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How to Expunge a DWI Conviction in Minnesota

How to Expunge a DWI Conviction in Minnesota

Expunging a DWI (Driving While Intoxicated) conviction can significantly improve your future personal and professional prospects by clearing your criminal record. In Minnesota, the process of expungement involves several legal steps and requires a thorough...

What Is Minnesota’s Open Container Law?

What Is Minnesota’s Open Container Law?

Minnesota’s Open Container Law is an important piece of legislation aimed at enhancing road safety and reducing alcohol-related accidents. This law prohibits the possession and consumption of open alcoholic beverages in the passenger area of motor vehicles....

Understanding Implied Consent Laws in DWI Cases

Understanding Implied Consent Laws in DWI Cases

Encountering law enforcement during a DWI stop can be an anxiety-inducing experience, especially if you're unsure about your rights and how to navigate the situation. Without a clear understanding of your rights, even routine interactions with the police can escalate,...

DWI Traffic Stops: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities

DWI Traffic Stops: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities

A DWI traffic stop occurs when a Minnesota law enforcement officer apprehends a driver who is suspected of operating under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Law enforcement often stops drivers who are driving “suspiciously” or not obeying traffic laws. While these...

Can You Get A DWI on an ATV?

Can You Get A DWI on an ATV?

Taking your ATV for a spin during a beautiful Minnesota summer can be a great time, but there’s one thing that doesn’t mix well with ATVs: alcohol. It's essential to understand the potential consequences you may face if you choose to operate an ATV under the influence...

Reasonable Suspicion for a DWI Charge: Is Swerving Enough?

Reasonable Suspicion for a DWI Charge: Is Swerving Enough?

Here’s a situation our Minnesota DWI lawyers frequently encounter: a driver is stopped on suspicion of DWI. When they ask the law enforcement officer why they were pulled over, they learn that they have been accused of swerving while driving. If they are subsequently...