Colorado Springs Criminal Defense Blog

Tips for Your First Court Appearance

By Timothy Bussey on August 1, 2022

The way that you conduct yourself in a court of law could make a big difference when the verdict and sentencing come around. Law professionals appreciate a sense of professionalism. This means that you should dress in a way that is respectful and conveys a sense of seriousness, be well-prepared and articulate when speaking to the judge or jury, and conduct yourself with dignity by maintaining a calm, peaceful demeanor throughout the proceedings.

Posted in: Criminal Defense

Should You Hire a Lawyer For a Colorado Speeding Ticket?

By Timothy Bussey on July 29, 2022

Getting a speeding ticket can be scary and frustrating. You might feel like you did not deserve the ticket, or you might be worried about your insurance premiums going up or your license being taken away if you have had other tickets. It can be difficult to handle a speeding ticket, no matter if it is your first or one of many that you have received.

How a DUI Can Affect Your Career

By Timothy Bussey on July 28, 2022

A DUI conviction can have devastating effects on your life, including possible jail time, probation, fines, and restrictions on your license. A conviction brings with it the requirement to take alcohol classes, complete an alcohol use evaluation, alcohol counseling, community service, and the completion of a Mothers Against Drunk Driving awareness class. On top of that, a DUI can gravely affect a person’s career.

Posted in: DUI Defense

Did the Police Violate My Miranda Rights During a DUI Investigation?

By Timothy Bussey on July 12, 2022

The Bussey Law Firm PC has a long history of successfully representing citizens accused of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in Colorado. Over the years it has been common for clients to point out that during the stop and arrest, the police officer did not advise them of their Miranda rights. Let’s take a look at Miranda rights and Miranda violations in DUI investigations.

Posted in: Criminal Defense

Top Five Things to Do If You are Arrested For DUI

By Timothy Bussey on July 2, 2022

The Bussey Law Firm PC is a longtime top law firm in Colorado with great experience in defending those accused of driving under the influence. We are often asked, what can I do after I’ve been arrested for a DUI. Let’s go through what might be the top five things that you can do if you have been arrested for DUI:

Posted in: DUI Defense

Facing Charges Related to Fentanyl?

By Timothy Bussey on June 25, 2022

Fentanyl is an extremely powerful synthetic opioid that was developed to manage high levels of pain in medical patients. However, it has also become a recreational drug that is not used for pain management. Fentanyl’s popularity rests in it taking very little of the substance to obtain a high.

Adding to the fentanyl crisis is the fact that numerous other drugs such as heroin and MDMA are being cut with fentanyl to increase the potency of the high, leading to many people unintentionally ingesting the drug. It is a dangerous problem that is putting many lives at risk.

Posted in: Drug Crimes

New Heights Scholarship 2022 Winner Announced

By Timothy Bussey on May 31, 2022

At the Bussey Law Firm, P.C., we fight to protect your freedom by providing you with a robust legal defense. We also help people put their lives back together after they are injured in an accident.

We feel fortunate for all our successes at the Bussey Law Firm, P.C., and it’s a privilege to be able to give back to the community when we can. As part of this effort, we are pleased to announce the 2022 winner of our annual $1000 New Heights Scholarship:

Arisa C. from Springfield, VA

Posted in: Firm News

Announcing Our 2022 New Heights Scholarship Finalists

By Timothy Bussey on May 25, 2022

At the Bussey Law Firm, P.C., we are very pleased to announce the finalists for this year’s $1000 New Heights Scholarship:

Aaliyah P. – Duluth, GA
Arisa C. – Springfield, VA
Malia F. – Gig Harbor, WA
Olivia A. – Lexington, KY
Raga Y. – Columbus, GA

Posted in: Firm News

Marijuana—What’s Legal in Colorado

By Timothy Bussey on April 19, 2022

It is legal for adults over the age of 21 to possess or grow small amounts of marijuana for their own personal use. But there are still many things you can’t do, such as selling marijuana without a license, consuming it in public, or having an open package of marijuana in your car. It’s important to be aware of the current marijuana laws and penalties to stay out of trouble in Colorado.

Posted in: Drug Crimes

How an Arrest Warrant Works in Colorado

By Timothy Bussey on April 11, 2022

In Colorado, police have the right to arrest a person and bring them into custody after an arrest warrant has been issued by a judge, magistrate, or grand jury. Once a warrant has been issued, it generally remains in effect until the suspect is placed under arrest, they appear in court, or it gets cancelled.

Posted in: Criminal Defense

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