Category Archives: Family Violence

Stalking Is a Form of Domestic Violence in Minnesota
Stalking Is a Form of Domestic Violence in Minnesota
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When people envision stalking, they think of someone hiding in the shadows watching the person they are obsessed with, eventually leading to harassment and other crimes. That may be the way it is portrayed in movies, but in everyday life, stalking crimes can work a bit differently.


A good example of how different the reality of stalking can be took place in Minneapolis this year. A Minnesota State Patrol trooper was charged with two counts of stalking for

The Five Degrees of Domestic Assault in Minnesota
The Five Degrees of Domestic Assault in Minnesota
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Where domestic violence charges could previously be – and often were – prosecuted as fairly minor incidences, societal spotlighting on domestic assault and sweeping criminal justice reforms across the nation have changed the way these crimes are approached.


In our state, for instance, repeat assault offenders now face enhanced penalties depending on their previous crimes. This makes it more important than ever to fight back.


If you or someone you care about is facing domestic violence charges, and

Can Victims of Minnesota Family Violence Drop Charges?
Can Victims of Minnesota Family Violence Drop Charges?
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When a victim of family violence makes an emergency call or otherwise accuses someone of abuse, it’s usually for one of two reasons. The first reason – the one most people assume – is that they are tired of dealing with someone who is physically or psychologically hurting them and they want a way out. The second reason is that they do it in the heat of the moment and as a way to put a stop to a



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




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.



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.


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.


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.


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.