Washington County is one of the original nine counties of Minnesota with a population of 238,136 as of the 2010 census. Its county seat is Stillwater and its largest city is Woodbury. Washington County is on the eastern edge of the Twin Cities Metropolitan area. It has served the Twin Cities with its diverse resources, including industrial, commercial, natural, and agricultural resources. Much of the population of Washington County today is mostly composed of commuters working in St. Paul.
Between 1999 and 2008, there were 52,830 total crimes reported in Washington County, Minnesota, of which 7 were murder cases, 316 were rape cases, and about 44,000 were theft cases. Other cases involved assault, arson, robbery, burglary, and other property crimes. On average, 5,283 crimes occur in the county each year.
Washington County, Minnesota Criminal Defense Attorney
Most criminal cases in the state of Minnesota require an experienced lawyer to competently handle and litigate the case. Since prosecutors are required by law to prove that the defendant committed the crime beyond a reasonable doubt, an experienced Washington County criminal defense attorney has a variety of different avenues of defense against a criminal charge.
Jeff Dean helps his clients decide whether to negotiate a plea or fight the criminal charges against them. Over the past 18 years, he has successfully handled a wide variety of criminal cases and has built up the ability to anticipate what angle the prosecution will likely take. He will build a strong defense strategy and fight aggressively to win your case.
Mr. Dean has won many cases by asserting that the state did not prove his clients’ guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. He has had charges dismissed or won acquittals for clients charged with assault, domestic assault, disorderly conduct, burglary, prostitution, theft, indecent exposure, murder, DWI or DUI, interference with privacy, and criminal sexual conduct.
Washington County Minnesota Courthouse and Judicial District
People who need to defend themselves against criminal charges in Washington County will likely report to the 10th Judicial District of Minnesota. It is the second largest judicial district in the state and is served by 45 judges. The district court assigns a courthouse in Washington County, and a court administrator and staff are responsible for the day-to-day operations of the courthouse.
Washington County Minnesota Courthouse – 14949 62nd St North, Stillwater, MN 55082 / (651) 430-8258
Contact Jeffrey Dean Today
If you are facing a criminal charge, your life can change dramatically. Quality legal representation plays a huge factor in the success of your case, and the trial skills and legal capacity of your lawyer are very essential.
To protect your rights and your future, call Washington County defense attorney Jeffrey Dean at (612) 305-4360.