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The Disorderly Conduct Charge in Minnesota: What is It, How Serious, and What can You Do about It?

People who act out in public in a particularly disruptive way may be taken off the street and charged with disorderly conduct. Disorderly conduct and breaching the peace are public safety crimes in Minnesota. Minnesota does not put public intoxication, as such, in the same category (although many states do). In Minnesota, public intoxication is… Read more »

What Makes a Crime a Federal Offense?

A crime is a crime and a court is a court, right? For those who haven’t committed a lot of crimes in their lifetime, as far as they believe there is no difference between state and federal courts. While the laws and crimes that can land you in either are similar, they are not the… Read more »

How Does Minnesota Bail & Bond Work?

Bail is a legal concept that’s meant to keep the jails empty of those who’ve been accused of crimes, but which still gives them ample motivation to show up to their court dates. It’s pretty simple, at least in theory. If you are arrested and charged with a crime, then a judge can set bail…. Read more »

Think Before You Share: Minnesota’s Revenge Porn Law

In 2016, Minnesota joined the ranks of 38 other states and the District of Columbia by enacting a revenge porn law. Sometimes referred to as “nonconsensual pornography”, revenge porn is the criminal act of publicly sharing explicit photos of a person without their consent. The Minnesota statute additionally punishes the act of soliciting sex on… Read more »

Long-Term Consequences of a DWI

DWI Consequences in Minnesota can be quite severe.  A DWI (driving while intoxicated) can really change your life. Because of this, you should never get behind the wheel of a car after you had been drinking, no matter how many you had. However, many people do and they end up suffering from some long-term consequences. Here are some… Read more »

Hennepin County DWI Lawyer

HENNEPIN COUNTY DWI LAWYER If you get arrested for a DWI in Hennepin County, you need an experienced Hennepin County DWI Lawyer. Hennepin County is a large county, and encompasses numerous cities, western, northwestern and southwestern Minneapolis suburbs.  In Hennepin County, drunk driving offenses range from Misdemeanors to Felonies.  There are a number of factors that determine the level… Read more »

Hennepin County Minnesota Drug Attorney

HENNEPIN COUNTY DRUG OFFENSES Hennepin County Drug Offenses, which include possession and sale charges, are very serious problems.  Years ago, the drugs that were most common in terms of criminal prosecution were marijuana and methamphetamine.  Marijuana has always been a common recreational drug, and methamphetamine became more prevalent when people began to learn how easy it was to manufacture it themselves.  When… Read more »

Scott County Minnesota Drug Offenses

DRUG OFFENSES IN SCOTT COUNTY MINNESOTA Drug Offenses in Minnesota (which include possession and sales) are very serious problems in the State of Minnesota, and Scott County is no exception.  Although Drug Offenses are primarily possession charges, those that are addicted to drugs often turn to sales in order to not only make money, but to have an… Read more »