Christian A. Schwaner, P.C. Blog

Three Ways a Sober Driver Can Fail a Field Sobriety Test

Police often rely on a driver’s performance on a field sobriety tests to prove that he or she was driving under the influence. However, field sobriety tests are less than perfect, and sometimes completely sober drivers fail these tests. Here, we discuss three ways this can happen: 1. The Test is Administered Improperly Colorado has

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Questions About False Domestic Violence Accusations

Why should someone be worried about false accusations involving domestic violence? False allegations can ruin a person’s life. When police are called for domestic violence, in almost all cases an arrest is made. It is not something law enforcement takes lightly. It can lead to jail time, felony convictions, loss of employment, and financial ruin.

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What To Do If You Are Involved In a Domestic Dispute

If you are involved in a domestic dispute and the police are called to the site, they will oftentimes use their own judgment to decide who is the victim and who is the aggressor. Unfortunately, their assumptions are not always correct. This mostly happens between a man and a woman, with the belief that the

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“Teaching a Lesson” – Domestic Violence Complaints

If you are concerned about your safety with a partner being violent, or fear they will become violent, then you should absolutely contact the police to ensure your safety. However, if you are calling the police in order to “teach a lesson” to your significant other, then you should proceed with caution due to unintended

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Answers to the Most Commom Domestic Violence Questions

Frequently Asked Questions: Colorado Domestic Violence Q: Do I have to plead guilty to the charges in order to get out of jail? A. Absolutely not! Bond will be set for you and, once posted, you will be released. Do not plead guilty because you think you have to in order to get out of

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Colorado Springs Military Domestic Violence Defense

Are you in the military and facing domestic violence charges in Colorado Springs or the surrounding areas? My name is Christian A. Schwaner, and I specialize in defending military personnel who have been charged with domestic violence. I am here to help. I hope you’ll consider calling me (719-577-9700) to discuss the charges you’re facing.

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Colorado Springs Military DUI Charges

If you are a member of the military and have been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while ability impaired (DWAI) in Colorado Springs or the surrounding areas, you should contact an experienced Colorado Springs military DUI defense lawyer right away. My name is Christian A. Schwaner, and I am committed to

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The Top 5 Colorado Domestic Violence Defenses

Life is full of stressful situations and it does not stop once you leave work and enter your home.  Situations happen that can have many different explanations. Those facing domestic violence charges know this more than anyone, and it is helpful to educate yourself on how to be sure your side of the story is told. Because

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