Nicole’s client was charged with Electronic Solicitation of a Child after sending a nude photograph to a minor. Her client had never been in this kind of trouble before and was nervous about facing felony charges for the first time in his life. Nicole helped him through the process and encouraged him to take some proactive steps to work toward...
Mike Brandt’s client was charged with a very serious sex offense in Hennepin County Juvenile Court based upon some allegations of paying another juvenile to engage in a sex act. If convicted of these charges, it would have required Mike’s client to register as a predatory offender and would have been a black mark on his record. In preparing the...
Mike’s client was on probation in Anoka County for a Criminal Sexual Conduct case. Mike’s client had been living in Texas, and, after a failed polygraph examination, Mike’s client’s Texas probation officer violated him, requiring Mike’s client to return to Minnesota for a probation violation hearing. Mike’s client’s probation violation was based on a violation of the Texas rules of...
Mike Brandt’s client was charged with Felony Solicitation of a Minor to Engage in Prostitution after Mike’s client responded to an ad on backpages.com posted by law enforcement. The ad suggested that there was a young lady who would sell her sexual services to Mike’s client. The decoy police officer held herself out to be 15 years old, making this...
Mike Brandt’s client was charged with a felony for allegedly engaging in prostitution with a child between the ages of 13 and 16. The charges emanated from a law enforcement sting where Mike’s client was alleged to have agreed to hire a decoy officer posing as a 15 year old girl. Mike was prepared to go to trial on this...
Mike’s client was charged with Felony Third Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct in Hennepin County Juvenile Court. In preparing the case, Mike had numerous discussions with the prosecutor and encouraged his client to take proactive steps to address any psycho/sexual concerns the court may have. Because Mike’s client had entered into programming and was making progress, the prosecutor offered to dismiss...
Mike Brandt’s client was being investigated for charges of Criminal Sexual Conduct against a minor in Anoka County. Mike immediately began conversations with the Anoka County Criminal Investigation Division and Child Protection Services. Mike engaged in several conversations with investigators and with the County Attorney. When the case was submitted to the County Attorney for consideration of charges, the County...
Nicole Kettwick’s client was facing possible charges from Maplewood when his ex-girlfriend claimed he raped her. Nicole conducted her own investigation and sent that information to the Ramsey County Attorney who was deciding whether to file charges against her client and ultimately, based on all of the information, the State chose not to file charges against him. This meant he...
Nicole’s client was charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct in the Second Degree after he was accused of inappropriately touching a child family member. This is a felony which is punishable by up to 25 years in prison and a fine of $35,000.00. Fortunately, Nicole hired a private investigator, had a forensic polygraph examination conducted and prepared the case for a...
After an incident involving a neighbor, Nicole’s client found himself facing a felony charge of Criminal Sexual Conduct in the Third Degree. This felony sentence could have resulted in a felony sentence with 36 months of prison hanging over his head and up to 15 years of probation. Nicole filed a motion for a downward departure ask the Court to sentence her client to a...
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