Feb 02/15/2022

Assault in the 4th Degree

2022-08-26T14:16:33+00:00February 15, 2022|Assault Charges|

Assault in the Fourth Degree protects a special class of persons such as law enforcement, emergency medical personnel, correctional employees, vulnerable adult and others. Assault in the Fourth Degree can be a felony or a gross misdemeanor, depending on the identity of the victim. Common verbiage used in this statute [...]

Feb 02/08/2022

Assault in the 5th Degree

2022-08-26T14:16:33+00:00February 8, 2022|Assault Charges|

There are several different kinds of “assault” described in Minnesota’s criminal code. There are five “degrees” of assault organized based upon severity level. Assault in the First Degree has the highest penalty and Assault in the Fifth Degree has the lowest. ASSAULT IN THE FIFTH DEGREE To be found [...]