Ramsey County is the smallest and most densely populated county in the state of Minnesota with its population of 508,640 as of the 2010 census. St. Paul is its county seat and is also the capital of the state. Ramsey County is one of the eleven counties in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan Area.
There were 240,805 total crimes reported between 1999 and 2008 in Ramsey County, Minnesota. These crimes included 190 murder cases, 2,127 rape cases, and about 172,000 reported incidents of theft. The office of the Ramsey County Sheriff provides court services across the county, including detention for court and other court services. The Ramsey County Attorney prosecutes felony and misdemeanor crimes occurring within the county’s jurisdiction.
Ramsey County Criminal Defense Lawyer
A criminal charge can be extremely intimidating. In general, law enforcement officials and prosecutors measure their successes according to the number of people they can convict, and this can cause them to trample upon people’s rights. For almost two decades, Ramsey County criminal defense attorney Jeff Dean has been protecting the rights of the people guaranteed by the United States’ Constitution.
Jeff Dean has a proven track record in efficiently and effectively handling complex criminal cases. In the area of criminal law, Mr. Dean is widely recognized as among the most respected lawyers in Minnesota. His practice is focused exclusively on criminal defense, and he has helped hundreds of clients successfully defend themselves against criminal charges.
Ramsey County, Minnesota District Court
All types of civil and criminal cases in Ramsey County are heard at the 2nd Judicial District Court, a unified trial court that has general jurisdiction to hear such types of cases. The court has 29 judges, 2 magistrates, and 4 referees. Since both civil and criminal matters are heard by the court’s judges, the Chief Judge will assign judges and referees to various calendars. The main courthouse is located in downtown St. Paul.
The Criminal Division handles all criminal charges brought by City Prosecutors or the County Attorney against individuals. Serious traffic offenses requiring a court appearance, such as driving while intoxicated, are also handled by the Criminal Division.
Contact Jeff Dean Today
Ramsey County criminal defense attorney Jeff Dean provides top notch representation to individuals facing criminal charges such as burglary, homicide, criminal sexual conduct, DWI/DUI, drug crimes, prostitution, probation violation, indecent exposure, theft crimes, sex crimes, assault, murder, and disorderly conduct.
Call the Jeffrey Dean Law Firm today at (612) 305- 4360 to schedule a consultation.