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Christopher Wesley Keyser

Christopher Keyser’s Legal Guides

4 total

  • An Overview of Domestic Assault Laws in Minnesota

    Domestic Assault is generally defined as either "an act intended to cause fear of immediate bodily harm or death" or "an attempt or actual infliction of bodily harm upon another. See Minn. Stat. 609.2242. Domestic assault is a "regular" assault upon a family or household member (...

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  • Minnesota's 72 Hour Detox Hold: An Overview

    What is a 72 Hour Detox Hold? Under Minnesotas "Emergency Hold Law," law enforcement and medical facilities can legally hold a person against his or her will based upon a mental health or chemical health emergency. Persons are often placed into a detox process to remove alcohol ...

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  • An Overview of Disorderly Conduct Laws in Minnesota

    In Minnesota, a disorderly conduct is a misdemeanor offense carrying a maximum punishment of 90 days in jail or a $1,000.00 fine, or both. This guide explains what disorderly conduct is, how and why people are charged with disorderly conduct and common resolutions in court. The ...

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  • Minnesota's Ignition Interlock Program & New 2011 DWI Laws

    Effective July 1, 2011, Minnesota's DWI penalties and drivers license santions changed to promote safety and reduce the amount of alcohol-related deaths and injuries on the road. Quick Overview of DWI Law Changes: Lowers alcohol-level for enhanced sanctions from 0.20 to 0.16 ...

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