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  • I was charged with a DUI. Will my drivers license be revoked if I was not arrested?

    I am 18 and was charged with a DUI and a minor. I was not pulled over. My car died in the middle of an intersection and a cop saw and came to help. He had asked if I had anything to drink, I was honest and said yes. I agreed to take a breathalyzer...

    Max’s Answer

    The previous answers are all correct. You need an experienced Defense Attorney to help you through this. Sometimes prosecutors will agree to let a driver plead guilty to Careless Driving rather than Underage Drink and Drive. If you can a Careless instead of UD&D, then no revo. of your DL.

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  • Can you be charged with misdemeanor stalking based on a IP address

    i am being criminally charged with misdemeanor for stalking based on craigslist adds posted under my IP address. The IP address is not in my name and it is my ex is the one who filled the charges.

    Max’s Answer

    Yes, you definitely can be. I know this bec. I had a client was charged w/ a violation of an OFP based on an IP Address. After a 1 week jury trial against 2 prosecutors, my client was acquitted and found not guilty by the jury in less than 2 hours. So, the lesson is, consult a highly experienced and highly regarded atty. asap.

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  • Girlfriend was arrested for a dwi in shakopee mn.what now?

    She blew a .10 on the breath test on the 19 of september. The paperwork says that her licence will be revoked on the 26th. Can she have this expunged if this is her first offence? What can we do to have this resolved asap? Will she need to have ...

    Max’s Answer

    There are no Whiskey plates for a first offense below .16. Most courts will not expunge DWI's and there is a statutory waiting period of 2 years after discharge from probation (so 3 to 4 yrs. after sentencing) before she could get an expungement anyway. If she did get it expunged from her criminal record, it would still be on her DL record. She IS eligible for a work permit, but she has to be revoked 15 days before she can get one. There are payment plans possible for paying fines and the DL reinstatement fee.

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  • What should i do if the judge dose not allow the lift restraining order because my man had a knife he used on his acre of land.

    i filed a motion to lift a restraining order i have never done it b4 and i was intimidated. i contacted him a week later we went four weeling with friend who gave back his knife that day his friend barrowd cuz he has land to. we disturbed a neigh...

    Max’s Answer

    Hire an experienced Colorado Criminal Defense Attorney with a 10.0 Avvo rating ASAP.

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  • Hi, I was given a ticket for expired inspection on the private parking lot of my apartment.

    I wanted to know if it was allowed to give a ticket for expired inspection when parked in a private parking lot? thanks.

    Max’s Answer

    Consult a great NY criminal defense attorney asap.

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  • Does Minnesota automatically impose travel restrictions for pending felony cases?

    My niece was arrested in MN last week for shoplifting and my sister flew up from Phoenix, AZ to bail her out before her hearing on September 30--$500 bond on $5000 bail--and got her a ticket to fly to Phoenix and stay with my mother until she can ...

    Max’s Answer

    It is not "automatic" but almost all judges will do it. Usually a defendant has to sign a "waiver of extradition" form if the live out of state and they want to return home to another state after being charged with a felony in MN. Consult qualified MN Counsel ASAP.

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  • I am going to court to fight a citation for nuisance what would you suggest I bring with or say during the hearing?

    Over the weekend I went camping and got charged with an act that constitutes a nuisance. I was not drinking, we were simply listening to music at a medium volume and sitting around a fire after quite hours when a park ranger came and gave each of ...

    Max’s Answer

    Bring an attorney and/or some cash bec if you can pay they you make be able to keep it off your record (continuance for dismissal or CFD, a.k.a. CWOP (continuance w/o Plea).

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  • If a probation officer asks the accused case related questions by request of the prosecutor to gain information is that legal ?

    After court as my lawyer states the prosecutor is frustrated ( the prosecutor has not produced discovery for 8 months) She meets with a probation officer as a violation is on the table as well after threi meeting in a conference room with door cl...

    Max’s Answer

    This is a very messed up as Anthony said. The pros must supply discovery before omnibus and po can't ask you what your strategy is...contact an experienced Atty.

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  • Are the public defender laws in Minnesota state-wide, or does each individual county get to decide their own rules/laws?

    I have a warrant in Dakota county. I am very poor. I would like to turn myself in, but I just can't bring myself to do that without speaking to a public defender first. Please help me figure out my options. Thank you!

    Max’s Answer

    Yes, and no. They are a statewide organization but there is a Chief PD in each Judicial District; Dakota Co. is in the First Judicial District. The eligibility criteria for having a PD are supposed to be the same statewide, except that the cost of living varies across the state. Regardless of all that, generally the PD will not talk to you before you turn yourself in, bec they have not yet been appointed to represent you.

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  • Court date is approaching, first offense, theft, what can be expected

    Adult daughter arrested for theft, $1000 ring from resident at nursing home. Court date is in Oct. What can we expect?

    Max’s Answer

    Your daughter needs experienced consel asap. Many companies won't hire someone w/thwdt conviction and also this is a crime against vulnerable adults

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