Read This If You've Decided Not To Hire An Attorney For Your Colorado DUI

Naturally I've been in court recently with clients. As I waited for a case to be called, I couldn't help but notice how some individuals came to court representing themselves, all of them nervous, no attorney present at all. In legal terminology they are known as pro se defendants.

Unfortunately the results were what I'd come to expect: A substantial fine, loss of driving privileges for between 3 and 12 months, second or third time offenders facing jail time. Not to mention a dramatic increase in their insurance rates for years. And maybe worst of all, a Colorado DUI conviction which would remain on their record for life.

You see, its the DA's job to do that.

It was sad, really, because with the help of an attorney experienced in Colorado DUI defense they could very possibly have avoided some of these consequences.

Let me give you a couple of examples.