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  • What can you do when you know that a dishonest prosecutor has violated your rights to a speedy trial?

    The prosecutor canceled the ominous hearing because he had no evidence?

    Max’s Answer

    The prosecutor can't unilaterally (on his own) cancel the omnibus, your defense atty. would have to agree to that. If there is "no evidence," then you should bring a probable cause challenge at the omnibus hrg., whenever it is held in the future, and you should win. Consult a highly experienced , tough criminal defense atty. ASAP. If you have an atty. already, then you need to talk to your atty.

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  • My husband has a misdemeanor DUI that is 10 years old in PA. He is waiting in MN to be extradited. How long could travel take?

    We have a lawyer in MN and a lawyer in PA, I am due to deliver our baby in 2 weeks and have sent medical documents proving my high risk pregnancy with the hope to speed the process up.

    Max’s Answer

    If you have two attorneys why are you fishing for free advice her???

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  • In the state of MN, is a photo of drug paraphanalia in a persons home, enough evidence for a search warrant?

    A family photo was taken, and in the background was a marijuana pipe. The task force for violent offenders came with local PD with search warrant. Homeowner was charged with Methamphetamines

    Max’s Answer

    A pipe is not paraphernalia unless in proximity to drugs...so I would challenge this search warrant.

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  • If my husband got a dwi, can I purchase a car in my name only and not have to put whiskey plates on it

    If my husband got a dwi do I have to put whiskey plates on a car that I purchase and title in my name only?

    Max’s Answer

    Yes just make sure your name is the only one on there.

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  • What does/ is a Stay of a Judification? And Does it mean that I will have to be on Probation like I'm a Felon?

    The Stay of a Judification is what kind of Plea Bargin my Public Defender is telling me the DA is offering!!??

    Max’s Answer

    A stay of adjudication (note proper spelling) means you plead guilty and judge does not record your plea, so as long as you comply w/probation you get no conviction... It is generally a very favorable outcome.

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  • Is there an limitation after u hav been charged with dui 6 yrs ago

    2 dui 2008 and 2009 one court appearance bond out never went back what could happen to me now if i was to turn myself in

    Max’s Answer

    The statute of limitations does not apply or help you in this case, bec. it is a limit on the length of time the prosecutor can take to charge you after a crime allegedly occurred (the time between crime and charging). However, here you were charged and you posted a bond and didn't appear. So, since you were already charged, the statute of limitations does not apply. At least one of your cases is a gross Misd. bec its a 2nd DWI w/in 10 years, so the max penalty is a year in jail and/or $3000 fine. You need to get an experienced DWI defense attorney asap. (assuming they happened in MN)

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  • How do I go about getting my rights to own a gun back and how much does it cost.

    I was convicted of 1 forth degree and 1fifth degree sales of a controlled substance which should have been dropped to a misdemeanor after I finished my probation. I was also convicted of 1 fourth degree possession of a controlled substance which w...

    Max’s Answer

    You do need to petition for restoration of rights bec. by law an expungement if a state conviction does not restore gun rights...contact experienced counsel asap.

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  • Am I eligible for a stayed sentence?

    I have a prior DANCO violation 2009 and a current 2015 gross misdemeanor domestic assault charge. I also have two prior violent felonies. I haven't been in trouble since 2010. I am a current student at Minneapolis Community and Technical College ...

    Max’s Answer

    Most likely yes but if depends on facts not provided. You have evidence that you have rehabilitated yourself so that is good. Get a tough experienced Minnesota defense attorney if you don't already have one

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  • I would like to have my gun rights restored after being convicted of a non violent felony in 1982 in state of Texas. (theft)

    I had probation transferred to my home state of Mn where I have resided since. I had a couple DWI's after that. I quit drinking in 1985 and have had no legal issues since then other then a couple minor traffic tickets.

    Max’s Answer

    Others are correct: you need to check w/Texas and if need be hire a Texas criminal defense atty.

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  • Will I receive leniency for my first offense.

    I have a misdemeanor for small drug possession and paraphernalia in a car. This would be my first offense; is there any possible way that I will be shown leniency with lesser penalties from a hearing officer

    Max’s Answer

    possibly, it can't hurt to talk to the hearing officer, if you don't like what you hear than get a Minnesota defense attorney.

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