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  • Ignition Interlock Has Come to Minnesota as of July 1, 2011

    Minnesota legislators recently passed numerous laws aimed at increasing penalties and punishments for individuals who are caught driving under the influence. The new DWI laws are set to go into effect on July 1 of this year. This movement by state lawmakers reportedly comes a...

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  • Intoxilyzer Source Code Challenges continue

    Earlier this year, many media outlets reported the story of the Intoxilyzer Source Code for the embattled Intoxilyzer 5000EN machine that is generally used across Minnesota in DWI cases. Minnesota DWI defense attorneys have brought challenges to the test results the machine prod...

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  • First Offense DWI in Minnesota: What can happend to you?

    A DWI or DUI conviction is costly and could haunt you for many years to come. Your vehicle insurance rates may triple. Minnesota charges more than $700 for driver's license reinstatement. Your driver's license revocation could stay on your driving record permanently, even if you ...

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  • Vanessa's Law: A Trap for Juveniles with Drinking and Driving Offenses or Crashes in Minnesota

    In Minnesota, teen drivers have restrictions placed on them that adult drivers do not. Teen drivers also receive harsher penalties for violating the law than do drivers over the age of 18. One such example is known as Vanessa's Law. Vanessa's Law was passed by the Minnesota State...

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  • Why Did the Cops Take Your License Plates: Plate Impoundment for Certain DWI's and DAC-IPS in Minn.

    The state of Minnesota impounds license plates in certain situations including certain DWIs and Driving After Cancellation (DAC-IPS). If your license plates have been impounded, it means the plates were removed from your car and destroyed, making it illegal for you or anyone els...

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  • BWI, SWI, and AWI Defense in Minnesota (Boating, Snowmobiling and ATV-ing While intoxicated)

    You may be surprised to know that DUI and DWI laws do not apply only to motor vehicles, nor to those on the marked public roads. You can also be arrested and convicted for Boating While Intoxicated (BWI), Snowmobiling While Intoxicated (SWI) and ATV-ing while Intoxicated (AWI). T...

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  • Driving Under the Influence of Drugs or Prescription Drugs in Minnesota

    Driving Under Influence of Drugs in Minnesota Prescription Drug Possession Do you take a medication that was prescribed by your doctor? There are various elements involved in prescription drug crimes as well as various defenses available. Max A. Keller, does not think you should ...

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  • DWI Defenses in Minnesota

    In the state of Minnesota, it is your right to challenge your DWI. If you feel that you have been wrongly accused of DWI, you need to call a Minneapolis DWI lawyer as soon as you are charged or suspected. Let the officer know that you would like to speak to an attorney. Then, let...

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  • Repeat DWI: What Happens If I am Convicted of a Second or Subsequent DWI in Minnesota?

    As the number of DWI offenses goes up, so do the penalties. Multiple drunk driving arrests can land you in jail, place your job in jeopardy and result in the loss of many freedoms. If you have been charged with or arrested for a second, third or fourth DWI/DUI offense, talk to a...

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  • Domestic Violence Crimes: Can the Government Take My Guns?

    Domestic violence crimes carry a number of collateral consequences that many people may not be aware of. In Minnesota, if you've been charged with a certain type of crime, such as a domestic violence offense, you risk losing your Second Amendment right to possess a firearm if you...

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