Felony Driving Under the Influence

The Denver Post wrote a long article on how Judges are handling and sentencing offenders of a felony DUI.  I have handled many felony DUIs and prosecutors around the Colorado have taken hard-line on resolving these cases.  With few exceptions, the initial offer to resolve the felony DUI is an agreement on a length of time in prison or an agreed upon sentence to community corrections.    You need an attorney to guide you through these cases as there are numerous pitfalls. The legislation in the bill to create the felony DUI specifically stated that prison is the LAST resort for offenders only when treatment options have failed.  Some prosecutors look at prison as the starting point.   Below is the article from Christopher Osher from the Denver Post.

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