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Did You Fail Minnesota Probation? Or did probation fail you?

If you’ve been convicted of a crime, it’s unlikely that you were immediately shuttled off to prison. It’s more likely that you were placed on probation for a period of time and instructed to comply with certain conditions. Sometimes those conditions aren’t met. After all, life happens. In those circumstances, it’s usually best that you […]

Minnesota Whiskey Plates

If you’ve been charged with a Minnesota DWI or DUI, the government has likely revoked your driver’s license. If you were charged with a DUI/DWI, and there was at least one aggravating factor, they likely took your license plates as well. Aggravating factors include having a child in the car with you, having an alcohol […]

Important Expungement Supreme Court Decision

The Minnesota Supreme Court recently issued a decision impacting thousands of Minnesotans who sought to have a prior felony expunged from their record. In State v. S.A.M., the Court was tasked with determining whether a felony conviction, which was later reduced to a misdemeanor after the defendant successfully completed probation, should be treated as a […]

Only talk to prosecutors if you have your Minnesota attorney present.

Every day, hundreds of Minnesotans go to court to deal with a criminal charge. And every day, hundreds of people plead guilty to those criminal charges without once speaking to a defense attorney. If you’ve been charged with a crime, we understand that you probably just want to put it behind you and move on […]

Sentencing and gun rights - Minnesota Lawyer

If you were charged with a felony but convicted of a gross misdemeanor, your Minnesota gun rights should not be affected. The federal government denies individuals the right to purchase, own, or possess a firearm if they have been convicted of a felony level offense. A “felony” is a crime punishable by more than a […]

Gun Rights and Domestic Violence in Minnesota

You’ve been convicted of domestic assault in Minnesota; now what? If you’re a gun owner, you’ve probably done some research about how this particular offense will impact your ability to possess a firearm. Along the way, you’ve likely seen many confusing, and often conflicting, accounts. For example, a person convicted of a misdemeanor domestic assault […]

Are you a direct care provider? Everything you need to know if you've been charged with a crime.

If you work a job that involves providing direct care to others, you probably remember being subjected to a background check when you were first hired. Examples of workplaces that require a background check include nursing facilities, medical offices, group homes, vocational rehabilitation centers, and schools — just to name a few. If a background […]

Charged with your First MN DWI? Everything you need to know.

If you’ve been charged with a DWI in Minnesota, you are likely unaware of the road that lies ahead. This is a serious charge with significant consequences. Aside from the potential jail time and monetary fine, you may also be subjected to a revocation of your driver’s license, increased insurance costs, loss of employment, and […]

Minnesota Expungement - Everything you need to know.

If you have ever been accused of a crime, you understand all too well that the effects of that accusation remain long after the case has settled. Even decades after a journey through the criminal justice system, some individuals will struggle to obtain meaningful employment, to receive student loans, or to find housing. Fortunately, the […]

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