Maury Devereau Beaulier’s Guides

Maury Devereau Beaulier

Minneapolis Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. Defenses of Minnesota's Vehicle Forfeiture Law and DWI Offenses

    Written by attorney Maury Beaulier, over 2 years ago.

    Minnesota Statute section 169A.63 relates to vehicle forfeitures authorized by law where the driver has engaged in unlawful conduct related to DWI/DUI offenses and the vehicle was used in the commission of the offense. The term offenses refers both to DWI criminal convictions and...

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  2. Minnesota's License Plate Impoundment Challenges

    Written by attorney Maury Beaulier, over 2 years ago.

    Under Minnesota law, in certain circumstances including those related to driving without a valid license and DWI offense/Implied Consent violations, the state has the authority to take the license plates off of a motor vehicle and destroy them. This is commonly called an Administ...

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  3. Minnesota DWI - How Long is Ten Years?

    Written by attorney Maury Beaulier, about 3 years ago.

    State v. Wertheimer The Minnesota Supreme Court was asked to analyze a precise time calculation in the case of State v. Werthheimer in its decision rendered on April 22, 2010. In that case, Mr.

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  4. Minnesota Marijuana Charges

    Written by attorney Maury Beaulier, about 3 years ago.

    Criminal Penalties 1. 100 kilograms or more; 1st degree controlled substance crime; Up to 30 years and $1 million. 2. 50 kilograms or more; 2nd degree controlled substance crime; Up to 25 years and $

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  5. DWI - Minnesota's B-Card

    Written by attorney Maury Beaulier, about 3 years ago.

    The B-Card is a "restricted driver's license" with a no-alcohol/drug restriction. The B-Card provides a repeat DWI offender with an opportunity to become validly relicensed to drive after cancellation for a third or subsequent impaired driving incident. To be eligible, the offen...

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  6. Arrested in Minnesota? What Now?

    Written by attorney Maury Beaulier, about 3 years ago.

    1) What happens if I get arrested? What should I do - or not do in this type of situation? Even before you are arrested, you should be wary of what you say to officers. If you believe that an investigation is focusing on you and that police are looking at potential charges, you s...

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  7. Search & Seizure: Warrant Exceptions

    Written by attorney Maury Beaulier, about 3 years ago.

    Consent Searches A person may voluntarily agree to a search. In so doing, they waive their Fourth Amendment rights. The search must still be narrowly tailored to the consent given. However, anyth

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  8. DWI - Minnesota's Alcohol Interlock 2011

    Written by attorney Maury Beaulier, about 3 years ago.

    Starting July 1, 2011, Minnesota Statutes will allow drivers with multiple DWI offenses to reinstate their license at an earlier time with an alcohol interlock device installed in their vehicle. The law will also require an alcohol interlock device on vehicles for first offender...

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  9. Dividing Retirement Plans in Divorce

    Written by attorney Maury Beaulier, over 4 years ago.

    Deferred compensation refers to pension plans, 401K plans, IRAs and other retirement assets. Such plans are divisible as part of a property settlement in divorce regardless of which party is named on the plan. How they are divided depends on the value and nature of the asset. Pe...

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  10. Terminating an Employee -Statutory Legal Concerns in Minnesota

    Written by attorney Maury Beaulier, over 4 years ago.

    Statutory Constraints Your local, state and federal government may pass laws which restrict the employers ability to terminate an employee. The most common restrictions relate to terminations occurr

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