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Domestic Violence & Domestic Abuse Charges in Minnesota

Many offenses in Minnesota may be classified as “domestic violence” or “domestic abuse,” and these offense can be for misdemeanors, gross misdemeanors, and felonies. Such offenses may include violations of Minnesota Statue § 518B.01 (“Qualified domestic violence-related offense”). Further, such charges not only include an alleged violation of the actual statute or law itself, but charges can also result from an alleged attemptto violate a particular statute or law. Matthew Korogi is experienced in defending his clients against “domestic violence” and “domestic abuse” charges. These charges can be brought under any number of Minnesota criminal statutes related to “domestic violence” or “domestic abuse.” Some of these laws include, but are not limited to, the following:

SAMPLE OFFENSES:

  • Minn. Stat. § 518B.01, subd. 14 for a violation of a domestic abuse Order For Protection;
  • Minn. Stat. § 518B.01, subd. 22 for a violation of a domestic abuse No Contact Order;
  • Minn. Stat. § 609.2242 for Domestic Assault;
  • Minn. Stat. § 609.2247 for Domestic Assault By Strangulation;
  • Minn. Stat. § 609.713 for Terroristic Threats;
  • Minn. Stat. § 609.748, subd. 6 for Violation of Harassment Restraining Order;
  • Minn. Stat. § 609.749 for Harassment or Stalking;
  • Minn. Stat. § 609.78, subd. 2 for Interference With An Emergency Call;

ASSAULTS:

  • Minn. Stat. § 609.221 for First Degree Assault;
  • Minn. Stat. § 609.222 for Second Degree Assault;
  • Minn. Stat. § 609.223 for Third Degree Assault;
  • Minn. Stat. § 609.2231 for Fourth Degree Assault;
  • Minn. Stat. § 609.224 for Fifth Degree Assault;

CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN:

  • Minn. Stat. § 609.377 for Malicious Punishment of a Child;

SEX CRIMES:

  • Minn. Stat. § 609.342 for First Degree Criminal Sexual Assault;
  • Minn. Stat. § 609.343 for Second Degree Criminal Sexual Assault;
  • Minn. Stat. § 609.344 for Third Degree Criminal Sexual Assault;
  • Minn. Stat. § 609.345 for Fourth Degree Criminal Sexual Assault;

MURDER:

  • Minn. Stat. § 609.185 for First Degree Murder;
  • Minn. Stat. § 609.19 for Second Degree Murder.

Violations of these or any other domestic violence or domestic abuse related offenses can have serious consequences for you and your family. It can have consequences directly-related to you and your liberty, but it can also effect you in collateral ways such as those regulations and restrictions imposed by the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1993. Because of the many ways you can be effected by a conviction for domestic violence, you need someone who knows the law and can properly and zealously advocate for you. Matthew Korogi can do this for you.

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