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MN Program Supports Incarcerated Parents and Families

Parenting with Purpose (PWP) is a Minnesota-based organization that supports imprisoned parents by providing classes focused on education and support. The goal of the group is to meet the unique [...]

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Sobering Holiday Facts: Don’t Drink and Drive

While it’s fun to celebrate this time of year, remember to stay safe and plan ahead. Last year, MN officers, deputies, and troopers arrested 2,037 impaired drivers from November 24nd through [...]

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Turning Yourself in After an Arrest Warrant

Arrest warrants are often issued by judges in new cases for probation issues or failing to comply with court orders. While you are typically notified of an arrest warrant via telephone or mail, [...]

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How Getting Arrested May Impact Your Career

While you are “innocent until proven guilty” your boss may not be so supportive when coordinating your work schedule from behind bars. Laws in place protect discriminatory hiring and firing [...]

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How Forfeiting Bail Impacts the Process

Sometimes defendants fail to appear in court or violate a condition of their bail, and the court orders the bail bond to be forfeited. In these cases, an arrest warrant would be issued, and the [...]

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What is the Difference Between County or City Jails and Prisons?

Depending on the location of an arrest, a defendant may spend time in a county or city jail. Inmates are held at a city or county jail while being charged, but typically not yet sentenced. While [...]

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Types of Immigration Bonds

For defendants dealing with immigration issues, there are a few bond options available. If you are not released on your own recognizance, there are three immigration bonds a bail bond company can [...]

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How Do I Get Someone Out of Jail if I Have No Money?

No one wants to get a call from a loved one in jail, It’s a hard thing to process. Someone you care about is in a bad situation, and they’re asking you for help. It’s that much worse when you [...]

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Debunking Bail Bond Myths

If you are arrested and jailed for a crime, then your life is essentially on hold unless you post bail. The bail system allows people to get out of jail to resume life until their trial is over. [...]

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Can I Post Bail for Someone in Another State?

Helping a loved one post bail is never easy. It may be even trickier when you are trying to post bail for someone in another state. If you are not able to provide the entire bail amount, it is [...]

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