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Martin Azarian is an experienced Minnesota criminal defense attorney who has a proven track record of getting the results his clients want. When you or a loved one has been charged Theft, Shoplifting, a DWI or other crime your lives can change significantly. Whether the charge is a DWI, a Theft-related offense, Domestic Assault, Drugs, a Misdemeanor, Gross Misdemeanor, Felony charge or serious traffic offense, it is important to have aggressive, experienced, trusted and respected Minnesota Criminal Defense Attorney on your side.
Call Martin Azarian, he has over 21 years of criminal defense experience, nineteen years in Minnesota. He has the criminal defense experience and and a reputation for getting the best results for his clients.
If you are about to be charged, or if you have been charged with a crime do not speak to anyone about your case other than your attorney. Remember, you do not have to talk to the police. In fact, you should not speak to the police at all. Talking to the police may limit your defenses, it may place you at the scene of the crime, and it may prevent you from asserting certain defenses.
Do not wait for a Summons or a Complaint or a court date to come in the mail. If you do, you may discover that you have lost a number of your rights. There are certain defenses that you may be entitled to and a criminal defense attorney can help you identify and use those defenses. Martin Azarian will give the advice and representation you need to help you obtain the best outcome for you. Martin Azarian has been practicing criminal law and has developed a no-nonsense reputation. He is a tough negotiator who is well respected amongst the Twin Cities legal community. He has represented thousands of clients. Contact the Law Firm of Martin S. Azarian Criminal Defense, P.A. today by calling our office at (612) 343-9000 or call 24 hours a day at (952) 451-4987 for a free initial telephone consultation.Videos. Videos.

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How should one go about hiring a criminal defense lawyer — What traits and experience should one look for?
Why is shoplifting such a devastating charge? What are the penalties, what are the collateral consequences?
What defenses might be available in a shoplifting case?
What is theft under Minnesota law and what are the penalties?
What defense might be available in a theft case?
What is embezzlement under Minnesota law? Why is this such a devastating charge?
What are the potential penalties for embezzlement under Minnesota law?
What defenses might be available against a charge of embezzlement?
What is expungement?
Minnesota passed legislation in 2015 that makes it easier to expunge criminal records. What are a few of the changes made by this law?
What are the advantages of getting an expungement?
Who should think about getting an expungement?
How can a lawyer help someone who is arrested for DWI?
What is the penalty for a first time DWI in Minnesota?
What are the penalties for a DWI if it’s not my first?
What if I have a prior DWI from more than ten years ago?
What are the penalties for welfare and public assistance fraud?
What are the penalties for domestic assault?
What is meant by guilt beyond a reasonable doubt?
What protections do I have as a criminal defendant?