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4th of July – Be Safe!

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The 4th of July is a time to celebrate the birth of our country. However, too often, people take their celebrations too far. Remember to plan ahead this year so you are not in a position to get a DUI. Find a sober driver, stay near home or stay where you are. Police presence is… Read more »


Smart Start Mobile Service

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We are pleased to announce that effective immediately, Smart Start MN can now offer mobile ignition interlock services. We recognize that it can be difficult to find a way to legally bring your car in for installation and that it can sometimes be difficult to bring your vehicle in for a timely calibration. Mobile ignition… Read more »


The Right and Wrong way to Plead Guilty

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According to the Driver and Vehicle Services division of the Department of Public Safety, there is was a right way and a wrong way to plead guilty. A little context first: 1st Time DUI/DWI defendants who have a BAC below .20 receive an administrative knockdown to 30 days from their original revocation (90 or 365… Read more »


Important Information for Source Code Lawyers and Clients

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There is a major change coming to DUI and Interlock law that will have an impact on many Source Code clients and clients who are reinstated pending the outcome of their cases (in Hennepin and Ramsey Counties). It has the potential to jump up and bite the unwary lawyer (and client). Today, a First Time… Read more »


Shutdown

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In 30 minutes, Minnesota’s State government will shut-down. Essential services, such as State Patrol and the Courts will continue to operate, but most government functions will cease operations. Included in the shutdown is most areas of the Department of Public Safety. A division of the Department of Public Safety, Driver and Vehicle Services, is responsible… Read more »