Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Links to specific FAQ pages:

Do I Need a Minnesota Criminal Defense Attorney?  Things to consider when deciding whether you need a criminal defense attorney.

Steps in the Process of a Criminal Case.  This page reviews the basic steps in a criminal case, from pre-charge through trial, sentencing and appeal (when applicable).

Immigration Law Consequences of Criminal Cases.  This page discusses potential immigration law problems stemming from criminal law cases.

Criminal Defenses.  This page discusses some basic aspects of criminal defenses, including elements of a crime and examples.

Self-Defense in Minnesota.  One type of criminal defense is defense of self or property of self or others.

Disorderly Conduct.  This page discusses the Minnesota Disorderly Conduct Statute and Disorderly Conduct Lawyer Thomas Gallagher’s views on these cases.

DWI FAQ.  This page discusses DWI criminal, drivers license, DWI special plates, vehicle forfeiture, and no use B-Card licenses.

Speeding Laws in Minnesota.  Traffic tickets: How to fight a speeding ticket in Minnesota.

What about criminal record expungement?