Minnesota man apprehended over alleged assault

When it comes to assault charges, every case is different. Unfortunately, some people find themselves wrongfully accused of assault, while others may face harsh penalties over an incident that was blown out of proportion. In Minneapolis, and every other Minnesota...

Reviewing the penalties for second-degree assault

According to the Office of the Revisor of Statutes, assault takes a number of forms. For example, those who try to cause physical harm to another person or actually injure someone else have committed assault. In Minneapolis, and cities across Minnesota, it is also...

When evidence is illegally obtained

The court system in Minnesota treats criminal activity seriously. However, if you have been charged with assault, robbery or another violent crime, you have the right to due process under the law. We at The Law Office of John J. Leunig have often worked with those who...

Were you acting out of self-defense?

When someone in Minneapolis approaches you in a threatening manner, you may feel that you have the right to attack them in order to prevent them from harming you. If he or she sustains an injury and files an assault charge against you, it may potentially lead to a...

Exoneration and compensation in Minnesota

Sometimes new evidence comes to light after a person has been convicted of a crime and is serving time in prison. This evidence can lead a Minnesota court to reverse the original judgment. Those who are falsely convicted can never regain the years of their life that...
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