Guest Blog written by Insurance Expert, Harlan Rossmann Everyone knows that a DWI charge affects your driving privileges in Minnesota, but what most people don’t anticipate is the impact on their auto insurance costs. It may take your insurance company 6 – 12 months to check your record and set up your policy to cancel. […]
Appelman Law Firm Attorneys Present on the Consequences of DWI at Normandale College
On February 8, 2011, the attorneys at Appelman Law Firm presented on the consequences of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) at Normandale Community College’s “Success Day.” The presentation outlined the laws that constitute a Minnesota DWI, as well as the criminal, civil, and emotional consequences of receiving a DWI charge. The attorneys also investigated the rights […]
DWI Suspect Acquitted on Drunk-to-Keep-Warm Defense
A Missouri man was acquitted of a suspected DWI after claiming that he got drunk after he crashed his vehicle into a culvert, not before. The incident occurred in February, 2010. Thomas Drummond explained to the court that he had been driving home after a night out with friends when icy road conditions caused him […]
Do You Have to Perform DWI Field Sobriety Tests in Minnesota?
If you are pulled over because a police officer believes that you are in violation of DWI law, you may be asked to perform a series of simple physical or cognitive tests to determine sobriety. Field sobriety tests provide officers probable cuase to arrest drivers on the suspicion of driving under the influence. The standard […]
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