Date: February 2021
Case: Obstruction of the Legal Process
Attorney: Dani Peden
Result: Dani’s client was charged with Obstructing the Legal Process in Mille Lacs County. The incident was fueled by alcohol and Dani advised her client that seeking treatment would be beneficial for both her client and their case. Based on her client’s proactive efforts in seeking treatment, Dani was able to secure a favorable resolution for her client. Dani was able to get the prosecutor to agree to a stay of adjudication, this means that if her client follows the conditions of probation, their case will ultimately be dismissed after 1 year. Her client was thrilled at the idea of avoiding a conviction on this matter.
Date: February 2021
Date: November 2020
Case: Obstruct Legal Process and Disorderly Conduct
Attorney: Nicole A. Kettwick
Result: After a night of drinking at a local restaurant, Nicole’s client got into arguments with the police as they were trying to find him a ride home. He was charged with gross misdemeanor obstructing legal process. Nicole and her client worked together to be proactive, including writing an apology letter, Nicole was able to negotiate with the prosecutor to dismiss the gross misdemeanor charge and stay the jail time for the misdemeanor in place of one year of probation. This resolution allowed Nicole’s client to move forward from this mistake while minimizing the impact the charges could have had on the rest of his life.
Date: January 2020
Case: Disorderly Conduct and Obstructing Legal Process
Attorney: Nicole Kettwick
Result: Nicole Kettwick’s client was charged with Disorderly Conduct and Obstructing Legal Process after an incident occurring in Scott County. Nicole was able to negotiate a Stay of Adjudication which means, after one year of probation, assuming there are no violations, the case will be dismissed. This resolution allows Nicole’s client to avoid a conviction on his record.
Date: November 2019
Case: Obstruction of Legal Process
Attorney: Danielle C. Peden
Result: Dani’s client was charged with multiple counts of Misdemeanor Obstruction of Legal Process in the City of Minneapolis. The charges included allegations of violence toward law enforcement. Dani was able to negotiate a resolution where the Petitioner agreed to amend the conviction to trespass and dismiss the case in one year. This resolution allowed Dani’s client to avoid an obstruction conviction on their record, and the opportunity to keep their criminal record clear after successful completion of probation.
Dani’s client was charged with two counts of Misdemeanor Domestic Assault and one count of Obstruction of the Legal Process in Andover, Minnesota. These charges carried a maximum penalty of up to 90 days in jail and a $1,000 fine, as well as a lifetime ban on firearms under federal law. Dani’s client was accused of getting into an argument...
Nicole Nichols gets Obstruction of Legal Process Dismissed and Domestic Assault Amended to Disorderly Conduct in Anoka County
Nicole’s client was charged with domestic assault after he allegedly hit, and kicked his girlfriend while he was holding her down. According to the police officers, when the arrived on the scene he would not cooperate, and was resisting the officers, so much so they tasered him twice which lead to obstruction of legal process charges. After weeks of negotiations,...
Mike Brandt recently represented a client who was charged with Obstructing Legal Process. The State alleged that Mike’s client had engaged in obstructing another person’s arrest by the Minneapolis Police. The client adamantly denied any obstructing. Prior to Mike’s involvement in the case, the prosecutor was demanding that Mike’s client plead guilty to the charge. Once Mike got involved in...
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