Domestic Assault Lawyer Minneapolis
Domestic assault is an act that is taken very seriously in Minnesota. In fact, law enforcement has to take the accusations seriously because of the protection that victims require in legitimate cases. But there are many times that individuals are wrongly accused by an ex-partner or ex-spouse who is angry in some way and looking for revenge or a way to hurt the person they are accusing. It is a charge that is easy to make and sometimes, difficult to defend. But F.T. Sessoms has had the charges dismissed and the clients acquitted because he investigates the case to expose the exaggerations and/or the outright lies of the accuser.
If you have been charged with domestic assault, it is your right to fight the charges, as well as the order for protection that may accompany the domestic assault charge. A vigorous and aggressive defense often makes a difference in the outcome of your case.
Fighting On Your Behalf
Domestic assault can be charged at the misdemeanor, gross misdemeanor, or felony level. The level of the charge depends on the severity of the alleged act and any aggravating factors that may be surrounding the case. A person convicted of domestic assault, faces penalties of jail time, fines, probation, anger management classes, and the consequences of a criminal record.
Avoiding all or as many of the consequences as possible is something that can be done with the help of a Minneapolis & St. Paul criminal defense lawyer. Your attorney can also provide you the necessary guidance when answering to an order for protection that the other party may have acquired against you. Addressing protection orders are especially important when children are involved because the order can interfere with the basic needs of the children.
Skilled Minneapolis & St. Paul Domestic Assault Attorney
Domestic assault is classified as an enhanceable offense. This means that any future domestic assault charges could be more serious if there is a previous domestic assault conviction. “Enhanceable” means the charge is more serious and the fines can be higher and the jail time can be longer. Furthermore, a domestic assault conviction will limit a person’s right including the right to purchase or possess a firearm. In other words, a conviction will impact you for the rest of your life can lead to problems finding a place to live, getting a job, and much more. With the help of your attorney, to aggressively fight the charges, your future does not have to be dealt such harsh consequences.
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Domestic assault is taken very seriously in Minnesota. This is why it is important to have an experienced attorney representing you throughout the entire process. Whether you are guilty or not, the alleged victim may secure a protection order against you that you will need to challenge immediately, especially when children are involved. Domestic assault cases can be highly involved, but attorney F. T. Sessoms can remove a great deal of confusion.
To learn more about your rights and options, contact me, Minnesota Criminal Defense Attorney F.T. Sessoms, at 612-344-1505 and request a consultation as I would be happy to discuss your case with you.