Recent Posts in Assault Category

Will My Minnesota Domestic Assault Charges Affect My Child Custody Case?

The short answer is yes.  For good reason, the judge presiding over your divorce or child custody case will take into consideration whether or not domestic abuse has occurred.  The evidence presented could cause you to lose custody and/or visitation rights.  Therefore, if you have been accused of Minnesota domestic assault charges, it is important to …

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Why You Shouldn’t Talk to the Police

Should I talk to the police? People frequently ask – “Should I talk to the police?”  If an officer calls you or asks you to call them or approaches you in person, the answer is always “no.”  Often, when being questioned by the police, that if they cooperate and answer the officer’s questions it will …

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MN Supreme Court To Take Up Domestic Abuse/DWI Case

In May 2011, a woman and her husband were drinking at a resort in rural Kanabec County. The husband, who had a history of domestic violence, became abusive. To escape, the woman fled the scene in a vehicle. She was eventually arrested for DWI. Although her charge was later downgraded to reckless driving, she has …

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Need an Attorney for a Sexual Assault Charge in Minneapolis?

Being accused for a sexual assault charge is one of the austere crimes that you can be arrested for- once you are convicted of sexual assault you are never really able to rid yourself of it. The stakes are high and the possible penalties are extreme. If you have been arrest for a crime of …

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Codefendant’s Incriminating Statement Allowed into Evidence through Third Party

An incriminating statement made by a codefendant to a third party can come in through testimony from the third party the Court of Appeals held in a decision filed June 20, 2011. See State v. Usee. In this case, Appellant Abdulsalam Usee was jointly tried with co-defendant Ahmed Ali in-connection with a shooting of three …

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