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1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Traffic Tickets for Minnesota on
Q: Is there Constitutional rights to travel without a license in a motor vehicle in Minnesota

I recently got a ticket for driving on a cancelled license but I was parked at a gas station and the police were called there for another person but because that person came and sat in my car they searched my car and towed it I was not on drugs or drinking i simply was minding my own business

Joseph A. Gangi
Joseph A. Gangi
answered on Sep 2, 2016

No, you do not have a Constitutional right to a driver's license.

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Minnesota on
Q: I am looking for information about estimated costs for appeal process in a divorce case?

I am currently working with an attorney... My ex wife is filling an appeal AND I don't have money to pay for attorney...

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 18, 2015

Ask the attorney you are working with about this. When you post a question online, like this one, no one may even try to respond until it is too late.

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Q: I live in MN but my FA case is in WI. I need to appeal a circuit judge ruling. Can I get counsel appointed to me in WI?

I am disabled and qualify as indigent. Legal aid in MN won't help in WI, WI legal aid won't help b/c I live in MN. I am told I will need counsel for appellate process.

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Sep 27, 2015

Probably not. This was asked many months ago. You were told then that you needed counsel.

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Q: I really need consultation and/or representation in a DHS Appeal.

I went to the first hearing and asked the judge for a continuance as I felt unprepared. She granted the continuance until June 11th and told me if I was looking for an attorney they would need to practice administrative law. I am having trouble finding such or getting anyone to call back. My... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Sep 14, 2015

You needed to hire a private attorney back then, one who does administrative law. Most attorneys in your area will be able to help or be able to recommend someone who can help. Go see a local attorney if you have not done so already.

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Q: What happends if I doný answer an appeal beacause I can´t afford any more my lawyers?
Joseph A. Gangi
Joseph A. Gangi
answered on May 13, 2015

You cannot lose a Minnesota appeal by default. The appealing party will still need to convince the appellate court to reverse. Nevertheless, you are wise to find appellate counsel to represent your interests on appeal and convince the court to affirm. A reversal often means additional... Read more »

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