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MN Criminal Sexual Conduct: What Can Happen to You
MN Criminal Sexual Conduct: What Can Happen to You
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Category: Sex Crimes

 

If you’re facing sex crime charges in Minnesota, you could be looking at fines and probation — or you may need to prepare for harsher penalties. It all depends on the circumstances of the crime, your criminal history, and your legal representation.

 

Types of Crimes

 

In Minnesota, sexual assault, sexual battery, and rape are all classified as criminal sexual conduct (CSC). This crime is classified into five categories:

 

  • First degree – First degree criminal sexual conduct


Can You Be Pardoned For Minnesota Sex Crimes?
Can You Be Pardoned For Minnesota Sex Crimes?
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Category: Pardons | Sex Crimes

 

For those who have been convicted of crimes, there’s always the possibility to find relief by petitioning the Minnesota Pardon Board for a pardon. Doing so requires you to apply for a pardon. There are eligibility requirements that must be met in order to have hope that you’ll receive one.

 

Many people wonder if serious offenses, such as sex crimes, can be pardoned in Minnesota.

 

The truth is that, while any crime can technically be pardoned


Sexual Assault Now Has No Statute of Limitations in Minnesota
Sexual Assault Now Has No Statute of Limitations in Minnesota
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In Minnesota, sexual assault is against the law. However, the law previously limited the period of time after the crime was committed in which person could be prosecuted for sexual assault – but a new law now changes all that.

 

In the past, a Minnesota resident only had nine years from the time of action to file a case in court. One exception: if the victim was a child at the time of the assault, it could be filed


Long-Term MN Sex Offenders on Hunger Strike…Again
Long-Term MN Sex Offenders on Hunger Strike…Again
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Sex offenses are crimes that society tends to judge far more harshly than others. As far as many people are concerned, sex offenders deserve to be locked up and not thought of again. That’s not how the criminal justice system in the United States, or Minnesota, works though.

 

Inmates, no matter their crimes, have rights, and if they don’t feel those rights are being upheld, then they deserve to call attention to it.

 

That’s exactly what happened


Child Pornography Charges in MN: What If You Didn’t Know You Had It?
Child Pornography Charges in MN: What If You Didn’t Know You Had It?
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Sex crimes involving children are some of the most particularly grievous and thus carry some of the most severe criminal consequences. They also often permanently damage an offender’s reputation.

 

What you may not know is that not all sex crimes committed against children involve actual sex acts — or any contact with a child at all.

 

In Minnesota and nationwide, it is a crime to possess sexually explicit images or videos of a child. So with the


Sex Crimes in Minnesota – The Most Frequently Asked Questions
Sex Crimes in Minnesota – The Most Frequently Asked Questions
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Because sex crimes are highly stigmatized, most people are afraid to ask any questions at all, leaving the subject shrouded in mystery to some degree. There are also many myths and common misunderstandings about Minnesota sex crime laws.

 

Today, we’re addressing some of the most frequently asked questions regarding this category of offense in our state.

 

How Does Minnesota Define Rape and Sexual Assault Crimes?

 

In Minnesota, rape and sexual assault are referred to as “


Could Minnesotans Soon Face “Long Distance Sexual Assault” Charges?
Could Minnesotans Soon Face “Long Distance Sexual Assault” Charges?
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Advancements in technology have created a lot of opportunities to connect ourselves with everyday objects. We can locate our phone with our watch, start our cars from our living room, set off alarms from remote distances, activate sex toys through the walls…

 

Wait, what?

 

Don’t worry, you haven’t stumbled onto a website that you didn’t intend to visit. Recent advancements in technology have created new ways for people to use sex toys on others… without even being


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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