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Trial of former Mpls. Police officer Mohamed Noor begins

Source: Kare 11 The former Minneapolis police officer didn’t answer questions about whether he would take in the stand in the fatal shooting of 40-year-old Justine Damond. Author: Lou Raguse, Associated Press Published: 12:43 PM CDT March 31, 2019 Updated: 10:54 AM CDT April 1, 2019 MINNEAPOLIS — The jury selection process began Monday in the high-profile murder… Read more »

Liability When A Dog Attacks You While Out Running

For many, going out for a jog can be a great hobby as well as a way to get in that crucial daily dose of fitness. It is a healthy way to deal with stress and can leave you feeling great. However, like any activity that puts you out in the world, it also puts… Read more »

9 Tips for Finding the Best St. Paul Criminal Lawyer

Whether you are charged with DWI, theft or some other crime, you need an experienced criminal defense lawyer to work on your behalf. The number of criminal lawyers in St. Paul can feel overwhelming. How do you know which lawyer is right for you? How do you decide who you should trust with your case… Read more »

What Constitutes Drug Paraphernalia in Minnesota?

Section 152.09 of the 2018 Minnesota Statutes makes it a petty misdemeanor to possess drug paraphernalia. However, when it comes to drug paraphernalia, it isn’t always easy to determine what qualifies and what doesn’t. Police officers do employ some common tactics-here are a few things they might look for. Definition of Drug Paraphernalia Federal law goes a… Read more »

Big Changes Coming to Minnesota Criminal Sexual Conduct Laws

On January 28th, a three-judge panel of the Minnesota Court of Appeals expanded on the existing criminal sexual conduct law. The change addressed what constitutes a “substantial step” toward committing the crime. Specifically, the use of social media and electronic communications were considered as cause for change to the current laws. The law defines a “substantial step” as follows: A… Read more »

How to Make It Through a Minnesota DUI Suspension and Get Your License Back

Wait 6 Months The first step in any journey back to your driving life is the six months it will take for your probation to expire. During this time, you’re going to need alternate forms of transportation and to rely on friends and family to help with specific errands. Depending on where you live, you… Read more »

Minors Accused of Sex Crimes Against Children

Minnesota Sex Crimes Lawyer The stereotypical picture of someone charged with a sexual crime is that of the “dirty old man” who lurks around corners or in a dark alley ready to assault the innocent. Reality is often quite different. The United States Department of Justice reports that minors commit more than one third of… Read more »

Representation for Drug Charges: Why Hire a St. Paul Drug Crimes Lawyer

When you get charged for possession of drugs or something more serious, you’re placing your freedom on the line. The state of Minnesota takes drug crimes seriously, and, if you have a prior criminal record, your legal consequences could be more serious. Once arrested for a drug charge, you must wait for your first appearance… Read more »

A Guide to Getting Your License Reinstated After a DUI in St. Paul

St. Paul DUI Lawyers Getting your license reinstated after a DUI is a good feeling. You’re at the end of a process that hopefully left you a lot wiser, and more responsible on the road. A DUI or DWI arrest can be one of the most difficult times you have ever experienced, but you can regain… Read more »

Winter Slip & Fall Accidents In St. Paul, MN

It’s winter in St. Paul, and that means there can be dangerous ice anywhere and everywhere. Unfortunately, not all homeowners and business owners live up to their responsibilities with snow and ice removal. This puts citizens in the path of danger, who unwittingly can have their lives ruined by someone else’s carelessness. Slip and fall… Read more »