30
Jun

Indecent Exposure Charges Must Be for Volitional Acts

Indecent exposure charges include serious allegations that require an attorney that is familiar with the nuances of the law. An area that can be utilized for a successful defense strategy – both in raising it as a valid defense and in leveragin…
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29
Apr

Deferred Prosecution for Veterans - Criminal Defense

The term “justice-involved veterans” describes former service members who are on the wrong side of a criminal investigation or criminal charges. Often, a criminal proceeding against a veteran has underlying connections to some sort of service-rel…
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7
Apr

Veterans Criminal Defense - Deferred Prosecution Law

Veterans are among the most selfless individuals in our community. They give up everything in order to serve and protect us. In doing so, unfortunately, it often comes with physical and mental health injuries. For the latter, it is not uncommon that…
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17
Mar

Threats of Violence Reckless Disregard - Defined

The threats of violence crime – formerly known as terroristic threats – is a serious felony level offense that includes a broad definition. That broad definition has led to plenty of litigation over the years on whether alleged misconduct…
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3
Mar

Texting While Driving Penalties in Minnesota

As technology advances, we have become more and more dependent on our phones and accessing important (and unimportant) information at all times. This has led to some poor behaviors developing by many drivers, wherein they are using their phones while…
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10
Feb

Fleeing Police by Other Means - A Misdemeanor Crime in Minnesota

We’ve already discussed how fleeing police in a motor vehicle is a serious felony level offense. A less serious offense – at least by severity level of the crime – is the misdemeanor charge of fleeing police by other means. As you c…
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25
Jan

DWI Test Refusal - Minnesota Laws

When someone is being investigated and ultimately arrested for a Minnesota DWI, the entire process can be overwhelming and confusing. Almost always, the person is asked numerous questions, requested to perform the field sobriety tests, requested to s…
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6
Jan

Conditional Release Violation - Case Law Update

If you are arrested for a crime in Minnesota, it is likely that you will be placed on bail or release conditions. The release conditions can be quite simple – to remain law abiding and make all future court appearances. However, sometimes the Court…
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7
Dec

Reckless Driving Citation in Minnesota

We previously discussed the reckless driving charge as a misdemeanor offense in this blog here. Whether it is a reckless driving charge for reckless disregard of the risks to others or for street racing, the most common charge level is for a misdemea…
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5
Dec

Inimical to Public Safety Crime in Minnesota

Minnesota will cancel a person’s driving privileges when there is “good cause to believe that the operation of a motor vehicle on the highways by the person would be inimical to public safety or welfare.” This is more commonly refer…
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