Shek Law LLC Serves Dakota County, MN for DWI and Criminal Defense. Please browse my site for my practice areas for FAQs and to schedule at a free consultation today. If you were arrested in Dakota County, MN for a DWI or other criminal charge, your case will be heard at one of three court houses: Hastings Dakota County County Court House located : 1560 Highway 55 Hastings, MN 55033, Apple Valley Dakota County Court House located at 14955 Galaxie Ave. West Apple Valley, MN 55124, or the West St. Paul Dakota County Court House located at 1 W Mendota Rd #140, West St Paul, MN 55118. If you retain me as your Dakota County DWI and criminal defense attorney, I will fight to dismiss your DWI or other criminal charge.
Please browse my site and my practice to learn more about DWI charges and criminal charges, your rights and why you need a Dakota County, MN DWI defense attorney.
Visit my DWI FAQs section. As a Dakota County, MN DWI defense attorney, I have come across numerous issues and made many arguments in Dakota County. Knowing the particular prosecutors in Dakota County and what works best for DWI charges is critical to reaching the best result.
Earlier this year in May, a client retained me after hitting a tree and blowing over a .20 BAC level. At first glance, these facts were bad. Many DWI attorneys would look for a plea out of the gate. I looked over the case again and again. For measurement related DWI charges, the State may use retrograde extrapolation (using science to determine the measure of your BAC level within two hours) to prove a DWI charge, but they need certain data including but not limited to the amount of alcohol ingested, time since last drink, food intake to carry out the measurements. The Police took my client to a hospital and could not obtain a warrant for a DWI blood because the online system was down. As a Dakota County DWI defense attorney, I filed a motion to dismiss my client’s case and the prosecutor dismissed the charge. You need a Dakota County DWI attorney who knows common DWI mistakes made by the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office.
Many cities in Dakota County have their own city attorney’s office. or contract their cases out to firms to prosecute. Oftentimes, the Dakota County Attorney’s Office will handle felony charges. More likely than not, a city attorney’s office or a firm will prosecute your DWI charge. This is often good news. In my experience, I’ve found firms do not see their life goal as enforcing justice. In fact, oftentimes, they are eager to settle the case. You need to know how each of these firms function in order to achieve the best result after being charged for a DWI in Dakota County, MN. As a DWI defense attorney in Dakota County, MN, I know how to navigate DWI charges in Dakota County, MN. All city and county attorney’s offices function differently, so knowing how the various City Attorney’s Offices and Dakota County Attorney’s Office handle DWIs is essential to your case. Do not be fooled by someone who does not regularly practice in Dakota County.
You need start fighting the DWI immediately. The longer you wait, the harder time you will have. In Dakota County, MN you have sixty days to challenge the revocation of your license. A Dakota County DWI defense attorney needs time to prepare the necessary documents for both your criminal case and to challenge your license revocation. Do not wait until the last minute to retain a Dakota County DWI defense attorney, it will likely have an affect on your result. Schedule a FREE DWI consultation with attorney Max Shek today.