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MinnesotaCriminal Defense Lawyers in Benton County, Minnesota

The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.

When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Benton County, Minnesota, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.

Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.

Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.

A criminal defense lawyer in Benton County, Minnesota should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Todd Victor Peterson

Todd Victor Peterson
Todd V Peterson PA
1637 4th Ave N
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
Licensed for 30 years, Todd Victor Peterson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Mitchell Hamline School of Law... read more >

Betsey Lynne Lund Ross

Betsey Lynne Lund Ross
1139 Franklin Ave NE Suite 2
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
Licensed for 16 years, Betsey Lynne Lund Ross is a Real Estate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Mitchell Hamline School of Law... read more >

John T Lund

John T Lund
Lund Law PA
41 Riverside Dr NE
St. Cloud, MN 56304
Licensed for 43 years, John T Lund is a Business Law and Child Welfare Law lawyer who attended University of North Dakota School of Law... read more >

Robert Paul Cunningham

Robert Paul Cunningham
Cunningham Law Office
PO BOX 357
Sauk Rapids, MN
Licensed for 26 years, Robert Paul Cunningham is a Bankruptcy and Business Law lawyer who attended Creighton University School of Law... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Minnesota State Bar Association Board Certification in Criminal Law - The MSBA criminal law section certifies lawyers as specialists in criminal law if they've demonstrated exceptional experience, training and competence in this area of practice.

Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.

Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.

Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

The MACDL is a not for profit corporation with offices in Minneapolis, MN. Since its creation, MACDL has continued to promote excellence in the practice of criminal law and protect the rights of the accused.

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