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What is a Qualified Prior Impaired Driving Incident in Minnesota?

DWI – drunk driving – is a charge that can make anyone panic. Losing your drivers’ license means a loss of independence and can even result in the loss of your job. Most states do not consider all DWI cases to be equal and have a list of both mitigating and aggravating factors that can… Read more »

What You Need to Know About DWI Laws In Minnesota

DWI offenses in Minnesota can lead to a variety of penalties, some of which are harsh but relatively short-term, while others are definitive, long-term changes to the basics of daily life for years at a time. Not all DWI/DUI charges in Minnesota carry flat penalties, however. Many can be pleaded down to minimum fines and sentences,… Read more »

Getting Your Life Back Together Following Minnesota DWI Charges

We had a recent blog post on how a DWI in the state of Minnesota can become enhanced. To recap, there are progressively more serious consequences in our state for DWI offenders who have multiple offenses within a ten-year timeframe. That being said, there are also aggravating factors that can make a DWI into a… Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions About Minnesota Whiskey Plates & DWI

If you do not work in law enforcement and have never had a DUI, you might not ever know what whiskey plates are, and that’s for the best. However, if you live in Minnesota then it is likely that you have at least seen them while driving the roadways.  The term whiskey plate is used… Read more »

Why Choose Minnesota’s DWI Ignition Interlock Device Program?

In Minnesota, if you are a first time DWI offender that had double the state’s blood alcohol content at .16 or are being charged with a second DWI in a ten year span, you typically face license revocation. However, the fact is that having a DWI doesn’t change that Minnesota residents still need to go… Read more »

Five Ways to Support a Spouse Charged With a Minneapolis DWI

If your spouse has been charged with a DWI, you might feel as if your family’s life has been turned upside down. Whether your spouse is waiting for their hearing, will be fighting a possible conviction, or might need help beyond legal advice and counseling, as a spouse, it might fall to you to provide… Read more »

The Primary Reasons to Consider Hiring a Minneapolis DWI Defense Lawyer

If you have been charged with a DWI in Minneapolis or the surrounding area, you may be feeling overwhelmed and unsure about what your options are, or what your rights are in this situation. One of the most important things to do after being arrested for a DWI is to contact a DWI defense lawyer…. Read more »