Minnesota is not one of the states that has legalized recreational use of marijuana. Therefore, it is important to be aware of state laws relating to marijuana possession and sale, and to have the assistance of an experienced Minnesota Drug Defense Attorney if you’ve been charged with violating the law.
A drug crime conviction could cause serious consequences in your future beyond just potential fines and jail time stemming from the conviction itself. A drug crime on your record could negatively affect many aspects of your life including your ability to obtain employment, housing, and student loans, and may impact your reputation in the community […]
The consequences of a drug conviction can be extreme and unexpected. And when you’re convicted of a drug crime, it can stick with you for the rest of your life. That’s why it’s so important to fight against drug possession charges when you have been accused. When you’re charged with drug possession in Eagan, Minnesota, […]
Possession of a controlled substance is a serious crime in Minnesota. Even possession of a small amount of certain drugs can be considered a gross-misdemeanor or felony-level offense, and the penalties for these crimes can include significant fines and jail time. If you’ve been charged with a controlled substance possession crime in Minnesota, you should […]
In Minnesota and throughout the country law enforcement agencies seize and then keep property associated with the commission of crimes. These law enforcement agencies (police departments, FBI, DEA) seize many types of property including vehicles, money, guns, and more.
Criminal Penalties for Marijuana in Minnesota Posted: December 16, 2015 Welcome back to the Sieben Edmunds PLLC Criminal Defense Blog Series! Marijuana is the subject of our third installment. In 2014, the Minnesota legislature enacted a law that authorizes medical marijuana use. The law is one of the most restrictive in the country. You must […]
Posted: November 5, 2015 Welcome to the first installment of the Sieben Edmunds PLLC Criminal Defense Blog Series! This blog post will focus on what happens in a typical criminal case. Types of Offenses The process that occurs after being charged with a crime can vary depending on the nature and severity of the offense. […]
It’s embarrassing. Back in college you got a minor consumption ticket which has haunted you in graduate school or when you applied for that job you really wanted. It’s wrecking your career. Years ago you were down on your luck and you got caught shoplifting some items at a department store. You’ve been unable to […]
Drug charges can have severe consequences. One case that's been in the news recently is the case of Jesus Mendoza, a drug kingpin from St. Paul, MN. According to a recent Star Tribune article, Mendoza pled guilty last summer to trafficking in numerous pounds of cocaine and marijuana. Mr. Mendoza was sentenced Monday to 21 years in […]