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What are the common types of drug crimes and penalties in Minnesota?

In Minnesota, drug crimes are punishable by a wide range of penalties, depending on the specific circumstances of the case. Some common types of drug crimes and their potential penalties in Minnesota include: Possession: Possession of a controlled substance is a crime in Minnesota, and the penalties for possession can vary depending on the type… Read more »

Criminal Defense Lawyer in Minneapolis Area

If you have been charged with a crime in Minnesota, it is important to understand the potential penalties and consequences you may face. Depending on the severity of the offense, a criminal conviction can result in significant jail time, fines, and a permanent criminal record. At Villaume & Schiek, P.A., our experienced criminal defense attorneys… Read more »

Villaume & Schiek: A Reputation for Ethics and Excellence

When faced with circumstances that could forever limit your livelihood or freedom, knowledgeable and reliable legal counsel is a must. The attorneys at Villaume & Schiek, P.A. bring decades of combined experience to resolving high-stakes matters both inside and outside of the courtroom. Delivering preeminent representation in an array of related practice areas spanning criminal… Read more »

4 Common Criminal Defense Strategies

Chances are, if you have been charged with a crime, you have already started your search for a criminal defense lawyer. There are so many things to think about when it comes to the seriousness of your charges, the upcoming trial, and more. Something that will make the biggest difference in your case is your… Read more »

4 Common Types of Minnesota Family Law Cases

Many of us are familiar with the work that criminals lawyers do from the television shows and movies that garner our attention on a weekly basis. We have seen criminal lawyers stand in a courtroom in front of a judge and a jury and make compelling arguments for their clients. While the work of family… Read more »

5 Misconceptions About Personal Injury Claims in Minnesota

When you are involved in an accident, there will be so much to wrap your head around. Have you been seriously injured? Was someone else at fault? Were you at fault? Will insurance provide protection? Additionally, there are various myths and misconceptions surrounding personal injury law that could compound your worries and frustrations. Most people… Read more »

Employment Law Trends and Issues To Watch in 2021

With 2020 quickly coming to an end after an unforgettable and unprecedented amount of events, we are ready to look at what changes we expect to take place in 2021. We are also ready to determine how any change can have a potential impact on employees and employers. Every year, businesses and organizations struggle to… Read more »

COVID-19, Discrimination, and The Workplace

Quarantine. Social distancing. Lockdowns. Shelter-in-place orders. Stay-at-home orders. Before this year, how many times had you heard any of those terms discussed on a consistent basis? With the global proliferation of the unforgettable coronavirus(COVID-19), 2020 has set the scene for notable compliance changes and challenges for workplaces. Navigating uncertainty and adapting to a new normal… Read more »