Sorry, Your Peacock is not a Service Animal

Sorry, Your Peacock is not a Service Animal

Beginning August 1, 2018, a new law in Minnesota will criminally penalize people who lie about service animals. Under the law, it is a crime to knowingly misrepresent an animal as an assistance animal in a public place to obtain rights and privileges available to...
I Got Kicked Out of My Own House – Can They Do That?

I Got Kicked Out of My Own House – Can They Do That?

Can the courts really kick someone out of his or her own house? Yes, in certain situations. The most common we see is where the person who solely owns or rents the residence is accused of domestic assault. The accuser, who is in a domestic relationship with the...

Mandatory Penalties for a Second Time DWI

DWI offenses come with many nuances depending on the specific situation. However Minnesota laws do require some penalties once you get a second offense. If you are convicted of Driving While Impaired (DWI), often called Driving Under the Influence (DUI), within ten...

When is Driving While Impaired (DWI) a felony?

There are four degrees of DWIs in Minnesota. First degree is a felony, second and third degrees are gross misdemeanors, and a fourth-degree DWI is a misdemeanor. A DWI can become a felony first degree DWI under the following circumstances: You will be charged with a...