DWI’s – The Devastating Impact on the Defendant

James Gempeler / November 9, 2015
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DWI’s are much more common than you may think. In fact, someone within your group of friends and/or family likely has a DWI, even if you don’t know about it. And let’s be clear, getting a DWI doesn’t make someone a criminal or even a bad person. In all likelihood, it was a mistake, a […]

What to do When You Get a Traffic Ticket

James Gempeler / January 5, 2015
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At some point in your life, you’re bound to get a traffic ticket – most likely a speeding ticket. If you are smart (and lucky) enough to avoid this, take a bow. But for the rest of us, what to do next may be an unknown. So here is a quick article that can hopefully […]

Getting Your Second Chance: Expungements

James Gempeler / December 8, 2014
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Effective January 1, 2015, the expungement law is changing dramatically in Minnesota to the benefit of those that continue to be hamstrung by their criminal past. The end result is that more Minnesotans will finally get a meaningful remedy when they successfully petition for an expungement. Expungement Basics An expungement is a court-ordered sealing of […]