Can cops lie to you?

Can cops lie to you? The short answer is yes[i]. Law enforcement is generally allowed to lie to you in most situations. This includes police officers who are working undercover—sorry, that old myth that “if you ask someone if he is a police officer, he has to tell...

Insurance Claims After a Crash

When you’re in a car crash, there can be a lot of consequences. You may have to miss work, seek regular medical care, figure out how to get your car repaired (or purchase a new one), figure out different temporary transportation, and so on. And, of course,...

Underage DUI Laws in Colorado

In Colorado, the penalties for Driving Under the Influence (“DUI”) are severe. The specific penalties for alcohol-related driving charges, however, are different depending on a number of factors. Those factors include the driver’s blood-alcohol content (“BAC”) and...

Affluenza: Diagnosing the System

In June 2013, Ethan Couch got drunk, drove a vehicle, and slammed that vehicle into two cars. He killed 4 people and injured more. Ethan was 16 years old. He pleaded guilty to four counts of intoxication manslaughter. Prosecutors asked for 20 years in prison. But...