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  • 3 Aggravating Factors in a Minnesota DWI
    3 Aggravating Factors in a Minnesota DWI

    DWI is an “enhanceable offense” in Minnesota, meaning the severity of a drunk driving charge is based on several aggravating factors that are present during the arrest. The presence of one or more of ...

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  • How a DWI Conviction Affects Education
    How a DWI Conviction Affects Education

    Not only can a DWI conviction have a lasting impact on your employment opportunities, it can also have a negative effect on your academics. Whether you are in high school or enrolled in college, there ...

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  • How a DWI Conviction Affects Employment
    How a DWI Conviction Affects Employment

    A DWI conviction not only results in jail time, license suspension and fines, it can have a negative impact on your career and future employment opportunities. What Happens When You Apply for a Job ...

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  • Minnesota Lawmakers Set to Tighten State's DWI Laws on ATVs and Snowmobiles
    Minnesota Lawmakers Set to Tighten State's DWI Laws on ATVs and Snowmobiles

    The House unanimously approved a bill last month that will apply the DWI law to ATVs and snowmobiles. The legislation was inspired by the death of Alan Geisenkoetter Jr., an 8-year-old boy who was ...

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  • Can I Get a Minnesota DWI for Sleeping in My Car?
    Can I Get a Minnesota DWI for Sleeping in My Car?

    When you’ve had too much to drink after a night out, you are in no condition to drive when it comes time to hit the road. Rather than requesting a ride from Uber or Lyft, or having a designated driver ...

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  • How to Get Your Driver's License Back after DWI
    How to Get Your Driver's License Back after DWI

    When it comes to DWI, most people think of the criminal penalties (e.g. jail time, probation, fines, etc.). However, there is also a civil side to a DWI charge, which deals with your right to have a ...

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