Monthly Archives: June 2022

Can You Refuse a Chemical Test for a MN DUI?
Can You Refuse a Chemical Test for a MN DUI?
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Category: DWI/DUI


Most people recognize that, when they are accused of a crime, they have rights. It’s the specific rights that may not be so clear.


For example, if you are pulled over and suspected of driving while intoxicated in Minnesota, do you have the right to refuse a chemical test to confirm whether or not you are intoxicated?


While one of the most enduring rights Americans have is the right to not incriminate themselves, that does not carry

What Is Consent to Sexual Conduct in MN?
What Is Consent to Sexual Conduct in MN?
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Category: Sex Crimes


Consent is an issue you may hear a lot about, but it’s an important concept and one central to the law in the state of Minnesota.


Consent has to be given before sexual conduct occurs, or it could be a criminal offense. There are issues with consent surrounding age, mental capacity, and even authority, but the central question of all of it is: Did a person consent to the act? Or were they legally capable of giving their

The 5 Degrees of Assault in MN Domestic Violence
The 5 Degrees of Assault in MN Domestic Violence
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In Minnesota, domestic violence charges are usually charged as assault. This may be confusing to some people, but the law is set up in such a way as to make sure the punishment fits the crime.


That’s why there are five separate charges of assault in Minnesota. The law understands that not all domestic violence cases are physically violent – they can be verbal as well. Putting anyone in your family in danger through certain behaviors can end

What Are Aggravating Factors in MN Drug Crimes?
What Are Aggravating Factors in MN Drug Crimes?
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There are some states that have seen decriminalization of certain drug crimes, but Minnesota is not one of those states. If you are charged with a drug crime, such as drug possession, in the state, then you may be facing some hefty penalties.


As if possession of a controlled substance isn’t serious enough, there are also aggravating factors to consider which can take your case from bad to worse. It’s vital to understand these aggravating factors if you’re facing



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