Case Results

Have you been arrested for a crime in Minneapolis, MN? Don’t leave your future to chance! With the help of a Minneapolis Criminal Defense Attorney from the Martin Law Offices, you can fight to protect your rights against the prosecution. The attorneys at the firm have extensive and experience with criminal law and they will stop at nothing to have your charges reduced or dismissed completely. Whether you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges, it is vital that you protect your reputation and your criminal record. The firm has a track record of success and a history of case victories. They are capable of defending against even the most austere criminal charges. The firm offers a free case evaluation, so you can sit down and discuss your case without any financial obligation or commitment on your part. Find out what the firm has done for their clients lately, read about their recent case results!


November 2012 – Hennepin County District Court – Felony Strangulation – The potential penalty was a maximum of five (3) years in prison and a $5,000 fine. We successfully tried the case and a jury found the client NOT GUILTY of the felony offense.


November 2012 – Hennepin County District Court – Misdemeanor Obstruction of Legal Process and Trespass– Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated an Agreement to Suspend Prosecution with conditional dismissal.


November 2012 – Ramsey County District Court – Gross Misdemeanor DWI Second Degree Refusal – The potential penalty was 365 days in Jail and $3,000 fine and Vehicle Forfeiture. Attorney Martin negotiated an agreement to dismiss the Second Degree Gross Misdemeanor charge and the client was sentenced to a Third Degree. Attorney Martin was also successful in getting the client’s vehicle returned.


November 2012 – Chisago County District Court – Felony Drug Possession – The potential penalty was a maximum of five (5) years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated an Agreement to Suspend Prosecution with conditional dismissal.


November 2012 – Hennepin County District Court – Gross Misdemeanor DWI Second Degree Refusal – The potential penalty was 365 days in Jail and $3,000 fine and Vehicle Forfeiture. Attorney Martin negotiated an agreement to dismiss the Second Degree Gross Misdemeanor charge and the client was sentenced to a Third Degree. Attorney Martin was also successful in getting the client’s vehicle returned.


October 2012 – Dakota County District Court – Misdemeanor Driving After Suspension – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and a $1,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated an Agreement to Suspend Prosecution with conditional dismissal.


October 2012 – Hennepin County District Court – Gross Misdemeanor DWI Second Degree Refusal – The potential penalty was 365 days in Jail and $3,000 fine and Vehicle Forfeiture. Attorney Martin negotiated an agreement to dismiss the Second Degree Gross Misdemeanor charge and the client was sentenced to a reduced Third Degree. Attorney Martin was also successful in getting the client’s vehicle returned.


October 2012 – Washington County District Court – Misdemeanor Domestic Assault – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and a $1,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated a resolution whereby the domestic assault charge was dismissed and the client plead guilty to disorderly conduct.


October 2012 – Blue Earth County District Court – Felony Damage to Property and Misdemeanor Assault – The potential penalty was a maximum of five (5) years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated a dismissal of the felony charge and the client agreed to plead guilty to an amended gross misdemeanor offense.


September 2012 – Dakota County District Court – Gross Misdemeanor Interference with Emergency and Domestic Assault – The potential penalty was 365 days in Jail and $3,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated an Agreement to Suspend Prosecution with conditional dismissal.


September 2012 – Hennepin County District Court – Misdemeanor Hit and Run – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and a $1,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated an Agreement to dismiss all criminal charges and the client paid a fine to the court.


September 2012 – Hennepin County District Court – Misdemeanor Assault – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and a $1,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated an Agreement to Suspend Prosecution with conditional dismissal.


September 2012 – Hennepin County District Court – Misdemeanor Reckless Driving – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and a $1,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated an Agreement to dismiss all criminal charges and the client paid a fine to the court.


August 2012 – Hennepin County District Court – Misdemeanor Domestic Assault – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and a $1,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated a resolution whereby the domestic assault charge was dismissed and the client plead guilty to disorderly conduct.


August 2012 – Hennepin County District Court – Gross Misdemeanor Fail to Stop for School Bus Stop Signal – Potential penalty was 365 days in Jail and a $3,000 fine. Attorney Martin was able to resolve the matter, avoid Jail, and set up an Agreement to Suspend Prosecution with conditional Dismissal.


