If your license was revoked for a DWI (Driving While Intoxicated) offense, getting a work permit can be a complex process. However, with the help of a knowledgeable attorney, you can navigate the requirements and get the permits you need to get back to work. Here’s what you need to know about getting a work… Read more »
How do I get a work permit if my license was revoked for a DWI offense?
How long will my DWI stay on my record in Minnesota?
In Minnesota, a DWI conviction will stay on your record forever because the state has a 10-year lookback period when it comes to subsequent DWI offenses. This means that any prior offenses within the previous 10 years will count against alleged offenders facing charges of new DWI offenses. A DWI that is more than 10… Read more »
ARRESTED FOR DWI IN MINNESOTA?
What are the Penalties for a First-Time DWI Offense in Minnesota? Driving while intoxicated (DWI) is a serious offense in Minnesota and can result in significant penalties for those convicted of the crime. The specific penalties for a first-time DWI offense in Minnesota will depend on the circumstances of the case, including the individual’s blood… Read more »
Defending Against Underage Drinking and Driving Charges in Minneapolis with Attorney Kirk Anderson
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 »
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 »
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 »
How Can The DWI Refusal Law (Birchfield v. North Dakota, 136 S. Ct. 2160 (2016)) Impact You?
We have received many questions from people wanting to know how the United States Supreme Court decision in Birchfield v. North Dakota, 136 S. Ct. 2160 (2016) will impact DWI cases in Minnesota. We want to start out by stating that the Birchfield v. North Dakota case does not apply to breath test requests by police officers. Why? The… Read more »
Obtaining A Driver’s License Using The Minnesota Ignition Interlock Program
Driving while under the influence has many severe consequences. One of the worst results is losing your license. Fortunately, there is a way to keep your license under certain conditions, though it will be a limited license. In these conditions, the state of Minnesota will give you the option of joining the Ignition Interlock Program. It… Read more »
What Is The Implied Consent Law And How Does It Effect My Driving Privileges?
Minneapolis DWI Lawyer Kirk Anderson Fights For You DWI/DUIs are taken very seriously in Minnesota due to the potential harm that an accident can cause. When a police officer believes that someone is driving under the influence, they have the right to pull you over and question you about your sobriety. The day you received… Read more »