Usually, we use this blog to update Twin Cities readers about news pertaining to DWI and the legal ramifications of driving while intoxicated. However, we recently came across a story that did not involve a drunk driver per se, but seemed worth discussing anyhow. A former St. Paul woman pleaded guilty to felony criminal vehicular …Continue reading "Drivers Aren’t the Only Ones Who Get In Trouble When Alcohol, Cars Mix"
Recently, 34-year-old Twin Cities man was charged with two counts of fleeing a police officer resulting in injury or death after he allegedly tried to escape an officer who believed that he was driving under the influence. As a Minneapolis DWI lawyer, I have worked with enough clients who have been accused of driving drunk …Continue reading "Downtown Minneapolis DWI Arrest An Example Of What Not To Do"
In mid-September, the Minnesota Supreme Court heard arguments as to whether law enforcement officers need to have a search warrant in order to take blood samples from people who are suspected to have driven while intoxicated. The court hasn’t announced yet when it expects to reach a decision on the matter. This has become an …Continue reading "‘Watch DWI Blood Sample Court Case Closely’"
Are you facing a misdemeanor or gross misdemeanor charge? If you have been arrested for a misdemeanor crime, don’t be misled- even though you are not facing felony charges, you could still be looking at stiff penalties if you are convicted. Did you know that a misdemeanor crime can still lead to a one year …Continue reading "Need an Attorney for a Misdemeanor Crime in Minneapolis?"
Just because an attorney claims to be an expert in criminal law doesn’t mean that your case will be handled the way it should. If you need an attorney to defend you on criminal charges, here are some things you should ask a Minneapolis criminal defense lawyer before paying a retainer fee. How many jury …Continue reading "Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Criminal Defense Lawyer"