Eric Bain’s client was charged with Gross Misdemeanor Malicious Punishment of a Child in Sherburne County. The charge stems from an allegation that Eric’s client bit his then-five-year-old daughter as a form of discipline. Eric conducted an investigation that involved getting the daughter’s medical records, audio recorded incidents of her acting up, and numerous witness statements from family members. On...
Eric Bain’s client was charged with two counts of gross misdemeanor Fifth Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct in Anoka County. Eric closely reviewed all the state’s evidence and encouraged his client to complete a chemical health assessment. Eric was able to get his client into Anoka County Veterans Court. The charges were amended to Stalking with a stay of adjudication. As...
Eric’s client was charged with Gross Misdemeanor Driving After Cancellation – Inimical to Public Safety in Anoka County. Eric helped his client get a limited license in order to validly drive again, but a conviction for the charge would’ve invalidated that. Eric negotiated a resolution with the prosecutor to avoid a conviction, provided that his client not have any drivers...
Eric Bain’s client was charged with Gross Misdemeanor Third Degree DWI with a .25 blood alcohol concentration in Dakota County. Eric challenged the stop issue and negotiated the charge down to a Misdemeanor Careless Driving, with no additional jail time, and one year probation to the court.
Eric’s client was charged with Third Degree Gross Misdemeanor DWI in Nobles County. Eric’s client had a .25 blood alcohol concentration. At Eric’s suggestion, his client enrolled in an intensive outpatient treatment program, attended A.A., and completed a victim impact panel. Eric used this to negotiate a plea deal involving electronic home monitoring instead of jail. Additionally, Eric’s client was...
Nicole Kettwick’s client was facing Felony charges with a maximum punishment of 5 years in prison and a $10,000 fine, or both. His wife brought their four-month-old son into the Minneapolis Children’s Hospital for a wellness check and while there the doctors discovered two fractures. The doctors and law enforcement concluded that the fractures were indicative of abuse. Child Protection...
Eric’s client was charged with Gross Misdemeanor No Vehicle Insurance, Misdemeanor Drug Paraphernalia, Misdemeanor Marijuana in a Motor Vehicle, and Misdemeanor Open Bottle in a Vehicle in Linwood Township, Anoka County. On top of jail, fines, and probation, Eric’s client was facing a loss of his driving privileges for three months. Eric’s client is a father of four children, sole...
Eric Bain’s client was charged with Gross Misdemeanor Malicious Punishment of a Child and Misdemeanor Domestic Assault in Anoka County. Eric’s client was accused of disciplining her pre-school-age son with a wooden spoon. Anoka County Child Protective Services (CPS) got involved and Eric’s client was given a case plan to follow. Eric and his client pushed the case to trial,...
Eric’s client was facing his third alleged probation violation on the same file, with an underlying conviction for Gross Misdemeanor Second-Degree Driving While Impaired in Anoka County. On this third probation violation, the allegations were that Eric’s client failed to maintain contact with the probation department, failed to register for an alcohol monitoring program, and failed to remain law-abiding by...
Mike Brandt’s client was charged with felony Terroristic Threats for threatening a stranger with a knife at a restaurant. While the case was originally charged as Terroristic Threats, the prosecutor stated he would amend the charge to one of Second Degree Assault (which would have required a mandatory prison sentence) if a resolution was not reached. After much investigation and...
- Criminal Vehicular Operation
- Disorderly Conduct
- Domestic Assault
- Drug Crimes
- DWI or DUI
- Felony Offenses
- Gross Misdemeanor
- Gun Rights
- Juvenile Crimes
- Malicious Punishment of a Child
- Marijuana in a Motor Vehicle
- 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