Minnesota Felony Strangulation Lawyer
Domestic assault by strangulation is a serious offense in Minnesota, and can lead to charges of felony strangulation. Aside from the prison sentence and fines that can result, you can also lose your ability to see your children, and even see the victim ever again. The felony strangulation defense attorneys at our firm can help you protect your reputation and your rights, as you are charged with this serious crime.
Felony strangulation very often involves domestic assault cases in Minnesota. In fact, these accusations are very often the result of revenge by the other party in a volatile divorce or child custody case.
In a felony strangulation case, the victim has his or her respiration impeded by the blocking of the nose or the airways, or appliance of pressure to the neck or throat. A person doesn’t have to use his or her hands to strangle someone. Any object can be used to block the airways, and impair that person’s ability to breathe normally.
Such actions may occur when a normal household dispute gets out of control and out of line. However, a person who is facing these charges very soon learns that the law takes a very stern view of persons who assault family members using this method.
In most cases, the defendants and victims in felony strangulation case involve members of the same family. In such cases, charges of domestic assault may be added to the felony strangulation case.
These crimes should never be taken lightly. A conviction for felony strangulation can lead to a prison sentence of up to three years, and a hefty fine of up to $5,000. However, there are even more tangible serious repercussions after a conviction. For instance, people who have been convicted of these offenses may find it difficult to land a job, may become victims of social censure and may have their reputations destroyed for life.
It is important to act swiftly after you’ve been arrested, or charged with felony strangulation. The sooner you involve a lawyer, the better able we will be to gather evidence, interview essential witnesses, and to address other important elements of your case.
Call our law firm now for a free consultation with one of our experienced Minnesota felony strangulation defense attorneys: (763) 323-6555.
Our Minnesota felony strangulation defense lawyers represent clients throughout Minnesota, including the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Duluth, Rochester, Mankato, St. Cloud, Moorhead, Apple Valley, Blaine, Bloomington, Brooklyn Park, Burnsville, Coon Rapids, Eagan, Eden Prairie, Edina, Lakeville, Maple Grove, Maplewood, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Roseville and Woodbury.
We defend those accused of felony strangulation in Hennepin, Ramsey, Anoka, Sherburne, Wright, Scott, Dakota, Chisago, Washington and Isanti County.
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