The Attention, Defense, and Respect You Deserve!

Eric Rice

Eric Rice

Eric Rice draws upon his diverse criminal law experience to help with your case. 

How to Collect Out-of-State Judgment in Minnesota

posted on May 9, 2017

Just because you get a judgment against someone doesn’t mean that you automatically get the money. Often, collecting on a judgment can be as difficult as getting the judgment in the first place. This is especially true when the debtor has assets in another state. So, how do you collect on a foreign judgment in […]

How to Sell or Buy a Business

posted on April 11, 2017

Looking to sell a business? The process can bring a lot of questions as it’s not as simple as making a Craiglist post and hoping to find a potential buyer. Here is a general overview of the process. More detailed information on each process will be coming in future posts: Step 1: Getting the Business […]

What do my DWI breath test results mean?

posted on April 3, 2017

After an arrest for DWI, many people have questions about whether the tests were necessary and what they mean. Here is some information about how the testing occurs and what you should know about it. Why did I have to take two different breath tests for DWI? Often, the police will ask you to take […]

New Minnesota Expungement Laws for 2015

posted on April 14, 2015

An expungement allows you to seal a criminal record so that it cannot be used by employers, landlords, or other parties against you. Minnesota recently changed its expungement laws to make it easier for petitioners to get an exupngement. The new laws also allow a court to seal more records than may have been available […]

State v. Bernard: Minnesota DWI Test Refusal Upheld

posted on February 11, 2015

Minnesota DWI Test Refusal Law Upheld as Constitutional In State v. Bernard, the Minnesota Supreme Court considered whether a Minnesota law criminalizing refusal to take a DWI breath test was unconstitutional. The Court held that the law does not violate a person’s fundamental rights under the constitution, and the refusal law is a reasonable means to […]

Is DUI a Felony or Misdemeanor in Minnesota?

posted on November 1, 2014

In Minnesota, DWIs can range from misdemeanors to felonies depending on the facts of the offense and the offender’s prior record. Here is some information about the ranges of DUI charges. What is a misdemeanor, gross misdemeanor, or felony? Minnesota has three classes of crimes: misdemeanor, gross misdemeanor, and felony. The maximum punishment for the crime […]

Can you get a DUI without driving?

posted on November 1, 2014

Although the offense of DUI stands for driving under the influence, driving is not a requirement to get a DUI or DWI. Minnesota law makes it a crime to “drive, operate, or be in physical control of any motor vehicle” while under the influence. While the terms “drive” and “operate” suggest a running car, the […]

What are DUI, DWI, and Drunk Driving?

posted on September 30, 2014

DUI, DWI, and Drunk Driving all refer to a class of crimes in Minnesota that make it illegal to drive while impaired by alcohol or other mood-altering substances. In other states, DUI and DWI may refer to separate crimes. However, Minnesota treats them all as Driving While Impaired. Common Questions About DUI, DWI, and Drunk […]

Side-By-Side Comparison of DUI vs. DWI

posted on September 29, 2014

What is the Difference Between DUI and DWI? In Minnesota, the terms DUI and DWI refer interchangeably to a class of crimes that make it illegal to drive while impaired. Even though the terms are used interchangeably, there are still many types of DWI charges. Here are the most common two: Driving While Impaired The […]

1 2 3 4 6