Apr 04/27/2018

Drug Conspiracy — Am I a Co-Conspirator?

2023-03-21T18:34:13+00:00April 27, 2018|Drug Crimes, Federal Drug Conspiracy|

Drug Conspiracy Elements A drug conspiracy have two central requirements: two or more persons agreed to commit the crimes of either: (a) drug distribution or (b) drug possession with the intent to distribute;  AND the person knowingly and voluntarily joined the conspiracy intending to help advance or achieve its goal. Agreement In regard to an [...]

Oct 10/04/2017

Sieben & Cotter Criminal Defense: We Get the Job Done!

2022-08-26T14:16:44+00:00October 4, 2017|Assault Charges, Criminal Defense, Criminal Sexual Conduct, Drug Crimes, Sex Crimes|

What level of service can you expect from us as your criminal defense attorneys? First and foremost, WE GET THE JOB DONE!  Practically speaking that could mean winning your case outright (i.e. acquittal or dismissal of charges) or securing the best possible outcome for you.  As a criminal defense law firm our mission is [...]

Aug 08/05/2016

Minnesota’s New Drug Sentencing Laws Effective August 1st

2022-08-26T14:16:48+00:00August 5, 2016|Criminal Defense, Drug Crimes|

After a long battle in the legislature, many sentencing guidelines are being reduced for first and second degree possession offenses, while reserving the more severe punishment for high-level drug dealers, or violent offenders. The following is a brief overview of the changes that took effect on August 1st. To view a complete overview [...]

May 05/11/2016

MN Senate Drug Overhaul Proposal

2022-08-26T14:16:49+00:00May 11, 2016|Drug Crimes|

Senate Proposal Seeks Major Drug-Law Overhaul On Friday, May 6, 2016, Sen. Ron Latz, DFL - St. Louis Park gained momentous bipartisan support when the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association, the Minnesota Sheriffs Association and the Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association signed off on the final compromise to his proposed-drug-reform package, Senate File 3481. [...]

Apr 04/22/2016

Minnesota’s Marijuana Laws

2023-03-21T18:30:27+00:00April 22, 2016|Drug Crimes|

Got Marijuana? It’s the State’s Burden to Prove It Under Minnesota law, all offenses involving the sale or possession of Marijuana are FELONY level offense. This is except for a small amount of Marijuana, defined at 42.5 grams or less. The amount of prison time you face depends on the amount of Marijuana sold or [...]

Jan 01/19/2016

Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Controlled Substance Crimes

2022-08-26T14:16:50+00:00January 19, 2016|Drug Crimes|

Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Controlled Substance Crimes Since, the early 1990’s and in response to the nationwide “War on Drugs” Minnesota has taken a drastic approach in amending the criminal penalties for controlled-substance crimes. This approach has resulted in more strict and harsh penalties for those convicted of these crimes, and also the institution of [...]

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