Monthly Archives: September 2016

What Does Minnesota Consider “Aggravated” Robbery?
What Does Minnesota Consider “Aggravated” Robbery?
Published By:
Category: Robbery

If you have been arrested, you know that the charges aren’t always cut and dry.


For example, let’s look at robbery. Robbery is the act of taking property from another person by using force or threats of force. Seems simple enough, but there are three forms of robbery you could be charged with.


All of these charges are felony charges. And in Minnesota, each individual felony charge has its own sentencing guidelines. So simple robbery, aggravated robbery

Drug Possession, Sale, and Trafficking: What’s the Difference?
Drug Possession, Sale, and Trafficking: What’s the Difference?
Published By:

If you are arrested for a drug crime, you may be surprised by the charge that you actually end up facing. Depending on the weight of the drugs allegedly involved and the other circumstances, you may face more jail time and a higher charge.


For example, even if you are not caught in a sale, the weight of drugs involved could bump up your charge to a sale (or even trafficking) offense.


So how are drug crimes defined

Brock Turner Leaves Jail after 3 Months, Back in News
Brock Turner Leaves Jail after 3 Months, Back in News
Published By:
Category: Sexual Assault

It seems like it wasn’t too long ago that Brock Turner’s mug shot was all over the news. The Stanford student had been convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman behind a dumpster, and was sentenced to six months in prison by Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky.


Outrage over the sentence erupted. Many believe that the six month sentence was merely a “slap on the wrist,” considering the prosecution had asked for six years in prison – something

The Unspoken Statistics about Male Domestic Assault Victims
The Unspoken Statistics about Male Domestic Assault Victims
Published By:

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,



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




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.



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.


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.


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.


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.