COVID-19, Domestic Violence, and What to Do if Arrested During Lockdown

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has extended the state’s stay-at-home executive order to May 4 – three weeks longer than originally anticipated. In other words, Americans, including Minnesotans, are still right in the middle of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, with seemingly no certain end in sight.  It’s a frightening time. But it’s also difficult to stay...
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What You Should Know About Domestic Assault in Minnesota

The laws for assault in the state of Minnesota are some of the toughest in the country. If you have been charged with domestic assault you may be facing the prospect of serving a lengthy jail term – not to mention a hefty fine.  A first-degree assault, for example, is characterized by physically assaulting someone...
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What is a Felony DWI?

Felony. It’s a scary word and its meaning feels especially frightening to anyone facing the charge. Under Minnesota DWI laws, four driving while impaired offenses within a 10-year period is considered a felony. At the same time, Minnesota also has the “once a felon, always a felon” distinction when it comes to Felony DWI and...
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Minneapolis DWI Lawyer | Depression and DWI

A DWI Can Cause Worry, Shame – and Serious Depression. Here’s What to Do. Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time. But 22 Olympic medals didn’t prevent depression, shame, and sorrow from reportedly overtaking Phelps following his 2014 drunk driving arrest.  Phelps was “in a really dark place” and experienced feelings of...
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Minnesota DWI Attorney | DWI During the Holiday Season

December is a month filled with special times that include friends, family and, for a lot of people, numerous holiday festivities packed with fun and frivolity.  Whether it is the spiked eggnog at the office holiday party, the beer you nurse when your uncle feels compelled to talk politics at the family Christmas dinner, or...
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