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Drug Related DUIs

If police pull over a driver on suspicion of DUI but find no evidence of an excessive blood alcohol content (BAC), they may still be able to charge the driver with driving under the influence of a drug (DUID) if they can demonstrate the presence of drugs in the bloodstream. The drug does not have to be an illegal narcotic. If a legal, prescription drug results in unsafe or erratic behavior behind the wheel, the driver may still face a DUID charge.

If you have been charged with DUID anywhere in a Colorado Front Range community, call our DUI attorney James L. Finegan right away at (303) 980-5511. An effective legal defense for a DUID charge requires an in-depth understanding of the complex drunk driving laws. Attorney James L. Finegan offers more than 40 years of experience. He knows how to investigate DUID charges and pursue effective strategies for helping our clients get the best possible outcome.

Other Drug-Related Charges

In addition to DUID defense, our firm offers sound criminal defense services for drug-related crimes such as possession and distribution. DUI attorney James L. Finegan challenges everything about the prosecutor’s case, from the police officer’s probable cause for making the traffic stop, to illegal search and seizure of property.

Contact him to discuss the circumstances of your arrest and charges. He will answer your questions about:

  • What to do after your arrest
  • The field sobriety test, including drug recognition evaluation by a police officer or drug recognition expert (DRE)
  • The DMV hearing process and possible driver’s license suspension
  • Hit-and-run defense
  • Vehicular homicide or vehicular assault charges
  • DUID and other drug-related driving violations
  • First-offense or repeat offense DUI
  • DUI for drivers with a commercial driver’s license (CDL)

Securing a lawyer with experience handling drug-related traffic and criminal charges is essential to protecting your rights and ensuring a positive future.

The firm defends clients in local, state and federal courts in metro Denver and throughout Jefferson County from its office in Lakewood.