Have time a curfew at the house and didn't want to arrive home late, so I had to rush to get home fast and, my mom was sick, so I had to take care of her in all ways, so I had to sacrifice myself for hers.
i was trying to know if I can go on probation for the ticket I've received
First, the question doesn't make sense - perhaps due to unfamiliarity with legal terms. As a result, you may want to pick up the phone and call a criminal defense attorney for help sorting out your questions. For example, a petty misdemeanor is not a crime, no jail time is possible, and...Read more »
My felony drops to a misdemenor when probation is completed. My probation will be complete in the next 3 months and want to know if i can purchase and own firearms or not, or if I can have my rights restored
That might be a basis to defend a speeding ticket. I'd check the MMUTCD to see if it supports, defeats, or doesn't mention it. But there may be better defenses, and approaches. A lawyer would help. But fight it no matter what, since you have nothing to lose by trying, and could win.
He received a speeding ticket 08/01 and another 08/17/21. I am beside myself but at any rate, I'm more concerned about his driving record and insurance, the 08/01 the officer gave an extreme speed but it's payable. There's no way my son could've been going that fast with the... Read more »
Yes. It's worth fighting every traffic citation, since doing so will often improve the outcome - whether keeping the record more clean or otherwise. Also, people that go to court and defend against charges, in my experience, tend to become more aware of the importance of avoiding future...Read more »
Cruise control was set for 30 miles. When pulled over I was told it was for speed. I asked how he measured my speed and he refused to answer. Wrote me for 73 in a 60. How do I request dash and body camera video for court ?
Contact the court to request a court date, to contest the ticket. If you can't resolve it with the prosecutor in a satisfactory way, you can send the prosecutor a written request for discovery. They may charge a fee for copies. Of course, you may have better luck with an attorney...Read more »
Multiple possibilities exist, depending upon what document and where you are looking. Friend could show the paper to a criminal defense attorney, who would then be able to see what is being referenced. Or at least a phone call.
"When it appears that the defendant violated any of the conditions of probation during the term of the stay, but the term of the stay has since expired, the defendant's probation officer or the prosecutor may ask the court to initiate probation revocation proceedings under the Rules of...Read more »
On July 18th I was cited for following a car too close as he was turning right in front of me on a 35E exit to pilot knob road which is a two-lane road. MN Statute 169.18(8)(a) I did end up closer to the vehicle than I, myself, would have preferred since the front car slowed to turn much more than... Read more »
How do they prove the distance was not "reasonable and prudent?" They will need admissible evidence. This could include witness testimony, accident investigation by the police officer (if any), car "black box" data, etc. Most people want to keep their driver's license...Read more »
See, e.g. State v. Peterson, unpublished, Minn Court of Appeals 2020:
"A person is guilty of possession of burglary tools when he "has in [his] possession any device, explosive, or other instrumentality with intent to use or permit the use of the same to commit burglary."...Read more »
I asked the prosecutor to drop the charges as I just wanted him to leave that night. She would not drop them but offered a deal of disorderly conduct. He refused the deal. I will be subpoenaed to testify. I’ve been told without me the witness there is no case and I can be difficult or... Read more »
The prosecution has the burden of proving guilt at a criminal trial, with evidence. Normally hearsay (an out-of-court-statement offered-to-prove-the-truth-of-the-matter-asserted) is inadmissible at trial (is not evidence). As a result, if the prosecution's key or sole witness does not appear...Read more »
It's unlikely that a person will be able to remove a traffic ticket from their Minnesota drivers license record after; if they pay the ticket or plead guilty. The way to keep it off the DL record is to challenge it before that. If it were me, I would set a goal of avoiding the speeding...Read more »
The Minnesota crimes of "Adultery" and "Fornication" are rarely prosecuted, though still in Minnesota Statutes. The Minnesota crime of "Incest" excludes first cousins. But I have represented clients charged with Minnesota Criminal Sexual Conduct 3rd and 4th Degree...Read more »
I was pulled over for not stopping at a stop sign in Minnesota (I'm from Texas) but when she came back to the car with my license, she said that she couldn't give me a ticket to sign because her printer was broken. Can I get out of this ticket because of that?
I received a ticket for speeding in a special commissioners zone. Speed limit dropped from 55 to 40 in front of a State Park parking area but I don’t recall any yellow warning signs about the speed drop. The ticket is for 59 in a 40 and I’ve read that anything over 15mph over stays on record... Read more »
It's good to have a clean record for over five years since prosecutors will generally ignore prior speeds over five years old. You sure can call the prosecuting attorney to discuss settlement possibilities. I would not expect a prosecutor to dismiss a ticket outright. They will want...Read more »
Leave the premises. I was too intoxicated to drive so I slept in my car. At some point, the cops were escorted my ex to her car, I had received a call that woke me and as she was getting in her car I waz pulling out. The police had weapons drawn and arrested me. My question is how can I prove I was... Read more »
If you're charged with a crime, step one is to look at the criminal statute they claim was violated. It will contain the legal elements, each of which must be proved by the prosecuting attorney in order to make a case. When it comes to circumstantial evidence, if that evidence gives rise to...Read more »
A person can be in criminal possession of a firearm even when not on their body. Read up on "constructive possession." Minnesota and the United States statutes contain many gun and gun-related crimes, including some for "replica firearms" and defining "firearm" to...Read more »
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