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An Overview of Sex Offender Registration Requirements in Minnesota

If you were arrested for a sex offense, it is imperative that you consult with an experienced defense attorney right away. Along with the strict criminal penalties, sex crimes carry a deep stigma. A conviction could follow you for decades, or even longer.  In Minnesota, sex crimes convictions often require registration as a sex offender. …

Facing False Rape Accusations: What You Should Know

Being accused of a sex crime is a serious allegation. However, in some cases accusations may be entirely false and invented for the purposes of expressing jealousy, revenge, anger, or for obtaining custody of children in a divorce case. Even if the accusation is false, an individual may face severe penalties brought forth by the State …

Registered Sex Offenders in Your Neighborhood

A registered sex offender often reside in neighborhoods with unsuspecting neighbors. According to 2016 Minnesota statistics, Mankato has only two registered sex offenders, but there are 118 registered sex offenders living in “nearby” Minneapolis neighborhoods. Sex Crimes in Minnesota According to the Minnesota Department of Corrections, over 90 percent of all convicted sex offenders know …

Drugs and Alcohol Increase Risk of Violence

Drug violence and alcohol violence are on the rise in Minnesota. The presence of drugs or alcohol can place men, women, and children at risk of experiencing an assault. It is estimated that alcohol plays a factor in up to 40% of all violent crimes, including rape and sexual assault. Recent studies conducted by the …