Domestic assault is a serious crime and one of the most common criminal charges in Minnesota. Being found guilty of a domestic assault charge can result in fines of up to $10,000 and five years in prison. In addition, a conviction for domestic assault will:
If you have been charged with domestic assault, please contact me, criminal defense lawyer Justin Schiks. As a Woodbury Domestic Abuse Lawyer, I have achieved positive results for people facing domestic assault charges in the St. Paul-Minneapolis area and throughout Minnesota.
Domestic violence is a serious problem in our society, yet so is the misuse of domestic assault laws. Unfortunately, individuals often make false claims of domestic assault. The police and the court system have no choice but to take these claims seriously.
Anyone can be charged with domestic violence. I have represented doctors, lawyers and others who never thought they would need legal defense against such a charge. I will fight to protect your freedom, your rights and your reputation.CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY JUSTIN SCHIKS
You can be charged with domestic assault if you caused physical harm to another person or if you caused the other person to fear that he or she was in imminent danger of physical harm. Many allegations of domestic violence come down to a “he said, she said,” situation that is hard for the prosecution to prove beyond a reasonable doubt.
If you have been charged with domestic assault, you may have been named in an order for protection, which requires you to leave the home and stay away from the alleged victim and prohibits you from communicating with him or her. It is important to comply with these requirements and to speak to a Woodbury Domestic Abuse Lawyer as soon as possible to discuss your options.
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