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The Importance of Intent in Minnesota Burglary Cases
The Importance of Intent in Minnesota Burglary Cases
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Although we can think of plenty of reasons leading to someone’s arrest in a building where they should not be, there are worlds of difference between trespassing charges and burglary.

 

Furthermore, criminal case conviction requires being found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. If you or a loved one has been charged with burglary, you have the right to defend yourself.

 

That starts with being aware of the exact legal definition of Minnesota burglary. Your situation may not


Why Minnesotans Should Worry about Holiday Shoplifting Charges
Why Minnesotans Should Worry about Holiday Shoplifting Charges
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It’s easy to assume that the holidays are high season for brick-and-mortar businesses. After all, there are so many presents to buy and meals to prepare. Where else are consumers going to get everything they need (without waiting for delivery)?

 

The assumption about high-season is true…to an extent.

 

What shoppers don’t always think about is the looming threat of shoplifters. Big crowds, busy retail workers, and preoccupied buyers are the perfect combination for retail theft.

 


Don’t Get Accused of Holiday Theft – Penalties in MN Are Severe
Don’t Get Accused of Holiday Theft – Penalties in MN Are Severe
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Category: Theft Crimes

 

The holiday season is a time for showing your appreciation to the people in your life. One of the biggest ways we do this is the practice of gift-giving and receiving. This is why merchandise sales see a substantial increase this time of year.

 

However, the holiday season doesn’t just lead to an increase in merchandise sales – sadly, there is a big increase in theft as well.

 

The Holiday Season and Theft in Minnesota

 

Our


How Auto Theft Charges Work in Minnesota
How Auto Theft Charges Work in Minnesota
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If you live in Minneapolis, you’ve probably heard about the recent rise in auto thefts. From March 1 to April 22, over three dozen cars were reported as stolen.

 

Older Hondas have been targeted in particular, and police in Robbinsdale are clearly on alert, having recently arrested a man who was suspected to be in a stolen car. No charges have been pressed against him, but the case is not closed yet.

 

Once someone has been found


Strategies to Battle Residential Burglary Charges in Minnesota
Strategies to Battle Residential Burglary Charges in Minnesota
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Burglary is a serious crime which comes with severe penalties for those found guilty of the offense. That being said, charges for burglary can be beaten.

 

Put both of these things together and you can see why it is so very crucial that you do everything in your power to fight back if you have been accused.

 

Thankfully, there are several strategies that a defendant can use to battle burglary charges.

 

In this post, we’re going


Could Your Minnesota Teen Be Charged for Halloween Celebrating?
Could Your Minnesota Teen Be Charged for Halloween Celebrating?
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Halloween can be harmless fun for your teen. However, if they get involved in the wrong kinds of activities over the holiday, he or she could be arrested.

 

In this post, we’ll cover the most common activities that get Minnesota teens in trouble with the law. We’ll also tell you what you can do if your teen gets arrested and charged with a juvenile crime.

 

Common Halloween Activities that Result in Teen Arrests

 

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Charged with Burglary in MN? Strategies to Fight Back
Charged with Burglary in MN? Strategies to Fight Back
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If you have recently been charged with burglary in Minnesota, you may be able to get your charges reduced or dropped with the right defense strategy and a skilled criminal lawyer by your side.

 

If you are charged with burglary in Minnesota, you can face serious consequences for a conviction. You could be incarcerated for months or years, be forced to pay high fines, and be subject to lengthy probation sentencing. That’s why it’s important to fight back


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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