Category Archives: Domestic Assault


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


Domestic Violence Causes 80% of Minnesota Female Homicides
Domestic Violence Causes 80% of Minnesota Female Homicides
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It can’t be said enough: domestic assault is a huge problem in Minnesota.

 

In 2016 alone, 21 people in our state died due to domestic violence. Those numbers don’t tell the whole story, either. When people die from domestic violence, they often leave behind children, parents, or friends who are asking themselves what could have been done to prevent this person’s death.

 

According to reports, seven children watched their mother die this year. That’s seven too many.


How a Medical Call to Help a Child Can Land You in Minnesota Jail
How a Medical Call to Help a Child Can Land You in Minnesota Jail
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Domestic assault can lead to some severe injuries, whether or not the alleged abuser intended to cause damage to the victim. In some cases, a victim will have to receive medical care or visit a hospital for their injuries.

 

When they are in treatment, signs of domestic violence could be discovered and reported to authorities. In some cases, trying to help out someone in your household with injuries could lead to an accusation of domestic violence – whether or


What Are the Penalties for Domestic Assault in Minnesota?
What Are the Penalties for Domestic Assault in Minnesota?
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When an assault is committed against a family member, roommate, or significant other, it becomes a separate crime: domestic assault.

 

These types of assaults have a specific focus because they have different effects than a crime committed between strangers. Victims of domestic violence must often endure lasting psychological consequences as a result of the violence, and the violent acts themselves may continue over a longer period of time since they are usually committed in private.

 

In our state,


The Unspoken Statistics about Male Domestic Assault Victims
The Unspoken Statistics about Male Domestic Assault Victims
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When we think about typical cases of domestic assault, we have a certain picture in our heads. This picture usually involves a man physically or verbally manipulating or harming his female partner. This stereotype of what domestic assault looks like has been seared into our minds through images in the media, but it is time to address the other side of domestic assault: men can be victims too.

 

And not just a small number of men, either. In fact,


How to Defend Domestic Violence and Protection Order Charges
How to Defend Domestic Violence and Protection Order Charges
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If you have been charged with domestic violence, you face lifelong consequences and the possibility of having a protection order filed against you. These types of orders may end with you not being able to see your children or live in your shared home. Additional consequences include the inability to own firearms, live in certain residential complexes, or apply for certain jobs.

 

If you have already been issued a protection order, you may feel like you are walking


How Minnesota’s Shocking Domestic Assault Statistics Affect You
How Minnesota’s Shocking Domestic Assault Statistics Affect You
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Minnesota has a domestic violence problem. If you don’t believe it, look at the past few weeks.

 

Lyuba Savenok, 23, of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, was killed in a domestic violence homicide on May 14. She was stabbed by her husband, Eugene Savenok. The homicide came a week before Eugene was set to go to court for misdemeanor domestic violence charges. He now faces two counts of first degree murder, because Lyuba was 26 weeks pregnant when she was


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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