Battling mental health issues and DUI charges

For those with mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder, our law firm knows that daily life is often very challenging. Some people choose to self-medicate by consuming alcohol, but this raises various...

What is a probable cause to arrest?

When Minnesota residents come under suspicion of DUI, how do officers test them? They have several tools in their arsenal that they may use. Some include tests like the blood alcohol content or breath test. Other tools include observation and a keen eye for probable...

Children in the vehicle bring increased DUI penalties

Minnesota has enhanced penalties for motorists found driving under the influence with their children in the car. The DUI may result in a gross misdemeanor charge and state officials may also investigate a parent for negligence or child endangerment.  A first time DUI...

Why a DWI or DUI may be bad for your medical career

In Minnesota, as in all states, driving while impaired and driving under the influence are illegal. The state’s legal alcohol limit is 0.08. Those in the medical field are not immune to the effects of alcohol and drugs. Doctors and nurses may turn to drugs and alcohol...