MINNEAPOLIS CRIMINAL & VETERANS DEFENSE

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  • Penalties For First Degree Assault in Minnesota
    Penalties For First Degree Assault in Minnesota

    Misunderstandings happen, many of which result in criminal charges for assault. But there are varying degrees of assault under Minnesota law. The line separating these offenses can be thin and hard to ...

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  • Minnesota's DWI Test Refusal Law Is Unconstitutional
    Minnesota's DWI Test Refusal Law Is Unconstitutional

    Recently the Minnesota Court of Appeals determined that it is unconstitutional to charge someone with a crime for refusing to submit to a DWI blood test when police officers do not have a warrant. ...

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  • Charged With a Hit-And-Run in Minnesota?
    Charged With a Hit-And-Run in Minnesota?

    Hit and run refers to the crime of fleeing the scene of an accident . The crime can be categorized either as a felony or a misdemeanor, depending on the facts of the case. Both offenses carry serious ...

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  • Minnesota Kidnapping Laws and Penalties
    Minnesota Kidnapping Laws and Penalties

    When most people think of kidnapping, they picture terrifying cases like that of Elizabeth Smart, in which a child disappears into the night, carried off by an unknown stranger. In reality, most ...

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