If you are charged with a crime, choosing the right criminal defense attorney can make the difference between winning and losing the battle.
Many people find themselves facing criminal charges with no idea of where to turn, or what to do. Most are good people who find themselves in trouble with the law. Some are innocent of the charges and need assistance fighting the wrongful accusations. Others need someone to stand by their side and protect their rights as they face the charges. All of them need to talk to an attorney to understand what they face.
Whether you need an attorney to defend your innocence, protect your rights, or simply to help you understand the challenges you face, we are here for you.
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Officers for the state decided to enter defendant's home without a warrant, and eventually began to question them. Those answers became evidence (as such things often do). The State tried using those statements, claiming that they would have gotten the statements anyway... Read More...
This is why you need a well qualified attorney. As you can see in this case, even when an attorney doesn't win an argument at court, there is a reason to make the argument, and that's for appeal purposes. Here the Defense made a record of the need for particular leeway in closing arguments. Read More...
Here is a nice update for the rights of the people. We have a situation where an agreement was reached, one that didn't include the mandatory minimum conditional release. The Defendant had the conditional release imposed on a modified sentence, without being informed, without a hearing, with no say at all. Read More...
It may be an issue of semantics, but Judge Halbrooks presents a clear and concise basis for the justification that change in employment does not necessarily need to be done in writing. When the Legislature writes a law saying that change in residence must be done in writing, but does not mention that change in employment must be in writing, the written notice is not required. A13-1215 - State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Read More...
It was worth a try, I don't know any attorney that expected it to succeed, but it was worth trying. The courts announced that you can't dig up old cases that would be unconstitutional now and challenge them. A14-1296 - Shawn Michael O'Connell, petitioner, Appellant, vs. Read More...
A14-1077 Ricky James Bedell, petitioner, Appellant, vs. Tom Roy, Commissioner of Corrections, Respondent. Rice County District Court, Hon. Read More...
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