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What to Do When You Think Your Breathalyzer Result Was Wrong

When it comes to driving while intoxicated, law enforcement officers rely heavily on the results of breathalyzer tests. However, these machines aren’t perfect. They are machines and can malfunction like any other device, especially since law enforcement often doesn’t calibrate them or perform maintenance as often as they should. Due to this, breathalyzer tests don’t… Read more »

What Happens if You Default on Divorce in Minnesota?

Divorce is never an easy time. Some couples might find it a relief to know that the relationship is finally over and they can get started on moving on. However, others refuse to let love die. Yet once you are served with a divorce petition, you can’t just ignore it and hope that it will… Read more »

Considerations to Make Before Filing for Divorce

While the decision to divorce for some can come out of a moment of passion, for most couples it is something that builds up. However, divorce is not something that you want to jump into. Instead, divorce should be something that comes from careful planning even if it comes as a complete surprise to your… Read more »

Animal, Birds, Fish and Plants Crimes: When Not Knowing Isn’t Innocence

When it comes to laws regarding the plentiful animals, birds, fish, and plants found in and around Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes, they can be obscure, oddly specific, and for many who spend time outside, completely unknown. However, if enjoy spending time outdoors hunting, fishing, or even just wandering around, you need to be very careful of… Read more »

Caught Driving After License Revocation in Minnesota?

If you have been convicted of a DWI in Minnesota, you may find yourself faced with several criminal punishments depending on the nature of your DWI and your past driving record. However, even in cases where the criminal DWI punishments are minor, your will also still have to deal with the administrative punishments as well…. Read more »

Crafting a Defense for Attempted Murder Charges in Minnesota

While all crimes are punishable by our criminal justice system, murder is seen as the most serious of them all. The willful act of taking another life has serious consequences in Minnesota. However, you need not carry out the act to face punishment. Just like the act itself, the attempt to kill someone have very… Read more »