I live out of State and had no idea that I had a court date. I am a single mother with limited income. This has to be some type of fraud. How do I find out what it's about and get the warrants lifted without going to jail. I have never wrote a bad check. I have no clue what this would be about. I... Read more »
The way to clear a warrant is normally to surrender to law enforcement, ideally in the jurisdiction originating the warrant. But in recent years, some arrest warrants for lower level criminal charges can be cleared with bail, without being booked into jail to await a bail hearing. In a case of...Read more »
I was charged as a juvenile. Reckless endangerment is normally a class c felony in ND, but being a juvenile, It was taken down to a misdemeanor. Will my juvenile record stop me from having a career in law enforcement?
Check out the info on the web page for MINNESOTA BOARD OF PEACE OFFICER STANDARDS AND TRAINING (POST), titled "Becoming an Officer;" then "STANDARDS FOR PEACE OFFICER ELIGIBILITY." And check the link to "Minimum Selection Standards, MN Rules 6700.0700, Subp.1, E. or F." That seems to indicate...Read more »
By bf and I have an ofp and also a danco. I have court this wed to ask to modify the ofp as I'm pregnant and want phone calls and for him to attend my Dr appts. Hes in treatment. If they grant the ofp modification does that go for the danco as well or do I have to do something else for the danco to... Read more »
In Minnesota, the parties in an Order for Protection ("OFP") case are two individual people, the "Petitioner" and the "Respondent." As a result, the Petitioner has the right, in the civil OFP case, to ask the court to vacate and dismiss the OFP. And the Court will. But, in contrast, in a...Read more »
My bf is being charged with 2nd deg assault w/dangerous weapon. I don't want to testify as I dont want him to go to jail. The issue was he was on drugs and now in a long term treatment program. I wanted him to get help for his issues. He is pleading not guilty and taking it to trial. If I get... Read more »
Not if you give the prosecutor a heads up about those, prior to the trial. But you might consider going to a court appearance to try to negotiate: 1. a reduced fine; or 2. a "no conviction" outcome with a higher financial penalty.
the back window. I'm an older woman and tried to put them on, but could not get them to stay. And, I could never get the front one off. They never originally removed my plates. as of now it does not show in the system yet. The ticket says "original" and there is no Officer name or Controlling... Read more »
I’m being charged w/disorderly conduct as a result of my fiancée calling/lying to police during a bad argument. He told the officer that I hit him during this, when I did no such thing. In my struggle to get away from him (I was pinned up against a wall) the most I did was yell loudly for my... Read more »
Yes. With a help from me or another experienced criminal defense attorney, you maybe able to prevent a conviction. That you should prevent problems with background checks. But you could also then Petition for record expungement for even more. See my website for more on criminal defense and...Read more »
Here is an excerpt from Minnesota's current kidnapping crime statute: "609.25 KIDNAPPING.
§ Subdivision 1. Acts constituting. Whoever, for any of the following purposes, confines or removes from one place to another, any person without the person's consent or, if the person is under the...Read more »
I've spoken on the phone with him and he just keeps saying we need to talk and I've told him that have nothing to say to him without a lawyer how can I find out what this about without meeting the detective
Police who want to talk with a suspect have a problem. Why would the person talk to police if they knew what police were up to? They typically will tease the person's curiosity to bait the trap. Don't talk to them on the phone, in person, or ever. Call me or another criminal defense lawyer...Read more »
Case was dismissed because Defendant wanted a complaint. Case was re-opened same day as dismissed with same case number and clerk says it was never really dismissed. There is a Motion to Dismiss that was not officially "heard" will that have to be re-submitted?
Stimulation offered to me i refused to agree to. Saw judge once and he said I needed to file some sort of claim or process but I cant remember what or which. What do I do to start legally regaining my property and sue the county for unneeded force by running into my parked and shut off truck... Read more »
If police or the prosecutor gave you a Notice of Seizure and Administrative Forfeiture, or similar document, that limits your time to challenge the forfeiture to 60 days. And you should immediately file a challenge to that forfeiture, with a lawyer and-or in conciliation court. If not, you should...Read more »
im on appeal currently because, I was pulled over as passenger in a vehicle I was placed under arrest for a misdemeanor non drug related warrant at the time of my arrest I was detained and moved to a squad car later a k-9 sniff of the car lead to a physical search, in that perch was found in a... Read more »
This is something that a criminal attorney would need to be the attorney-of-record, with access to all information and sources of information. Only then could that attorney analyze the facts, the trial court record on appeal, and the relevant law. From the limited info provided here, yes it could...Read more »
It sounds like you may be on court probation on one case, and MN DOC supervised release on another. It's tough, but important to get along with your P.O.s. As far as issues with them, I'd suggest to try to go above and beyond in efforts to communicate, including setting up in person meetings to...Read more »
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