Gross Misdemeanors / Misdemeanors

15
Jun

Nonconsensual Dissemination of Private Sexual Images - Revenge Porn Law

Sexting and similar communications have led to the oversharing of explicit images. To combat that, Minnesota enacted a revenge porn law to criminalize the improper sharing of sexually explicit images. The crime is actually called: Nonconsensual Disse…
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26
Apr

Reckless Driving Attorney

A Minnesota Reckless Driving offense is one of the most serious non-DWI traffic charges. It is a misdemeanor to start with, but could become a gross misdemeanor if there is a certain amount of harm caused by the reckless driving conduct. With such se…
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1
Mar

Carrying While Under the Influence

In Minnesota, it is illegal to be carrying while under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances. The offense can be either a misdemeanor or gross misdemeanor, requiring possible jail and/or a heavy fine, not to mention revocation of the pers…
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25
Feb

Criminal Damage to Property Attorneys

Criminal damage to property in Minnesota is a felony, gross misdemeanor, or misdemeanor, depending on the nature of the circumstances and amount of damage that occurred. Any conviction for this type of crime not only has serious criminal consequences…
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11
Jan

Substantial Bodily Harm Defined - Minnesota Assault

The level of harm is often the distinction between whether an assault or obstruction of legal process charge is a felony or not. Central to this analysis is the term: “substantial bodily harm.” If the victim suffers substantial bodily har…
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19
Jun

Receiving Stolen Property - Is it Theft?

Continuing our theme of covering less common crimes in our blog posts, we will be covering the crime of receiving stolen property. Receiving stolen property is defined as any person who receives, possesses, transfers, buys or conceals any stolen prop…
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2
May

Shoplifting Attorney - Minnesota

Our team at North Star Criminal Defense has recently represented a number of clients accused of shoplifting, a form of theft under Minnesota law. A shoplifting attorney is critical for defendants to avoid long-lasting consequences from a poor decisio…
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23
Apr

Impersonating an Officer

Impersonating an officer is a crime that is often committed in order to assert police-like authority during the act of another crime. Posing as a law enforcement officer enables the offender to legitimize the appearance of an illegal act, such as bur…
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16
Jan

Domestic Assault Mandatory Sentences

One of the most frustrating parts of our jobs is when we represent clients facing supposed ‘mandatory minimums’ when charged with certain crimes. It is common knowledge in drug offenses. Not so common knowledge is that there are domestic…
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23
Sep

Falsely Reporting a Crime Charge in Minnesota

Falsely reporting a crime is a serious offense in Minnesota that can lead to long-lasting consequences. Due to the resources that are allegedly wasted in investigating false claims, prosecutors take these crimes seriously and often seek a straight pl…
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