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  • Can I Get a Minnesota DWI as a Passenger?
    Can I Get a Minnesota DWI as a Passenger?

    If you’re out drinking and find yourself in the passenger’s seat of a vehicle that is driven by a drunk or buzzed motorist, you may assume that you cannot be charged with a DWI . Since you’re not ...

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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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