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Theft charges in Minnesota

What should you do if you are charged with theft in Minnesota?             There are three (3) levels of possible theft charges in the state courts of the State of
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Probation and Parole Violations Minnesota

In Minnesota, when a defendant in a criminal case is convicted via a plea of guilty or a finding of guilt by a jury, subsequently, they are sentenced.  When a
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Post Conviction Relief in Minnesota

What types of Post Conviction Relief are there in Minnesota?             The main one is a Petition for Post Conviction Relief. https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/2018/cite/590.01             A Petition for Post Conviction Relief in
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Criminal appeals in Minnesota

            How does one appeal a case in the State of Minnesota?             First, in Minnesota, there is the State court system.  In Minnesota, we have a trial court, a
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Do I need Pre-Charge Representation?

What is Pre-Charge Representation? Pre-Charge representation is where you hire a lawyer to represent you before you are formally charged, usually during the investigative stage of a case. A case
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Expungements in Minnesota

How can I get an expungement in the State of Minnesota? Well, on or about January 1, 2015, the Minnesota legislature substantially amended the expungement statuteshttps://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/cite/609A.01 to allow for much
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Children in Juvenile Court

The term Child is usually defined as a person under the age of 18 years old.  Other terms for a child include minor or juvenile.  A person who is charged
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Gun rights, Second Amendment rights, restoration in Minnesota

PETITION TO RESTORE SECOND AMENDMENT GUN RIGHTS Minnesota Gun Rights Restoration Lawyer Lynne Torgerson is an expert in getting people’s Second Amendment rights restored.  She has won gun rights cases
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What are the types of sex crimes in Minnesota?

In the State of Minnesota, a sex offense is called “criminal sexual conduct” in the statutes.  https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/cite/609.341 Colloquially, sex crimes are called rape, incest, indecent exposure, sexual assault, child pornography,
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What does a Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyer do?

So, what is a Criminal Defense Lawyer doing in your case?  What is going on behind the scenes in his/her office?  A Criminal Defense Lawyer usually becomes a criminal defense
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What are some firearms criminal charges in Minnesota?

The State of Minnesota has broad range of laws that regulate the possession and use of firearms. Minnesota has a number of laws that regulate the possession and use of
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What are the types of drug crimes in Minnesota?

In Minnesota, a drug offense is called a controlled substance crime.  Generally, under Minnesota law, there are five (5) degrees of controlled substance crime.  For each level, there are then
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What levels of assault are there under Minnesota law?

In the State of Minnesota, generally, there are five (5) levels of assault, and, domestic assault. An assault is defined as doing an act with intent to cause fear in
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Threats violence child endangerment 312

CASE LAW UPDATE:  Whether the evidence was sufficient for defendant’s threats of violence conviction? Defendant was convicted of threats of violence against his daughter, and, his son.  Defendant was also
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Interference with privacy while sleeping 314

CASE LAW UPDATE:  Whether defendant did not violate the interference with privacy statute when he used his phone to video his girlfriend naked without her consent? The defendant used his
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