Assault Is A Violent Crime
Our founding attorney is certified by the Minnesota State Bar Association as a Criminal Law Specialist and has handled countless assault cases during his 27-year career. Through his insight, we know how to build a strong defense and fight back against these charges. You can rely on us to thoroughly investigate your case and build the strongest defense possible. When we represent you, we look for mitigating factors such as self-defense and seek to have inadmissible evidence suppressed at trial. We will present the most compelling arguments possible in your defense and vigorously execute them at trial with the sole purpose of obtaining an acquittal. In cases that don’t go to trial, we negotiate aggressively to obtain the fairest and most favorable resolution that can be achieved.
Types Of Assault Charges In Minnesota
Assault can be charged as a misdemeanor or felony. The penalties for assault vary greatly depending on the charge and the details of the case. A fifth-degree misdemeanor assault conviction can result in up to 90 days in jail. A first-degree felony assault conviction can result in up to 20 years in prison as well as a $30,000 fine.
There are also special categories of assault charges. Domestic assault occurs between people of the same household or in a relationship.
Assault of law enforcement officers, probation or corrections officers, firefighters, EMTs or medical workers is a fourth-degree felony charge. Depending on the case, you could be sentenced to two or three years in prison and a fine up to $6,000.
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