August 2012 – Ramsey County District Court – DWI Arrest and Careless Driving Misdemeanor – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and a $1,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated an Agreement to dismiss all criminal charges and the client paid a fine to the court.


August 2012 – Hennepin County District Court – Gross Misdemeanor Interference with Emergency and Domestic Assault – The potential penalty was 365 days in Jail and $3,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated an agreement to dismiss the Gross Misdemeanor and the client was sentenced to disorderly conduct.


July 2012 – Dakota County District Court – Misdemeanor Driving After Suspension – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and a $1,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated an Agreement to Suspend Prosecution with conditional dismissal.


June 2012 – Stearns County District Court – Misdemeanor Domestic Assault – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. Attorney Martin motioned the court and argued the lack of probable cause and the case was dismissed.


June 2012 – Hennepin County District Court – Misdemeanor Fighting and Disorderly Conduct – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. Attorney Martin argued the sufficiency of the evidence and the State Dismissed the case.


June 2012 – Hennepin County District Court – Felony Theft – The potential penalty was a maximum of five (5) years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated an Agreement to Suspend Prosecution with conditional dismissal. The client will be able to maintain a clear criminal background following probation.


May 2012 – Hennepin County District Court – Misdemeanor Domestic Assault – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and a $1,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated an Agreement to Suspend Prosecution with conditional dismissal.


March 2012 – Hennepin County District Court – Felony Financial Transaction Fraud (FTC) – The potential penalty was a maximum of five (5) years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated an Agreement to Suspend Prosecution with conditional dismissal. The client will be able to maintain a clear criminal background following probation.


March 2012 – Hennepin County District Court – Gross Misdemeanor DWI Refusal – The potential penalty was 365 days in Jail and $3,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated an agreement to dismiss the DWI charges the client was sentenced to an alternative misdemeanor offense with NO Jail and a reduced fine.


March 2012 – Hennepin County District Court – Felony Assault Second Degree – The potential penalty was a maximum of seven (7) years in prison and a $14,000 fine Attorney. Martin negotiated an agreement to dismiss the Felony charge and the client was sentenced to a misdemeanor offense.


February 2012 – Dakota County District Court – Misdemeanor Failure to Maintain Lane with Property Damage – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. Attorney Martin was able to arrange an Agreement to Suspend Prosecution with conditional Dismissal, thus avoiding a conviction.


February 2012 – Hennepin County District Court – DWI Second Degree – The potential penalty was 365 days in Jail and $3,000 fine, license revocation and vehicle forfeiture. Attorney Martin argued the sufficiency of the evidence and the State Dismissed the case. The client’s driving privileges were reinstated, vehicle forfeiture was dismissed. No convictions appear on the client’s criminal background.


January 2012 – Hennepin County District Court – Gross Misdemeanor DWI Second Degree Refusal – The potential penalty was 365 days in Jail and $3,000 fine and Vehicle Forfeiture. Attorney Martin negotiated an agreement to dismiss the Second Degree Gross Misdemeanor charge and the client was sentenced to a Third Degree with NO additional Jail and a reduced fine. Attorney Martin was also successful in getting the client’s vehicle returned.


January 2012 – Hennepin County District Court – Small Amount of Marijuana in a Motor Vehicle – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine and license suspension. Attorney Martin was able to arrange to dismiss the criminal charges and pay a fine.


January 2012 – Hennepin County District Court – Felony Assault Third Degree – The potential penalty was a maximum of five (5) years in prison and a $10,000 fine Attorney Martin negotiated an agreement to dismiss the Felony charge and the client was sentenced to a gross misdemeanor offense with NO additional jail.


December 2011 – Hennepin County District Court – Misdemeanor Damage to Property – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. Attorney Martin argued the sufficiency of the evidence and the State Dismissed the case.


November 2011 – Hennepin County District Court – Felony Drug Possession – The potential penalty was a maximum of five (5) years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated an Agreement to Suspend Prosecution with conditional dismissal.


