I was stopped by a state trooper for speeding and was issued a ticket for 9 mile over the limit, noting that the trooper claimed I was going faster.. I have a clean driving record and do not want a conviction. I am unemployed due to COVID and cannot afford a lawyer. If I contest this hoping to get... Read more »
Hello. A law enforcement officer told me that there is no law against throwing lit fireworks at someone or at their moving car. This, after running at them to do so. Is it legal to light fireworks and throw them at people and at cars in the State of Minnesota? If not, what specific law addresses... Read more »
I don't think there is a specific law designated at that conduct. However, it could be assault, disorderly conduct, criminal damage to property, and possibly others depending on the exact circumstances.
My biological father was a LPR, he was arrested in 1983 shortly after I was born. I was adopted. He was released from prison and deported back to the Dominican Republic in 1997. He is aware he will have to apply for readmission and fill out other paperwork.
Unfortunately, no. The officer may use your speed to provide a reason to stop you and ultimately decide not to cite you for it. His decision not to cite you for your speed does not invalidate the marijuana possession ticket.
You will want to have the assistance of an attorney in fighting...Read more »
My daughter was arrested for transporting meth from SD in December 2019. Her court date was set for March because of the virus the trial was reset for July 28, my daughter just now received a letter moving her trial until November can they do this she will be in Jail for a year before she is... Read more »
Has she demanded a speedy trial? If not, they won't really worry about when she gets a trial. If she has, they will have to try to move things along. Certainly something she should be discussing with her lawyer. If she doesn't have a lawyer, that's not helping her any.
I am being charged with a first degree burglary crime. I was offered a plea agreement which would reduce the sentence to a second degree. I am from Minnesota and there are circumstances and information that has not been considered in this case. I believe that if the judge were aware of the... Read more »
That depends on whether there has been a hearing. Many cases have been put on hold so you may not have missed anything. However, if you have missed a hearing, there is likely a warrant out for your arrest. It would be wise to have an attorney in MN retained to assist you with this to ensure you...Read more »
I was stopped by a MN state trooper for speeding (69mph in a 60 zone, noting that the Trooper reduced it from 74). From the point that I turned onto this road to where I was pulled over, there were no speed limit signs (I have a dashcam). I have a clean driving record and the vehicle has Ambulance... Read more »
Your best bet is to contact a lawyer directly and have a consultation. I don't recommend trying to handle your case based on things you read on the internet. If your goal is to keep your record clean, hiring a lawyer will give you the best chance to do that.
I recently received this speeding ticket apparently in 2004. I don't understand, why I just got it now? The address I currently live wasn't on my drivers license then. I currently live in a different state from the issued ticket. I'm confused as in what I should do.
I stopped appropriately behind a school bus, and when that one went, I went too. There was a second bus stopped at the corner, let the first bus by, and then put the stop sign out AS I was passing it and started honking at me. He did not put out the stop arm until I was right next to him. And he... Read more »
We really need to retain an attorney for my boyfriend in Minnesota. His family is in Florida and I am in Alabama. I'm willing to retain the attorney but however I have no idea what the average cost is for a criminal defense attorney because none of us have ever dealt with this. Could you... Read more »
She recently had a fight after school with a another girl. After the altercation the police interviewed several witnesses and said they will be charging. How can I protect her? What are her legal rights as a 16 year old.
This is a serious felony offense. The best thing you can do for your daughter is help her retain an attorney. An attorney will be able to ensure her rights are protected and may even be able to keep this from resulting in a conviction.
was woken to girlfriend yelling throwing my stuff. jumped up and grabed the back of her neck to retrive my phone before she threw it. then right away went and got dressed to leave as she called police. what can i do?
The smart move would be to get a lawyer retained. Crimes of domestic violence require an arrest, but a lawyer may be able to help make that process easier. In addition, crimes of domestic violence carry many collateral consequences you will want to try to avoid.
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