Welcome To Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm
Welcome to Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm. Established in 1983, we have a proven track record of more than 30 years of successfully representing clients as DWI lawyers. If you need a DUI attorney in Minneapolis, St. Paul, or throughout Minnesota or Wisconsin, we have successfully challenged thousands of DWI cases on behalf of our clients.
Our team of DWI lawyers are experienced and knowledgeable in the area of DWI representation. We treat every client as our priority and fight for every legal cause. Our attorneys have handled a wide variety of drunk driving cases that include underage drinking and driving, test refusal, criminal vehicular injury and homicide, Implied Consent hearings, challenging whiskey plates, boating while intoxicated or snowmobiling while intoxicated, vehicle forfeitures and other DWI cases.
Drunk Driving charges in Minnesota are strict and the penalties can be extensive, depending on the degree of the crime, and may include incarceration and thousands in fines. The dedicated DWI lawyers at Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm are dedicated to advocating on behalf of our clients to secure the best outcome possible in each case.
Please browse our website to learn more about our firm, read about each DUI attorney in our firm, as well as information about DWI laws and penalties, and other resources. Caplan & Tamburino Law firm can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for instant assistance, since we do not use an automated telephone system or voice messaging. Contact our firm today at 612-436-7040 to schedule a free consultation with an experienced DUI lawyer.
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Twin Cities DUI Lawyers
Minnesota DWI (Driving While Intoxicated) laws state that it is a crime to drive, operate, or be in physical control of any motor vehicle when the person in under the influence of alcohol, controlled substances, or a hazardous substance that affects the nervous system, brain or muscles of the person. If the driver is under the influence he will be charged with a criminal DWI offense. If the alcohol concentration of the violator is greater than .08 or if he refuses to take the chemical test then the accused can also be subjected to DWI charges.
Fourth degree DWI (misdemeanor): First time violation of DWI law within the past ten years and absence of any aggravating factors.
Third degree DWI (gross misdemeanor): Violation of the DWI law along with a single aggravating factor.
Second degree DWI (gross misdemeanor): Violation of DWI law along with two or more aggravating factors.
First Degree DWI (Felony DWI): A fourth violation of Minnesota’s DWI laws within ten years of the first is charged as a felony DWI. Further, once an offender has been convicted of a felony DWI or felony Criminal Vehicular Operation or Homicide (CVO or CVH) any subsequent DWI offense, regardless of the passage of time, is charged as a felony DWI.
Aggravating offenses in Minnesota include having a blood alcohol concentration of .20 or greater, the presentence of a child in the vehicle, refusing to submit to chemical testing, and each prior offense within the prior ten years.
DWI Penalties In Minnesota
DWI charges are strict and can lead to extensive penalties. Penalties vary with the degree of the crime. The maximum fine can range from $1,000 to $14,000. Maximum incarceration varies from 90 days to seven years depending upon the degree of the DWI offense.
Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm continues to reach new horizons in DWI defense due to the dedication, zealous advocacy and commitment of our attorneys. Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You will receive specialized attention when calling Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm no matter what time you call, as we do not use an automated attendant or voice messaging.
Contact a Minnesota DWI Lawyer
Our Minnesota DWI Defense Lawyers represent clients throughout Minnesota and Wisconin, including the Twin Cities areas of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Anoka, Andover, Apple Valley, Blaine, Bloomington, Brooklyn Park, Burnsville, Coon Rapids, Chanhassen, Chaska, Columbia Heights, Eagan, Eden Prairie, Edina, Elk River, Hudson, Lakeville, Lino Lakes, Maple Grove, Maplewood, Minnetonka, Moundsview, Plymouth, Richfield, Roseville, White Bear Lake and Woodbury. We also represent clients in other parts of the state including Duluth, Rochester, Mankato, St. Cloud, Brainerd, Moorhead and beyond.
Serving statewide in Minnesota and Wisconsin, including Hennepin County, Ramsey County, Dakota County, Washington County, Anoka County, Wright County, Sherburne County, Scott County and Carver County.
Contact the Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. by calling 612-436-7040 to schedule a free consultation with an experienced Minneapolis, St Paul, Twin Cities, Minnesota, DWI Lawyer.