FELONY FIRST DEGREE ASSAULT REQUIRES THE FOLLOWING ALLEGATION:
- The assault created a high probability of death or caused serious permanent disfigurement or impairment; or
- The assault was through the use or attempted use of deadly force on a peace officer or correctional employee if the officer or employee was fulfilling their employment duties.
If you have been arrested and charged with 1st degree felony assault in Minnesota, you may be facing up to 20 years in prison and a $30,000 fine. Furthermore, is the assault was on police officer or correctional employee, there is a 10-year minimum prison sentence, with no chance at early release or work release. Assaults causing great bodily harm carry a minimum prison sentence of 74-months for those convicted who have no prior criminal history.
In addition, felony convictions result in numerous collateral consequences such as loss of voting and firearm rights, and difficulty finding employment and housing.
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Due to the serious consequences you are facing if accused of a 1st degree felony assault charges, contact our experienced assault defense attorney without delay. Coley J. Grostyan’s knowledge of Minnesota assault laws and aggressive representation has allowed him to successfully defend numerous assault cases for clients.
Coley Grostyan is always accessible for his clients and promptly responds to inquiries 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For confidential and professional representation, contact Coley Grostyan today at 612-747-2254.
Coley Grostyan represents individuals charged with felony 1st degree aggravated assault charges, and all other assault allegations in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, surrounding suburbs, and throughout the State of Minnesota.