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How Technology Impacts MN Domestic Violence
How Technology Impacts MN Domestic Violence
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Technology has improved the lives of people in a variety of ways. But just as with anything else, there is a dark side to technology that allows some people to use it to commit crimes – crimes like domestic violence.

 

In Minnesota and across the country, domestic violence is something that has to be dealt with every single day. The state of Minnesota has criminalized domestic violence to deter it. Still, technology has allowed new ways for people


The Role of Psychology in MN Domestic Violence
The Role of Psychology in MN Domestic Violence
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Domestic violence is a crime taken very seriously by the state of Minnesota, but it’s also a crime that doesn’t make big, splashy headlines in the news. Well, most of the time, anyway.

 

A popular actor and his almost-as-popular ex-wife are in the news as they recount their relationship in an anti-defamation trial in Virginia. Both sides have testified to domestic violence playing a role in their relationship, with an expert testifying that the wife has two psychological disorders


MN Harassment Restraining Orders: What You Should Know
MN Harassment Restraining Orders: What You Should Know
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Harassment is a crime that can happen to anyone – and the law recognizes that it’s a problem. While not the same as a domestic violence protection order, a harassment order of protection in Minnesota does seek to provide a legal remedy to someone who is being harassed.

 

What is a harassment restraining order, who is eligible for one, and most importantly, what can happen if it’s violated? Read on to find out all you need to know


Minnesota HRO vs OFP: What’s the Difference?
Minnesota HRO vs OFP: What’s the Difference?
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Domestic violence in Minnesota is taken very seriously. Because of the extent the law goes to protect those who are at risk of domestic violence, there are two ways that the court can address harassment: harassment restraining orders and orders for protection.

 

These two different types of legal remedies for people at risk share much in common, but there are many differences between them, too. These differences often lead to confusion among those who are seeking protection or


Defense Strategies to Use against MN Domestic Violence Charges
Defense Strategies to Use against MN Domestic Violence Charges
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Being accused of domestic violence isn’t only a serious matter, but it’s also an emotional one. These types of allegations can turn your life upside down. That’s why it’s vital to ensure you have a good defense if you are accused.

 

What is the best defense against domestic violence charges? That really depends on your individual circumstances. A skilled attorney can help to formulate the best defense for you, but, in general, there are some defense strategies to


MN Protective Orders: What You Should Know
MN Protective Orders: What You Should Know
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Most people understand the basics behind a protective order. Yet some people who have been involved in domestic incidents aren’t quite clear on the nature of these courts orders and the way they can impact a person’s life.

 

There are several different types of protective orders available in Minnesota. It’s vital to understand how these different protective orders work and their varying purposes. Here’s what you need to know.

 

Domestic Abuse: What Is It?

 

In Minnesota,


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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