St. Paul Disorderly Conduct Defense Lawyer

Disorderly conduct in Minnesota is anything that could cause another person to feel anger, alarm or resentment. I am criminal defense attorney Justin Schiks, and I have successfully represented many clients who faced disorderly conduct charges.

A Catch-All Charge

Police officers use this charge as a catch-all for a wide range of actions, including:

  • Using harsh language in public
  • Brawling at a bar
  • Talking back to a police officer
  • Refusing to leave a location after police have asked you to depart

People charged with disorderly conduct can range from young people who were not thinking things through to thoughtful citizens engaged in a protest or rally. For many of my clients a disorderly conduct charge is a first-time offense. It is important to defend against this charge to keep your criminal record as clean as possible.

A Charge Worth Fighting

Do not minimize the significance of a disorderly conduct charge. A conviction on your record can affect your ability to obtain or hold a job or some professional licenses. I will work to get the charges dismissed and to minimize any negative consequences that may impact you.

Clients appreciate that I care about them as individuals. While disorderly conduct is not the most serious crime one can be accused of, I take it seriously because it is important to you, and it can have a negative impact on your life today and in the years to come.

To learn how I can assist you or a member of your family charged with disorderly conduct, please call 651-504-2564 or contact me by email.

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“I found myself in need of a criminal attorney as I was talking to Justin I was immediately put at ease and I knew I was in great hands. He is by far the most professional and personable lawyer I have ever worked with. He kept me up to date on everything that was happening in my case and helped keep my mind at ease and kept me relaxed and not stressed. If I ever find myself in need of a lawyer again. He will be my FIRST call. I highly recommend him to everyone.”- Dean