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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,


Drug Offenses: Your Guide to Minnesota Presumptive Sentencing
Drug Offenses: Your Guide to Minnesota Presumptive Sentencing
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Category: Drug Crimes

In Minnesota, as well as the rest of the United States, sentencing guidelines for those convicted of crimes are based on a belief that more serious crimes should be punished more harshly. Also, repeat offenders should face more serious consequences.

 

Presumptive sentences are based on the severity of the crime perpetrated and the offender’s record. Of course, this is a simplified explanation — especially in Minnesota.

 

Minnesota has enacted new drug sentencing laws. They changed the game


What Being Charged with Domestic Assault Means in Minnesota
What Being Charged with Domestic Assault Means in Minnesota
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Domestic assault is a serious crime – and anyone that is charged with it in Minnesota can face some serious ramifications.

 

Over the weekend of August 3, 2020, Winona County reported three felony domestic assaults responded to by police. That can give you some clue as to how prevalent this issue is.

 

So what does it mean to be charged with domestic assault in Minnesota? What penalties could you face as a result? Read on to find


Simple Robbery Not So Simple to Defend in MN
Simple Robbery Not So Simple to Defend in MN
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Category: Robbery | Theft Crimes

Robbery in Minnesota isn’t a simple crime. If you commit robbery, what you are charged with will be determined by the circumstances of the alleged crime.

 

No matter what you’re charged with, however, robbery is a felony act. If convicted, you can lose fundamental rights such as the right to vote or possess a firearm in the future.

 

Simple robbery may be the least serious robbery charge you can face in Minnesota, but it’s still serious and complicated


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