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...
A sex crime conviction can feel like a ton of bricks have literally crushed you. Not only could you be facing serious fines as well as a long prison sentence, but there is also a negative social stigma that surrounds any sex crime accusation. You may find that colleagues, neighbors and members of the community all of a sudden do...
Being pulled over on any road is scary enough without the added fear that you will be caught for underage drinking and driving. Under the state of Minnesota, anyone under the age of 21 caught with even a drop of alcohol in their system if behind the wheel of a vehicle can be arrested for a DUI. It does not...
The internet is one of the most powerful and important advances of the 21st century allowing us to communicate in a way we never have before. However, the internet and widespread use of computers also brings plenty of disadvantages and opportunities for crimes including fraud, theft and criminal sexual conduct. If you are facing any computer or internet crime, you...
Check forgery is a fraudulent act involving a check account. Check forgery will negatively impact a financial institute and thus, in most instances, is considered a federal offense. In some cases, check forgery will also affect a victim (if identity theft is used) as well as a business (if the check forgery is used in a business transaction). Regardless of...
Robbery arrests occur if someone takes personal property from another and uses force or threat of danger to do so. But what is armed robbery exactly? Armed robbery simply refers to a robbery offense involving use of a weapon. Most robbery allegations are armed robbery or aggravated robbery offenses, which involves the use of a deadly weapon. Robbery accusations often...
Trespassing is a serious property crime that suggests you have entered someone else’s property without permission. Trespassing often goes hand in hand with burglary which means you have entered someone else’s property and stolen (or attempted to) steal something from them. Trespassing crimes are often mistakes – you may have wandered the wrong way, you may have been put up...
If you or your child is under the age of 18 and has been arrested, then they may need to face juvenile court. This can be a very daunting time for both the parents and the accused. However, it may be easier to face if you know what you can expect. What Can I Expect? First of all, most juvenile...
There are many instances that classify as employee theft that most of us do not think twice about. For example, taking a camera from the lost and found at your place of employment, grabbing a chocolate bar from the shelf on your lunch break and not paying for it or taking a pen home from work with you all constitute...
- Child Pornography Possession / Distribution
- Criminal Vehicular Operation
- Disorderly Conduct
- Domestic Assault
- Drug Crimes
- DWI or DUI
- Felony Offenses
- Gross Misdemeanor
- Gun Rights
- Harassment Restraining Order
- Juvenile Crimes
- Malicious Punishment of a Child
- Marijuana in a Motor Vehicle
- Murder / Homocide
- Obstructing Legal Process
- Order For Protection
- Petty Misdemeanor
- Possession of Firearm
- Probation Violation
- Sex Crimes
- Sexual Assault
- Traffic Violations
- Underage Drinking
- Underage Drinking and Driving
- White Collar Crimes