Author: Chris Keyser


The 5 Minnesota Crimes Your Teen Is Most Likely to Commit
The 5 Minnesota Crimes Your Teen Is Most Likely to Commit
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Category: Juvenile Law

No parent wants to experience that moment where a police officer brings their child home or, worse, get the call that their son or daughter is in jail.

 

Unfortunately, there are many ways for teens to get into trouble these days. Drugs. Sex. Gangs. Stealing. You want to do whatever you can to steer them right. Keep them from making a mistake that could forever change their lives. But where should you put your focus?

 

Obviously, every teen


8 Defenses That Can Help with Your Minnesota White Collar Charge
8 Defenses That Can Help with Your Minnesota White Collar Charge
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If you are facing white collar crime charges in the state of Minnesota, there are any number of offenses that you could be up against. No matter what white collar crime you have been arrested for, though, the penalties are sure to be serious.

 

If you are going to work with a knowledgeable Minnesota white collar crimes attorney to fight back and protect your good name, it helps to know the details of your specific charge and what strategies


6 Ways to Defend Against a Minnesota Probation Violation Charge
6 Ways to Defend Against a Minnesota Probation Violation Charge
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Category: DWI/DUI

 

Making a misstep while you’re on probation is unfortunately all too easy. Sometimes, you may not even realize that you’re doing something wrong until the hammer comes down. That’s why it is so important to make sure that you truly understand all of the terms of your probation and what you are and are not allowed to do.

 

Unfortunately, if you’ve been charged with a probation violation, that advice won’t help, and you’re life is about to


6 Common Reasons People Shoplift in Minnesota
6 Common Reasons People Shoplift in Minnesota
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In our culture, shoplifting tends to be looked at is something shameful. Embarrassing. It’s something done by teenagers, professional thieves, or social outcasts.

 

The reality, however, is that one out of every 11 Americans has shoplifted before, according to a report by Shoplifters Alternative. Moreover, about 85 percent of shoplifters steal not out of necessity but out of compulsive urges, and many are middle-aged women who have been stealing since their teen years.

 

In other words, shoplifting


Minnesota Drug Possession: Crimes, Defenses, and Potential Outcomes
Minnesota Drug Possession: Crimes, Defenses, and Potential Outcomes
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Category: Uncategorized

Every year, Minnesota prisons flood with hundreds of people arrested for drug possession. Many of the charges that land them there involve only small amounts of illicit substances found in a car or on a person.

 

Being caught with a small amount of drugs may seem like a relatively minor crime, but Minnesota law takes all drug offenses very seriously. Our state considers not only common drugs like marijuana and cocaine to be controlled dangerous substances (CDS), but also


Did You Get a DWI over Memorial Day Weekend? You’re Not Alone
Did You Get a DWI over Memorial Day Weekend? You’re Not Alone
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Category: DWI/DUI

 

Maybe you just had a few beers at a barbecue and you felt fine. Or you were drinking while fishing and thought enough time had passed for the alcohol to leave your system. Then came the sirens and blinking lights, followed by a breathalyzer test.

 

This past Memorial Day Weekend, police were out in force to minimize accidents related to drinking and driving. For their efforts, they made 328 DWI arrests. This is up from 259 a


How a Domestic Assault Call Can Lead to Further Charges
How a Domestic Assault Call Can Lead to Further Charges
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Have you ever been in a situation where you think one thing is happening… but then something completely different goes down? Situations like this can end up being particularly disastrous when they involve the law.

 

Take the recent bar fight that happened in Douglas County. According to witnesses, Joseph Walker and his girlfriend Kaylee Anderson got into a fight inside the Fire Station Bar. The fight then spilled out into the parking lot, where it apparently got physical, with


MINNEAPOLIS & ST. PAUL CRIMINAL DEFENSE & DWI LAW FIRM SERVING

 

With offices in Minneapolis and Stillwater, Minnesota, Keyser Law, P.A. handles cases throughout the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area including:

 

HENNEPIN COUNTY

 

Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Champlin, Chanhassen, Corcoran, Crystal, Dayton, Deephaven, Eden Prairie, Edina, Excelsior, Golden Valley, Greenfield, Greenwood, Hanover, Hopkins, Independence, Long Lake, Loretto, Maple Grove, Maple Plain, Medicine Lake, Medina, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, Minnetrista, Mound, New Hope, Orono, Osseo, Plymouth, Richfield, Robbinsdale, Rockford, Rogers, Shorewood, Spring Park, St. Anthony Village, St. Bonifacius, St. Louis Park, Wayzata, Woodland and Hassan Township.

WASHINGTON COUNTY

 

Afton, Bayport, Birchwood Village, Cottage Grove, Dellwood, Forest Lake, Grant, Hugo, Lake Elmo, Lake St. Croix Beach, Lakeland Shores, Lakeland, Landfall, Mahtomedi, Marine on St. Croix, Newport, Oak Park Heights, Oakdale, Pine Springs, Scandia, St. Marys Point, St. Paul Park, Stillwater, Willernie, White Bear Lake, Woodbury, Baytown, Denmark, Grey Cloud Island, May, West Lakeland, Garen and Point Douglas.

RAMSEY COUNTY

Arden Hills, Blaine, Falcon Heights, Gem Lake, Lauderdale, Little Canada, Maplewood, Mounds View, New Brighton, North Oaks, North St. Paul, Roseville, Shoreview, St. Anthony, St. Paul, Spring Lake Park, Vadnais Heights, White Bear Lake and White Bear Lake Township.

ANOKA COUNTY

Andover, Anoka, Bethel, Blaine, Centerville, Circle Pines, Columbia Heights, Columbus, Coon Rapids, East Bethel, Fridley, Ham Lake, Hilltop, Lexington, Lino Lakes, Nowthen, Oak Grove, Ramsey and St. Francis.

DAKOTA COUNTY

Apple Valley, Burnsville, Coates, Eagan, Farmington, Hampton, Hastings, Inver Grove Heights, Lakeville, Lilydale, Mendota, Mendota Heights, Miesville, New Trier, Northfield, Randolph, Rosemount, South St. Paul, Sunfish Lake, Vermillion and West St. Paul.

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