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Minnesota & North Dakota DWI Defense Lawyer

W. Harvey Skees

If you're visiting this website because you or a loved one is facing a DWI or other criminal charge, you have come to the right place. Since 1998, Harvey Skees has been advocating on behalf of individuals charged with a crime. Harvey will make sure that your side of the story is heard, and will not stop working until he has arrived at the best possible result for you.

DWI & Criminal Defense in Minnesota & North Dakota

The areas of DUI/DWI and Criminal Defense law are constantly changing - literally, every day there is the possibility of a new case law decision that can change the landscape of the law as we know it. W. Harvey Skees takes pride in constantly keeping abreast of the ever changing nuances in DWI and criminal defense law and creatively applying this knowledge to your case.

Regardless of the specifics around your arrest and pending trial, you undoubtedly have questions about your situation:

  • What will it cost to defend the DWI charges?
  • Will I lose my license? For how long?
  • If I'm guilty, what can a DWI Lawyer do for me?
  • Will this effect my auto insurance or employment?
  • Was the Breath, Urine or Blood test accurate?
  • Did the Police have the right to pull me over?

While there are no easy answers that cover these questions, one thing is certain: Hiring an experienced and effective defense lawyer gives you the best opportunity for the best possible outcome to your North Dakota or Minnesota DWI charges. Several people choose not to hire a DWI / DUI lawyer to avoid paying attorneys' fees. The fact of the matter is, your DWI charge WILL end up costing you, and in many cases, NOT hiring a lawyer can end up being much

Some of the possible costs that can result from your DWI charges include:

  • Fines sanctioned by the city, county or state
  • Higher insurance premiums, insurance cancellation
  • Job loss, effect on ability to secure a job in the future
  • Incarceration, time in jail

Choosing a DWI Lawyer

If you are searching the yellow pages or on the web for a DWI lawyer, you are aware that there are literally hundreds of attorneys that will take your DWI case. How do you know that the lawyer you choose who to hire will be the best attorney for you? Selecting a lawyer who focuses their practice exclusively on DWI / DUI and criminal defense ensures that your attorney is up to date on the latest law changes in North Dakota and Minnesota DWI law and cutting edge defense strategies that can increase the likelihood of a successful outcome.

Contact me today for any questions you have regarding your DWI or criminal defense.