Do I Have to Answer Police Questions During a Traffic Stop?

Minneapolis Criminal Defense Lawyer Kirk Anderson During a traffic stop, many drivers discover that their adrenaline levels go through the roof. What are they supposed to say? Will failing to answer get them in trouble? Generally, during a traffic stop, you’ve already done something wrong that led to the officer pulling you over. Should you… Read more »

Combating Solicitation And Prostitution Charges In Minneapolis, Minnesota

Prostitution Lawyer Minneapolis It is absolutely essential to start your defense immediately if you or a family member has been charged with a sexually related crime. These accusations are devastating to every person involved and it is the most important time to be proactive about your future. Such crimes carry punishments and stigmas that continue way… Read more »

Shoplifting Charges Are Theft Charges In Minnesota

Minneapolis Shoplifting Defense Attorney Shoplifting charges are very common but did you know that shoplifting is not mentioned by name in Minnesota statutes? All shoplifting acts are charged as theft and are taken very seriously. If you or a family member has been charged with shoplifting theft then you deserve a powerful team working hard on your… Read more »

Anderson Law Firm, PLLC, Announces Direct Phone Line for Spanish Speakers

Happy Cinco de Mayo!!!!! In celebration, the Anderson Law Firm, PLLC, would like to announce that it has obtained a direct phone line for Spanish speaking clients. Current or prospective clients can call this number directly with legal questions. This phone number is available 24 hours a day. Please contact (763) 250-0398. ¡Feliz cinco de… Read more »

“Have You Been Drinking?” How Drivers Can Respond During Traffic Stops

Police Questioning During Traffic Stops If a police officer pulls you over while you’re driving, they may ask you, “Have you been drinking?” It’s important to understand the potential consequences of answering this question. You have certain rights during police encounters in Minnesota, including traffic stops. During a traffic stop, the police will likely first… Read more »

Miranda Rights In The Fifth Amendment

No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject… Read more »

Can I Be Arrested Without a Warrant in Minnesota?

According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, an arrest is the “placing of a person in custody or under restraint, usually for the purpose of compelling obedience to the law.” A warrant is an “authorization in writing empowering the bearer or bearers to perform an act or to execute an office.” So a warrant basically gives the person… Read more »