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William E. Smith

William Smith’s Legal Cases

6 total

  • New Statute Applies to Department of Revenue Proceedings

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Outcome:
    Dismissed Suspension
    Description:
    My client, a commercial driver, was facing a suspension of his driving privileges based on a test of his blood which resulted in a blood alcohol content over 0.170. I successfully argued that the contact and search by the officer was in violation of my client's constitutional rights. Recently, H.B. 13-1077 was signed by the governor, which allows drivers to challenge the validity of the initial contact by law enforcement.
  • 13M4738

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Jul 31, 2013
    Outcome:
    Dismissed
    Description:
    Denver County DUI and Careless Driving dismissed entirely. Denver Police Department conduct improper seizure of my client's blood sample resulting in dismissal of all charges.
  • 13T3146

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Sep 24, 2013
    Outcome:
    Pled to non-alcohol traffic charge
    Description:
    Dismissed DUI, Hit & Run, Careless Driving. Constitutional issues concerning illegal search of home result in dismissal of all alcohol-related charges despite blood test over 0.190.
  • Closely Held Business Valuation in Dissolution of Marriage Action

    Practice Area:
    Divorce & Separation
    Date:
    Dec 02, 2013
    Outcome:
    Valuation position accepted and client recieves business
    Description:
    The right expert makes all the difference. In a contested dissolution of marriage hearing in Arapahoe County District Court, our client was sucessful in retaining the marital business at a value represeting less than 2% the value put forward by the opposing expert.
  • Gifts as Income

    Practice Area:
    Family
    Date:
    Mar 11, 2014
    Outcome:
    Child Support favorably modified
    Description:
    Sucessfully argued at hearing that a single gift from family should be included as income to opposing party in a modification of child support action.
  • Relocation Denied

    Practice Area:
    Divorce & Separation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2014
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    My client prevailed at hearing in preventing a requested relocation with the parties' minor children over the recommendation of joint parental responsibilities evaluator