Date: June 2022
Case: Possession of Firearm
Attorney: Danielle C. Peden
Result: Dani’s client faced difficulties obtaining a conceal and carry license due to an erroneous note made by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) in the client’s previous files. After contacting the Fridley Police Department, the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, and the BCA and explaining the various details and legal issues in the case, Dani was able to have her client’s file reviewed and corrected. As a result, Dani was able to restore her client’s right to obtain their conceal and carry license.
Date: September 2021
Case: Gun Rights
Attorney: Dani Peden
Result: Dani’s client was originally convicted of fifth degree controlled substance possession in Hennepin County for an incident from over 10 years ago. Due to the nature of the crime, her client was denied the ability to purchase a firearm for their lifetime. Dani and her client worked together to petition the court to restore his rights to possess a firearm, seeking help from his family for support. After filing the proper paperwork and arguing the client’s reasons for wanting to possess firearms, the Court granted their petition. Now, her client will have the opportunity to pick up his hobby of competitive shooting again and pass the sport along to his children.
Date: February 2021
Case: Gun Rights
Attorney: Dani Peden
Result: Danielle’s client was previously convicted of Second Degree Burglary in Sherburne County, this conviction resulted in a lifelong loss of her client’s right to possess firearms as it was considered a crime of violence. Dani was able to secure an order granting restoration of her client’s firearm rights.
Date: November 2019
Case: Terroristic Threats/Dangerous Weapon
Attorney: Michael J. Brandt
Result: Mike Brandt’s client was arrested in possession of an illegal assault weapon. After speaking with the Carver County Prosecutor, Mike was able to assist his client with getting a Stay of Adjudication. Meaning that if the client is able to refrain from any further criminal activity the charge will be dismissed. This will allow his client to avoid a conviction.
Mike Brandt’s client was charged with Controlled Substance Crime in the Third Degree from an incident occurring in Beltrami County in August of 2016. Mike’s client was the subject of a narcotics investigation and the police executed a search warrant at his home where they found approximately twelve pounds of marijuana. In addition to the marijuana, the police also found...
Mike Brandt’s client was charged with felony Possession of Drugs from an arrest in Brooklyn Park, Hennepin County, Minnesota in April of 2016. The charges emanated from a traffic stop for an equipment violation which led to the search of the vehicle, where the police found methamphetamine and hash oil. In addition to the drugs, Mike’s client also had a...
Nicole’s client faced a multitude of charges after a summer road rage incident in Mille Lacs County. Those charges were: Felony Second Degree Assault, Misdemeanor Intentionally Pointing a Gun, Misdemeanor Fifth Degree Assault and Misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct. The second degree assault with a firearm carried a mandatory prison sentence. Nicole and her client prepared their defense and prepared for trial. Nicole...
Nicole’s client found himself facing several misdemeanors for illegally transporting a firearm in a motor vehicle and a DWI in Crow Wing County, both which can result in jail time. Nicole negotiated a settlement whereby her client to plead guilty to a DNR related offense which would not prohibit her client from possessing firearms. With persistence and strong negotiation Nicole’s client received 90...
Mike Brandt’s client was charged with Possession of a Firearm by an Ineligible Person. The charges against Mike’s client stemmed from an incident involving mental health issues whereby the police came upon Mike’s client in possession of a firearm. The police investigated Mike’s client and discovered that approximately ten years earlier (when the client was 13 years old), he was...