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    Category Archive:  Colorado Criminal Drug Crimes Defense Attorney

    Jul 22

    By H. Michael Steinberg Colorado Drug Crimes Criminal Defense Lawyer Giving A Friend A Prescription IS A Colorado Crime -18-18-405 – But  It Is NOT A Conspiracy – The dangers of giving a friend at work, at home, or on vacation – anywhere – a prescription drug which drug was written as a prescription only to you – are very real. The bad news is a recent Colorado case affirmed that even a gift of your prescription drug … Read The Rest

    Jun 19

    by H. Michael Steinberg – Colorado Drug Crimes Criminal Defense Lawyer (defending drug crime probation violations) Email the author at [email protected] In a recent article by Sadie Gurman of the Denver Post – syndicated in the Star Tribune by the AP.. a clear example of what can happen to a person on drug crimes probation who repeatedly uses drugs (in this case Meth) and has hot results in mandatory drug testing analysis. In Arapahoe County … Read The Rest

    Feb 19

    by H. Michael Steinberg Colorado Criminal Defense Lawyer – Email The Author The Issue Of Competency To Stand Trial In Colorado is complex and requires a thorough understanding of the Colorado’s laws, rules and regulations governing the procedures followed by the courts when a defendant is believed to be incompetent to stand trial or to assist in their defense. The Legal Standard of Incompetence and Statutory Provisions Governing a Referral for a Competency Evaluation In … Read The Rest

    Sep 11

    Colorado Right To Refuse A Search Of Your Car Is Protected and Not Evidence Of A Criminal Act By H. Michael Steinberg Colorado Drug Crimes Defense Lawyer – Attorney Right To Refuse A Search Of Your Car Is Not Evidence Of Guilt Right To Refuse A Search Of Your Car Is Not Evidence Of Guilt – In a new case recently handed down by the Colorado Court of Appeals, *People v. Pollard, the Court sent … Read The Rest

    Apr 23

    The New Colorado Prescription Drug Monitoring Program by Colorado Criminal Drug Crimes Criminal Defense Lawyer – H. Michael Steinberg The New Colorado Prescription Drug Monitoring Program – is going to make it more difficult to both defend and to commit prescription fraud in the state of Colorado.  This article explains the use of this new technology and examines it’s impact on the investigation and prosecution of so called “script fraud” case. The New Colorado Prescription Drug … Read The Rest

    Mar 24

    Colorado Bail Bond Laws may be positively changed in the new few months if a new law is passed in the Colorado state legislature. This new law presently deserves our support. District attorneys throughout Colorado have used a little known provision in Colorado listed under the bail bonding section of the criminal code – to pressure defendant’s in what would be triable cases, (cases with a clear and viable defense), into taking plea bargains. This can only be … Read The Rest

    Mar 02

    Colorado Knock and Talk Laws By Colorado Drug Crimes Criminal Defense Lawyer – Attorney – H. Michael Steinberg Colorado Knock and Talk Laws – A “Knock and Talk” is a police investigative tool happens at the home of a suspect or an individual. They are legal in most instances if they follow Colorado law  and understanding when they “work” is the subject of this article. Colorado courts have recognized the knock and talk technique as a “consensual encounter” that … Read The Rest

    May 26

    UPDATED: Colorado Drug Overdose Good Samaritan Law WAS Signed By Governor – CRS 18-1-711 January 2016 – what follows is the original article on this issue: A new 2012 law – SB 12-020 – is sitting on Colorado Governor Hickenlooper’s desk – he should sign it.  In this path breaking legislation, individuals who call for emergency assistance because of an overdose of controlled substances need not fear prosecution. The Legislative declaration says it all: SECTION 1. … Read The Rest

    May 19

    A Colorado bill fighting for passage would reduce the penalties for small amounts of controlled substances is running into stiff opposition in the Colorado State Legislature. The Bill – Senate Bill 163 – provides for a more compassionate and intelligent view of the possession of controlled substances and “reworks” the country’s view of the so called “war on Drugs.” The present introduction to the bill says it all: The sentencing scheme shall consider: Development of a … Read The Rest

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