Under both state law and the federal constitution, police officers are required to meet certain threshold requirements before they pull a vehicle over. If an officer fails to meet these requirements, a charge could be dismissed. The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution imposes a few basic requirements. First, before an officer can pull …Continue reading "Traffic Stop Law Basics in Minnesota"
The Minnesota State Court of Appeals ruled last week that a Roseville man’s DWI arrest was invalid, even though his voluntary urine test was positive for being over the legal limit. This unusual case gets to the heart of the constitution and emphasizes the importance of having an experienced DWI attorney to protect your rights. …Continue reading "State Court of Appeals Reverses DWI Arrest for Roseville Man"
On May 14th the Second Chance bill was signed to law by Governor Mark Dayton. This bill will go into effect on Jan 1, 2015 and will allow criminal records to be sealed or expunged for some reformed offenders. The goal is to allow people to turn their lives around. Often previous arrests or convictions …Continue reading "What is The Second Chance Law?"