Minnesota Violent Crimes

Assault, Murder, Manslaughter and Domestic Violence Charges

A violent crime occurs when an individual uses force against another person in order to gain property, sexual stimulation or for any other reason. In the eyes of society, violent crimes are some of the most heinous offenses that a person can commit. Those who are accused of, or charged with a violent crime may face immediate consequences from their community, may suffer from loss of employment, and face serious repercussions if convicted.

The penalties associated with conviction of a violent crime can be staggering both in terms of fines and prison sentences. If you have been charged with a violent crime, it is crucial that you contact an experienced St. Paul criminal defense lawyer who has represented violent crime offenders and knows how present a compelling case for the defense in court.

Types of Violent Offenses

There are a variety of violent crimes that have severe penalties in our state, including assault and domestic assault, gang-related crimes, rape, homicide including manslaughter or murder, and armed robbery, as well as others. These crimes are all very serious and carry stiff penalties that vary according to the severity of the criminal act.

While the death penalty is not an option in Minnesota, those who are convicted can still face many years in prison, and life sentences are imposed in the most serious of crimes.

Defense for Violent Crime Charges in St. Paul and Minneapolis

Mohammad, Schiks and Jaafar, P.A. has been defending the rights and advocating the needs of those who are accused of committing a violent crime throughout St. Paul for years. Our firm believes that all defendants are innocent until proven guilty, and we have consistently provided high quality legal services and representation to many clients in need of a sound strategy for defense of violent crime charges.

We focus on building compelling cases for the defense based on what we learn about our clients and their situation, and a full review of every aspect of the evidence that led to the arrest and charge. Our attorneys will take a personal approach to your case, and could aggressively pursue any possible advantage for our clients. Contact a St. Paul violent crime defense lawyer if you have been accused of committing a violent crime and are seeking an aggressive defense attorney.