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Expungement

Minnesota Expungement Lawyer A criminal expungement involves petitioning a judge to seal a criminal record. When the record is sealed, it does not show up when a background is performed by employers, landlords, or anyone doing a background check at the county courthouse. The record is not destroyed, but it is sealed from certain individuals…. Read more »

Prostitution Defense

Minneapolis Prostitution Defense Lawyer Prostitution is the act of performing sexual acts in exchange for money. The act of pandering is also considered a form of solicitation because it involves someone soliciting customers for prostitution. A person who does this is known as a pimp. If you have been accused of prostitution or for acting… Read more »

Probation Violation

Minnesota Probation Violation Attorney Being accused of violating the terms of your probation is rather serious because a violation could result in you having to serve the jail or prison sentence that your probation was taking the place of. Probation is essentially the suspension of a jail sentence, which allows an individual to live their… Read more »

Obstructing Justice

Minneapolis Obstructing Justice Attorney Obstructing justice in Minnesota means interfering with the legal process, firefighting efforts, or arrest efforts. This includes interfering with the jobs of federal and state investigators, prosecutors, regulatory agencies, and other state or federal government officials. If you have been accused of obstructing justice, the Anderson Law Firm, PLLC can help… Read more »

Kidnapping

Minneapolis Kidnapping Attorney Kidnapping is the act of one person physically and involuntarily removing another person from their place of work, their home, or any other location. Age is not a factor in kidnapping. Once the person is kidnapped, they are kept in another location against their will. This is the act of “false imprisonment”… Read more »

Disorderly Conduct

There are times when individuals are placed in rather compromising situations, such as when the police sets up a sting operation or when a person is provoked by another. Such situations can lead to a charge of lewd conduct, which can carry some rather strict penalties, such as heavy fines, jail time, and community service…. Read more »

State v. Brooks Oral Argument set for September 11, 2013

The Minnesota Supreme Court today scheduled oral argument in State v. Brooks, for September 11, 2013. This case will likely address whether Minnesota’s Implied Consent law is constitutional and/or whether or not a DWI suspects ‘consent’ to take a blood, breath or urine test after being informed that they are required by law to take… Read more »

MN Supreme Court Accepts Brooks

The Minnesota Supreme Court granted a motion for accelerated review in State v. Brooks. This is the case that was remanded to the Minnesota Court of Appeals by the United States Supreme Court following the decision in Missouri v. McNeely, which held that law enforcement needs to seek a search warrant before conducting a blood… Read more »

White Collar Crimes

Being accused of a white collar crime can have a devastating impact on your life. A conviction can be even more devastating in that the prison sentence in a federal detention center is quite a bit more extensive than a prison sentence at the state level. The reason is because a white collar crime is… Read more »

Violent Crimes

Violent crimes receive some of the most serious punishments of all criminal cases. Of those violent crimes, homicide carries the most severe penalties of them all. If convicted of such a crime, the penalty can be very serious. It can include decades or live in prison. Even if a person gets out of prison, they… Read more »