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When Do Minnesota Domestic Violence Charges Get Federal Attention?
When Do Minnesota Domestic Violence Charges Get Federal Attention?
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In Minnesota, deeds defined as acts of domestic violence are unlawful. What many people don’t realize is that it’s not just illegal under state law to commit domestic violence, but federal law as well.

 

This is why it’s critical if you’re charged with domestic violence to understand how both state and federal laws can apply to your case. Here is what you need to know about domestic violence crimes in Minnesota and when those charges can turn into


1 in 4 Minneapolis Domestic Violence Calls Aren’t Violent
1 in 4 Minneapolis Domestic Violence Calls Aren’t Violent
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A recent study found that Minneapolis has a serious issue with domestic violence calls. The issue, they found, was that the majority of domestic violence call did not actually involve any actual violence.

 

Instead, the majority of calls involved moments of crisis between family members and they simply didn’t know who to turn to. To be exact, it was found that only 1 in every 4 domestic violence calls end with police filing a report. There were no


Does Minnesota Domestic Violence Really Go Up Over the Holidays?
Does Minnesota Domestic Violence Really Go Up Over the Holidays?
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There is a long-standing rumor that the domestic violence rate increases during the holiday season. It certainly sounds like it could be true.

 

After all, interpersonal tensions are high, people are stressed about travel and money, and the expectation is that families will be spending a lot of time together.

 

If you simply heard this rumor reported in the news, you would likely accept it as a simple fact. So, is it true that Minnesota domestic violence


Can Minnesota Domestic Violence Be a Federal Crime?
Can Minnesota Domestic Violence Be a Federal Crime?
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Domestic violence is no longer just a simple family matter for the state of Minnesota to handle directly. Growing national awareness and a widening definition of what domestic violence means has resulted in courts taking matters of domestic violence more seriously, and handing down more severe sentences.

 

Although most Minnesota domestic violence cases are still handled inside state courtrooms, there are a number of scenarios in which domestic violence is more likely to become one of federal interest.


Facing False Allegations of MN Domestic Violence? You’re Not Alone
Facing False Allegations of MN Domestic Violence? You’re Not Alone
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Domestic violence is a significant problem in Minnesota and other states. However, the way the system handles domestic violence has created a new problem: false allegations.

 

If you’re facing false allegations of domestic violence, you’re not alone. These allegations are often made to gain legal leverage, but can have devastating legal and civil consequences for the falsely accused.

 

Therefore, we’ve put together a guide covering why false allegations happen, the fallout you could face if accused, and what


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


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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