Category Archives: Probation Violation

The Role Of Drug Testing In Probation Violation Cases
The Role Of Drug Testing In Probation Violation Cases
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Probation serves as an alternative to incarceration, allowing individuals convicted of certain offenses to remain in their communities while adhering to strict conditions. For many probationers, the most critical of these conditions is staying drug-free.


To ensure compliance, drug testing plays a pivotal role in probation violation cases. In this blog, we will delve into the significance of drug testing in probation cases, the various types of tests employed, legal requirements, and potential defenses for probationers.


The Significance

What Does a Revocation of Stay Mean for My MN Probation?
What Does a Revocation of Stay Mean for My MN Probation?
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Anyone currently on probation in Minnesota has to be very careful. Failing to meet the conditions of probation can land you in some legal hot water in the form of something called the revocation of stay.


Not familiar with that term? You’re not alone.


If you or someone you love is trying to complete their probation, then it’s an important term to be familiar with since it can have huge consequences on your future as well as your

Common Probation Conditions You Must Follow to Avoid a MN Violation
Common Probation Conditions You Must Follow to Avoid a MN Violation
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If you are on probation for an offense in Minnesota, you need to understand the conditions detailed in your probation and what happens if you violate one of them. Unfortunately, in some cases people don’t really know all of the terms they are required to follow or the various ways that they might potentially violate those terms.


Because of this, we thought it would be valuable to put together an explanation of common probation conditions, as well as



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.