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Maury Devereau Beaulier

Minneapolis Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. Do I need a lawyer for my first dwi charge?

    Answered 3 months ago.

    1. Anthony Michael Bussa
    2. Samuel John Edmunds
    3. Rodd Ahren Tschida
    4. Maury Devereau Beaulier
    5. Ethan Patrick Meaney
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    You would be wise to retain a lawyer. Even a first offense DWI can be very serious. At a minimum, it is a misdemeanor punishable by up to 90 days in jail and a $1000 fine. Perhaps, even more significant, is the fact that you could lose your license for up to a year and may be required to have an alcohol interlock in your vehicle. There are many defenses to a drunk driving offense. Many of them do not become apparent until the discovery is reviewed and audio and video tapes are required. You...

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  2. I got pulled over, field test and breathalyzer. .14. I was cooperative, cop brought me home gave me a ticket.

    Answered 4 months ago.

    1. Maury Devereau Beaulier
    2. Samuel John Edmunds
    3. Derek Anthony Patrin
    4. Rodd Ahren Tschida
    5. Anthony Michael Bussa
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    The only thing it means is that you were cited with DWI and you need a lawyer. A first offense DWI i still a serious offense. At a minimum, it is a fourth degree offense. A fourth degree offense is a misdemeanor which carries with it maximum possible penalties of 90 days in jail and a $1 ,000 fine. As a result, it is important to present an aggressive defense. It is also important to know and understand the Judge's and their proclivities in your county. A DWI is not only a...

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  3. I'm pregnant

    Answered 9 months ago.

    1. Maury Devereau Beaulier
    2. Rodd Ahren Tschida
    3. Samuel John Edmunds
    4. Tricia Dwyer
    5. Mark David Fiddler
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    The matter should be reported to the police for criminal charges.

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  4. To remove alcohol restriction from drivers license, does the law go by the date of last offense or the date of last conviction?

    Answered 9 months ago.

    1. Derek Anthony Patrin
    2. Samuel John Edmunds
    3. Maury Devereau Beaulier
    4. Ethan Patrick Meaney
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    The last date of use is used. That may very well be the date of the last infraction.

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  5. Husband arrested for DUI - now what?

    Answered 10 months ago.

    1. Derek Anthony Patrin
    2. Ethan Patrick Meaney
    3. Samuel John Edmunds
    4. Andrew M. Leone
    5. Rodd Ahren Tschida
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    The test at the scene is a preliminary breath test. It cannot be used in court to show that a DWI occurred. It may only be used to form a basis to arrest. Subsequently, your spouse was offerred another test, likely a blood or urine test. It can take as long as 6 weeks for the results to be completed . If he is in excess of the legal limit, you are likely to receive the license revocation in the mail. You must challenge this within thirty days. Criminal charges may follow by...

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  6. I plan on getting a public defender on the day of my arraignment. Will I be able to speak with them before i enter my plea?

    Answered 11 months ago.

    1. Samuel John Edmunds
    2. Rodd Ahren Tschida
    3. Maury Devereau Beaulier
    4. Ethan Patrick Meaney
    5. Jennifer Lynn Casanova-Roers
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    Your public defender will meet with you before you appear before the court in most cases, You would be wise, however, to seek a FREE consultation from an experienced criminal defense attorney. Many of the lawyers on this site will offer free consultations.

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  7. I need criminal pro bono Attorney to file a coram nobis petition to vacate a federal conviction in minnesota.

    Answered 11 months ago.

    1. Maury Devereau Beaulier
    2. Jay Scott Finnecy
    3. Max Allen Keller
    4. Thomas G. Briody
    5. Ashkan Yekrangi
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    You would have to retain private counsel experienced in federal prosecution cases and post conviction issues related to Padilla v. Kentucky and its retroactivity.

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  8. I got a DUI, my bac is .09. Is there any chance that my charges will be reduced or perhaps be dropped? This is my first offense.

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Derek Anthony Patrin
    2. Ethan Patrick Meaney
    3. Andrew M. Leone
    4. Kevin Andrew Sieben
    5. Scott S. Schlough
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    It is possible that the prosecutor could agree to a lesser offense. However, that would not change the license revocation - which is a separate matter. I would like to provide you some background on the DWI offense you received. The Criminal Case of DWI A first offense DWI i still a serious offense. At a minimum, it is a fourth degree offense. A fourth degree offense is a misdemeanor which carries with it maximum possible penalties of 90 days in jail and a $1 ,000 fine. As a...

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  9. How can you be 100% NOT AT FAULT and lose a trial involving a car accident?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Michael David Myers
    2. Tricia Dwyer
    3. Matthew William Hoffmann
    4. C. Donald Briggs III
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    Didi you have an attorney at trial? It is impossible to provide much feedback without knowing significantly more about the accident and the legal posture of the case. if you did not prevail at trial, your remedy is an appeal.

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  10. Bought a boat from someone who later decided not to sell. She has my money I don, t have my boat.

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Maury Devereau Beaulier
    2. Michael Charles Doland
    3. Jeremy Judson Cobb
    4. Tricia Dwyer
    5. Robert E. Harris Jr.
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    Given the modest amount in controversy, your best bet is to file suit in Conciliation court, which is small claims court, for matters up to $10,000.

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