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Criminal Defense

Being convicted of a crime can result in fines and prison time. Even being accused of a crime can result in harm to your personal and professional reputation. It is important to work with an experienced criminal defense lawyer. Our team has prevailed at every level of the courts in Minnesota, as well as The United States Supreme Court, and we are committed to providing the absolute best defense possible for your case.

Contact us today to talk about your case with one of our criminal defense attorneys. We guarantee you will come away more knowledgeable about the charges against you and with a plan for how we can help you navigate the road ahead.

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Our Criminal Defense Experience

If you are here, chances are that you have made some decision or been involved in a situation that has led to criminal charges. And now you must make another decision that could impact the rest of your life: who you will hire as your attorney. All lawyers get the same license, but all lawyers are not the same. At Sheridan & Dulas, our criminal defense lawyers have decades of combined experience helping people through the same kinds of predicaments you are in now.

Jeffrey Sheridan has been practicing criminal law for more than three decades. Jeffrey has been recognized by Minnesota Lawyer as a criminal defense "Minnesota ICON" and been named Attorney of the Year three times for his fierce client advocacy, innovative approaches to criminal defense, and unwavering commitment to the rights of his clients.

Randall Kins is a highly-regarded trial lawyer, and has been named as one of the Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys Under 40 in Minnesota by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys. He has also been awarded "Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch" and recognized by SuperLawyers as a "Rising Star," a designation only awarded to 2.5% of attorneys in the state.

Our criminal defense lawyers are standing by to defend your rights and help you overcome the charges you’re facing. From the very beginning of your case, we work to build a convincing, robust defense that can help you secure the best possible outcome.

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Why Choose Us

Our team is not here to judge or lecture you about your criminal charges, but to defend your rights, as outlined by state and federal law. You deserve skilled and knowledgeable representation. At Sheridan & Dulas P.A., our attorneys offer just that.

Starting with a free initial consultation, we provide the guidance you need to get the best possible outcome for your criminal case. Our attorneys will be by your side throughout the entire pre-trial and criminal trial process to strategize, discuss potential outcomes, and build a strong defense.

While plea bargains are always an option, they are not the only option at Sheridan & Dulas, P.A. Our goal is always complete acquittal or dismissal of the charges you’re facing, and our team of lawyers will work tirelessly on your behalf to obtain the best possible outcome, even for the most serious of crimes.

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Brian J.

Very talented. If you’re facing serious charges you need to be very well represented. Jeff is tenacious.

Rachel

Randall was professional and got better results than I anticipated! He has his client's best interests at heart and works hard to achieve outstanding results.

Shawn

Mr. Kins is at the top of the game when it comes to his craft. He will fight for you all the way to the end and get you the best deal. He stands off in the courtroom above all the other lawyers. He did an amazing job for me in my case and you will be going the wrong way if you don’t choose him for your case.

Anonymous

I was unfairly charged with a domestic assault misdemeanor and I was really terrified. Attorney Randall took on my case and he was very transparent throughout each step. Knowing what to expect and what my options (good and bad) were was very helpful to me. Randall really advocated for me and even went further to ask other third parties involved to help prove my innocence. I will forever be grateful to him. If you are looking for someone who genuinely cares about your story and is willing to go the extra mile then please consider Randall to represent you. He is a real Shark and he is very persistent in ensuring the best interests of his clients.

Anonymous

Mr. Kins was a fantastic attorney! I lived quite a distance from his office so most of the initial conversations were by phone which worked out wonderful for me since I requested it. Mr. Kins truly cared about me and my case and responded to all my phone calls no matter what time I called him. For someone who has never been in any kind of trouble, I was truly grateful for Mr. Kins. He explained everything to me and got me the best possible outcome I could have asked for. If anyone needs an attorney that will take a personal interest in your case and do the very best he can for you I highly suggest you hire Mr. Kins.

