Pueblo, Pueblo County, DUI Lawyer
Pueblo, Colorado DUI Attorney Monte Robbins provides aggressive representation in Pueblo County DUI, DUI Drugs (DUID), and DWAI matters. He will fight for your driver's license and protect your rights in court. Pueblo DUI Lawyer Monte Robbins has over 15 years experience in defending good people who have faced tough drunk driving charges throughout the state of Colorado. Mr. Robbins takes on fewer clients than most other firms and each client works exclusively with experienced Pueblo DUI Attorney Monte Robbins. Contact us today to find out why we received the "Avvo Client's Choice award" 6 years in a row and have a "10.0 Superb" rating: 303-355-5148.
What are the elements of a Pueblo DUI charge?
A DUI charge essentially means that a person drove a motor vehicle when she had consumed alcohol or drugs or both so that she was substantially incapable of safely operating a motor vehicle. This charge carries 12-points against a driver's license.
What are the elements of a Pueblo DUI per se charge?
DU per se essentially means that a person drove a motor vehicle in Colorado when her BAC was .08 or greater when driving or within 2 hours after driving. DUI per se carries 12-points against a driver's license. The penalty for this charge depends upon whether this is the driver's 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th (or more) offense.
What are the elements of a Pueblo DUI drugs charge?
A DUI drugs charge essentially means that a person drove a motor vehicle when he had consumed drugs (or a combination of alcohol and drugs) so that he was substantially incapable of safely operating a motor vehicle. DUI drugs carries 12-points against a person's driver's license. Drugs can include prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, and illegal drugs.
"Drugs" in Colorado are defined by a very broad definition and includes the following:
*Any controlled substance;
*Inhaled glue, aerosol, or other toxic vapors;
*Does not include "food";
And includes the following substances:
*Intended for the use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, of disease in animals or individuals (or intended for use as a component of this substance);
*Recognized as a drug in the US pharmacopoeia, national formulary, or the US homeopathic pharmacopoeia or supplement thereof (or intended for use as a component of this substance);
*Intended to affect the structure or any function of the body of animals or individuals (or intended for use as a component of this substance).
What are the elements of a Pueblo DWAI charge?
A DWAI charge essentially means that a person drove a motor vehicle in Colorado when his ability to drive was impaired by alcohol or drugs even to the slightest degree. This charge carries 8-points against a driver's license.
What are some defenses available for a Pueblo DUI or DWAI charge?
*You weren't driving or in actual physical control of a motor vehicle;
*Your blood test wasn't performed according to the Colorado Department of Health Rules and Regulations for Evidential Blood Testing
*There was no reasonable suspicion for the stop
*There's a variance between the blood test the cops took and the one your attorney had analyzed at an independent lab
*The breath test wasn't conducted properly
*The police officer is not credible
*The sobriety checkpoint/roadblock was illegal
*The driver's medical conditions were mistaken for intoxication