Who Qualifies As a “Vulnerable Adult” in Minnesota?

When the State charges a defendant with a crime against a “vulnerable adult” (such as Criminal Abuse, Criminal Neglect, or Financial Exploitation of a Vulnerable Adult), one element the State must prove is that the victim qualifies as “vulnerable.” The definition for...

Offenders on Probation: Should they self-report violations?

Probationers often walk a fine line between scrupulously following the rules of their probation and “ratting themselves out.” Keeping an open line of communication between the probationer and his or her probation officer will foster good karma and a good relationship....

Disclosing Experts at Trial

Different rules apply to the disclosure of witnesses depending on whether the case regards a felony/gross misdemeanor or misdemeanor. However, it is safest to take the position that regardless of the level of the offense, an attorney is required to disclose the...
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