of these bites are minor, however it is estimated that about 800,000 of these victims will need immediate medical attention for their injuries. If an injury is not treated promptly, the victim...
When is the Death Penalty Used in Colorado?

When is the Death Penalty Used in Colorado?

Colorado is one of 31 states that uses the death penalty to punish criminal defendants. However, the death penalty is rarely used in the state of Colorado. In fact, it has only been used once in the last 50 years. When can a criminal defendant face the possibility of...
How to Choose the Right Motorcycle Safety Gear

How to Choose the Right Motorcycle Safety Gear

Motorcyclists are far more likely than motorists to be hurt or killed in traffic accidents. For this reason, it’s important for motorcyclists to wear safety gear at all times. However, many motorcyclists make the mistake of wearing the wrong type of gear that offers...
How to Prevent Traumatic Brain Injuries in Car Accidents

How to Prevent Traumatic Brain Injuries in Car Accidents

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that around 17.3% of all traumatic brain injuries are sustained in car accidents. Sadly, many of these brain injuries are fatal. In fact, the CDC reports that car accidents are the leading cause of fatal...
Avoid These Common Playground Injuries

Avoid These Common Playground Injuries

A playground is supposed to be a place where kids can let loose and run wild. But unfortunately, many playgrounds contain hidden dangers that could seriously injure your child. Before letting your child climb the monkey bars or take a trip down the slide, make sure...
What Are the Distracted Driving Laws in Colorado?

What Are the Distracted Driving Laws in Colorado?

Thousands of people are killed in traffic accidents caused by distracted driving every year. Although there are countless different types of distractions, cell phones are considered one of the most dangerous. For this reason, many states have established laws...