Felony Domestic Strangulation Charges Reduced to Disorderly Conduct
Date: October 2020
Case: Domestic Assault by Strangulation and Domestic Assault
Attorney: Michael J. Brandt
Result: Mike’s client was charged with Felony Domestic Assault by Strangulation and Misdemeanor Domestic Assault in Anoka County. Mike pointed out inconsistencies in the alleged victim’s story and presented the prosecutor with video evidence contradicting the alleged victim’s story. Based on this, the prosecutor reduced the charge to disorderly conduct and the prosecutor dismissed the other charge. Mike’s client was sentenced to no jail time, a small fee, and one year of probation. However, once Mike’s client paid the fee, then he was discharged from probation.