Minority children or “children of color” are treated as criminals and punished in the “correctional institutions” rather than given treatment, therapy, or a “diversion program” in numbers disproportionate to their white juvenile counterparts.
If you’re in court for a DWI (or other alcohol or drug-related crimes), you’re going to need to get a chemical health assessment, commonly referred to as a “chemical health evaluation,” “CD eval,” or “Rule 25.” This assessment looks at your drug and alcohol history and past behaviors involving substances. The “ Rule [...]
A lawyer can help mitigate collateral consequences of criminal violations, including gun ownership issues, DANKA violations, drivers license revocations. A lawyer can bring the full knowledge of the law to bear in your defense, such as alternatives to jail and preserving issues for an appeal.
In July 2012, the legislature amended Minnesota’s DWI laws to stiffen the driver’s license penalties if your BCA is twice the legal limit.
If you are arrested for DWI in Minnesota, you will be charged with two different crimes, but don’t panic. You’re only facing one charge.