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What is the Age of Consent in Minnesota?

As a criminal defense attorney in Stearns, Hennepin, and surrounding Minnesota counties, potential clients often ask me specific questions about whether certain behavior or activities

assault and battery
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Difference Between Assault and Battery?

Although often used interchangeably, in many states assault and battery are separate and distinct crimes. Generally, an assault is a threat or physical act that creates a reasonable apprehension

Disorderly Conduct
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What is Disorderly Conduct?

Most people have a general understanding of what constitutes disorderly conduct. Bar fights, public rioting, or an unruly fan running onto the field of play

search warrant
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How do Police Get a Search Warrant?

With a valid search warrant, the police will enter your home with or without your consent and will not respond kindly to anyone who obstructs

dui law
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Can the police arrest you for a DWI/DUI?

In Minnesota a police officer may lawfully arrest any person if the officer believes there is probable cause the person is driving while impaired, driving under the influence or underage drinking and driving.