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What To Do When You Have an Active Warrant in MN

What To Do When You Have an Active Warrant in MN

Dealing with an active warrant can be stressful and confusing. Nobody wants to end up in handcuffs. Whether you’re facing a misdemeanor warrant or navigating an out-of-state-warrant, understanding the process and your options is crucial. Remember that you don’t have to face this alone, and that a lawyer like myself is here to not only […]

Stay of Adjudication vs. Continuance for Dismissal

Stay of adjudication vs continuance for dismissal

Nobody wants to end up in the courtroom, but sometimes it’s unavoidable. The good news is that you may have several options when it comes to your case. Today we’re going to talk about two legal terms that you may not already know: stay of adjudication vs. continuance for dismissal.  I have been able to […]

How Do You Beat a DWI in Minnesota?

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Being cuffed and put in the back of a cop car is a stressful situation. As an attorney who has experienced this twice without facing a criminal charge,I know how you feel. I’ve been in that same position, twice. I know that the first thing on your mind is, how am I going to get […]

Jury Trial Victory: Felony Drug Case

Jury Trial Victory: Felony Drug Case | Drug Crime Attorney MN

Jury Trial Victory: Confidential Informant Felony Drug Case It’s easy to let fear take control when the stakes are high. When there are real, tangible consequences to your actions (or inactions), the easy road is tempting to travel. Even if the results down that road are not ideal, even if the results are negative, it […]

How to Get Low Bail in Minnesota?

How to Get Low Bail in Minnesota? | Minnesota Bail Bond Laws

How do Bail Hearings Work in Minnesota? Not too long ago, I represented a client whose bail was set at $75,000 after he was arrested on an outstanding warrant. He could put his hands on $5,000, not enough for a bond. I knew my client wasn’t a flight risk—that’s why I agreed to represent him. […]

The Rittenhouse Trial

The Rittenhouse Trial | Shek Law LLC | DWI & Criminal Defense/Appeals

Demonstrating an Analogous Issue Minnesota Prosecution Across the country, people are captivated by the Rittenhouse trial. If you’re unfamiliar, Kyle Rittenhouse was a 17-year-old who went to Kenosha during the civil unrest that followed the Jacob Blake police shooting. Kyle was armed, later stating that he went to help protect a car dealership from rioting […]

Does DWI law give police too much leeway in Minnesota?

Does DWI law give police too much leeway in Minnesota? | Shek Law LLC

Does DWI law give police too much leeway? How your rights can and probably will be violated without a good DWI attorney. I was pulled over and arrested for DWI as I was driving home one day. While I was never charged, the whole thing happened very quickly, too quickly for my comfort as an […]

What is a Franks Hearing?

What is a Franks Hearing? | Minnesota DWI & Criminal Defense/Appeals Attorney | Maxwell Shek

And how can it help you avoid a DWI conviction? Recently, a judge granted a motion for my Franks Hearing for my client, a rare occasion in all cases, let alone DWI blood warrants. A Franks Hearing gives a defendant the chance to contest the validity of probable cause in your search warrant. It’s one […]

3 Steps to Take for Choosing the Right DWI Defense Attorney

3 Steps to Take for Choosing the Right DWI Defense Attorney | Shek Law LLC

3 Steps to Take After a DWI Arrest in Minnesota When you’re arrested for a DWI in Minnesota, you’re entitled to consult with an attorney prior to deciding whether to take the breathalyzer at the police station, and it is among the numerous processes that the police must follow between the time when you are arrested, […]