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Child Protection (TPR)

CHILD PROTECTION:  HOW DO I RESPOND TO WHEN FACED WITH A PETITION FORTERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS?  Termination of Parental Rights “TPR” matters are brought in juvenile court in Minnesota and are governed by the Rules of Juvenile Protection Procedure.  Allegations...

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Child Protection (CHIPS)

CHILD PROTECTION: HOW DO I RESPOND WHEN FACED WITH A PETITION FOR CHILD(REN) INNEED OF PROTECTION AND SERVICES? Child(ren) in Need of Protection or Services “CHIPS” matters are brought in juvenile court in Minnesota and are governed by the Rules of Juvenile Protection...

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Understanding Wrongful Death Actions

The loss of a loved one is tragic and devastating. There is no amount of money that can replace the companionship and spirit of those who have left us. However, if one’s loved one has been caused by the wrongful act or omission of another, they may wish to bring a...

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Can Police Lawfully Withdraw My Blood Without My Consent?

Getting pulled over by police for a suspected DWI or DUI can be a stressful ordeal. This ordeal can be even more strenuous when suspects are subjected to a blood draw. The piercing of needles into the skin and removal of one’s blood is an invasive procedure that many...

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Acquiring an Order for Protection

Domestic and family violence remain to be prevalent problems in today’s world. However, there are legal devices that can help abuse victims. One such tool is an order for protection (“OFP”). What Is an OFP? An order for protection, often referred to as an “OFP”, is a...

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What Happens to Me If I am Charged with A DWI?

Getting charged with a DWI can be overwhelming. Such a charge can have both criminal and administrative consequences. Luckily, the attorneys at Dudley and Smith, P.A., can help contest a DWI charge. DUI v. DWI: Is there a Difference? Many individuals might get...

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