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Minnesota Implied Consent Law, DWI

Minnesota’s Implied Consent Law (DWI Cases) Upheld as Constitutional Minnesota’s “implied consent” law states that if you are lawfully arrested by an officer who has probable cause to believe that you have been driving or boating while intoxicated, then you consent to taking a chemical test of your blood, breath, or urine for the purpose of determining your blood alcohol content (BAC).  The test must be taken within two hours of when you were last driving or boating. Refusal to submit to a chemical test is a crime, but if you refuse, a test cannot be administered. The officer must [...]

2016-11-20T19:57:46+00:00March 3, 2015|Attorney News, Minnesota Law News|

Minnesota’s Assault and Self-Defense Laws

Minnesota’s Assault, Self-Defense Laws Assault is a serious crime and Minnesota, specifically, has some of the toughest penalties in the nation. There are five degrees of assault in Minnesota, not including domestic assault. The degrees range from first being the most serious, to fifth being the least serious. In General, assault is when a person either: (1) commits an act with intent to cause fear in another of immediate bodily harm or death; or (2) intentionally inflicts or attempts to inflict bodily harm upon another. 1st Degree Assault is the most serious of the assault offenses. This offense is a [...]

2016-11-20T19:57:46+00:00February 2, 2015|Criminal Defense, Minnesota Law News|

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