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?"
Charged with DWI? Wondering what to do next? If you have recently been charged with DWI/DUI in the Minneapolis area, then you have come to the right place. Being arrested and dragged into the criminal justice system can be a terrifying experience. Facing DUI charges can be especially stressful because not only is your reputation …Continue reading "What to Do After a DUI Arrest"
For people who are concerned about previous convictions showing up on their criminal record, seeking an Expungement may be a viable option. Criminal records are public records, so a conviction that appears on a person’s criminal record may have negative effects when seeking employment or housing, among other things. An Expungement is a court order …Continue reading "Expungement Process Overview"