Monthly Archives: April 2018

Background Check Tools for Minnesotans Who May Need Expungement
Background Check Tools for Minnesotans Who May Need Expungement
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Are you curious about what is on your public records?

You can perform a background check on yourself with easy steps we’ll list in this post. If a criminal record shows up, we’ll tell you what to do to see if you’re eligible for expungement.


Much of your personal information is listed online, and accessing it is free in many cases. You can do your own research first before applying for a job, which can ease your mind. If

How Military Criminal Law Works in Minnesota
How Military Criminal Law Works in Minnesota
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Category: Military Law



As a member of the armed forces, you have increased responsibilities as you serve your country. These responsibilities include obeying the body of laws and rules outlined in the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UMCJ). This code criminalizes offenses that would not result in criminal charges for civilians, such as insubordination or fraternization. In addition, if you commit a regular criminal offense, you can be tried in either civilian or military court.


As a general rule, you

Minnesota Has Lots of Proposed Gun Control Bills – Will They Pass?
Minnesota Has Lots of Proposed Gun Control Bills – Will They Pass?
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The Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in February tragically killed 17 people and was highly publicized, receiving worldwide media coverage. Gun control is a long-standing debate in the US, and the shooting added fuel to an already-raging fire.


In fact, media outlets describe the shooting and resulting March for Our Lives protests as a tipping-point for gun control legislation. Multiple bills have been introduced federally, and many state legislatures are also considering gun control bills.


Minnesota is

Acts of Theft Covered by Minnesota Law
Acts of Theft Covered by Minnesota Law
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Category: Theft Crimes

Traditionally, residents of Ely, Minnesota have tapped the city maple trees to harvest syrup for themselves and for friends. Recently, however, a team of out-of-towners have been tapping the trees without permission – allegedly for commercial gain – and some residents are fed up.

How fed up?


So much so that they wanted the city council to impose a $2,000 fee for out-of-town tappers.

The council did not approve that proposal, and police have decided not to press



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.