Can my DWI case be dismissed?

You swore it would never happen, but it did. You were arrested for DWI. A couple of carefree drinks with your friends on a Friday night has suddenly become a very stressful chapter of your life, filled with worry about your career, your driving record, your finances and your reputation. How did this happen? What...
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Minnesota DWI: Frequently Asked Questions

A DWI arrest triggers a lot of fear and anxiety in most people. Much of that stress stems from the unknown. Knowing what you’re facing is the best way to deal – along with the help of a Minnesota attorney who specializes in DWI cases. Clients usually have a lot of questions when they seek our...
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Should I refuse a field sobriety test?

You just left happy hour in downtown Minneapolis. It was a low-key evening with friends and colleagues; you had a few glasses of wine with appetizers but feel okay to drive. You hop on the I-94 and start to head home. With any luck, you’ll be there in 15 minutes and ready to watch a...
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DWI in Minnesota: You need a lawyer

A first-offense DWI is usually a fourth-degree misdemeanor in Minnesota. No big deal, right? Why spend the money on a lawyer when you can accept a standard sentence, take your lumps, and move on with your life? Because a DWI is a big deal. It can shake up your life for years. That makes it...
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Cited for DWI? You’re probably a man

If you’re reading this because you’re looking for a Minnesota DWI attorney, there is a good chance that you’re a man. That’s because men are three times as likely to get arrested for drunk driving as women, according to 2014 FBI statistics, the last year the agency released such data. More than 400,000 men in...
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A DWI in Minnesota Goes Beyond Alcohol Use

Pop quiz. Which of the following do you believe is true? “DWI” stands for “driving while impaired” under Minnesota law. Driving while impaired applies only to someone who has gotten behind the wheel after drinking beer, wine or spirits. You can’t get a DWI in Minnesota if you’ve used drugs you’re legally allowed to consume,...
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