Monthly Archives: February 2018

Common Items That Cause Incorrect BAC Readings in MN
Common Items That Cause Incorrect BAC Readings in MN
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Category: DWI/DUI



Are you aware that items other than alcohol can trigger positive breathalyzer tests? It’s possible to be charged with a DWI in Minnesota simply by eating certain foods or exposing yourself to common household items.


In this post, we’ll tell you the types of common substances that can mistakenly show up as alcohol on a breathalyzer test, and how we can help you get your DWI charges reduced or dismissed.


Vanilla Extract


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Why Minnesota Juveniles Engage in Criminal Activities
Why Minnesota Juveniles Engage in Criminal Activities
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Category: Juvenile Law


Why do Minnesota juveniles commit crimes? Ultimately, the main reason is that they do not yet think like adults. Their brains have not finished developing in important ways that can serve as a check on many of their worst impulses.


However, there are other reasons involved as well. In this post we’ll detail the various factors that can increase chances that a minor may decide to commit a crime.

Broken Family Background


Children from homes that are

Battling Assault Charges in Minnesota: The Strategies Lawyers Use
Battling Assault Charges in Minnesota: The Strategies Lawyers Use
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Category: Assault


Most people think of assault as physically hurting someone, but in Minnesota, that is only one way to commit the offense – you can also be charged for acting in a way that makes someone afraid that you’re about to hurt them. Of course, those are two very different things. How does Minnesota law account for this? By creating multiple degrees of assault.


There are actually five different degrees of assault in our state, each with unique

Sex Crime Charge in Minnesota? Defense Strategies That Can Help
Sex Crime Charge in Minnesota? Defense Strategies That Can Help
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Category: Sex Crimes


Many different acts are considered sex crimes in Minnesota, but you wouldn’t know that from our laws.


While most states have a variety of uniquely named criminal sexual statutes on the books – sexual assault, sexual battery, and so on – our state uses the umbrella term “criminal sexual conduct” for most illegal sexual acts. There are exceptions, such as prostitution, but most violations fall under one of the five degrees of criminal sexual conduct defined



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.