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Getting Tired of Stay at Home?

Getting Tired of Stay at Home?

You have been good. You have been staying at home, not meeting with friends, trying to juggle kids, school, and work, and keeping in touch with friends and extended family. But enough is enough right? It is finally getting nice out. Your kids are ready to claw each...

Judicial Priorities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Judicial Priorities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Justice Delayed is Justice Denied The legal maxim – Justice Delayed is Justice Denied – is a tenant of our criminal justice system. The COVID-19 pandemic is putting stress on this tenant. Here in Minnesota, Supreme Court Chief Justice Gildea recently issued an Order...

Michael Miller Joins the Firm

Michael Miller Joins the Firm

Expanding the firm’s capabilities in personal injury law and becoming Sieben Edmunds Miller MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. February 13, 2019 – – We are pleased to announce Michael M. Miller has joined the law firm of Sieben Edmunds. Miller’s addition to the firm significantly...

What if Adrian Peterson was charged in Minnesota?

NFL running back Adrian Peterson was recently indicted on child abuse charges in the state of Texas. Much of the surrounding conversation has centered on the morality of corporal punishment and the amount of discretion parents should or should not have in disciplining...

More Questions Than Answers in Pursuit of Ty Hoffman

A fundamental tenant of our judicial system is that a person is presumed innocent until the State proves otherwise. For our legal system to remain just and rational, we must adhere to this basic principle no matter how overwhelming we may think the evidence is. Ty...

Sieben Edmunds Hires Mayor of Lakeville, Matt Little

The law firm of Sieben Edmunds PLLC, located in Mendota Heights, recently hired Matt Little as an attorney.  Little graduated magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School in May of 2014 and serves as the Mayor of Lakeville.  This hire is indicative of...

DWI Life Sentence

With good legal representation, your first DWI usually can get you a $300 fine and some probation and classes. A second offense might yield a 30 day sentence. More priors, high alcohol readings, and test refusals can make the consequences much worse. In Minnesota,...

Fifth Grader Is Convicted in Murder Plot

You wouldn't think it, but it is possible for our young children to be convicted of crimes as serious as conspiracy to commit murder. This story is out of the state of Washington. An 11-year-old boy apparently was "annoyed" with his classmate and plotted to commit...

Do Not Try This In Court!

  Some criminals believe they are invincible and Penelope Soto is no exception.  After disrespecting the judge she was appearing before, her punishment increased greatly.  Watch the video to find out how.   Source: Yahoo! News

Power of The Prosecutor

The death of Internet activist Aaron Swartz has lead to a public discussion of the power prosecutors have over defendants.  Swartz, famous for his role developing Reddit,a social news and entertainment website,  recently  died as a result of an apparent suicide....

Lindsay Lohan Arrested, Again!

Lindsay Lohan Arrested, Again!

After a night out on the town, Lindsay Lohan is once again in trouble with the law. Early this morning in New York City, Ms. Lohan was arrested on third degree assault charges after allegedly hitting a woman in a nightclub. The alleged victim did not appear to have...

Drug Kingpin from St. Paul Sentenced

Drug Kingpin from St. Paul Sentenced

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...