If you or someone you know has been charged with underage drinking and driving in Minneapolis, it’s important to understand the potential consequences and how a skilled attorney can help. In Minnesota, it is illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 or higher. This… Read more »
Defending Against Underage Drinking and Driving Charges in Minneapolis with Attorney Kirk Anderson
Trial Of Former Officer Derek Chauvin Will Question Intent, Accountability, And Immunity (Reflects News Updates 3/8/21)
The question of whether, and how much, police officers should be held accountable for their actions during stressful detainments and arrests is a question that has dominated discussion in the media and in politics for many years, without sufficient results. It has become clear that there is an elusive line somewhere between true accidental human error and… Read more »
DWI Defense: Do Not Let A DWI Ruin Your Holiday Season
The holiday season is generally a time of cheerfulness and excitement. Now, maybe more than ever before, many people are looking forward to a season that it is known to bring cheer and fun. The holiday season is also a time where many will indulge in a few drinks in a bar, at home, or… Read more »
Anoka County Criminal Defense Lawyer
People who are not familiar with the law think that a lawyer is a lawyer. It doesn’t matter to them whether the lawyer practices civil law or criminal law. They’re not aware of the fact that different types of lawyers specialize in different things. This is very similar to how different doctors specialize in different… Read more »
Minnesota Marijuana Laws: Medicinal Rules And Illegal Possession
Marijuana laws have changed so much in the last several years, all over the country, and, naturally, there is confusion over what the actual laws are in each state. What is legal and what is not? You can possess, buy, and even grow your own marijuana in some states while in others you may have… Read more »
Consult An Attorney On Orders for Protections in Minnesota
An order of protection in Minnesota may also be referred to as a restraining order in general conversation. They are one and the same. An order of protection was created to protect an individual, or even a group of individuals, from harassment and unwanted contact from a known person that has caused them to fear either violence… Read more »
First Time DWI Chemical Test Request: Should I Refuse?
Driving under the influence is a real safety and legal risk, but it’s not uncommon. The same is true of DUI/DWI traffic convictions. Are you facing a first-time DWI chemical test request from an officer in the state of Minnesota? If so, here’s what you need to know, and what you should do about it…. Read more »
If Asked to Take a Sobriety Test, Can I Contact a Defense Attorney?
In the state of Minnesota, drunk driving is a criminal offense. Officers will watch out for signs of unusual or negligent driving, and pull people over with the assumption of alcohol or substance abuse. It’s a common enough crime, but still a crime. That means that how you choose to handle the situation could have… Read more »
Charged With Criminal Vehicular Homicide in Minnesota?
What Constitutes Vehicular Homicide? Criminal vehicular homicide is a serious offense, and the consequences can be severe depending on the situation and upon representation. If you or someone you know needs assistance in dealing with a situation of vehicular homicide, here’s what you need to know. In the state of Minnesota, vehicular homicide is defined… Read more »
What Questions Should You Ask Your Hennepin County Criminal Defense Lawyer?
When faced with serious penalties or spending time in prison or jail, you will need to hire a criminal defense lawyer to represent you. Every criminal case is going to be different. One of the first things a criminal defense lawyer will determine is the type of arguments and elements that can be used to… Read more »