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  • Can you go to Prison for a Minnesota Drug Conviction?

    Can you go to Prison for a Minnesota Drug Conviction? You can. Whether you go to prison for a drug conviction in Minnesota or not is dependent on another of factors. These factors include the type of

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  • What are the Penalties for a Minnesota DWI?

    What are the penalties for a Minnesota DWI. The penalties for a First Offense Minnesota DWI include possible Jail time up to one year, losing your license for up to one year, a fine of up to $3000, V

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  • The Steps in a Minnesota Criminal Case

    A breakdown of the various steps in Minnesota Criminal Procedure of how a Minnesota criminal case proceeds First Appearance In a Minnesota Misdemeanor, the First Appearance is called an arraignment an

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  • What To Do if Charged with Solicitation of Prostitution in Minnesota

    Explains recent Internet Prostitution Sting and How to Keep your Record Clean. What To Do If charged with Solicitation of Prostitution in Minnesota Recently, the police chief of Robbinsdale Minnesota

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  • Is Warrantless DWI Testing Illegal in Minnesota under the McNeely case?

    If you have a criminal DWI case and/or civil implied consent driver's license revocation cases pending, you may have heard of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in McNeely v. Missouri issued last Wed. 4-17-13 (attached). In McNeely the U.S. Sup. Ct. held that Missouri could ...

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  • Warrantless Blood Tests in Minnesota DWI's under challenge in McNeely U.S. Supreme Court case

    An extremely important DWI case from Missouri was argued before the United States Supreme Court on January 9, 2013. Although this McNeely case came from Missouri, based on Missouri law and is being argued in Washington, D.C. before the highest court in the land, it has the poten...

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  • DWI Vehicle Forfeiture: How to Win your car back if you are an Innocent Owner

    Earlier this month, Minnesota DWI Forfeiture Attorney Max Keller successfully asserted an innocent owner defense in a Dakota County DWI Forfeiture case. As a result, his client's vehicle was returned to her, the innocent owner. When an individual is charged with 1st or 2nd degre...

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  • DWI Vehicle Forfeiture: Innocent Owner Defense Can Get You Your Car Back

    One of the collateral consequences of a DWI charge is vehicle forfeiture. Specifically, when an Minnesota driver is charged with a 2nd Degree DWI or 1st Degree DWI, the vehicle used by the offender in the offense (i.e., the car, boat, snowmobile, or ATV being used while supposed...

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  • Minnesota DWI Mandatory Minimum Penalties

    DWI penalties vary throughout the state.There are. however, certain mandatory minimum penalties that apply regardless of the county in which your offense occurred. These penalties are set by statute. Generally, for sentencing, the following ranges of DWI penalties exist: 4th Deg...

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  • How Does Minnesota Set DWI Bail?

    Unlike in federal criminal court, in Minnesota state court any person charged with a crime has a right to bail. A person cannot be held without bail on a new criminal charge; holding someonewithout bailcan only occur after an individual is convicted. People who are alleged to ha...

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