Monthly Archives: October 2020

MN Residential Burglary Laws: You Are the Company You Keep
MN Residential Burglary Laws: You Are the Company You Keep
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Burglary crimes happen, perhaps far more frequently than most people realize. The circumstances surrounding many of them prove that to be guilty, an offender never even has to break into a home – they simply need to help someone do it.


In Moorhead recently, three people were arrested for residential burglary. They were caught by police as they were committing the crime and now face felony first-degree burglary charges.


If you’re not familiar with the laws surrounding residential

Halloween’s Different This Year — MN DUI Laws Are the Same
Halloween’s Different This Year — MN DUI Laws Are the Same
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Category: DWI/DUI


Halloween is right around the corner and while many people are ready for some sense of normalcy for their families, COVID is still out there making people sick. Still — people haven’t given up entirely on trying to make Halloween great.


The self-proclaimed capital of Halloween world, Anoka, plans on still commemorating its 100th festival with a drive-by parade and smaller crowds but want people to remain safe.


While a few things are looking different

Minnesota’s Five Types of Homicide
Minnesota’s Five Types of Homicide
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In Minnesota, someone who is charged with homicide can be charged in varying degrees. In fact, Minnesota has five different types of homicide that someone can be charged with.


Learn how Minnesota defines each type, what crimes fall under each degree, and the penalties associated with convictions.


First-Degree Murder


In Minnesota, first-degree murder is the most serious form of murder. It is charged as first-degree in cases that have aggravating factors such as:


  • Premeditation —

Solicitation in MN Is an Inchoate Crime — So What Does That Mean?
Solicitation in MN Is an Inchoate Crime — So What Does That Mean?
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Being arrested for solicitation can be an embarrassing situation, even if the charges are ultimately unfounded. However, to be convicted of this “inchoate crime” requires a few elements to be proven.


If you are ultimately found guilty, then the penalties can have a huge impact on your life and your reputation. For this reason, seeking experienced legal counsel in Minnesota is a great step in ensuring your future.


In the meantime, if you’re unfamiliar with inchoate crimes,



With offices in Minneapolis and Stillwater, Minnesota, Keyser Law, P.A. handles cases throughout the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area including:




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