Monthly Archives: November 2018

You’re Under Arrest in Minnesota – What Should You Do… and Not Do?
You’re Under Arrest in Minnesota – What Should You Do… and Not Do?
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If you get arrested in Minnesota, there are certain things you should do… and others that you’re really better off avoiding. We’ll cover both types in this post.


What You Should Do If You Are Arrested in Minnesota


Make sure to follow these guidelines to protect yourself if you get arrested in Minnesota.


Be compliant and polite. Your cooperation at the time of arrest can keep you from facing further charges.


Keep your hands visible so

Accused of Shoplifting in Minnesota? Know Your Rights
Accused of Shoplifting in Minnesota? Know Your Rights
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If you are accused of shoplifting in Minnesota, you need to know your rights and what the store is allowed to do to you – and what they’re not.


In this post, we’ll detail the law, cover your rights, and explain what options are available to you to defend yourself and battle against any retail theft charges that are filed.


Shoplifting in Minnesota: The Law


Shoplifting is an act of theft against a retailer, according to

Need Help with an Overdose? Minnesota Won’t Prosecute You
Need Help with an Overdose? Minnesota Won’t Prosecute You
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Our nation is currently in the grips of an opioid public health crisis, with astronomical increases in drug-related deaths, most of which are due to opiates.


In 2017 alone, 694 Minnesotans perished from opiate overdoses. Sadly, many of these deaths would have been preventable with timely medical intervention. However, people are often reluctant to seek out emergency medical help for an overdose because they’re afraid of being charged with possession or other drug crimes.


They shouldn’t

How Do Minnesota DWI Penalties Differ If You Have a Child in the Car?
How Do Minnesota DWI Penalties Differ If You Have a Child in the Car?
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Category: DWI/DUI


Driving under the influence is a serious offense in Minnesota regardless of the specifics of the situation, but some DWI cases are treated more severely than others. One big aggravating factor is having a child in the car with you when you are arrested for DWI.




Because driving alone or with other adults isn’t considered as dangerous as driving with a minor who may not be able to recognize when they are in a dangerous situation.



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.