Sexual Assault Charges in Minneapolis & Saint Paul, MN
If you have been accused of sexual assault in Minneapolis, MN, the first thing you should do is hire an experienced criminal defense attorney. The team at Brandt Criminal Defense has over 30 years of experience handling all kinds of sexual assault cases. Our attorneys have been recognized as “SuperLawyers” and “Rising Stars” for the past 12 years in a row.
Sexual assault is often charges as Criminal Sexual Conduct. The five degrees of Criminal Sexual Conduct cover many different scenarios and can be rather complex. These crimes range from gross misdemeanor public masturbation in the presence of a minor under age 16 to the more severe instances of felony sexual penetration with a complainant under 13-years-old, or felony sexual penetration when the actor is armed with a dangerous weapon.
A conviction for Criminal Sexual Conduct can have life-long repercussions. Felony convictions can prevent employment opportunities, housing opportunities and the right to own a gun. Some convictions could result in a mandatory life sentence without release, even for first-time offenders, or mandatory lifetime conditional release. You may be required to complete sex offender programming and register as a sex offender, which is information that may be available to the public. It is important to have an experienced criminal lawyer on your side with a proven record of success.
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