October 2011 – Hennepin County District Court – Misdemeanor Hit and Run – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 Fine. Attorney Martin was able to arrange an Agreement to Suspend Prosecution with conditional Dismissal, thus avoiding a conviction


October 2011 – Hennepin County District Court – Misdemeanor Theft – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. Attorney Martin was able to arrange an Agreement to Suspend Prosecution with conditional Dismissal, thus avoiding a conviction.


September 2011 – Hennepin County District Court – Probation Violation – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail. Attorney Martin negotiated a reinstatement of probation and the client was sentenced to NO Jail.


September 2011 – Hennepin County District Court – Misdemeanor – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated an Agreement to Suspend Prosecution with conditional dismissal


August 2011 – Hennepin County District Court – Gross Misdemeanor DWI with an alcohol concentration over 0.20– The potential penalty was 365 days in Jail and $3,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated an agreement to dismiss the Gross Misdemeanor charge and the client was sentenced to a misdemeanor offense with NO Jail and a reduced fine.


August 2011 – St Louis County District Court (Duluth) – Gross Misdemeanor DWI Refusal– The potential penalty was 365 days in Jail and $3,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated an agreement to dismiss the Gross Misdemeanor charge and the client was sentenced to a misdemeanor offense with NO Jail and a reduced fine.


August 2011 – Anoka County District Court – Misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct – The potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated an Agreement to Suspend Prosecution with conditional dismissal.


May 2011 – Hennepin County District Court – Gross Misdemeanor Theft – The potential penalty was 365 days in Jail and $3,000 fine. Attorney Martin negotiated an Agreement to Suspend Prosecution with conditional dismissal.


May 2011 – Scott County District Court – Gross Misdemeanor DWI – The potential penalty was 365 days in Jail and $3,000 fine. The client was sentenced to NO Jail and a reduced fine.


April 2011 – Goodhue County District Court – Gross Misdemeanor DUI / Controlled Substance – The potential penalty was 365 days in Jail and $3,000 fine. Attorney Martin motioned the court to contest the evidence. Prior to trial, the client accepted an offer to NO Jail, minimum fine and Electronic Home Monitoring.


April 2011 – Hennepin County District Court – Felony Drug Possession – The potential penalty was a minimum of three (3) years in prison. Attorney Martin motioned the court to contest the arrest and evidence seized. The State dismissed the case.


April 2011 – Hennepin County District Court – Gross Misdemeanor DWI – The potential penalty was 365 days in Jail and $3,000 fine. Attorney Martin arranged a deal where the client was sentenced to NO additional Jail, Electronic Home Monitoring, and a minor fine.


March 2011 – Hennepin County District Court – Misdemeanor DWI – The potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. The client was sentenced to community service and a reduced fine.


March 2011 – Hennepin County District Court – Second Degree Felony Drug Possession – The potential penalty was a minimum of five (5) years in prison. A search warrant was executed, drugs were recovered and the client admitted to possession. However, once on the case, Attorney Martin contested the evidence and proved that the State incorrectly charged the case. Subsequently, the State dismissed the Second Degree charge and amended it to Third Degree Drug Possession, thus saving the client three Years in prison.


March 2011 – Hennepin County District Court – Misdemeanor DWI – The potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. The client was sentenced to NO Jail and a reduced fine.


March 2011 – Dakota County District Court – Misdemeanor DWI – The potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. The client was sentenced to NO Jail and a reduced fine.


March 2011 – Ramsey County District Court – Misdemeanor DWI – The potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. The client was sentenced to NO Jail and a reduced fine.


February 2011 – Scott County District Court – Misdemeanor DWI – The potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. The client was sentenced to NO Jail and a reduced fine.


January 2011 – Ramsey County District Court – Misdemeanor DWI – The potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. The client was sentenced to NO Jail and a reduced fine.


January 2011 – Washington County District Court – Misdemeanor DWI – The potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. Attorney Martin contested the basis for the stop and probable cause for arrest. Subsequently, the State dismissed the DWI charge and the client accepted a plea agreement to Careless Driving.


