Domestic Assault

Domestic Assault Attorney in Shakopee, Minnesota

Domestic assault is the intentional use of violence and force on a family or household member in order to cause bodily harm, 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 should be contacted immediately for assistance.  Any type of assault case requires immediate intervention by a skilled lawyer who can protect your rights.

Types of Assault

There are many different types of assault crimes such as stalking, harassment, battery, assault with a deadly weapon, terrorist threats, sexual assault, child abuse and domestic assault.  Depending on the circumstances of the case, it can be charged as either a misdemeanor or felony offense.

Minneapolis Domestic Assault Lawyer & Attorney

A conviction in an assault case can result in:

  • Imprisonment
  • Fines
  • Restitution
  • Anger management classes
  • Mandatory counseling
  • A restraining order
  • The loss of your rights to bear arms
  • Child custody problems

There are various factors that will determine the harshness of the sentencing, including the severity of injuries resulting from the assault, the use of a deadly weapon such as a gun or knife in the assault (aggravated assault), and the person’s prior criminal history.

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