Hennepin County DWI Lawyer

Hennepin County is the largest in the State of Minnesota, which includes four different Courthouses:

1)Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis, MN All misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor DWI arrests occurring in the Cities of Minneapolis and St. Anthony City, and the jurisdiction of the University of Minnesota.In addition, all suburban DWIs that go to a jury trial and /or a contested hearing are also handled in the Government Center Courthouse in Minneapolis, MN. All felony DWIs, regardless of the city in which they occurred, are handled here as well.Finally, all Hennepin County DWI Court cases are referred to the Government Center Courthouse in Minneapolis, MN.(For more information about DWI Court select DWI COURT PROJECT: RESULTS AFTER TWO YEARS OF OPERATION May 2009 on the Minnesota Judicial Branch website.The Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis, MN handles all Implied Consent (license revocation and plate impoundment) cases and all Vehicle Forfeiture matters within Hennepin County.For detailed information and directions to the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis, MN.

2)Southdale Courthouse in Edina, MN All misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor DWI arrests occurring in the Cities of Bloomington, Edina, Richfield, St. Louis Park and the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport are prosecuted here. For detailed information and directions to the Southdale Courthouse in Edina, MN.

3)Ridgedale Courthouse in Minnetonka, MN– All misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor DWI arrests occurring in the Cities of Deephaven, Eden Prairie, Excelsior, Golden Valley, Greenwood, Hopkins, Independence, Lake Minnetonka Conservation District, Long Lake, Loretto, Maple Grove, Maple Plain, Medina, Minnetonka, Minnetonka Beach, Minnetrista, Mound, Orono, Plymouth, Shorewood, South Lake Minnetonka, Spring Park, St. Bonifacius, Tonka Bay, Wayzata, and Woodland. For detailed information and directions to the Ridgedale Courthouse in Minnetonka, MN.

4)Brookdale Courthouse in Brooklyn Center, MN– All misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor DWI arrests occurring in the Cities of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Champlin, Corcoran, Crystal, Dayton, Greenfield, Hanover, Hassen, New Hope, Osseo, Robbinsdale, Rockford and Rogers.For more detailed information and directions to the Brookdale Courthouse in Brooklyn Center, MN click on the following link: MN Courts.

There are many different prosecutors who represent the State on misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor DWI cases in these municipalities.Each prosecuting office has their own policies when it comes to offering plea bargains and spending resources on prosecuting DWI matters to their fullest extent.

Hennepin County likes to sentence DWI defendants to complete certain “pet programs” for alcohol education and treatment. First time offenders are usually ordered to complete the Hennepin County One Day DWI Program

They are also required to perform 2-3 days of Sentence To Service

Repeat or multiple DWI offenders are encouraged to participate in the Hennepin County DWI Court.(For more information about DWI Court select DWI COURT PROJECT: RESULTS AFTER TWO YEARS OF OPERATION May 2009 on the Minnesota Judicial Branch website.

Ethan P. Meaney & Benjamin H. Pardun handle all Hennepin County matters and always have at least 30-40 DWI matters pending in various Hennepin County Courthouses in Minneapolis, Edina, Brooklyn Center, and Minnetonka, so Ethan & Benjamin are in court in Hennepin County almost every day. Because of our large presence in Hennepin County, the judges and prosecutors are familiar with our office, which helps Ethan P. Meaney & Benjamin H. Pardun obtain better results for all of our clients in Hennepin County.

Find a DWI attorney in Hennepin County Minnesota who is reliable and ready to help you with your case. Get in contact with the DWI Guys and let us help you, call 612-223-6595 for your FREE case evaluation.