Nicole Nichols’ client was charged with third degree gross misdemeanor DWI in Anoka county. Nicole’s client was pulled over for swerving across multiple lanes and was given a DWI because she had taken medication earlier that day. Nicole and her client to a proactive approach to the case. Nicole put some documents together for the prosecutor and the judge. At sentencing,...
Nicole Nichols’ client was charged with gross misdemeanor no proof of insurance (3 within 10 years). Nicole and her client first got valid insurance and made sure his driver’s license was valid because pleading guilty to this offense would revoke his driving privileges. Once this was complete, Nicole negotiated with the prosecutor to reach a resolution that would not impact her client’s driving record. Nicole’s...
Nicole Nichols’s client was charged with domestic assault after allegedly sending threatening text messages to his wife about hiding a dead body. Nicole began an investigation, including subpoenaing phone records from multiple cell phones, interviewing witnesses, and ordering transcripts from previous court hearings between the parties. Nicole and her client decided they wanted to take this case to trial because...
Nicole Nichols’ client was charged with two counts of carrying a firearm while under the influence of alcohol under Minn. Stat. 624.7142. Nicole’s client had his commercial driver’s license and was concerned about how this would impact both his criminal record and his driving privileges. Nicole’s client’s alcohol concentration was .04. The statute states the alcohol concentration must be more than .04. At the...
Mike Brandt’s client was charged with Third Degree Driving While Impaired for driving with an alcohol content of .15 while having her child in the car. Because there was an “aggravating factor,” this was a gross misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail and/or a $3,000 fine. In preparation for the case, Mike discovered that the police officer...
Mike Brandt’s client was charged with Interference with an Emergency Call, Domestic Assault, and Disorderly Conduct for an incident involving his wife. In preparing the case, Mike provided significant information to the prosecutor about the alleged victim and pointed out some of her issues, as well as his client’s lack of a prior record. Based upon all of that information,...
Mike Brandt’s client was charged with several things, including Gross Misdemeanor Interference with an Emergency Call and two counts of Domestic Assault. Each of these charges would have resulted in significant problems for Mike’s client in that convictions would have affected his ability to secure employment and volunteer at his children’s activities. The original charges also are enhanceable which means...
Mike Brandt recently succeeded in getting Domestic Assault charges against his client continued for dismissal. In this case, Mike’s client was accused of assaulting his teenage son. The state had photographs of injuries to the boy’s face and the boy gave a statement to police claiming that his had had slapped him and slammed his face into the dashboard of...
Nicole’s client was charged with domestic assault in Anoka County after allegedly pushing his girlfriend down some stairs, threatening to murder her, and dragging her across his yard. Nicole’s client went to his first court appearance alone and realized he needed a lawyer. He hired Nicole and together they made a plan. Nicole conducted an investigation and learned the alleged victim...
Mike Brandt’s Client Acquitted of Gross Misdemeanor Violating Order for Protection Charge in Hennepin County
Mike’s client was charged with a gross misdemeanor Violating an Order for Protection for allegedly dropping off a bag of clothing for his child at his ex-wife’s property, who had an Order for Protection against him. In preparation for trial, Mike investigated the facts of the case, interviewed several witnesses, developed information about the geography of the area (including a...
- 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