FT Sessoms

(612) 344-1505

Minnesota DWI & Drunk
Driving Defense Attorney

Why Should I hire F.T. Sessoms as my Minnesota DWI lawyer?
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What should you do if you are stopped for drunk driving in Minnesota?
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What should you do if you are arrested for drunk driving in Minnesota?
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Why have I been charged with a number of offenses?
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When does Miranda apply? Or, "The police did not read me my rights!"
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What is the difference between "DWI" and "DUI"?
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How can I get a limited license or "Work Permit"?
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When am I eligible for a limited license?
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How can I challenge the revocation of my license?
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What are the criminal penalties for "driving while impaired"?
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How do you determine your blood alcohol concentration level?
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Is my vehicle subject to forfeiture?
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Why should I fight my arrest, license revocation and/or forfeiture?
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Should I refuse to submit to chemical testing?
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What is the Status of the Minnesota Intoxilyzer Source Code Litigation?
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If I Have A DWI or Similar Conviction, Am I Eligible to Enter Canada?
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What Are "Aggravating Factors" in a DWI Case?
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What is AWI, SWI, And BWI?
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Why should I hire F.T. Sessoms as my Minnesota DWI lawyer?
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What Happens if I Get A DWI While Driving A Commercial Vehicle:
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What if I am not Driving a Commercial Vehicle but I own a Commercial License and I get arrested for a DWI?
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What Happens if I Drive Under The Influence And Someone Gets Hurt or Killed?
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If I Have Drugs In My System Can I be Charged With DWI?
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How Can I Obtain and Immediate Release From Jail?
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What Is The Difference Between the DWI and The Implied Consent Loss Of My Driver’s License?
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DWI Plate Impoundment or Will I Need to Get Whiskey Plates?
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What Happens If You Are From Another State and Get A DWI in Minnesota?
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What Are the Consequences of A Felony DWI?
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What Is the Minnesota Open Bottle Law?
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What Constitutes the Offense of Underage Drinking & Driving?
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FT Sessoms

Why should I fight my arrest, license revocation and/or forfeiture?

If you have been arrested for a DWI in Minnesota you are facing the immediate loss of your license, a criminal record, a jail term and thousands of dollars in increased insurance costs. But these cases can be won. I have successfully defended DWI arrests in Minnesota on all of the following grounds:

(a) Whether the police had sufficient grounds to make the initial stop of the vehicle;

(b) Whether the police had probable cause to make the arrest for DWI;

(c) Whether the police made a mistake of law;

(d) Whether the individual under arrest for DWI was properly advised of his rights pursuant to the Minnesota Implied Consent law:

(e) Whether the police assisted in the vindication of the right to counsel prior to testing or whether the right was arbitrarily terminated by the police;

(f) Whether the alcohol concentration test result was accurate and reliable;

(g) Whether the state made a timely disclosure of the "source code" (aka the system software) for the intoxilyzer 5000 breath testing machine, and;

(h) Whether the right to additional testing was hindered or denied by the police.