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Types of Domestic Abuse in MN
Types of Domestic Abuse in MN
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Allegations of domestic abuse in Minnesota should never be taken lightly. These allegations can significantly impact someone’s life – which is why everyone must understand what domestic abuse is and how Minnesota handles it.

 

There’s no doubt that domestic violence is an emotional topic, but understanding how Minnesota views it can help you navigate your case’s complexities with the help of an experienced attorney. Read on to find out what you need to know about domestic abuse in Minnesota.


Facing MN Domestic Assault Charges? Here’s What To Know
Facing MN Domestic Assault Charges? Here’s What To Know
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Minnesota has some of the toughest assault laws in the country, which is why anyone facing charges of domestic assault may find they will have to serve a lengthy term of incarceration and pay a substantial fine if convicted.

 

While domestic assault in the state has varying degrees that depend on your criminal history and any injury to the victim, it’s a serious situation no matter what degree you get charged with. That’s why it’s vital to understand how


How Is MN Domestic Violence Proven in Court?
How Is MN Domestic Violence Proven in Court?
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Domestic violence is a charge that can be difficult to prove in court. Prosecutors often have to deal with witnesses who don’t want to comply and may not even have enough evidence to present to the court. The situations that often lead to Minnesota domestic violence charges happen behind closed doors, with the only witnesses being the victim and the person accused of perpetrating the crime.

 

In many cases, it’s ultimately up to the jury to decide what happened


What is a MN Qualified Prior Domestic Violence Offense?
What is a MN Qualified Prior Domestic Violence Offense?
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Offenses in Minnesota that include domestic violence are unique. Why? Because they are subject to criminal penalties, one would expect to find associated with crimes – as well as elevated penalties for prior convictions related to domestic violence.

 

The prior convictions are called “qualified domestic violence-related offenses.” They can be used to enhance a charge related to domestic violence years after they were placed on your criminal record. This is one of the reasons why it’s vital to


When Is MN Assault Considered Domestic?
When Is MN Assault Considered Domestic?
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Facing any type of assault charge in Minnesota is serious, but there are particular concerns associated with domestic assault charges that are important for everyone to understand.

 

Many people do not understand the difference between assault and domestic assault – or when the line is crossed that turns an assault into a domestic one. That’s understandable since, from the outside, complex legal matters can be confusing and not-so-simple to grasp.

 

Here is what you need to know


How Domestic Violence Charges Work in MN: A Comprehensive Guide
How Domestic Violence Charges Work in MN: A Comprehensive Guide
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Domestic violence is a crime that is taken very seriously under Minnesota law, but the statutes and penalties surrounding crimes of domestic violence can be complex and difficult to understand.

 

How is domestic violence defined in our state? What can happen to you if you are accused of a crime of domestic violence — or worse, convicted of it?

 

These are questions everyone should know the answer to, so read on to find out more about domestic


Are You Automatically Arrested for Domestic Violence in CO?
Are You Automatically Arrested for Domestic Violence in CO?
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In Colorado, law enforcement will automatically arrest someone if they have reason to believe accusations of domestic violence are true. That’s because the state has a statute for mandatory domestic violence arrests. This is meant to offer protection to victims of domestic violence.

 

How can this impact your case if you are accused of domestic violence in Colorado? Read on to learn all about mandatory arrest in cases of domestic violence and what you could face if convicted


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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