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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Minnesota on
Q: how to get a conviction thrown out if the judge bipassed evidence and used a dead person as a witness

the judge used a dead person as a witness in a criminal domestic trial is that lawful and also I thought they have to prove beyond a reasonable doubt they took hearsay of my baby mom and the doctor said there were no signs of strangulation the police said the something and she also contradicted... Read more »

William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Nov 22, 2020

You would need to pursue and appeal or post conviction relief. An attorney would need to review transcripts from the trial court to know whether there is any chance of success.

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4 Answers | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law and Criminal Law for Minnesota on
Q: My car was seized because of a felony amount of marijuana will I get it back? Scott county mn

I was driving and got pulled over for not fully stopping at a stop sign. I had an odor of weed in my car. They gave me a notice of seizure and intent to forfeit. How do I get it back?

William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Nov 22, 2020

Hiring an attorney is going to be the best chance. At a minimum you should get a consult.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Minnesota on
Q: Does statue limitations apply to convictions
William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Nov 21, 2020

The statute of limitations refers to the period of time between a criminal act and the filing of a charge.

If you are talking about enhanceability there is often a period of time after which a prior conviction can no longer be used.

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Minnesota on
Q: Got a speeding ticket going 48 in 30 mph zone. Circumstances my mind was listening GPS while worried about other issue

My mother passed away Nov 16th my brothers were supposed to give me 300,000 so I if a divorce would not be homeless it was a personal wish of my mother. I even hired an attorney but my brother with the funds the most said I don't care about you And I wrote one more letter for him to explain... Read more »

William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Nov 20, 2020

Do you have a question about the ticket?

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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Minnesota on
Q: Tenant is in Jail

The apartment is rented by a couple. Tenant A is in jail for domestic abuse, Tenant B has a restraining order. Tenant B wants to end the lease. How do I do this with Tenant A in jail?

William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Nov 20, 2020

Your best bet is to contact a reputable firm that handles landlord/tenant matters and have them assist you.

1 Answer | Asked in Probate for Minnesota on
Q: My mom's lawyer told me I was getting a third of the land along with my brother and sister and stepdad gets half of it.

It states the bank and my stepdad are executive holders but I was told by mom's lawyer I'd get money coming from it.

William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Nov 20, 2020

It's not real clear what you're asking. Try posting again with a question.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Minnesota on
Q: Is there any laws in Minnesota that requires me to tell my employer I want to quit my job?
William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Nov 20, 2020

Generally, employment is at-will. This means that you can quit at any time for any reason or no reason at all but you can also be fired at any time for any non-discriminatory reason or no reason at all. Unless you have a contract that requires something different, you should be able to just quit... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation for Minnesota on
Q: I want to set up a parent LLC and have 3 different subsidiary LLCs under it in Minnesota. How do I go about filing them?
William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Nov 20, 2020

If you want it done correctly, you contact a reputable business law firm and retain their services.

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Minnesota on
Q: Mental health case. Of adults positive reinforcement psychology. Care
William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Nov 20, 2020

This doesn't make sense. Try posting again and include a question.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Minnesota on
Q: My ex sister in law surrendered her dog over Facebook but then wanted her back. She is now taking me to court

I gave the dog to the pond where she can get it from there if he wants

William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Nov 20, 2020

What is your question? Are you wondering what you should do?

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Minnesota on
Q: Can someone press charges on roommates for removing her dog from a neglectful owner?

My roommate had a dog and she started neglecting him. Leaving him in his crate for two to three days at a time with no food, water, or bathroom breaks. The rest of our house was taking care of him and he became so anxious from her neglect that he was attacking other animals that either live here as... Read more »

William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Nov 20, 2020

I suppose she could try to report it as a theft of the dog, but it sounds like you have a pretty good defense if she really is on video consenting to you taking the dog.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Minnesota on
Q: I PAID TO GET MY VEHICLE FIXED, AND THE PLACE OF BUSINESS DIDN'T FIX MY CAR PROPERLY. I PAID FOR A WELDING JOB.

THEY PUT BOLTS INSTEAD. THE BOLTS ARE BROKE NOW. I PAID OVER A THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR THREE BOLTS.

William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Nov 19, 2020

I'm sorry to hear that. Do you have a question about the situation?

1 Answer | Asked in Probate for Minnesota on
Q: what kind off effect is covid 19 having on hearings for violation of probation in mn
William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Nov 16, 2020

Some of the hearings are being held remotely via zoom. Otherwise they are proceeding pretty normally in most counties. You should have an attorney assist you with this situation so you don't get revoked.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Minnesota on
Q: I bonded out of jail on 4 different occasions where i end up winning at trial either by dismissal or acquittal. Bond$??

Am i entitled to my money i payed to the bond company?

William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Nov 16, 2020

No. The bond company keeps the money you paid as their fee for assisting you with pretrial release.

3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Minnesota on
Q: Earlier this year I received a ticket claiming I passed a bus with its red lights blinking. Is there a way to fight this

I was behind the bus but passed it before it started to slow down or put on it’s lights. I received a call for cop who told me the bus driver gave them my plates but I could fight the ticket in court. I have no witnesses as I was alone in my car. Is it possible to fight and win this? I was... Read more »

William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Nov 16, 2020

Paying the ticket is a guilty plea and will result in a record. An attorney might be able to help you avoid a record. Why not call a few?

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3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Minnesota on
Q: 30 day deadline is today for citation. Would it be wise to wait until Monday to call them and talk to a hearing officer?

30 day deadline

Pay citation and hope for the best

Or contact them on Monday

William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Nov 16, 2020

If I were you, I would have an attorney help contest the ticket so that you increase your chances of avoiding a record.

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Minnesota on
Q: Got a citation for vehicle I don't own anymore. I live in another state. What can I do as today is the 30 day deadline?

Citation for operating vehicle with expired registration.

I do not own the vehicle anymore

William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Nov 14, 2020

Best move would be to get a lawyer last week or earlier. Next best move is to do that now if you’re serious about this

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Minnesota on
Q: Does the state of Minnesota have to have proof or do they go on the past criminal charges that are more than 10 yrs old

If there are no pictures of domestic violence or any evidence do they actually have a case in the state of Minnesota for a domestic violence charge which is a gross misdemeanor

William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Nov 16, 2020

For enhancement purposes the state only needs to prove there was a conviction. For the new charge they have to prove the offense, but don't need pictures to do so. You could be convicted on testimony alone.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Minnesota on
Q: I don't know what I'm going to court for but I don't drive and I don't have my licences either and I have court tomorrow

It says my charges are for crim/traf mandatory I don't know what to expect tomorrow for court

William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Oct 26, 2020

It’s impossible to say without more information. If you have your case number available a call to a lawyer could be informative. In the future the night before an appearance in criminal court isn’t the ideal time to decide it’s worth taking seriously.

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3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Minnesota on
Q: I got a cell phone ticket a week ago. When I went to pay, it said it was my second offense. It wasn't. How do I fix this

I've never had a violation before. Do police officers ever make mistakes? Do I have to go to traffic court to sort this out?

William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Oct 18, 2020

You go to court and contest it. Or you have your lawyer go to court and contest it.

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