I Have a Warrant – What Should I Do?

I Have a Warrant – What Should I Do?

An arrest warrant can be issued for a number of reasons, including new criminal charges, a probation violation allegation, or for a failure to appear in court. Whatever the reason, the warrant must be dealt with or else you could end up being arrested and taken to...

Can I Expunge My Offense From Another State?

Expungements for Minnesota offenses must go back to the county where the case was prosecuted. Offenses from other states are unable to be expunged in Minnesota. A Minnesota judge does not have jurisdiction over agencies and courts from other states. A Minnesota judge...

Interpretation of Expungement Waiting Period Finally Resolved

In the past, the waiting period language in the expungement statute has been interpreted two different ways when person has been charged with or convicted of a new crime since the person was discharged from their sentence (probation or parole).  The two...

DWI Expungement

Prior to the enactment of the new expungement statute, DWI offenses were nearly impossible to expunge. Those that involved convictions did not qualify for a full expungement under the old pre-2015 statute; the court could not reach into executive branch records held...

Expungement Waiting Periods

The newly added provisions of Minnesota’s expungement law require waiting periods before a petitioner becomes eligible for full statutory expungement of a criminal record, during which the person may not be charged or convicted of a new crime. The expungement statute...