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  • The Castle Doctrine in Minnesota
    The Castle Doctrine in Minnesota

    If you have been accused of murder or manslaughter in Minnesota, you may be able to avoid conviction if you acted in self-defense when using deadly force to protect yourself or others. However, ...

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  • What Is the Statute of Limitations for Criminal Charges in Minnesota?
    What Is the Statute of Limitations for Criminal Charges in Minnesota?

    When it comes to criminal cases , prosecutors must file charges within a certain amount of time after a crime has been committed. This time-frame is known as the statute of limitations. If prosecutors ...

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  • What Is the Statute of Limitations for Sexual Assault in Minnesota?
    What Is the Statute of Limitations for Sexual Assault in Minnesota?

    Statute of limitations is the amount of time a person or prosecutor has to file a lawsuit. If the statute of limitations expires before a lawsuit is filed, the case will be dismissed. The state of ...

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  • What Is Sextortion?
    What Is Sextortion?

    Sextortion involves the use of coercion or threats to force an individual to send sexually explicit photos and/or videos of themselves. Essentially, the term is short for sexual extortion. The person ...

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  • What Constitutes Harassment in Minnesota?
    What Constitutes Harassment in Minnesota?

    According to Minnesota law, harassment occurs when a person knowingly engages in behavior that adversely affects the person subject to the conduct. Specifically, Minnesota Statutes § 609.749 provides ...

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  • What Is Minnesota's Shoplifting Law?
    What Is Minnesota's Shoplifting Law?

    Generally, shoplifting is when someone takes an item from a store without paying for it. But it also includes instances of people using tricks or deception to leave the retailer without paying full ...

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