Your primary role as an educator is to impart knowledge and guide students in their learning. For the most part, the close relationships you form with children in your classes is mutually beneficial and fulfilling. There are, however, risks involved when you teach minors. One of the most serious things that can happen to you …Continue reading "What to Do if You are Accused of Molesting a Student"
Of course, rape and sexual assault are illegal in most states, Minnesota is no exception. Minnesota does not refer to these crimes as rape and assault. Instead, the legal term is “criminal sexual conduct.” There are five levels of criminal sexual conduct in Minnesota. These five levels change based on the age of the person …Continue reading "Are You Accused Of Rape And Sexual Assault In Minnesota? Here Is What You Need To Know"
When people get arrested for alleged crimes involving intoxication, there’s a chance they might not comply with police officers. This can happen if they’re pulled over and arrested for DWI. It can also happen in other instances, such as a recent case where a man with a reported blood alcohol content (BAC) of .29 was …Continue reading "Resisted Arrest When Intoxicated? Consult with a Minneapolis DWI Lawyer"
A chance encounter and clash of tempers that resulted in a homicide has concluded with the sentencing of a St Paul man to a life term in prison. The victim, Jeffery Elling, and his girlfriend were nearly struck by a car while out for a walk early last autumn. The near-miss led to a shoving …Continue reading "Minneapolis Criminal Defense Lawyer Says Keep Your Composure"
Last week a criminal complaint was filed in Meeker County in a case related to a woman earlier this year being assaulted at her Grove City home. The defendant faces first-degree burglary and assault charges in Meeker County District Court, along with one felony count of making terroristic threats. According to the local newspaper, the …Continue reading "Get Good Help When Facing Criminal Charges"
Minneapolis Criminal Defense Attorney: How to Fight False Allegations of Domestic Abuse Domestic abuse remains a serious problem in our culture. That said, many of the laws which seek to adjudicate the problem are new, and many are so broadly written as to facilitate a spate of false allegations of abuse. False allegations of abuse …Continue reading "Minneapolis Criminal Defense Attorney: How to Fight False Allegations of Domestic Abuse"
In Minnesota, domestic violence changes are quite serious. They pertain to any persons who commits violence against a family member or and other specified person(s). Other specifies persons can include a roommate or former roommate, significant other, people who have dated, those that have children together. If an individual has injured one of these persons …Continue reading "A Closer Look at Minnesota Domestic Violence Laws"
After a woman died in a house fire at the end of 2013, local news outlets reported that her boyfriend was taken into custody. Along with arson, the charges he’s currently facing include second-degree intentional murder and second-degree unintentional murder while committing a felony. The death is tragic, and now it’s up to the state …Continue reading "The Meaning of Second Degree Murder Charges"
In Minneapolis, a mayoral candidate recently became a victim of assault and attempted robbery at the Mall of America. A local news article reports that two teenaged girls, one of them 17 and the other 18, face two charges of aggravated robbery and an additional charge of second-degree assault; all of these are felonies. (Reports …Continue reading "Recent Aggravated Robbery and Assault Case in Minneapolis"
A former Minneapolis police officer was recently sentenced to one year in a work release program for soliciting underage girls. Bradley Schnickel, 33, pled guilty to two counts of soliciting children to engage in sex, and will now spend time in the Hennepin County Adult Corrections Facility, while also undergoing therapy for his sex addiction. …Continue reading "Recent Sentencing of Former Minneapolis Police Officer"