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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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  • What should I know if I'm going to represent myself in court?

    So last Saturday I was being stupid and got pulled over whiled parked on the side of the road in Duluth, MN. I gave up early admitting I had a bottle in the backseat, and also had possesion of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. In...

    Max’s Answer

    Ask yourself this: why does the saying exist "A [person] who represents himself has a fool for a client."

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  • Follow up question about MN DVS not reducing my licence for refusal charge dismissed. It is my first dwi on my record. One year?

    This is my first dwi ever and it is 4th degree, parked in my driveway. Public defender got refusal charge dismissed with guilty plea to 4th degree dwi. He said it would be teduced. Feb. 9 was the conviction date and I have had only a runaround of ...

    Max’s Answer

    you are entitled to the reduction to 90 days BUT the difficulty may be that it takes 3 weeks or longer sometimes for the court system to let the DPS computers know that you were convicted of 4th degree DWI and thus your revo should be reduced to 90 days.

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  • What can I do to get the three following petty misdemeanors off of my record?

    So last Saturday I was being stupid and got pulled over whiled parked on the side of the rode by Skyline in Duluth, MN. I gave up early admitting I had a bottle in the backseat, and also had possesion of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraph...

    Max’s Answer

    If you pay the citation, that is pleading guilty, so you don't want to do that. Get an atty. asap.

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  • I am on mail probation question

    I am on mail probation......low level for a misdemeanor dwi. My terms are a MADD impact panel, & 8 hr dwi class. Last week I got a call to come in. I had to pee in a cup and they called it an 80 hr test......I have not drank in 9 months. It ha...

    Max’s Answer

    these probationary conditions for a misd. DWI are not unusual. However, your question re. urine sample implies that they had you on a "no alcohol" condition, which is somewhat unusual for a first time DWI, but not unheard of in Greater Minnesota (i.e. outside of Twin Cities)...Was this a Stearns County DWI?

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  • What kind of lawyer must I hire to have prior records expunged?

    I was charged with disorderly conduct linked to a domestic. Because of this I cannot get a license to carry. Is it possible to have these records expunged so I can move on with my life? I've done everything the courts wanted me to do and its been ...

    Max’s Answer

    Criminal defense Atty's usually do expungement. I have successfully helped many clients get their records expunged. Call a highly rated Avvo criminal defense atty for a free

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  • Can my boyfriend go pick up his kids and take them home while a custody case is pending?

    My boyfriend is in prison. The kids are staying with grandma. she filed for custody against him and the mother. The mother signed her rights over. He is fighting the custody case, court date in November. When he gets released in October, does he h...

    Max’s Answer

    As others said, it all depends on whether he was ever married to mother and whether an existing court Order grants him any parenting time...if not he cd be charged w/a crime for taking his own kids... :(

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  • I was charged with a dwi after I hit a metal guard rail in a parking lot. What can I expect in court?

    I was being really stupid when I entered a McDonalds parking lot, I took a turn I take very often going faster then I thought and hit a metal guard rail. There was no damage to the guard rail. No one was near me when I did this and no one was in t...

    Max’s Answer

    These things are more complicated than you think...you WD probably get 1 yr. Of probation if this happened in wash co. and you have no prior dwi's...contact an experienced DWI defender asap.

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