MINNESOTA CRIMINAL DEFENSE BLOG

How to Respond to a Professional License Review

If you are a professional license holder who has been accused of some illegal or unethical practices, aside from the potential legal ramifications from your accusers, you should also be concerned about losing your license from the professional board. After you have been accused, it is likely that the licensing board for your profession will… Read more »

What Are the Legal Consequences of Identity Theft in Minnesota?

Our digital identities are everything and most people handle their entire lives through services like online banking, shopping, and even cloud-based workspaces. We use a combination of websites, mobile app, and online software to handle almost everything important about our own lives and most people don’t give a second thought to the idea of identity… Read more »

Identity Crimes are More Than Just Identity Theft

In the modern world of cyber crimes and stolen data, most people have heard of identity theft and try to protect themselves from it in at least a few minimal ways. Identity theft is the boogie man of unvoided checks, hacked business databases, spyware lurking on your computer. Of course, whether or not you shred… Read more »

Minnesota Theft Defense Lawyer: Defenses Against Shoplifting

Did you know that if someone ever catches you shoplifting in Minnesota that you could be arrested and sent to jail? Yes, that is correct. You can be sent to jail if you are convicted of shoplifting in Minnesota. We all know about shoplifting and what it means to shoplift, right? Shoplifting is when someone… Read more »

Minnesota Drug Crimes Defense Lawyer: Can The Police Do A Drug Search?

What’s In The Fourth Amendment? How familiar are you with the Fourth Amendment? The U.S. Constitution’s Fourth Amendment gives us protection against any searches and seizures that may be unlawful. When the courts are involved, the courts will balance your Fourth Amendment rights to the privacy you have against reasonable interest and safety. The judge… Read more »

When A Personal Injury Case Becomes Insurance Fraud

No matter whether it was a car accident or a slip in a store, if you were hurt due to the negligence of another, you have the right to pursue a personal injury claim. If that negligent person can be proven to be at fault, their insurance will cover your medical bills, lost wages, and… Read more »

Claiming Self-Defense When Accused of Domestic Violence

Domestic assault is a common charge, and it comes with a huge negative stigma as well as painful criminal consequences if convicted. However, the truly unfortunate reality of a domestic violence charge is that it can be difficult to escape those criminal consequences once arrested. Even if the domestic violence incident was false or your… Read more »