If police break into a house with a Search Warrant, they are required to either leave a copy or give a copy to a person present. I am not aware of a requirement that they do so, *before* they come in and search. That could create security risks, and that is likely the reason. Normally they will,...Read more »
If something like that happened in Los Angeles, California, you should pose the question to a criminal lawyer in California. This is a Minnesota Q & A page. In Minnesota, the state can charge DUI - drugs if there is evidence to support the charge, for example a blood test.
details to the county attorney. Always communicates with me last minute. Has no mailing address just a Google account. He closed his office for a different job. Do I need a different attorney, and how do I do that now?
You can always switch attorneys if you are unhappy with your representation. You would either need to hire a new attorney or you could discharge your current attorney and apply for a public defender if you qualify. You should reach out to attorneys directly if you believe that you might be hiring...Read more »
I was originally told that I was being arrested for assault by the officer unless I talked to him. I touched no one. He detained me for assault. After the investigation they determined that I never touched anyone. I was already off the property awaiting my cab and then was told that the bar just... Read more »
You would typically be provided a written trespass notice which would require that the the notice include your name, DOB, etc. I'm not sure how refusing to provide ID would justify charging you with both Disorderly Conduct and Obstructing Legal Process. You should secure legal representation...Read more »
I was involved in a domestic last Sunday and this was the second time in two years my husband has been arrested for a domestic. There is a DANCO in place but we have a home and three young kids together.
Is it possible to file a motion to cancel the DANCO? Yes. Is it likely to be granted? No. This is the second domestic in the last two years and the most recent domestic assault occurred about a week ago. I do not believe that the Court is going to grant your request to cancel the DANCO under...Read more »
Currently incarcerated in Faribault MN Prison. Was sentenced 12/21/2012, 4 years remaining. With the laws changing and my depreciating mental health, I need him out here is possible to take care of me. Looking for Appeals Attorney to review his case and see what our options are. Im on disability... Read more »
Your fiancee's has already appealed his convictions. That appeal was decided by the Minnesota Court of Appeals April 28, 2014. Absent something extraordinary, he no longer is able to appeal or challenge any errors that might've occurred in his case. An appellate attorney would need to...Read more »
What did happen? If it has not happened, yet - then avoid that trouble. A felon on probation cannot lawfully possess a pistol or modern sporting rifle. And conditions of probation may prohibit possession of any firearms (read the sentencing order). The first would be a new charge of...Read more »
I'm on probation for wi,ia,and min. I live in mn and found out t hff at ia has a warrant for my arrest with a $5000 cash only bail. I'm a ft student and start my next semester of college next month on the 10th and have to complete the first week of class to get my student loan which I... Read more »
Yes, police can execute an arrest warrant by coming into a home with no other legal authority than the warrant, if they have reason to believe the fugitive is located within. They don't necessarily need to see the fugitive; nor do they need any permission beyond the warrant.
Back in 02 I came up positive on a drug test.. I was brought in to Cid headquarters and they said that I was gonna have a felony on my record... then they kicked me out... but I think it was a cover for something they thought I did but couldn't prove
Judge said that he recommends a lawyer present. He has a full-time job which he doesn't qualify for public attorney? Can we apply for public attorney? And what is he realistically looking at for the 5th degree issue,?
Of course he can apply for Public Defender representation. Most people with a full time job will not qualify, based on net income. But I believe some do, i.e. a minimum wage job holder who is paying high child support on five kids. It can't hurt to apply. A conviction for any felony drug...Read more »
And wanted to purchase alcohol I assumed he was old enough and sold it to him not sure after a cop came in took me in the bag and said I just sold a minor alcohol I am distraught I'm devastated I've never committed a crime I'm an emotional wreck I in fearful of even going back to... Read more »
The charge of selling alcohol to an underage customer is a gross misdemeanor. Law enforcement performs these types of sting operations all the time. You are presumed innocent and cannot be found guilty unless you are proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. You are entitled to an attorney and...Read more »
That procedure varies a bit from county to county, but is also dependent upon the severity of the charge. A guilty plea via a plea petition will not be accepted on a felony and may not be accepted on an enhanceable offense such as a DWI or a domestic assault. This person should get legal...Read more »
I assume that the home and property belongs to someone now. It is up to the owner whether you can go clean up the property, but presumably it is up to the new owner to take care of those issues. I'd stay off of the property absent permission from the owner.
Take a look at the Complaint, listing the criminal statute(s) charged, along with the maximum possible penalties. Then use that information to determine the presumptive sentence on the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines. Finally, consider that with help from an experienced criminal defense attorney,...Read more »
Generally mental health records that are filed with the court are filed as private or sealed so that the general public cannot access them. I presume you could pursue an order from the court to review your own mental health records. But you should be able to access those directly from the provider.
She matched with me on a dating app. Where I think it stated she was above the legal age. She Flirted with me for a couple days, then let me know she was 17. I told her nothing could happen between us physically until she turned 18 in December. She continued to be suggestive and flirt with me ie... Read more »
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