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Scott Baker

Saint Paul Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. Will I go to prison to serve 21 days remaining on a 17 month original sentence

    Answered 3 months ago.

    1. Scott Baker
    2. Maury Devereau Beaulier
    3. Tricia Dwyer
    3 lawyer answers

    If your sentence is actually executed, you would be sent to DOC- St. Cloud for processing and put on supervised release. Other solutions may be possible. I recommend consulting an attorney.

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  2. What is the penalty in Minnesota for using a fake ID to buy alcohol?

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Scott Baker
    2 lawyer answers

    It is unlawful for a person under the age of 21 years to claim to be 21 years old or older for the purpose of purchasing alcoholic beverages. (Minnesota Statute Section 340A.503 Subd. 5). A violation of this statute is a misdemeanor punishable by a maximum of 90 days jail and/or a $1000.00 fine. The minimum fine is $100.00. (Minnesota Statute Section 340A.703). Generally a first time offender would not receive anything near the maximum sentence even if convicted. You should consult...

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  3. What is the penalty in Minnesota for using a fake ID to buy alcohol?

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Scott Baker
    2 lawyer answers

    I should add that to display or possess any fictitious or fraudulently altered driver's license or Minnesota identification card is also a misdemeanor and the act of making a counterfeit Minnesota DL or ID card is a gross misdemeanor (maximum penalty 1 year jail/$3000.00 fine)(Minn. Stat. 171.22).

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  4. What is the minimum sentence in Mn for felony possession of stolen property?

    Answered almost 5 years ago.

    1. Anthony Michael Kuehn
    2. Scott Baker
    3. Thomas C Gallagher
    3 lawyer answers

    Felony sentences in Minnesota are governed by sentencing guidelines. The Guidelines take into consideration the severity of the crime and the criminal history of the defendant. Felony Possession of Stolen Property under Minnesota Statute 609.53 is a severity level 3 offense if the value of the property is over $5,000. It is a severity level 2 offense if the value of the property is $5,000 or less. If you have no criminal history or a minimal criminal history, the guidelines for severity...

  5. Can you have a restraining order issued against a person who has threatened your life and stolen personal information?

    Answered almost 5 years ago.

    1. Thomas C Gallagher
    2. Scott Baker
    2 lawyer answers

    Because you used to live together, you could seek an Order For Protection under the Domestic Abuse Act, regardless of whether you were in a romantic relationship with the other party. The infliction of fear of imminent physical harm, bodily injury or assault would constitute "domestic abuse" under the Act. Depending on what type of relief you seek and whether or not the other party requests a hearing, a court hearing may or may not be required. You should not be required to pay a filing fee....