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Is An Ignition Interlock a Possibility in All Vehicles in the Future?

If the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gets its way, every single American convicted of drunk driving will be required to use an ignition interlock device. They are also considering the impact upon traffic safety if every legal driver nationwide is required to use the technology, regardless of whether or not they have an… Read more »

Minnesota Sex Crimes Allegations Require An Aggressive Defense

If you have been accused of any sex crime (rape, child abuse, etc.), time is critical to prevent allegations from ruining your life. Often, in today’s society, where sex crimes are concerned, the person accused of a sex crime is considered guilty even if proven innocent. They bear the scarlet letter of being accused upon their… Read more »

The Various Degrees of Minnesota DWI Charges

Every state has its own laws regarding impaired driving, and there are often significant differences in the statutes and the penalties imposed. For example, Minnesota maintains an intensive supervised release (ISR) program with stringent demands on those convicted of felony DWI. Initial decisions by prosecutors regarding DWI charges may significantly impact outcomes and the ultimate… Read more »

Grandparents Rights To Custody And Parenting Time In Minnesota

In a perfect world grandparents would have liberal access to their grandchildren through their relationship with their own children. Unfortunately, we do not live in a perfect world. Grandparents often find themselves in a tenuous position, carefully navigating the troubled waters and emotional minefields of a child’s hostile divorce, death of their child, or an… Read more »

Minnesota’s New Expungement Law

People make mistakes every day. Some of those mistakes result in felony convictions. Unfortunately, after working tirelessly to overcome past problems, addictions, and convictions, thousands of ex-offenders in Minnesota face barricades to employment and improved housing. Now, Minnesota’s new expungement law is offering new hope. What is expungement? Expungement is the process of sealing arrest… Read more »

Mr. Peterson Protects St. Paul Man’s Miranda Rights!

Mr. Peterson Protects St. Paul Man’s Miranda Rights! On August 22, 2013 in Ramsey County, Minnesota, Mr. Peterson successfully argued that the police involuntarily coerced his client into making incriminating statements about the crimes he allegedly committed.  In early May 2013, Mr. Peterson’s client was involved in a domestic dispute with his then girlfriend.  The… Read more »