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Marijuana

Minnesota Marijuana Lawyer Possession, distribution, trafficking and growing marijuana is against the law across the state of Minnesota. They are classified as drug crimes under Chapter 152 of the Minnesota Statutes and come with serious consequences. Marijuana is considered a Schedule 1 Controlled Substance and there are five varying degrees of controlled substance crimes which… Read more »

OWI

Wisconsin OWI Lawyer Operated while impaired is similar to a driving while intoxicated (DWI) arrest but it often does not only take place on the road. Furthermore, if you are caught with any illegal substance in your body while behind the wheel of any type of vehicle, commercial or recreational, they you could be charged… Read more »

Assault & Battery

Minnesota Assault Lawyer Assault accusations can come in a number of different circumstances. You may find that you are facing an assault accusation if you have gotten into a fight with your spouse, if you have had an argument with a friend, if you have participated in a scuffle at a bar or if you… Read more »

Sexual Assault

Minnesota Sexual Assault Sexual assault falls under a criminal sexual conduct crime and has the potential to destroy your life. If you are convicted of any sex crime, regardless of the circumstances, you could be looking at a lifetime registry as a sex offender. This can impact your ability to find work, to obtain loans,… Read more »

Appeals

Minnesota Appeals Lawyer Under the Minnesota and federal law, if you are convicted of a crime, this is not the end. You have the legal right to appeal the decision. What this means is that if you have been convicted of a crime and given a certain penalty, whether it is time in prison or… Read more »

Forfeitures

Minnesota Forfeitures Lawyer If you have been accused of a crime then there is more at stake than just prison time and heavy fines. You may also lose your rights to own certain items. Forfeiture refers to having to give up a certain item or asset as part of the punishment for a crime or… Read more »

Nielsen Heard by Minnesota Supreme Court

On April 1, 2013, the Minnesota Supreme Court heard the matter of Nielsen v. 2003 Honda Accord, which was argued by Kirk Anderson. The Nielsen case will require the Minnesota Supreme Court to determine whether the motor vehicle exemption is applicable to DWI forfeitures. If it is, then the Appellant will be entitled to the… Read more »

Hamline Law improves significantly in U.S. News rankings

Hamline University School of Law jumps significantly in rankings of U.S. law schools. Mr. Anderson is a 2004 graduate of Hamline Law and is also an adjunct professor. Read the full article here: http://law.hamline.edu/Newssummary.aspx?id=4294987377

Nielsen Oral Argument April 1

The Minnesota Supreme Court has scheduled oral argument in the Nielsen v. 2003 Honda Accord, et al., case for Monday April 1, 2013 at 9:00 a.m., at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul, MN. Kirk Anderson will be arguing that the motor vehicle exemption of $4,600.00 is applicable to vehicle forfeitures and that when… Read more »

Anderson Law Firm at MN Court of Appeals

On February 20, 2013, Kirk Anderson argued before the Minnesota Court of Appeals in the case of RKL Landholding, LLC v. Kevin James. The issue in the case is whether the district court erred in granting the Respondent’s motion for summary judgment prior to a jury trial. Mr. Anderson argued that the district court made… Read more »