Violent Crime in Minnesota

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Violent crimes usually causes contested, emotional court battles. Learn how violent crimes are treated in the Minnesota penal codes and court systems, and how a lawyer can help you with your case.

  • ContentMurder Charges in Minnesota

    Minnesota has several degrees of murder that may be charged against a defendant. The state also has other types of laws that involve the unlawful killing of another that do not rise to the murder level.

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  • ContentSelf-Defense in Minnesota

    The use of self-defense for violence usually becomes necessary in the state of Minnesota when another person is threatening assault or wants to physically harm the person in some manner such as in a home invasion. By protecting the body from the potential assault, the individual uses self-defense techniques to stop the bodily harm.

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  • ContentMinnesota's Felony Assault by Strangulation

    Domestic assault is a hot topic in today's legal community. With the sensitivity to domestic assault allegations, all to often there is a rush to Judgment. That is particularly true where new criminal offenses are created year after year and penalties are increased.

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