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Breathalyzer Issues That May Lead to An Unfair DWI Charge

Breathalyzer Issues That May Lead to An Unfair DWI Charge

Breathalyzers are commonly used by law enforcement when they pull someone over for suspicion of driving while intoxicated. A breathalyzer is an interesting piece of technology that is meant to measure the amount of alcohol in your blood by analyzing your breath. The...

Do I Need Whiskey Plates?

Do I Need Whiskey Plates?

The Minnesota law requiring special registration license plates (also known as Whiskey or WX plates) on vehicles involved in certain DWI offenses changed last year.  This blog post will answer frequently asked questions about whiskey plates in Minnesota, including...

How A DWI Affects Your Commercial Drivers License

How A DWI Affects Your Commercial Drivers License

A job on the road appeals to many Minnesotans. A career driving an 18-wheeler, livestock carrier, flatbed, or another commercial vehicle has many benefits: these jobs are flexible and pay well, not to mention the scenery is usually better than what you'd see looking...

Which Factors Influence Blood Alcohol Concentration?

Which Factors Influence Blood Alcohol Concentration?

Most of us have heard advice about how to control our level of intoxication while drinking. Common tips include, “Don’t have more than one drink per hour and you’ll be fine to drive,” and “Just have a glass of water between drinks if you need to drive home!” These are...

4 Things You Need to Know About Your DWI

4 Things You Need to Know About Your DWI

If you or a loved one is facing a DWI or an alcohol-related driving offense, a thousand questions are probably running through your mind. This article is designed to guide you to ask important questions. Starting down the path to success with your DWI early on can be...

How A Second DUI Offense Charge Can Affect Your Future

How A Second DUI Offense Charge Can Affect Your Future

The term “repeat offender” may conjure up images of hardened criminals in a prison yard, but that’s not totally accurate. Technically, a repeat offender is anyone who has been arrested for or committed a crime more than once. If you’ve been arrested for your second...

Top 3 Myths About DWIs in Minnesota

Top 3 Myths About DWIs in Minnesota

3 Common Myths about Minnesota DWIs If you or a loved one has recently been arrested or charged with a DWI, a million questions are probably running through your head.Will I get thrown in jail? How long will I lose my license? Will I get kicked off my insurance?How...

6 Common Misconceptions About Minnesota DUI Law

6 Common Misconceptions About Minnesota DUI Law

Driving under the influence can certainly be dangerous and illegal if one is over the legal limit. With that being said, many drivers are unaware of all the ways they can be charged with a DUI and what the repercussions may be. Some people believe you can only get a...

I’ve Been Charged With A Felony DWI. What Does That Mean?

I’ve Been Charged With A Felony DWI. What Does That Mean?

This is the fourth post in our series on DWI. If you are looking for information about misdemeanor or gross misdemeanor DWI, please check out our posts on first, second, or third DWI. DUI/DWI at any level is a serious charge in Minnesota. If you were recently arrested...

I’ve Been Charged with a Third DWI. What Happens Now?

I’ve Been Charged with a Third DWI. What Happens Now?

DUI/DWI is a serious charge in Minnesota. The penalties vary greatly depending on whether you have any previous violations and the circumstances of your arrest, including your blood alcohol concentration (BAC). If you were recently arrested for a DWI, you should...

How Much Will Your First Minnesota DUI Cost?

How Much Will Your First Minnesota DUI Cost?

You’re likely reading this post because you’ve recently been charged with your first DUI in Eagan, Minnesota or elsewhere in the state. This can be a stressful time for anyone – you may have spent some time in jail already, and now you need to hire an attorney to help...

I Was Just Charged with my Second DWI. What Happens Now?

I Was Just Charged with my Second DWI. What Happens Now?

By Dea Cortney | DUI/DWI penalties in Minnesota vary greatly depending on whether you have any previous violations and the circumstances of your arrest, including your blood alcohol concentration (BAC). If you were recently arrested for a DWI, you should consult with...

I Was Just Arrested for a DWI. Now What?

I Was Just Arrested for a DWI. Now What?

By Dea Cortney | DUI/DWI penalties in Minnesota vary greatly depending on whether you have any previous violations and the circumstances of your arrest, including your blood alcohol concentration (BAC). If you were recently arrested for a DWI, you should consult with...