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Timothy Bussey
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Attended Chicago–Kent College of Law
Lives in Colorado Springs, CO
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Colorado House Legislators are considering taking up a bill increasing penalties for those convicted of certain sex-related offenses…
#housebill141260 #criminalcharges #coloradolaw  
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Don't drink and drive, it can cost you more than just a "pot of gold"...
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Very true!
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The legalization of an ounce of marijuana for adults 21 and over in Colorado has dropped the rate of marijuana possession cases by 81% from 2012 to 2013...
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Legalizing one ounce of marijuana for adults ages 21 and over in Colorado has dropped the number of marijuana-related cases filed in state court dropped by 77 percent between 2012 and 2013...
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"Even destroying property can result in domestic violence charges under Colorado law if it was done out of spite or anger against a spouse, partner, cohabitant or family member..."

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It’s not just a time to reflect on the changes we want to make in our lives, but also a time to resolve to follow through on those changes and make our dreams and wishes a reality.

Here is a Top 5 list of New Year resolutions. See if your resolutions made the list:
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The bill would make cyber-bullying a misdemeanor to commit on any person less than 18 years of age, punishable by fines, probation, community service, and up to one year in jail…
#cyberbullying   #cyberbullyingprevention

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The HGN or “horizontal gaze nystagmus” sobriety test may not always be foolproof, as several factors may cause a police officer to believe a driver is driving under the influence...
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Other factors such as a concussion or inner ear disorder can cause a failed  “horizontal gaze nystagmus” or “HGN” field sobriety test; failure does not always result in the influence of alcohol...
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Interesting +Timothy Bussey. Here in Massachusetts our Supreme Court has ruled that HGN tests are not admissible without some expert medical testimony as to why the nystagmus is connected to alcohol consumption. I've tried a huge number of OUIs in my career and never once has the government even tried to introduce it. Fascinating to learn how other jurisdictions deal with the test.
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"It is a common misconception that getting a DUI means that you will have to pay expensive Colorado DUI fines and you will lose your license, when in fact it is possible under Colorado law for you to do things such as getting a temporary license for the purpose of driving to work..."

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Colorado Criminal Defense Attorney
  • The Bussey Law Firm, P.C.
    Colorado Criminal Defense Attorney, 1997 - present
  • El Paso County District Attorney's Office
    Deputy District Attorney, 1995 - 1997
  • United States Air Force
    Judge Advocate, 1991 - 1995
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Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs DUI Lawyer - Colorado Springs Criminal Defense Attorney
Timothy Bussey attended undergraduate school at the University of Iowa on a ROTC scholarship. After graduation and receiving his commission as a 2nd Lieutenant of the USAF in 1988, Tim attended law school at Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law. From there, he was stationed at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado as an Active Duty Judge Advocate in 1992. Mr. Bussey was finally transferred to the Office of the Area Defense Council in 1994, where he remained until leaving active duty and joining the USAF reserves, in 1995.

As a civilian, Tim Bussey tried cases as a Deputy District Attorney for El Paso and Teller counties until forming his own practice, The Bussey Law Firm, P.C., in 1997. He focuses his practice on criminal defense and DUI defense. Given his years of experience in defending military personnel, Mr. Bussey also handles cases for military clients.  Today, The Bussey Law Firm handles a variety of cases, including:

  • DUI/DWAI - license issues and DUI/DWAI defense
  • Drug Crimes -drug possession, methamphetamine production/distribution, Ecstasy, possession with intent to distribute, prescription drugs
  • Traffic Violations - reckless driving, speeding
  • Department of Motor Vehicles and License Points
  • Colorado Springs Felony Criminal Defense
  • Colorado Springs Municipal Court
  • Theft - larceny
  • Courts-martial - As a former USAF Judge Advocate, Timothy Bussey can effectively represent clients charged with crimes on military bases.
  • Internet Fraud - including child pornography and child luring and endangerment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Sexual Assault and Pornography Crimes - prostitution, rape, date rape, indecent exposure, child molestation, sting operations
  • Clearing Criminal Record
  • Internet Sex Crimes
  • Juvenile Crime
  • Military Crime
  • Misdemeanor Crimes
  • Probation Violations
  • Theft Crimes
  • Violent Crime
  • Weapon Violations
  • White Collar Crime
Colorado, 1994
Illinois, 1991


National College for DUI Defense
National Association Of Criminal Defense Attorneys (NACDL)
Colorado Bar Association
Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
El Paso County Defense Bar

Phone: (719) 475-2555
Address: 12 East Boulder Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Chicago–Kent College of Law
    JD- Juris Doctor, Law, 1988 - 1991
  • University of Iowa
    BS - Bachelor of Science, Finance, 1984 - 1988
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