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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


8 Reasons Minnesota Breath Test Results Can Be Wrong
8 Reasons Minnesota Breath Test Results Can Be Wrong
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If you blow higher than a .08 in Minnesota, you will be charged with a DWI. It’s as simple as that. Because the law says that driving with a BAC of .08 or higher is illegal.

 

With so much importance riding on a single number and a single test, though, it begs an important question: just how accurate are breathalyzers and breathalyzer tests? For better or worse, that depends on many different factors.

 

Why You Should Call the


The 5 Minnesota Crimes Your Teen Is Most Likely to Commit
The 5 Minnesota Crimes Your Teen Is Most Likely to Commit
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Category: Juvenile Law

No parent wants to experience that moment where a police officer brings their child home or, worse, get the call that their son or daughter is in jail.

 

Unfortunately, there are many ways for teens to get into trouble these days. Drugs. Sex. Gangs. Stealing. You want to do whatever you can to steer them right. Keep them from making a mistake that could forever change their lives. But where should you put your focus?

 

Obviously, every teen


8 Defenses That Can Help with Your Minnesota White Collar Charge
8 Defenses That Can Help with Your Minnesota White Collar Charge
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If you are facing white collar crime charges in the state of Minnesota, there are any number of offenses that you could be up against. No matter what white collar crime you have been arrested for, though, the penalties are sure to be serious.

 

If you are going to work with a knowledgeable Minnesota white collar crimes attorney to fight back and protect your good name, it helps to know the details of your specific charge and what strategies


6 Ways to Defend Against a Minnesota Probation Violation Charge
6 Ways to Defend Against a Minnesota Probation Violation Charge
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Category: DWI/DUI

 

Making a misstep while you’re on probation is unfortunately all too easy. Sometimes, you may not even realize that you’re doing something wrong until the hammer comes down. That’s why it is so important to make sure that you truly understand all of the terms of your probation and what you are and are not allowed to do.

 

Unfortunately, if you’ve been charged with a probation violation, that advice won’t help, and you’re life is about to


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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