Author: Chris Keyser


How Can You Be Charged with Minnesota Disorderly Conduct?
How Can You Be Charged with Minnesota Disorderly Conduct?
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Under Minnesota law, several situations are considered disorderly conduct. Here are the definitions and explanations of how you can be charged with disorderly conduct in Minnesota.

 

Minnesota Disorderly Conduct: Common Types and Legal Definition

 

To start, let’s look at the most common types of Minnesota disorderly conduct:

 

  • Disturbing a meeting or assembly in an unlawful manner
  • Fighting or brawling
  • Using obscene, offensive, or abusive language
  • Acting with obscene, offensive, abusive, noisy, or boisterous conduct

 

 


Can You Get a DWI for Riding a Lawnmower Drunk in Minnesota?
Can You Get a DWI for Riding a Lawnmower Drunk in Minnesota?
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Category: BWI/BUI | DWI/DUI

Simple answer: yes, you can get charged with a DWI for riding a lawnmower drunk here. In fact, if you are operating any motor vehicle while intoxicated, this charge can apply, and the term “motor vehicle” is likely broader than you realize.

 

Let’s go back to the lawnmower for a second, though, because it’s something that actually happened recently. A Mankato resident was allegedly driving his lawnmower when he was arrested on a DWI charge.

 

A police officer


Accused of Theft in Minnesota? Potential Defenses You Can Use
Accused of Theft in Minnesota? Potential Defenses You Can Use
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Category: Theft Crimes

 

Theft crimes in Minnesota encompass a broad variety and extent of offenses, ranging from shoplifting petty merchandise to stealing cars or embezzling millions of dollars in corporate funds. The severity of sentencing depends upon the crime, but theft convictions leave a permanent criminal record that can compromise employment, housing, licensing, loans, and more.

 

If you have been accused of a theft crime, it is imperative that you seek skilled legal representation as early as possible in order to


With More Drug-Sniffing Dogs in Minnesota, Know Your Rights
With More Drug-Sniffing Dogs in Minnesota, Know Your Rights
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Drug addiction in the United States is being called an epidemic, and a number of states – including our own – are trying to fight that epidemic any way they can.

 

To that end, the Minnesota State Patrol is adding three new K-9s to sniff out drugs on potential suspects. The new dogs – one German shorthair and two Belgian Malinois –have just finished their 10-week training program and will now join their handlers for another five weeks


FAQs about Expunging Your Minnesota Criminal Record
FAQs about Expunging Your Minnesota Criminal Record
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A criminal record can destroy your life. It can negatively affect your professional and educational opportunities as well as your housing prospects.

 

So what can you do if you don’t want your criminal history to hold you back?

 

Here in Minnesota, depending on the circumstances of your conviction, you might be able to get your criminal record expunged. Expungement is the legal process of asking the court to seal your criminal record.

 

While an expungement does


How Minnesota Prosecutors Get Sexual Assault Convictions
How Minnesota Prosecutors Get Sexual Assault Convictions
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In our country, sexual assault and rape are taken seriously. Not only can a conviction put you behind bars, but it can also affect everything else in your personal and professional life.

 

Here in Minnesota, we refer to sexual assault and rape as criminal sexual conduct, with five different degree classifications. If you’ve been charged with any degree of criminal sexual conduct, it’s important to understand your charges and penalties so you can then understand what prosecutors


Will New Domestic Violence Bill Take Guns From More Minnesotans?
Will New Domestic Violence Bill Take Guns From More Minnesotans?
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A domestic violence conviction can affect both your professional and personal life, but did you know it could also affect your gun rights?

 

United States Congresswoman Debbie Dingell of Michigan and Congressman Dan Donovan of New York recently introduced bipartisan legislation in the House – the Zero Tolerance for Domestic Abusers Act – “that protects survivors of dating violence and stalking by closing loopholes that allow abusers and stalkers access to guns.”

 

Senator Amy Klobuchar from our


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.

MINNEAPOLIS