Driving Under the Influence Of Drugs (DUID) in Colorado
Criminal Attorney Defending DUID Charges in Arapahoe County
Are you facing charges for driving under the influence of drugs (DUID)?
DUID charges are very complex, especially now that the recreational use
of marijuana has been legalized in the state of Colorado. It is important
that you contact a
Arapahoe County DUI lawyer as soon as possible after you have been arrested or are being charged
with a crime of this nature. At the Law Office of Joseph A. Lazzara, P.C.,
I provide reliable and aggressive defense for clients such as you who
are facing DUID charges.
Testing in Denver DUID Charges
Drug use cannot be proven by a simple breath test the way alcohol is typically
tested for, so usually a blood test will be used. However, the way that
marijuana and other drugs show up in drug tests is very different from
the way alcohol is tested for in the case of a DUI arrest. For example,
a joint that was smoked a week ago can show up in a test in a similar
manner to the results of a test showing a joint was smoked an hour ago.
Because it is difficult to determine when a drug was last used, it can
be hard for prosecution or law enforcement to prove a case of DUID.
The following drugs could be involved in DUID charges:
- Prescription painkillers
Employing Intelligent Defense Strategies
Even if you were legally administered a painkiller or if you are legally
allowed to use marijuana recreationally, it could still impair your ability
to drive and lead to you being charged with DUID. Whatever the case may
be, you could be facing very serious legal consequences and need an experienced
attorney to defend you. I know exactly what it takes to show that your
level of impairment cannot be proven without a doubt or to find a weak
spot in the prosecution's case.
Call the Law Office of Joseph A. Lazzara, P.C. at (720) 809-8262 today
to make an appointment for a free case consultation.