Anonymous

Randall was extremely helpful regarding my DUI case. I had no idea how to precede or what to expect as this was my first offense. He gave great advice regarding my case and he never rushed anything and kept me updated along the way throughout the long process. He was able to negotiate to get my license back while we waited for the final ruling which was very helpful. I had a great outcome on my case and would recommend him to anyone looking for an attorney.

Peter

I am a retired college professor who ran into some legal issues late in life. I searched for and hoped to find a professional attorney, someone who is intelligent and knowledgable. The best thing I did was hire Randall Kins. He was not only intelligent and knowledgable, but he was well-versed in laws and courts and a nice, congenial attorney. I had two cases that Randall covered and both ended up very positively. I am in awe of someone who can maneuver their way through laws and the courts. Randall showed that he is well-trained and respectful. At every step, he was open and helpful and always kept me well-informed. My cases were somewhat unique and Randall waded through both of them. For neither case did I have to serve time in jail and it was because of Randall's skills and training and pure professionalism. I would encourage anyone to hire Randall. He is the real deal.

Anonymous

Was looking at a serious felony charge and my lawyer Randall Kins got it dropped down to a misdemeanor. I would not hesitate again to use him as my lawyer or as a recommendation for someone else. He handled the case professionally and never left me in the dark about my options.

Nicole

Immediately after I was involved in a DWI incident I contacted Mr. Kins. During a free consultation, he actively listened to my story and made me feel comfortable. I hired him immediately and he continued to be a great resource and trusted attorney. Throughout my complicated two-year case, he maintained professionalism and always had my best interest in mind. The result of my court case turned out better than I could have expected, and I would recommend him to anyone that needs a competent and trusted attorney.

Anonymous

I was charged with Domestic Assault (Strangulation) A felony. Randall Kins was the lawyer that was appointed to me in jail that day. I decided to hire him after speaking to countless other lawyers who wanted to charge me a ton of money. Mr. Kin's fee was reasonable and worth every penny . Randall Kins worked tirelessly and fought for me every step of the way. He is a Magic Lawyer. He was always clear and never sugar coated anything. Mr Kins worked every angle and treated me as #1. He also was able to explain my situation to the prosecutor in a way that made them look at the circumstances and ultimately led to my charges being dropped! I would recommend Randall Kins if you are facing any criminal charges. He gets it done. Really Really Awesome Lawyer. If you are having any legal issues hire this man! He will fight for you!

Criminal Defense Services

DWI Defense

If you have been charged with a DWI, it may seem only thing to do is accept the accusation of a machine and plead guilty. It is far from your only choice. At Sheridan & Dulas, we don't seek plea deals for DWI charges. We will actually fight your DWI charges with the aim of a not guilty verdict.

Domestic Assault

An accusation of domestic assault or violence can have a serious impact on your personal and professional reputation and lead to severe criminal penalties. In addition, there are serious hidden collateral consequences, such as a lifetime ban on the possession of firearms. You should not ever try to face these charges alone.

Juvenile Defense

A juvenile record will adversely impact your child’s future opportunities, including educational opportunities that are so critical to their future. We understand that your child means everything to you, which is why we will build a vigorous defense on your child’s behalf.

Boating While Intoxicated

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated, whether on land or water, is a crime, and if you are caught doing so you will likely face significant criminal charges. In addition, you will face driver's license consequences regardless of whether the craft you were piloting even required a license. An experienced attorney at Sheridan & Dulas, P.A. can help you fight your BWI charges.

Expungements

A criminal record can have major impact on your ability to seek an education, get a job, and secure housing. With the help of one of our experienced lawyers, you may be eligible to seal your record through an expungement.

Probation Violations

A probation violation could trigger significant penalties. In fact, a probation violation usually results in penalties more severe than an original sentence. It could easily result in serving the maximum penalty allowed by law. If you are accused of violating your probation, one of our experienced criminal defense lawyers will help you keep your freedom.

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