Petty Misdemeanor Lawyer in Minneapolis & Saint Paul, MN
Have you been charged with a petty misdemeanor in the Minneapolis, MN Twin Cities area? The criminal lawyers at Brandt Criminal Defense can help. Our Team has over 30 years of experience handling all types of petty misdemeanor offenses. We have been named “Super Lawyers” and “rising Stars” for the last 12 years in a row.
Petty misdemeanors are not considered a crime in Minnesota because the punishment carries no possible jail time, only a fine of up to $300. Because of this, a person in not entitled to a state appointed attorney and must either hire a private attorney or fight the charges by himself or herself.
Petty misdemeanors include:
- Traffic citations
- Leaving your dog or cat unattended in a motor vehicle
In some cases, a person does not need an attorney to fight petty misdemeanor charges. Other times, a person’s job, driving record, or other concerns require the assistance of a lawyer. Our team of lawyers are always available to advise someone accused of a petty misdemeanor throughout the Twin Cities area. We pride ourselves on honesty and are happy to tell you when we think you can handle your case without an attorney. If you decide you do want an attorney to help you, we are happy to do so.
Call 763-421-6366 for a free consultation today.