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Minneapolis Domestic Assault Attorney

Minneapolis, Minnesota criminal defense attorney, Judith A. Samson, knows what it takes to give her clients the support, knowledge, expertise, and experience of an attorney who is seasoned and familiar with a criminal misdemeanor, gross misdemeanor, and felony charges. Contact Judith A. Samson to schedule a free initial consultation if you are facing domestic assault… Read more »

Minnesota Driving After License Cancellation

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) estimates approximately one in eight Minnesota drivers is driving without a valid license at any given time. The cause of an invalid license can be a temporary suspension, a revocation, expiration, or cancellation. When a driver is stopped, and their license is found to be cancelled, they could… Read more »

Felony Domestic Strangulation Assault in Minnesota

Minnesota has been cracking down on strangulation cases because they are so often associated with long-term abuse. The law is very clear about defining domestic strangulation and making sure there are strict penalties if convicted. Strangulation can occur with bare hands or using tools, and it has the potential to cause a victim’s death. Domestic… Read more »

Accused of Theft in Minneapolis?

If you or a loved one have been accused of theft in or around the Minneapolis area, it can be a truly devastating experience. The consequences can be severe, including prison time and/or costly fines, and can have a lasting impact on your future. No matter how trying this experience may be, there is one… Read more »

Your Rights After Expungement – Who Can See Your Records

Expungement is sometimes referred to as expunction, or “setting aside” a criminal conviction. The court-ordered process of expungement “seals” the legal record of a criminal conviction or an arrest, thus “erasing” it, generally speaking. This procedure varies by state and county – individual states, such as NY, do not allow expungement of a criminal conviction. Your… Read more »

Marijuana Drug Crimes: A Confusing Case For States

In contemporary times, the use of marijuana is shrouded in mystery as federal and state laws remain in conflict. Drug laws in the United States have been the subject of everything from medical research to taxable goods to societal ills. Did you know that from 1960-1962, the Harvard Psilocybin Project existed and tested psilocybin on study participants?… Read more »

What Is the Open Bottle Law in Minnesota?

In Minnesota, not only it is against the law to consume alcohol while driving on public roads, but it is also illegal to possess an open bottle. How does the law define an open bottle? Who will face charges in the event of an open bottle violation? Read on to find answers to these and… Read more »

DANCO Domestic Abuse No Contact Order Minnesota

In the U.S., domestic abuse became a crime only in the 1970s. In most U.S. jurisdictions, domestic abuse statutes were first differentiated from the general laws of assault, referring to intimate violence or partner abuse. In 85 percent of domestic abuse cases, the violence is between intimate partners. The victim is almost always a woman… Read more »

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Case Results

Best Minneapolis Criminal Defense Lawyer Representation


County: Scott

Type of Charge: 3rd DWI

Priors: 1 prior

Final Deposition: Plead to a 4th degree DWI

Sentence Imposed: No jail


County: Dakota

Type of Charge: Harassment Order

Priors: None

Final Deposition: Dismissed

Sentence Imposed:


County: Hennepin

Type of Charge: Solicitation of Prostitute

Priors: 1 prior

Final Deposition: Stay of imposition vacate and dismiss

Sentence Imposed: No jail

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Contact Attorney Judith Samson

Over 20 years experienced criminal defense representation in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Our office is located in downtown Minneapolis in the Flour Exchange Building.

Flour Exchange Building, 310 4th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55415

Phone: 612-333-8001

Fax: 612-333-8003