December 2010 – Washington County District Court – Misdemeanor Domestic Assault – The potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. After putting forward a strong self-defense argument, the State agreed to dismiss the Assault charge. Our client accepted a plea to Disorderly Conduct and was sentenced to NO Jail and a minimum fine.


December 2010 – Washington County District Court – Felony Criminal Sexual Conduct 1st Degree and 3rd Degree – There was a presumptive commit to prison for twelve (12) years in this case. The allegations involved a dangerous weapon. Attorney Martin successfully motioned the court to gain access to new evidence and in conjunction with his aggressive trial strategy, the State agreed to dismiss both Felony charges.


November 2010 – Hennepin County District Court – Gross Misdemeanor Criminal Damage to Property – Potential penalty was 365 days in Jail and $3,000 fine. After several months preparing for trial, we were able to set up a deal to avoid jail and the client was sentenced to a mere $50 fine.


October 2010 – Isanti County District Court – Felony Insurance Fraud – Potential penalty was up to 20 Years in prison. Despite a previously recorded admission of the alleged charges, Attorney Martin was able to fight the charges and successful negotiate an offer where the client would serve less a month in the work house and only pay restitution.


October 2010 – Goodhue County District Court – Arrested for Misdemeanor DWI – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. Attorney Martin vigorously attacked the arrest record. All charges were dismissed but Careless Driving was dismissed. Additionally, the client’s driver’s license remained valid with no record of revocation.


October 2010 – Hennepin County District Court – Gross Misdemeanor Fail to Stop for School Bus Stop Signal – Potential penalty was 365 days in Jail and $3,000 fine. Attorney Martin was able to quickly resolve the matter, avoid Jail, and set up an Agreement to Suspend Prosecution with conditional Dismissal.


October 2010 – Wabasha County District Court – Misdemeanor DWI – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. Despite overwhelming evidence supporting the charges, our client avoided jail and was sentenced to only pay a fine.


August 2010 – Ramsey County District Court – Misdemeanor DWI – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. Our client was sentenced to NO Jail and a reduced fine.


August 2010 – Hennepin County District Court – Felony Robbery – Potential penalty was up to 10 Years in prison and a $20,000 fine. On the eve of trial, the State Dismissed the Felony Robbery charge and our client entered a plea to a Misdemeanor Theft.


June 2010 – Hennepin County District Court – Misdemeanor Theft – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. Attorney Martin was able to arrange an Agreement to Suspend Prosecution with conditional Dismissal, thus avoiding a conviction.


June 2010 – Hennepin County District Court – Gross Misdemeanor Obstruction of Legal Process – Potential penalty was 365 days in Jail and $3,000 fine. Attorney Martin’s investigation revealed several issues concerning the allegation of obstruction and he successfully negotiated a plea to a Misdemeanor Trespass. Our client was sentenced to NO Jail and only paid a $50 fine.


June 2010 – Hennepin County District Court – Misdemeanor DWI – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. Our client was sentenced to No Jail and a minimal fine.


May 2010 – Washington County District Court – Misdemeanor DWI – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. Our Client was sentenced to NO Jail and a low fine.


May 2010 – Washington County District Court – Misdemeanor DUI / Controlled Substance – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. After contesting the arrest and revocation of driving privileges, we accepted a plea to Careless Driving and the DWI charge was dismissed with NO Jail. Additionally, the client’s Driver’s License was reinstated with NO revocation or Alcohol revocation recorded.


April 2010 – Ramsey County District Court – Arrested for Felony Terroristic Threats – Prior to trial, Attorney Martin successfully negotiated a plea to a Misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct with NO fine and NO additional Jail.


February 2010 – Hennepin County District Court – Misdemeanor Violation of an Order for Protection (OFP) – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine with a Mandatory Minimum of 3 days in Jail. Attorney Martin successfully avoided the mandatory jail and accepted an Agreement to Suspend Prosecution with conditional Dismissal.


December 2009 – Hennepin County District Court – Misdemeanor DWI – Potential penalty was 90 days in Jail and $1,000 fine. Our client was sentenced to pay a minimal fine, NO Jail and community service.