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Monthly Archives: August 2018


How the Type of Drug Impacts Your Charge in Minnesota
How the Type of Drug Impacts Your Charge in Minnesota
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If you are facing drug charges in Minnesota, the type and amount of the drug you are accused of possessing will drastically affect the sentencing.

 

Here, we’re going to explain the degrees of drug crimes and their penalties, and how contacting an experienced criminal defense lawyer can help.

 

Controlled substances in our state are divided into five different groups, or schedules, with different penalties depending on the type of drug in question. Here is a breakdown


Why You Want a MN Bar Certified Criminal Law Specialist on Your Side
Why You Want a MN Bar Certified Criminal Law Specialist on Your Side
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The Minnesota criminal justice system is increasingly tough on all levels of crime. Even relatively minor offenses such as shoplifting, drunk driving, assault or obstruction of justice can result in serious jail time, hefty fines and a criminal record that will come back to haunt you for a lifetime.

 

Crime rates are higher in big Minnesota cities such as Minneapolis, where violent crimes are currently on the rise. In the city’s efforts to combat crime, local law enforcement


How Domestic Violence Charges in Minnesota Impact Custody Disputes
How Domestic Violence Charges in Minnesota Impact Custody Disputes
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When we talk about penalties for criminal convictions, we often focus on the immediate penalties. Jail time. Fines. Probation. Offenders may serve their penalties quickly after their sentencing, but the impact of their convictions do not end once these sentences are complete. Criminal convictions may impact your life for years to come.

 

Let’s zoom in on domestic violence crimes as an example. Domestic violence convictions have a variety of immediate penalties, including treatment programs, possible jail time, and


What Crimes Land You on the Minnesota Sex Offender Registry?
What Crimes Land You on the Minnesota Sex Offender Registry?
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One of the most severe consequences of a sex crime conviction remains long after your prison sentence is complete: the requirement to register as a sex offender.

 

Sex offender registration is associated with a very negative stigma, and it may result in the mistrust or even loss of your friends, family, and neighbors. Sex offender registration also restricts your privacy, housing prospects, employment opportunities, and more.

 

Regardless of the relative severity of your offense, if you are


Everything Minnesotans Need to Know If Accused of Theft at Work
Everything Minnesotans Need to Know If Accused of Theft at Work
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When you hear the term “employee theft,” you probably think of retail workers using their position to shoplift expensive items or pocketing money from the cash register. These, however, are only two types of employee theft covered by the laws of Minnesota.

 

Below, we’ll cover different ways someone can be charged with employee theft in our state, what rights you have if accused, and what steps you should take if you find yourself in this position.

 

The Many


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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