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The DWI Law is Changing Again!

On July 1, 2011, the DWI landscape in Minnesota is changing. The new legislation will affect all DWI Law.  Below are some of the most dramatic changes. The new legislation will lower the .20 limit to twice the legal limit, .16.  This is a major legislative shift since the average blood alcohol content of a...

Private Counsel vs. Public Defender

Private Counsel vs. Public Defender | Many individuals who find themselves charged with a DWI have to make a decision on whether they will hire private counsel or request a public defender.  The attorney who represents an individual is one of the most important decisions in a case. So what are the differences? When charged with DWI along with other...

Field Sobriety Tests, Not As Reliable As You Think.

The field sobriety tests are tests administered by law enforcement to determine sobriety from the side of the road. These tests were researched in the 1970s by the Southern California Research Institute and Standardized by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration. They have been approved to date as a ‘reliable’ method of establishing probable...