What is the Maximum Bail for a Misdemeanor Domestic Assault Charge?

When a person is charged with a crime, when they make their first appearance in court, a judge will set conditions of release—this occurs whether a person is appearing in front of the judge while in custody (in jail), or appearing out of custody. In either case, the...
Driving While High

Driving While High

“I’m just smoking weed tonight, I’ll be your designated driver.” Perhaps you or a friend has said this before. The problem is that one can still get a DWI if he or she is smoking weed, even without drinking a drop of alcohol. In Minnesota, marijuana is an illegal...

Will I lose my license for a 1st time DWI on Boat or ATV?

First time DWI violators who are pulled over while driving a motorboat, ATV or other off-road vehicles are given a break. A driver who has no qualified prior impaired driving incident is subject only to the nonfelony criminal penalty and the loss of operating...

Gun rights study

In March 2013, the Minnesota Legislature was in legislative session following the December 2012 attack on Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, in which 20 children ages six and seven were killed by a gunman. In response, there was a proposal in the Minnesota...