What Changes to Colorado’s Asset Forfeiture Laws Mean for You

Imagine this scenario: you’re driving to your Rocky Mountain vacation destination and a police officer pulls you over for a broken taillight. During the stop, the officer decides he has reason to search your vehicle and he finds an envelope of cash, which you withdrew from the bank specifically for this trip.

The cash alerts the officer that you might be a drug dealer. There is no other evidence or proof that you actually are a drug dealer, but the [...]