Don’t Let a DWI Wreck Your Life

Getting a DWI is tough, but with the right defense, you can continue with your daily routine until your case is resolved with the best possible result. Joel’s top-notch team of Minneapolis DUI lawyers will work to restore your driving privileges, and fight to reduce any financial penalties you may have accrued. There’s no time to waste — setting up a free consultation is the first step in fighting back. If you’re looking for a DWI in or near the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, call 763-788-9231 today. Joel Heiligman Law stands ready to help.

Our Practice Areas

When you choose Joel Heiligman and team to handle your DWI case, you can rest easy knowing you have over 4 decades of experience looking out for your best interests. Which DWI charge are you facing? Get more information here.

Fight Back, Get Results!

Trust, Truth & Integrity

Finding an experienced DUI/DWI lawyer in Minneapolis to fight on your behalf is highly important. At Joel Heiligman Law, we are dedicated to helping you get the best results, no matter the circumstances of your case. We’ll apply our extensive knowledge of state DWI law to your case and fight on your behalf with integrity each and every day.

There When You Need Us

We do more than just successfully defend our clients; we are available to them whenever they need us — a factor that places Joel Heiligman and his team among the finest Minneapolis DWI attorneys in the metro area. You can meet with us at our Minneapolis or St. Paul offices or another location at your convenience.

Unrivaled Experience

When you need a DWI attorney, Minneapolis and the surrounding areas have many options, but few other local attorneys will give you the service and care you’ll experience with Joel Heiligman Law. Don’t settle for just any lawyer; work with an experienced attorney who genuinely wants to help you win your case by building a strong relationship.

DWI Attorneys Serving the Twin Cities, Minnesota

If you’re going up against the threat of a DWI conviction, know you’re not alone; according to the Minnesota DPS, it’s estimated that 1 out of every 7 Minnesota drivers has faced charges related to driving while intoxicated.

The consequences of being found guilty of such charges in the state are relatively harsh. A first-time offense can result in criminal charges on your record, a fine, possible jail time, along with administrative sanctions that lead to the loss of driving privileges. Also, your insurance rates have the potential to skyrocket.

Repeat offenders, meanwhile, can expect to be at risk for even stiffer penalties.

If you’re facing this predicament, it’s important that you find an experienced attorney to represent and defend you as soon as possible. Joel Heiligman is a trusted and knowledgeable Minneapolis DWI lawyer with over 4 decades of experience fighting on behalf of those facing these very serious charges. Through his hard work and dedication, he has successfully helped countless clients with their cases.

Through every step of the process, Joel is committed to making sure you understand all the legalities pertaining to your case. He’ll also provide you with peace of mind, ensuring that your case is being taken care of so that you can move forward with your life.

Well Versed in Changes to State DWI Law

Minnesota drunk driving laws are constantly being subjected to changes through lawsuits under review on the state court level, and the federal court level. In 2016, for example, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down warrantless DWI blood testing, yet maintained that authorities could still conduct breathalyzer tests without a warrant. Joel Heiligman Law keeps up with all law changes to ensure that your rights are protected to the utmost.

I was arrested for a third degree DWI after refusing the breath test. Never in my life have I been so nervous or scared. Joel met with me the same day I called. He was patient, kind, and explained to me exactly how the process will work and that he will take care of me. Not only is he a lawyer but he also listens to your concerns. Joel got the charged reduced to a 4th degree DWI, with no supervised probation, and a much lower fine. Literally, this was the absolute best possible outcome. I honestly don’t know what I would have done without Joel. If you ever need a lawyer for a DWI, go with Joel beyond any doubt.

– Jonathan

After calling Joel on the Sunday morning of my arrest. He assured me that he would take care of me and even contacted my family for me. He guided me through the legal process so I understood everything that was going on. Everything happened the way he said it would. I felt he really cared about my situation. He told me “No one would work harder” for me than him. I do believe that and highly recommend his services if you ever find your self in a situation that requires representation.

– Steve

I reached Joel from the phone book late on a Saturday evening while detained by the police for a DUI, and he responded immediately with understanding and clear advice. Joel is both highly competent as an attorney and knows how to navigate the court system on behalf of his client; more importantly, he shows great empathy and concern for his clients in the process. He sets reasonable expectations throughout and is incredibly responsive to calls, which I sought to keep to a minimum. Most importantly, he was able to negotiate my case down to careless driving and yet made sure that I completed an important chemical assessment and class prior to our time in court. He was prepared and, again, demonstrates true concern for his client. I have never been in this kind of situation and did not know how to handle it, and Joel was a tremendous and skilled help and achieved a better than expected outcome on my behalf. I would hire him again, and he was a pleasure to work with.

– John

I was charged with a 3rd Degree DWI and was lost at where to begin in the entire process that initially felt very overwhelming. I had spoken to several lawyers before talking with Joel and wasn’t satisfied with any after speaking with them. Once I spoke with Joel I immediately felt comfortable with him, he told me exactly the actions that he wanted to take and what would be required from me. Joel represented me for a flat fee in both the civil case appealing the license revocation and the criminal case within the courts. After our first meeting I immediately felt a sense of relief that I had a caring, experienced lawyer on my side and that my thoughts could return to the important aspects of my life. I received fantastic results with Joel representing me, receiving a minimum fine and a small amount of community service. After receiving a DWI charge, regardless of the severity, it can be a very stressful and uneasy experience but with Joel’s support and experience I can assure you that you will receive the best results possible.

– Kevin

Really appreciated all Joel did for me and my family dealing with an unfavorable situation. He got me the most reduced sentence for me by getting me a plea deal with the court directly. He was very caring and professional. I would recommend him to all with the upmost regard.

– Joel

Call us at 763-788-9231 to receive a free consultation.