Types of Disorderly Conduct Crimes Disorderly conduct is a misdemeanor crime. Minnesota Statute 609.72 defines disorderly conduct. According to the statue, you can be found guilty of disorderly conduct if you take any action that you know (or should know) that will alarm, anger or disturb others or that will instigate an assault or a "breach of the peace". This law applies...
Underage drinking charges can be very serious and damaging to your personal and professional life. I have over 15 years experience in handling underage drinking cases and have seen the impact they can have on a young person's future. Minnesota Underage Drinking and DWI Laws Underage drinking charges can be especially harsh in Minnesota where cities are passing new underage drinking...
What is an Order For Protection? Minnesota orders for protection vary in length and purpose, they are sometimes called OFPs, harassment orders, or restraining orders. Often times orders for protection are brought against a person accused of harassment, assault, domestic abuse, stalking or terroristic threats. While the orders are supposed to protect a victim in good faith, they may also...
Summer is upon us which means the kids are off school for a couple of months. It also means that many youth are spending more time at the mall, on the streets and in the shops. If your youth has gotten himself or herself in trouble over the school holidays and is facing a juvenile conviction, it is a smart...
Have you been arrested of a DUI? Is this your first offense? Are you unsure whether to hire a lawyer, to accept the consequences or to try and defend yourself? When it comes to first degree DUI offenses, it may seem like a waste of time and money to hire a Minnesota DWI attorney. After all, this was just a...
Facing license suspension? Unfortunately this is a serious and very annoying punishment for those who have acted recklessly on and off the road. If you are facing a license suspension, it is in your best interest to contact a Minneapolis traffic offense lawyer. You may be able to get your suspension reduced or completely cleared allowing you to get behind...
If you have been arrested, accused or charged with a DWI in Minnesota, then you may have heard about the alcohol ignition interlock device. This is a new device that has come into play across the state of Minnesota in 2009. Prior to the introduction Minnesota was one of only five states that did not have this type of program...
If you are pulled over for suspected DUI, then you are most likely going to be nervous. You may feel like you are guilty before the police officer has even said anything. If you are asked to perform a field sobriety test or breathalyzer, you may not know if this is a good idea. Should you do what the officer...
An Order for Protection is a type of restraining order normally filed in conjunction with an assault or domestic assault allegation. You will be required to stay a certain distance away from the alleged victim at all times. An Order for Protection is usually filed before you have been convicted of any assault charge which can be frustrating and aggravating...
Anyone who has a criminal conviction will want to look into the matter of expungement. After all, if you can erase a criminal conviction from your permanent record, why wouldn’t you? The last thing you want weighing you down is your criminal history. Unfortunately expungement is not a simple process. Furthermore, not everyone can apply for an expungement of their...
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