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  • How much jail time can I get for this?

    I have been charged with embezzlement the amount is over 37,000 dollars. I have not been found guilty but I did admit my wrong for my part of it. I have never been any kind of trouble at all this will be my first offense.

    Kevin’s Answer

    Assuming this is in state court, the sentence could range from zero time in jail to realistically up to 6 months. To give you a better estimate, I would need to know more details. You should also be aware that you could walk away from this type of offense without a conviction, if it is handled correctly. Call an attorney for advice before you go to court.

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  • I got my 3rd DwI June 16 2015 and my 2nd DWI was March 23,2013 and was sentenced 3year probation so i violated my probation

    i crashed my car blow .018 will i get jail time

    Kevin’s Answer

    This is serious business and could get ugly quickly. I would consult with legal counsel as soon as possible.

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  • I have 4 months of probation left on a stay of adjudication. It was for 5th degree possession.

    If they violate me for a dirty UA. How much jail time can I get. And if the stay is revoked what will happen.

    Kevin’s Answer

    If the stay is revoked you will end up with a felony- bad news. If it isn't, jail can typically range from 5-30 days. Best to speak to a lawyer before you do anything.

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  • Being charged with a felony

    I kept my son from visitation with his father. His father calls me telling me he wishes I would die and my child constantly tells me his dad says he will shoot me. Now the cop said he is charging me with 609.26 subdivision 1 (3) HELP!

    Kevin’s Answer

    There are all kinds of negative consequences to this type of charge, both criminal and civil. You should speak to a lawyer right away to make sure you are protected.

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  • Is Minnesota Statute on Criminal Vehicular Operation- 609.2113.2(i) a strict liability statute?

    Charge from a car accident that I did not cause, yet I am charged.

    Kevin’s Answer

    I agree with my colleagues above. If you are involved in an accident that results in injury and you have been drinking to the point that you were under the influence or over the legal limit, you can and will be charged. Whether you have defenses to those charges is an entirely different question and would require a much more thorough analysis of your situation. Best to speak with a lawyer.

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  • Gross misdemeanor charge

    What types of jobs can you obtain with a gross misdemenor

    Kevin’s Answer

    It depends on the type of charge and the type of employment. Many gross misdemeanor convictions will not affect a person's employment. You will have to provide more specific information in order for us to better evaluate your situation. I recommend that you speak to a lawyer off line.

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  • What to expect in court, facing a 5th degree felony drug possession, having no priors.

    My friend has no serious priors on her record aside from a couple parking/speeding tickets. She was arrested for possessing a few different prescription pills. She just wants to know what to expect in court. Mainly, is there a possibility she will...

    Kevin’s Answer

    Your friend should know that this is a felony level offense. She needs to handle it appropriately if she wants to have a chance of avoiding a felony conviction. I doubt she will be "arrested" today. Of course, I recommend that she speak to a lawyer before going to court.

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  • What is fine/ time for high speed chase ?

    What would be the consequences from fleeing the police on a high speed chase on a motorcycle . What would the possible jail time or fine approximately be for Hennepin county ?

    Kevin’s Answer

    For starters, you are facing felony charges. That alone is of significant consequence. Jail time and fine can range greatly depending on the circumstances and your prior record. 90-180 days in jail and a $1,000 fine would not be unusual. You can also lose your driver's license for a significant period of time. You should consult with a lawyer before doing anything with your case.

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  • What will happen if I don't go to court for a citation for probable cause of shoplifting?

    Yesterday, I received a call from an officer that I was caught on camera at a mall putting an item in my pocket and leaving the store, and he would send a citation for probable cause of shoplifting to my legal address. According to him, they saw m...

    Kevin’s Answer

    Don't ignore this. It is much easier and better to deal with it now. It will not go away and a warrant could be issued for your arrest.

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  • I am to appear on 2/27 for a dui .16. Can I push this out ? til may. My son (10yr) and I going to be in Florida 3/9/ til 4/27 .

    I am worried they will put me on probation this is my 1st time every to be in trouble at age 58. I have a little boy We have adopted 8 yrs ago, We go every year to be with my sister for 2 months. I am worried they will put me on probation and hav...

    Kevin’s Answer

    With a lawyer you should have no problem working around your personal schedule.

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