Rice County is located in Southern Minnesota and is the state’s 13th most populous county. It lies just 50 miles south of the Minneapolis and St. Paul Metropolitan Area. As of the 2010 census, its population was 64,142. The county has 14 townships and 7 cities, with Faribault as its county seat. The two largest cities in the county are Faribault and Northfield, which both comprise nearly half of the total taxable value of the county.
The total crimes reported in Rice County between 1999 and 2008 were 15,057, including 2 murder cases, 129 rape cases, and more than 11,000 theft cases. The rest of these cases were assault, robbery, burglary, arson, and other property crimes.
Rice County Criminal Defense Lawyer
Being arrested or charged with a criminal offense can be a very daunting experience. For more than 17 years, Jeffrey Dean has been providing ethical and aggressive legal representation to individuals charged with criminal offenses throughout the state of Minnesota. The firm strongly believes that all individuals accused of committing crimes deserve to obtain high quality legal representation to secure their future.
Jeff Dean has successfully handled many different cases, including murder, DWI or DUI, homicide, drug crimes, sex crimes, probation violation, aiding an offender, theft crimes, prostitution, indecent exposure, disorderly conduct, criminal sexual conduct, and other criminal cases.
Mr. Dean has successfully reduced clients’ felony charges to simple misdemeanors, has won outright dismissals, and has won “not guilty” verdicts even when the evidence of guilt seemed overwhelming.
Rice County Minnesota Courthouse and Judicial District
The 3rd Judicial District consists of Rice County and ten other counties of Southeast Minnesota, and 23 judges serve the district. Rice County has its courthouse located just west of downtown Faribault. The Court Administration is responsible for the wide range of court operations for the District Court, such as processing and management of all court files and records, and providing services to the public, lawyers, judges, and other members of the judicial branch.
Rice County Minnesota Court Administration – 218 NW 3rd Street, Suite 300 Faribault, MN 55021
Contact Jeff Dean Today
Attorney Jeff Dean handles criminal defense at the trial and appellate levels, as well as in both state and federal courts. Whether you have been targeted for prosecution before formal charges are filed, or you have been charged with a criminal offense, Mr. Dean will build a strong defense strategy to do everything possible to prevent charges from being brought against you or to prevent a conviction.
For a free consultation, contact Jeff Dean today at (612) 305-4360.