Assault Attorney in Shakopee, Minnesota
Assault involves intentionally inflicting bodily harm on another person, or putting that person in fear of being harmed. If you have been charged with assault, Mr. Peterson is an experienced Minnesota assault attorney that can defend your interests in court.
Penalties for Assault
The level of assault depends largely on the amount of damage inflicted, as well as whether or not a weapon was used. Assault charges can be enhanced in cases where a person has prior conviction for certain violent crimes. Depending on the circumstances of the case, it can be charged as either a misdemeanor or felony offense.
A conviction in an assault case can result in:
- Anger management classes
- Mandatory counseling
- A restraining order
- The loss of your rights to bear arms
- Child custody problems