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Hire an Attorney to Prevent Wrongful Imprisonment

If you have been wrongfully accused of a felony offense it is important you hire an experienced criminal defense attorney. According to the National Registry of Exonerations, 90 people were released from prison in 2013 after being wrongfully imprisoned. So far this year 31 people have been released. Being innocent of a crime does not …

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Hire an Experienced DWI Attorney in Minnesota

If you have been arrested or charged with a DWI you need to contact a DWI attorney immediately.  If you are stopped for a DWI DUI, you need to hire a DWI lawyer to help you avoid driver’s license revocation, vehicle seizure, ignition interlock and license plate impoundment or whiskey plates.  Often times, I can …

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Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Attorney

If you have been charged with a misdemeanor or a felony you will want to carefully select your Minnesota criminal defense attorney. Here are some details to consider before selecting which attorney to hire. Experience When researching a criminal defense attorney find out the amount of experience they have. Has the attorney been defending clients …

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DWI Charges in Minnesota

If you are facing DWI charges it is important to contact a DWI defense attorney as soon as possible.  Minnesota DWI laws involve a number of deadlines with respect to defending against the criminal charges.  Also, in order to avoid the alcohol related license revocation or vehicle seizure, you must file petitions in court within …

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Do I need to get an Attorney for my DWI?

Should I Hire an Attorney for a DWI? In Minnesota, the consequences of a DWI conviction can include: Fines Community Service Drug/alcohol treatment Jail time Driver’s license revocation or cancellation Requirement that any vehicle you operate be equipped with ignition interlock device Vehicle forfeiture or seizure License plate impoundment Requirement that any vehicle you operate …

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DWI Protect Yourself With an Experienced Attorney

Getting a DWI in Minnesota whether it is your first offense or a repeat offense, is serious business. You’re looking at potential for a whole lot of trouble and possibly years of aggravation. The legal system is fraught with pitfalls that the average person just isn’t privy to. And, if it isn’t navigated correctly you …

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What Could be the Consequences of a DWI with a Child in the Car?

When a DWI arrest occurs, the driver may not be the only occupant of the vehicle. There may be any number of passengers, including children. DWI incidents involving child passengers are common (one recent example involves a man arrested on the I-94 for DWI with a 16-month-old child in the car). If there’s a child …

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Minnesota Court Of Appeals Reaches Unusual Decision On Test Refusal Case

In March, the Minnesota Court of Appeals reached a decision that may have a significant impact on our state’s treatment of suspected drunk drivers. The court had considered a case brought by a 31-year-old South St. Paul man who was arrested after witnesses reported he seemed to be drunk has he was removing a boat …

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