• Penalties Involving Domestic Assault
    Penalties Involving Domestic Assault
    Find out what fines and prison terms pertain to the different degrees of domestic assault
  • Minnesota Domestic Assault Statutes
    Minnesota Domestic Assault Statutes
    Read descriptions of what constitutes each degree of domestic assault
  • Facing Domestic Assault Charges?
    Facing Domestic Assault Charges?
    Find out what you should and shouldn't do

Domestic Assault Lawyer in Minneapolis & Saint Paul, MN

Have you been accused of domestic assault in the Minneapolis, MN Twin Cities area? If so, hiring a criminal defense attorney is the best thing you can do to fight these allegations. The team at Brandt Criminal Defense have over 30 years of experience handling domestic assault allegations. We have successfully defended these charges and have secured not guilty verdicts in jury trials, dismissals, and negotiated significantly reduced charges.

Domestic assault charges can range from misdemeanors to felonies depending on the number of priors and whether there are allegations that there was some type of strangulation.

Domestic assault is generally defined as:

  • Causing and/or inflicting fear of imminent physical harm, bodily injury, or assault
  • Against a family or household member
    • Spouses and former spouses
    • Parents and children
    • People related by blood
    • People who presently reside together or who have resided together in the past.
    • People with a child in common
    • People involved in a significant romantic or sexual relationship

Domestic assault can encompass a variety of actions. These actions can be physical, sexual, verbal or emotional abuse between family or household members. The possible consequences of a domestic assault conviction include jail or prison time and fines. In addition to these consequences you could also face collateral consequences if you are convicted of domestic assault. A domestic assault conviction could impact child custody or divorce proceedings, volunteer opportunities, and your ability to possess a firearm.

Let us work with you to develop a plan to protect you and your future.

Contact us today to schedule your free consultation at 763-421-6366.

 

Domestic Assault Information Minneapolis & Saint Paul MN