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  • What Are the Penalties for Selling Drugs in Minnesota?
    What Are the Penalties for Selling Drugs in Minnesota?

    Controlled substances include prescription medications and illegal drugs. They are separated into five schedules based on their accepted medical use and potential for abuse and physical and ...

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  • Aggravating Factors and Enhanced Penalties for DWIs in Minnesota
    Aggravating Factors and Enhanced Penalties for DWIs in Minnesota

    A first-time DWI in Minnesota carries harsh consequences, including jail time, fines, and loss of driving privileges. When aggravating factors are present, such as prior DWIs or an elevated blood ...

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  • What Are the Consequences of Vehicular Homicide in Minnesota?
    What Are the Consequences of Vehicular Homicide in Minnesota?

    Criminal vehicular homicide occurs when someone unintentionally takes another person's life while operating a motor vehicle. It is an offense if the individual who caused the accident was grossly ...

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  • Can You Lose Your Car If You’re Convicted of a Drug Crime?
    Can You Lose Your Car If You’re Convicted of a Drug Crime?

    If you’re alleged to have been involved in a drug crime , you can face more than incarceration and/or fines. You might also lose your vehicle through a process called forfeiture. If your car is ...

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  • Is Lying to the Police a Crime?
    Is Lying to the Police a Crime?

    In some situations, lying to the police can be a crime. State and federal statutes prohibit providing false or misleading information to law enforcement officers. For example, in Minnesota, a person ...

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  • Can a Defendant Fight Any Criminal Charge?
    Can a Defendant Fight Any Criminal Charge?

    Those accused of criminal offenses have a constitutional right to challenge the allegations against them. They can cross-examine the government’s witnesses and contest its evidence to test and weaken ...

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