Feb 02/15/2022

Assault in the 4th Degree

2022-04-21T15:38:02+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

2022-02-08T18:13:17+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 [...]

Apr 04/03/2020

Minnesota Sees Uptick in Domestic Assault Related Calls After “Stay at Home” Ordered

2021-08-05T17:41:37+00:00April 3, 2020|Assault Charges, Criminal Defense|

Fox 9:  During the First "Stay at Home" Weekend - Two-Thirds of Police Calls Were Domestic Assault Related Earlier this week, Fox 9 News reported that, according to Governor Walz, two-thirds of all police calls over the first weekend of the "stay at home" order were for domestic assault or domestic-violence related incidents.  Fox 9 [...]

Jan 01/11/2018

Aggravated Assault: The Basics

2022-02-22T17:47:02+00:00January 11, 2018|Assault Charges|

What is an Assault? The basic definition of an assault is that you either: (1) touched someone with the intent to cause them "bodily harm" (physical harm) or fear of  bodily harm; or (2)committed an act with the intent to cause fear of bodily harm.  Importantly, no actual contact between the actor and the [...]

Oct 10/04/2017

Sieben & Cotter Criminal Defense: We Get the Job Done!

2018-05-25T22:18:49+00:00October 4, 2017|Assault Charges, Criminal Defense, Criminal Sexual Conduct, Drug Crimes, Sex Crimes|

What level of service can you expect from us as your criminal defense attorneys? First and foremost, WE GET THE JOB DONE!  Practically speaking that could mean winning your case outright (i.e. acquittal or dismissal of charges) or securing the best possible outcome for you.  As a criminal defense law firm our mission is [...]

Jun 06/03/2016

Charged with 2nd Degree Assault in MN?

2021-12-16T19:49:41+00:00June 3, 2016|Assault Charges|

If You Have Been Charged with Second Degree Assault: What Does It Mean and What Are Your Next Steps? What Does 2nd Degree Assault Mean? Second Degree Assault is a felony-level offense defined under Minnesota Statute Section 609.222. The maximum prison time that you face (7-10 years) depends on the level of harm caused to [...]

May 05/05/2016

Two Ways to Commit Assault In Minnesota

2021-12-16T19:41:40+00:00May 5, 2016|Assault Charges|

Two Ways to Commit Assault In Minnesota include Assault-Harm and Assault-Fear Did you know that you can be convicted of Assault in Minnesota without ever making physical contact or causing harm to another? It’s true! Assault-Harm and Assault-Fear There are two forms of assault under Minnesota law. The first is “the intentional infliction of or attempt [...]

Aug 08/04/2015

Shootout Between Rivals In Minneapolis

2016-11-20T19:57:46+00:00August 4, 2015|Assault Charges, Local News|

Shootout Between Rivals In Minneapolis Leaves 1 Dead and 1 Injured According to authorities, shortly after Midnight on the morning of Monday, July 27, 2015 people in two vehicles were engaged in a dispute. Moments later, the two vehicles pulled over near the intersection of 34th and Morgan Avenues North. Occupants of both vehicles got out [...]

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