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Out-Of-State Defendants

Did you come to Minnesota on a vacation or business trip? Were you merely driving through the state to get from one destination to another? In any case, while you were in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, did you end up … getting arrested on suspicion of DWI or DUI?

If this has happened to you … Understand that you are not alone. Every year, many people visiting our state end up facing charges of driving while intoxicated. You need to understand during these challenging times that not every Minneapolis DWI lawyer is experienced and equipped to effectively represent an out-of-state client  facing a driving while intoxicated charge.

Understanding your situation, the law firm of Meaney & Patrin provides powerful representation to individuals like you who live elsewhere, but who have been charged with DWI or DUI in Minnesota. Our firm has a well-established and proven track record protecting the rights of men and women who were visiting our state or simply passing through at the time of their arrests. In short, we understand the frustrating, frightening and difficult position that you find yourself in today.

A Minnesota DWI Attorney To Deal With Preliminary Matters …

Of course, in an ideal world, your time in Minnesota would have ended on a far more positive note. The professionals at Meaney & Patrin understand completely how a DWI arrest – particularly when you are traveling – can change the complexion of your life and that of your family in many ways.

Needless to say, in the immediate aftermath of a DWI arrest when you are from another state, the most important initial step is to ensure that you are not detained in jail and that you are on the way home in the shortest time possible.

A Minnesota DWI attorney from our firm has the expertise that is crucial to ensure that you will not be detained longer than necessary immediately following a DWI arrest. We understand what needs to be done on a preliminary basis to get you back home with your family following your arrest and while your case is pending. Obviously, you will need to make court appearances as directed by the court. However, with our help, you will not be left spinning your wheels in Minnesota – missing work and being kept away from your family. We can usually have your appearance excused at preliminary hearings while we appear on your behalf as well.

A Minnesota DWI Lawyer To Provide Powerful Representation …

By engaging a Minneapolis DWI lawyer from Meaney & Patrin, you can rest easier knowing that your legal rights are being fully protected and asserted. While it is one thing to be charged with DWI or DUI in the state in which you live and work, it is something completely different finding yourself involved in such a case out of state.

We have assisted dozens of men and women from all walks of life and from many locations across the country in the defense of Minnesota DWI and DUI cases. We will strive tirelessly to ensure that even in your absence, the most effective defense is mounted on your behalf.

While in most cases you will need to return to the state, we always have as our goal working to win a dismissal or potential settlement of your case that may allow you to stay put and not make a special trip back to Minnesota. In those instances in which a client must return to Minnesota, we ensure that in such circumstances, the disruption of your life is kept to a minimum.

Of course, understanding that a DWI or DUI case can result in a person facing jail time, significant fines and the loss of a driver’s license, we mount a comprehensive defense on all fronts to protect all of your interests in this regard. Our goal is to resolve your case and get your life back on course as if there never had been an interruption arising out of an arrest for either a DWI or DUI.

A Minnesota DWI Attorney Providing Affordable Legal Representation …

Each individual Minnesota DWI attorney at Meaney & Patrin understands that you have significant financial obligations. We are committed to charging the most reasonable and fair fees possible in the representation of each client. When it comes to providing the most effective, powerful representation of you in a DWI or DUI case, we will not pile on additional fees merely because you live out of state.

We have provided for your review the information you will need in considering how we can help if you have been charged with DWI or DUI while visiting or traveling through Minnesota. Take a moment today to visit the rest of our site.

Additionally, we are available to discuss your case and the charges you are facing. Please call our offices at 612-688-2299. We will be happy to provide you with an initial consultation at no charge.