Colorado Springs Out-Of-State DUI Lawyer

Accusations Of Out-Of-State DUI Arrests

If you are an out-of-state driver charged with DUI in the state of Colorado, it is very important that you know your rights, and that you act quickly to protect them. As the laws can be confusing, an out-of-state driver charged with DUI may just plead guilty to get it over with, or even worse, will try to ignore the charges and head back to their home state. These types of uninformed actions can have serious consequences, leaving you with a suspended license in your home state, court dates you must attend in Colorado, in addition to possible jail time and steep fines.

If you or a loved one is facing an out-of-state DUI conviction you are urged to immediately contact an experienced Colorado Springs DUI attorney to avoid all the legal pitfalls that can exist in this kind of case. At The Samuelson Law Firm, we are here to defend your rights during this time and ensure that your rights are protected.

What Happens For Out-Of-State DUI Charges?

Under Colorado law, the penalties and treatment of a driver not from the state is different than a driver with residence in Colorado. In fact, these penalties are often significantly stricter since the offending driver is facing dual penalties: one from Colorado and one from their home state. It is important that if you have been accused of a DUI in Colorado and you are not from the state, you get legal help now.

If you have been arrested for DUI in Colorado, you may find yourself facing:

  • Summons informing you of your criminal charges
  • Warrant for your arrest for not showing up to court
  • License plate placed on hold with the National Drivers Registry
  • Confiscation and/or suspension of your driver's license

One of the benefits to working with a DUI defense attorney is being able to continue your business in your home state while a legal representative can protect your rights in court in Colorado. Acting quickly can help ensure you do not miss any deadlines and do not need to additionally worry about penalties.

DUI Attorney in Colorado Springs Can Represent You

At The Samuelson Law Firm, I take a compassionate approach towards out-of-state clients charged with DUI. My name is Chris Samuelson, and I understand how particularly frustrating such a situation can be. Having to come back to Colorado for court proceedings can be a daunting prospect, but I can often set it up so that the client does not need to come back in order to be defended. Additionally, I have the extensive experience to successfully navigate the Colorado legal system, and help clients put together a custom made plan for their particular circumstances. I am an AV-rated attorney with the Martindale Hubbell Peer Review, a member of the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar and The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. My focus is DUI defense, and for fifteen years I have helped clients come out on top in battling these charges.

Contact a Colorado Springs DUI attorney at the firm if you are facing out-of-state DUI charges and would like to know more about the solutions available to you.