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Hastings, MN | James Blumberg Law

If you have been arrested in the Hastings area of Minnesota for any kind of alleged criminal offense, it will be in your best interest to retain legal counsel before making any statement to authorities. An experienced criminal defense lawyer will be able to help you achieve the most favorable outcome to your case that results in the fewest possible penalties.

James Blumberg Law represents individuals accused of driving while impaired (DWI) and many other kinds of alleged crimes in Dakota County. It is important to remember that an arrest is not the same as a conviction, and a prosecutor must prove your guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

Criminal Defense Attorney in Hastings, Minnesota

As a former prosecutor in the Criminal Division of the Dakota County Attorney’s Office, James Blumberg provides his clients with a unique understanding of how prosecutors handle criminal cases. Our criminal defense lawyer knows how to identify the weakest aspects of these cases and use any weak or lack of evidence to possible get criminal charges reduced or dismissed.

You can have James Blumberg Law provide a complete evaluation of your case so you can be fully aware of all your legal options. Call (952) 431-7758 today to schedule a free initial consultation.


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Types of Criminal Charges in Hastings, MN

James Blumberg Law aggressively defends both residents and visitors who were arrested for any one of a number of alleged crimes in the Hastings area. Some of the most common types of offenses that our clients are charged with include, but are not limited to:


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DWI Arrests in Hastings, MN

United States Highway 61 (US 61) runs straight through Hastings, but Minnesota State Highway 55 (MN 55) and Minnesota State Highway 316 (MN 316) also see a lot of traffic in the city. Many DWI arrests occur on other smaller local roads such as Ravenna Trail, Pleasant Drive, or Pine Street.

You should know that even if you failed a breath alcohol test, certain errors in the administration of such tests can lead to the results being inadmissible in court. James Blumberg Law represents individuals accused of drunk driving for the first time as well as alleged repeat offenders.


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Court and Law Enforcement Resources in Hastings, MN

City of Hastings, MN | Police Department — On this website, you can learn more about the Hastings Police Department. View crime alerts, a crime map, and crime prevention tips. You can also find various forms and answers to frequently asked questions.

Hastings Police Department
101 4th St. East
Hastings, MN 55033
(651) 480-2300

Minnesota Judicial Branch | Dakota County District Court — Hastings is in Dakota County, which is in the First Judicial District of Minnesota. The Dakota County District Court has original jurisdiction in all criminal, juvenile, and traffic cases. Felony criminal, juvenile, and gross misdemeanor cases are only handled at the following location:

Dakota County Judicial Center
1560 Highway 55
Hastings, MN 55033
(651) 438-8100

Orders for protection, misdemeanors, and traffic offenses can be processed in Hastings or either of the two other following courts:

Dakota County Western Service Center
14955 Galaxie Ave. West
Apple Valley, MN 55124
(952) 891-7256

Dakota County Northern Service Center
1 West Mendota Rd., Ste. 140
West St. Paul, MN 55118
(651) 554-6200

Dakota County Sheriff's Office — Visit the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office website to learn more about its different divisions and services it provides. You can also browse a most wanted list, submit crime tips, and search jail records. Inmate, warrant, and criminal complaint searches can also be conducted through this website.

Dakota County Sheriff's Office
1580 Highway 55
Hastings, MN 55033
(651) 438-4700


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Hastings, MN Zip Codes

Hastings falls within the 55033 zip code of Minnesota. Some of the neighboring communities include:

  • Welch — 55089
  • Cannon Falls — 55009
  • Hampton — 55031
  • New Trier — 55031
  • Farmington — 55024
  • Rosemount — 55068
  • Cottage Grove — 55016

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James Blumberg Law | Hastings, MN Criminal Defense Lawyer

Were you arrested for allegedly committing any kind of criminal offense in the greater Hastings area of Minnesota? Contact James Blumberg Law before you say anything to authorities.

Dakota County criminal defense attorney James Blumberg defends people arrested for all kinds of alleged crimes in Hastings and many other nearby communities. Call (952) 431-7758 or submit an online contact form to have our lawyer review your case and discuss all of your legal options during a free, confidential consultation.


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James L. Blumberg

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As a former prosecutor in the Dakota County Attorney’s Office, James Blumberg has experience on both sides of the criminal courtroom. He knows how to fight to get charges reduced or dismissed for clients in the Twin Cities area.

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