Mr. H. Michael Steinberg's answer A mandatory restraining order, unless it is modified prior to or during probation, remains in fully force and effect. That means there is no automatic modification of the order without filing a motion to modify the restraining order and asking a judge to modify it. Otherwise it terminates when probation terminates.
Mr. H. Michael Steinberg's answer Not sure why this is. As I understand expungement - Colorado should give "full faith and credit" to the decision to expunge the record in Kansas. There may be some facts your not providing.
Rec- ask CBI why they require the pardon. Also note Colorado governor cannot pardon a Kansas criminal conviction. Doesn't make sense.
Mr. H. Michael Steinberg's answer This is a common mistake of law. Simply put - once a warrant issues - the statute of limitations is stopped and cannot run. The law calls this a "tolling" of the statute. Therefore the warrant ramains in force and the case must be defended.
Mr. H. Michael Steinberg's answer There are no limits on the DA in filing charges as long as their is evidence to support the charge filed. In other words the DA is the charging authority in all cases - especially felony cases.
Mr. H. Michael Steinberg's answer Totally legal. The only time parents can intervene is when the child is under arrest or is in a circumstance that would be considered the equivalent of an arrest. In that case the child -
If questioned - Would have to be advised.of their Miranda rights and waive them or not - with the consent of a parent or or other legal guardian
Mr. H. Michael Steinberg's answer The police use a blood test - under Colorado law - the result is in nanograms - 5 nanograms is the bottom number before you can be prosecuted for DUID Driving under the influence of drugs. Here is a link that will help . https://www.denverpost.com/2017/08/25/marijuana-impairment-testing/
Mr. H. Michael Steinberg's answer Unfortunately it is not only legal it is very commonly the case. You cannot drink alcohol anywhere. When you accept probation - you accept the conditions of probation. In a DUI case it is within the Judge's discretion to order everything in your post. I wish it were different. Good Luck.
Mr. H. Michael Steinberg's answer I strongly agree with Brian - we are both ex career prosecutors and believe that whenever a person is charged with a felony - they should obtain an attorney. The stakes surrounding a felony conviction are life changing and can be permanent.
Mr. H. Michael Steinberg's answer My experience is the service dog is returned to the original owners much like a stolen car is returned to the rightful owners while the case is being prosecuted and after the theft is well documented for a possible trial at a later time.
Mr. H. Michael Steinberg's answer Based on your fact pattern - no. To be certain you can go to www.cocourts.com to check. The only way to seal a record in Colorado is to have your case completely dismissed. That doesn’t sound like it happened in your case.
Mr. H. Michael Steinberg's answer No they cannot keep the property if it has been stolen even if it was purchased in good faith. They become another victim of the crime and are entitled to compensation called restitution. But unless the owner agrees to relinquish the dog in this case - it must be returned. H
Mr. H. Michael Steinberg's answer The DUI and the MIP will be prosecuted in misemdeanor court not juvenile court. Depending on the amount of alcohol alleged to have been in your system the case may be prosecuted under the lower standard for juveniles known familiarly as a “baby DUI” - but that is the exception. Most likely you will be treated like any other driver in Colorado.
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