Goodhue County is a southeastern area in Minnesota whose county seat is Red Wing. With a population of 46,183 as of the 2010 census, the county is home to townships and communities including almost the entire Prairie Island Indian Community. A distinct topography also marks the area, with some 16 lakes and more savanna soils than forest or prairie soils. On the northeastern part of the county, the Mississippi River separates it from Wisconsin.
The county unfortunately has an average of 1,136 crimes each year. From 1999 to 2008, there were a total of 11,358 crimes reported in Goodhue County. Among the crimes were more than 9,000 theft cases (including 681 automobile thefts), 102 rapes, and 4 murders. The rest were cases such as burglary and property crimes.
Goodhue County Criminal Lawyer
In a place where thousands of crimes occur, it can be daunting to be charged with a criminal offense. It’s easy to get unnerved at the thought of conviction, but individuals who are accused of crimes should remember that they deserve high-quality legal defense to protect their future.
Attorney Jeffrey Dean strongly believes in that, so for over 17 years, he has been helping criminally charged clients in Minnesota with his competent legal representation. Together with his firm, he combines experience, aggressiveness, and skill to ensure that his clients’ rights are protected.
With this, Mr. Dean has achieved successes for his clients: he has reduced felony charges to simple misdemeanors, won “not guilty” verdict in spite of overwhelming evidence of guilt, and won outright dismissals. He has done these not only at trials but during appeals, in state and federal courts.
He is known for taking even tough cases as well. Among the various cases that Jeff Dean has successfully handled are murder, homicide, drug crimes, sex crimes, theft crimes, disorderly conduct, and many others.
Goodhue County Minnesota Courthouse and Judicial District
Goodhue County, Minnesota is part of the First Judicial District. This district handles almost 150,000 cases each year and is served by 36 judges with more than 250 staff. Goodhue’s own County Justice Center is located in county seat Red Wing. This District Court is responsible for tasks such as case-flow management, jury management, revenue flow, and processing of filings.
Goodhue County Justice Center – 454 West Sixth Street, Red Wing, MN 55066
Contact Criminal Defense Attorney Jeff Dean
If you have been charged with a crime, Jeff Dean can build the best possible case for your defense. Call him today for a free consultation at (612) 305-4360.