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 …Continue reading "Hire an Attorney to Prevent Wrongful Imprisonment"
Today, driving while under the influence is an offense met with zero-tolerance policies in many states across the country. Minnesota is one of them. A first offense driver charged with a DWI if their blood alcohol content is over 0.08 can face consequences of up to 90 days in jail, a $1000 fine, up to …Continue reading "Charged with a DWI as a Minor"
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 …Continue reading "Hire an Experienced DWI Attorney in Minnesota"
If you have been charged with DWI or DUI for the first time you are probably frightened and wondering what all of the terms mean and how they impact your case. The following explanations will help. Blood Alcohol Content: Also known as BAC, blood alcohol content is the unit used to measure the level of …Continue reading "The Details of DUI/DWI Charges"
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 …Continue reading "Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Attorney"
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 …Continue reading "DWI Charges in Minnesota"
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 …Continue reading "Do I need to get an Attorney for my DWI?"
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 …Continue reading "DWI Protect Yourself With an Experienced Attorney"
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 …Continue reading "What Could be the Consequences of a DWI with a Child in the Car?"
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 …Continue reading "Minnesota Court Of Appeals Reaches Unusual Decision On Test Refusal Case"