The law office of Contreras Edin & Associates, handles many different kinds of criminal matters in the metro, and twin cities area. Many times a criminal matter may trigger an immigration matter. Our skilled legal team is available to help individuals who face independent criminal cases and those that involve an immigration matter. If you have a question about a criminal case, please contact our office.
Adult Felony Charges
The law office handles select adult felony charges. Our attorneys have handled the following types of cases: domestic strangulation, home invasion, assault with a dangerous weapon, assault on a police officer, fleeing and eluding police, aggravated robbery, possession with intent to distribute, sale of controlled substances, aggravated driving while intoxicated, criminal sexual assault, prostitution, child pornography, promotion of prostitution, welfare fraud, and identity theft, among others. If you have been charged with a felony and would like our assistance in defending a felony charge, please contact our office.
Challenges to Constitutional Violations
The law office can also assist you in challenging a constitutional violation. Typically these situations arise when the police act outside of their authority stops, arrests, and seizing evidence and what they discover leads to a criminal prosecution. If you think you were the victim of a constitutional violation, please contact our office for additional information.
Our office can also assist you in an expungement case. An expungement is a method that is used to remove certain information including arrests, charges, and convictions from your criminal history. However, not all charges and convictions are eligible for expungement. If you are interested in finding out if your conviction may be eligible for an expungement, please contact our office.
FBI Criminal Background Checks
Our office can also assist in obtaining an FBI Criminal Background Check. This may be a necessary part of your immigration case or you may want the records for another purpose. If you need to obtain a copy of your FBI criminal background, please contact our office.
Juvenile Felony and Misdemeanor Charges
The law office handles in juvenile felony and misdemeanor cases. Juvenile may be charged with any crime that an adult may be charged with, but the process and consequences are significantly different. If you or your child has been charged with a felony or misdemeanor matter in juvenile court please contact our office for additional information.
Misdemeanor and Gross Misdemeanor Charges
Contreras Edin & Associates, PLLC also handles many misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor charges including driving offenses, driving while intoxicated, domestic assault, violations of orders for protection, theft, shoplifting, and disorderly conduct, among others. If you have been charged with a misdemeanor or gross misdemeanor and would like assistance, please contact our office.
Our law office can assist you if you need to seek post-conviction relief. Post-conviction relief includes requests made to a court after you have already been convicted of a criminal charge. You may have reason to believe that your constitutional rights were violated in the manner in which you were convicted or that some other serious error occurred. In some cases these types of violations and errors could lead to your conviction being vacated and a new trial ordered. Post-conviction relief is also available where you were not correctly and completely informed of the immigration consequences of your plea of guilty in a criminal matter. If you believe that you may need help with post-conviction relief, please contact our office for additional information.
Contreras Edin & Associates, PLLC may be able to assist you with defending yourself against charges stemming from an alleged probation violation. Probation violation hearings involve a lower standard of proof than the conviction on the underlying charge and can lead to a new and more sever sentence on the underlying charge if you are found to have violated your probation. If you are being charged with probation violation and would like our help, please contact our office.
The law office can also assist you if you have a traffic violation that you would like to contest. Many times traffic violations can be easily resolved, so if you are in need of contesting a traffic violation, please contact our office.