Monthly Archives: October 2018

Do You Know the Difference between MN Sexual Harassment and Assault?
Do You Know the Difference between MN Sexual Harassment and Assault?
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Both sexual harassment and assault are illegal, and both have severe consequences. However, sexual harassment is a civil offense and has civil consequences, while sexual assault is a criminal offense, and has criminal consequences as well as potential civil consequences.


Both offenses involve unwanted sexual acts or attention, and sometimes the line between the two can become surprisingly blurry. Below, we review what exactly constitutes each type of offense and the civil and/or criminal consequences you could face,

Could Your Minnesota Teen Be Charged for Halloween Celebrating?
Could Your Minnesota Teen Be Charged for Halloween Celebrating?
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Halloween can be harmless fun for your teen. However, if they get involved in the wrong kinds of activities over the holiday, he or she could be arrested.


In this post, we’ll cover the most common activities that get Minnesota teens in trouble with the law. We’ll also tell you what you can do if your teen gets arrested and charged with a juvenile crime.


Common Halloween Activities that Result in Teen Arrests


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What Causes Someone in Minnesota to Get a Criminal Record?
What Causes Someone in Minnesota to Get a Criminal Record?
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Most people understand that someone who is convicted of a crime will then have a criminal record. After all, a conviction is the legal system’s way of saying yes, you did in fact engage in a criminal act. A criminal record is, well, a record of that.


Where it gets confusing for many is when they don’t get convicted.


What if you are charged but found innocent? Or your charges are dropped or dismissed? Or the police

Minnesota Domestic Violence: Why People Do It
Minnesota Domestic Violence: Why People Do It
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Arrests for domestic violence are on the rise in Minnesota, which begs the question: why do people commit acts of domestic violence in the first place?


In this post, we’ll detail common reasons people may be prone to committing acts of domestic violence, and what you can do if you have been accused of committing a crime.


Common Reasons for Domestic Violence in Minnesota


There are psychological reasons for the actions of many who commit



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.