CRIMINAL DEFENSE

December 14, 2015

Can I Avoid Going to Court Appearances?

If you have an attorney, there are some circumstances where you can avoid going to court (and your attorney appears on your behalf). In almost all […]
December 14, 2015

How Long Can I Be Held in Jail?

If someone is arrested without a warrant, they must be charged or released after a certain period of time. The general rule is that the person […]
March 1, 2014

Technology in Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Trials

Criminal defense lawyers are constantly trying to find ways to keep a jury’s attention during trials. In our technologically-saturated world, criminal defense lawyers are not utilizing […]
February 13, 2014

Possession of Drugs Does not Mean Drugs in Your System

A driver can be charged with a DWI involving drugs. Minn. Stat. § 169A.20, subdiv. 1 states: Driving while impaired crime; motor vehicle. It is a […]
February 13, 2014

McNeely / Brooks Update

Two cases have recently rocked the criminal law world. See here for information about McNeely and Brooks. For an example of these cases, see State v. […]
February 13, 2014

War on Drugs: Is It Worth It?

Our office has handled many drug cases. We’ve handled everything from simple possession of marijuana (sometimes a petty misdemeanor, sometimes a felony) to huge drug conspiracies. […]
November 26, 2013

Connection of Criminal Defense to . . . Part III: Personal Injury Law

Like other areas of law, criminal defense sometimes overlaps with other fields, such as personal injury. Many criminal charges may result in the alleged victim commencing […]
November 21, 2013

Connection of Criminal Defense to . . . Part II: Immigration Law

Like other areas of law, criminal defense sometimes overlaps with other fields, such as immigration law. Immigration law is a particularly difficult area of law because […]
November 20, 2013

Connection of Criminal Defense to . . . Part I: Family / Juvenile Law

Like other areas of law, criminal defense sometimes overlaps with other fields, such as family and juvenile law. Charges like domestic assault and child abuse are […]