Minnesota Criminal Defense Attorneys

Our Minneapolis, Minnesota criminal defense attorneys provide highly personalized
representation to clients facing serious criminal charges or investigation by the state or
federal government.

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All Areas of Practice

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  • DWI / DUI

    In Minnesota, DWI & DUI mean the same thing. After being charged with a DWI/DUI in Minnesota, it’s important to act quickly to ensure your rights. If you’ve been charged with DWI/DUI, your driver’s license will be revoked due to the Minnesota Implied Consent Law, and you have a limited number of days to challenge…

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  • Assault

    In Minnesota, Assault is an act done to cause fear of physical harm or the actual infliction of physical harm to another. If the state has charged you with assault, you are likely facing severe, life-altering penalties. The Minnesota defense attorneys at the Law Office of Brockton D. Hunter, P.A. specialize in defending assault cases.…

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  • Domestic Assault

    In Minnesota, Domestic Violence is any physical, emotional, sexual or other violence that takes place between intimate partners (of all sexual orientations) and family members. Many Minnesota prosecutors take a hard line in domestic assault cases, making it difficult for some defendants to get a fair shake. It is important to retain a domestic assault…

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  • Expungement

    In Minnesota, Expungement is the process of having your criminal records sealed so that they cannot be disclosed. As the Legislative Chair for the Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Brock Hunter was a key player in the years-long effort to reform Minnesota’s broken expungement law that resulted in the passing of new legislation.The criminal…

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  • Drug Crime Defense

    Charges for possession of controlled substance or distribution of controlled substances are particularly troublesome, often resulting in jail time, property forfeiture, and further difficulty obtaining treatment. If you or a loved one is charged with a crime involving drugs, it is critical to retain an attorney with expertise on these complex laws. As the Legislative…

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  • Gun Rights Restoration

    Both Minnesota law and Federal law prohibit certain persons from possessing firearms. Minnesota prohibits persons convicted of violent crimes from possessing firearms for the rest of their lives. Persons who struggle with mental health issues may also be denied their gun rights. Determining whether Minnesota, Federal, or both Minnesota and Federal laws apply to your…

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  • Sexual Assault

    In Minnesota, sexual assault is known as criminal sexual conduct. Minnesota sexual assault charges cover a wide array of sexual misconduct. Many of these crimes require a person to register as a predatory offender if convicted. Due to the prejudice and social stigma, it’s imperative to retain experienced Minnesota Attorneys.

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  • Homicide

    Homicide, AKA Murder, is the killing of one human being by another. It includes murder, manslaughter, and criminal vehicular homicide. Of course, homicide is the most serious crime a person can be charged with. There are many defenses strategies available under Minnesota law. It’s essential for retain an experienced homicide attorney to who has handled…

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  • Terroristic Threats

    In Minnesota, making “terroristic threats” is a felony offense. The most common form of terroristic threats occurs when someone threatens to commit an act of violence against another. Regardless of whether the statement was meant as a joke or made out of frustration, if it was interpreted as a threat, you could face criminal charges.…

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  • Driving After Revocation

    Even with the recently opened light rail connections between downtown Minneapolis St. Paul, most people would find it difficult to get around without your their vehicle. However if your driver’s license is revoked, canceled, or suspended and you drive, you could end up charged with a misdemeanor or gross misdemeanor offenses. A Minnesota criminal defense…

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  • Veterans Defense

    When our nation sends young men and women to prepare for and fight wars you are unleashing certain things in a human being we don’t allow in civic society, and getting it all back in the box can be difficult for some people. Like each of their predecessors, the Iraq and Afghan Wars have been…

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  • Gun Crimes

    Navigating the Minnesota and federal laws governing the possession of a firearm can be particularly tricky. The Minnesota criminal defense attorneys at the Law Office of Brockton D. Hunter P.A. have extensive experience representing clients across the state facing these gun charges. Many Minnesota prosecutors have office policies to take a hard line in cases…

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  • Property Forfeiture

    Minnesota’s civil forfeiture laws allow police to seize your vehicle, firearm, money or other property without convicting you of a crime. Unfortunately, fighting to get your property back can often feel like a wild goose chase. The process can be long with strict deadlines, and involve extensive paperwork. The criminal defense attorneys at Brockton D.…

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  • License Revocation

    A variety of statutes in Minnesota give the Commissioner of Public Safety the power to revoke, cancel, or suspend your driver’s license. If your license is revoked, it is important to act quickly to challenge the revocation. In some instances a criminal defense attorney can petition the chief judge of a particular county to temporarily…

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  • CVO / CVH

    Minnesota recently reorganized its laws regarding Criminal Vehicular Operation. Criminal Vehicular Operation makes it a crime to injure another person while you are operating a vehicle. The statute is divided into four different crimes, depending on how injured the victim is. Criminal Vehicular Operation is a very serious charge that can impact the rest of…

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  • Child Pornography

    The Minnesota legislature attaches extremely severe penalties to child pornography. Not only are the prison sentences long, the social stigma attached to such a charge can ruin a person’s reputation and family life. The Law Offices of Brockton D. Hunter will take a proactive approach to protect your rights.

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  • Damage to Property

    The charge of damage to property is a serious allegation that could carry lifelong effects. The attorneys at Brockton D. Hunter P.A. have represented clients across the state of Minnesota for over 15 year and are available to fight for you. Damage to property is divided into four degrees with their own punishments. First Degree…

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  • Arson

    The crime of Arson in Minnesota means destroying or damaging property with fire or explosives. If Minnesota has charged you with arson, you are likely facing severe, life-altering penalties. It is critical to retain an arson attorney who understands these complex laws. The Minnesota arson lawyers at the Law Office of Brockton D. Hunter, P.A.…

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  • White Collar Crimes

    Corporate theft, embezzlement, forgery, hacking, fraud, tax evasion or writing bad checks are referred to as white collar crimes when committed by professionals and corporate executives. If you are being investigated for or charged with a white collar crime, hiring an experienced criminal defense attorney is critical to securing your rights. First time offenders with…

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  • Federal Charges

    Federal crimes are violations of the United States Code and are charged in federal courts. Minnesota has federal courthouses in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Federal charges usually result from investigations by federal law enforcement agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Examples of federal crimes are; drug trafficking,…

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