Posts Tagged: Denver

Court This Week

Dahl, Fischer & Wilks assists clients with cases throughout the Denver metro area. We also have a Colorado Springs office. We enjoy spending time in court because when we are in court, we observe the judges and prosecutors. These observations help us better serve our clients because we are better able to predict how a… Read more »

Court This Week

The courts are closed on Monday, but we will make up for it the rest of the week.  Not often, but occassionally, officers write tickets or summons with a court appearance date that falls on a date when the courts are closed.  When this happens, people wonder what they should do about their court date…. Read more »

Marijuana Consumption Defense to Murder?

Last spring, Richard Kirk is alleged to have murdered his wife in their Observatory Park home in Denver.  He is charged with murder and recently changed his plea from not guilty to not guilty by reason of insanity.  Kirk’s defense team has called on various experts to make this altered plea.  Not guilty by reason… Read more »

Court This Week

Our attorneys practice throughout the Denver metro area.  This includes Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Denver, Douglas and Jefferson counties.  We also have the opportunity to practice in jurisdictions that are a little further away, like this week when we are scheduled in Weld County.  Many cities have their own municipal courts and we defend cases in… Read more »

Most DUI Arrests in Denver

DUI patrols will be increased this weekend because of the Fourth of July holiday.   Project Know ran a study calculating DUI arrests in Colorado.  Colorado ranks third among the states for the number of annual DUI arrests, behind only North and South Dakota.  In particular, Denver has a large number of DUI arrests. Westword recently ran… Read more »

Court This Week

Do you know the difference between Municipal Court and State Court?  The most important difference is the level of offense handled in each court.  Municipal courts handle municipal or city law violations, whereas state courts handle state law violations.  State law violations are generally considered more serious.  State law violations are misdemeanors and felonies. There… Read more »

Denver Municipal Case Dismissed

One of Stephanie’s clients had his case dismissed today.  He was charged in Denver municipal court with a domestic violence charge.  After a personal meeting with the prosecutor, at which Stephanie presented information her client had provided, the City decided to dismiss the case. Because the case was completely dismissed, the client may immediately file… Read more »

Where Are We In Court?

Our attorneys appreciate the significance of hiring a lawyer.  If you have been charged with a crime, whether it is a traffic ticket or a felony, having a knowledgable lawyer by your side is important.  It is important that the attorney you  choose is not only skilled in the law, but also a good match… Read more »

Court This Week – DUI Conference

We have two jury trials set this week.  One in Denver Municipal Court for violation of a protection order.  The other is a DUI case in Douglas County.  At the end of the week, we are attending the annual DUI Conference in Breckenridge.  The conference is two days.  Topics of discussion include changes in the… Read more »