It depends on what you are doing. I agree with my colleague that being underage and high is a huge issue if you are driving, operating or physical control of a motor vehicle. Additionally, you get high from using some sort of substance that is illegal for you when you are a minor. Presumably,...Read more »
You are not required to sign the citation in Minnesota so that is neither here nor there. I would imagine that you are going to be mailed a copy of the citation so you should be looking for that in the mail.
You are not given an opportunity to sign a citation. That is not something that happens in Minnesota. The citation is simply issued to the offender. The citation will be mailed to you if it was not issued to you at the time of the traffic stop.
A prosecutor typically writes the criminal complaint and the information is generated from the police report. If the subject of the complaint disagrees and is charged with a crime, the defendant can file a probable cause challenge or set the matter for trial.
There isn't really a question here. This appears to be a companion question to a separate question about assaulting a "staff member" who deserved it. Consult directly try with a criminal defense attorney about this issue.
A subpoena is a court order which requires you to appear for testimony. A warrant could be issued if you fail to appear in court if subpoenaed. You could be held in contempt if you show up and refuse to testify. You should consult with an attorney if either of these is a possibility.
You continue to ask the same question using different phrasing over and over. These are fact specific questions and there isn't enough detail here to intelligently answer the question. Reach out directly to a criminal defense attorney about these issues. Most of us provide free...Read more »
Address it with the person that you bailed out. The bail has been posted. I suppose you could request that it be discharged back to you if it was cash bail that you posted, but you're likely SOL if you went through a bonding company. You'll have to keep following up with this...Read more »
Recently my wife was pulled over for "yielding" through a stop sign when making a right-turn at a 3-way stop (the cross street has a yield so she assumed the same). She said, however, that the cop didn't flash his lights / blare the siren until she was a few miles down the road (she... Read more »
A 5th degree what? Assault? Drug possession? Drug sale? The underlying charge matters, but I think it’s face to say that the amount of jail time that you are going to serve is going to be more significant than it was for the first one or two offenses.
A public defender isn’t there to tell your son what he wants to hear. The public defender is there to give you son legal advice and sometimes that includes bad news. I don’t know what your son is charged with, but a private attorney may be more affordable than you realize. Make some phone calls.
Offices started following me for a wide left turn, which is not a thing since statute in MN does not specify a lane. However then officer saw me cross fog line and pulled me over? Is this a legitimate stop since everything started on the erroneous assumption by the officer that I made an illegal... Read more »
The officer doesn't need a legal reason to follow you. He or she only needs a legally sufficient basis to pull you over. Crossing the fog line could be such a legal basis. But don't take the officer's word for it. You should get an attorney and have the attorney view video of the...Read more »
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