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Believe it or not, Boating Under the Influence (BUI) can be just as dangerous as driving under the influence (DUI). According to Colorado Revised Statutes § 33-13-108.1, which is listed in the Parks and Wildlife section, it is a misdemeanor for anyone to operate a vessel with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08% or more, or under the influence of any other controlled substance.

The sentences for a BUI are also very similar to a DUI, which includes jail time and fines depending on the circumstances of your BUI arrest. Our experienced Denver BUI lawyers can help offer you the legal advocacy you need to defend your rights against a BUI claim.

Schedule a free consultation with one of our lawyers today.

Penalties for BUI

For a 1st conviction, the penalty will be a mandatory jail sentence of at least 5 days, which can be extended up to 180 days. The court may also add a fine ranging from $100 to $1,000. Additionally, you will lose operating privileges for 3 months and may have to serve up to 96 hours of community service. If you are arrested for another BUI within 5 years of the last conviction, the repeat offense will lead to incarceration for 60 days to 1 year. Additionally, you could be sentenced to 60 to 120 hours of community service, up to 2 years of probation, a 1-year vessel-operation ban, and fines ranging from $500 to $5,000.

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Penalties for a BUI can be just as severe as a DUI, particularly if there was property damage, injuries, or death involved as the result of a collision. If you’re facing a BUI charge, make sure you have an experienced Denver BUI attorney on your side. Orr Law Firm has a team of dedicated criminal defense attorneys who will fight to defend your rights and provide a higher standard of professional legal service.

Call our experienced lawyers at (303) 818-2448 or fill out our online form to schedule your consultation today.

PROVEN DEFENSE BACKED BY RESULTS

Take a look at our case results!
  • Reduced to Wet Reckless Original Charge (DUI / Accident)
  • Case Dismissed Original Charge (DUI <.2 / Careless Causing Injury)
  • Not Guilty Original Charge (DUI)
  • Plead to Wet Reckless Original Charge (DUI)
  • Plead to Wet Reckless Original Charge (DUI)
  • Case Dismissed Original Charge (DUI)
  • Case Dismissed Original Charge (DUI)
  • Plead to Deferred Judgement for DWAI Original Charge (DUI)
  • Case Dismissed Original Charge (DUI)
  • Case Dismissed Original Charge (DUI/DUID)

What Our Clients Say

  • “I couldn't have expected a better outcome”

    SATISFIED CLIENT

  • “Mr. Orr's professionalism puts him in a higher class than his peers in the courtroom.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; BROOMFIELD COUNTY DUR W/ PRIORS

  • “Thank you for everything you did for me this past year.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; ARAPAHOE COUNTY DWAI - DISMISSED

  • “Unlike some lawyers they actually care about your well-being.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; ARAPAHOE COUNTY DUI

  • “Thank you for allowing my daughter to have a better and brighter future.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; DENVER COUNTY DUI

  • “Your quick and efficient dealings with the County District Attorney was a wonder to behold. By way of comparison, you managed to do in less than one hour what I had been trying to accomplish over the course of eight months and three court hearings.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT, ARAPAHOE COUNTY DUR

  • “I felt they treated me and my case truly as a 'person', not as another statistic.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; JEFFERSON COUNTY DUI

  • “Not only did they fight to keep my driver's license, but they also got me a really good outcome on the criminal case as well.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; JEFFERSON COUNTY DUI

  • “When you absolutely MUST have the best...there is no alternative, you need Rhidian Orr.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT - ARAPAHOE COUNTY DUI; DENVER COUNTY DUR

  • “Rhidian Orr kept his word and I was able to avoid 'straight' jail time.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; BOULDER COUNTY DUI W/ 2 PRIORS

  • “Orr Law Firm is Top Notch”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; DUI CHARGE

  • “When they say "Colorado's Premier DUI Defense Law Firm," they mean it!”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; ARAPAHOE COUNTY DUI

  • “Rhidian and his team saved my career and helped me tremendously during a dismal time.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; DUI CHARGE

  • “The outcome was more than we could have ever wished for.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; JEFFERSON COUNTY DUI - W/ PRIOR

  • “You get an entire team of experts that make you feel like your case is the most important.”

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