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What is bail? And how is it set? If you’re arrested, getting out of jail—“bailing out”—is your top priority. Bail allows you to stay out of jail while you are facing the charges against you. Your bail bond is essentially a written promise that you make to the court. You promise to appear in court at the scheduled time(s) […]Continue reading

When are your First Amendment rights at stake? Only if the government is acting. People restrict speech all the time. Organizations often punish others for the things they say. The NFL recently tried to institute a policy regarding players’ protests during the National Anthem. Twitter permanently banned the account of too-eager-to-take-his-shirt-off Alex Jones, the Infowars […]Continue reading

Will I lose my license for a DUI? Losing your license can be one of the most serious consequences of a DUI. It affects your ability to drive to work, make it to appointments, or otherwise get around during the day. When you’re charged with DUI, you’re looking at punishments coming from two places: 1) […]Continue reading

In the State of Colorado, one of our consumer-friendly insurance laws requires car insurance companies to offer medical payments coverage to their customers. The insurance companies must offer medical payments coverage of at least $5,000. “Medical payments coverage” is commonly referred to as MedPay. Unfortunately, many drivers in Colorado do not know about MedPay. But […]Continue reading

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 you,” just isn’t true. It also includes […]Continue reading