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Charged With DUI of Drugs?

Driving Under the Influence of Drugs

Denver DUI Defense Attorney

The principle behind Colorado's DUI laws is to keep intoxicated drivers off of the road and away from a situation that may put their lives and the lives of others in danger. Anything that may impair one's judgment and motor skills while driving is considered an intoxicant, including drugs and medication.

A charge for driving under the influence of drugs (DUID) is not exclusive to controlled or illegal substances. Many over-the-counter drugs are considered to be strong enough to impair one's ability to drive, including cold medicines, allergy medicines and many other medications.

DUID is charged and prosecuted much the same way that DUI is, and conviction could mean the possibility of:

If you were arrested for driving under the influence of drugs, it is important that you contact a Denver DUI attorney right away. Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may not only face charges for intoxicated driving but also for unauthorized use of controlled substances.

Driving Under the Influence of Drugs in Denver, CO

Attorney Chris Cessna has been providing DUI defense services to people in the Denver area for many years, and has handled many cases in which his clients were facing charges for driving under the influence of drugs. Attorney Chris Cessna has an excellent understanding of Colorado DUI law, and knows what is required to effectively fight these types of charges.

Furthermore, attorney Chris Cessna is the only attorney in Colorado that is a formally trained and certified DRE-EMT (drug recognition expert-emergency medical technician). This training and experience has aided attorney Chris Cessna’s ability to provide top tier defense services for those accused with driving under the influence of drugs. In addition, as a former DUI police officer and district attorney, Mr. Cessna also knows how the police are likely to conduct their investigation and arrest, as well as how the prosecution is likely going to handle their case.


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  • Over 20 Years of Experience

  • Each Case Handled With Personalized Service

  • NHTSA Certified Instructor in Field Sobriety Tests

  • Former Law Enforcement Officer and Prosecutor