Felonies make up the worst crimes in Minnesota law, and therefore can be the most harshly penalized by the criminal justice system. In fact, felonies, by definition, will include at least one year in prison as part of its sentencing options. If you have been accused of a felony in Minnesota, you must be aware that your future is on the line and in the sights of prosecutors that are eager to land a conviction.
Enter Brockton D. Hunter P.A. and our team of Minneapolis criminal defense lawyers. We have made a name for ourselves by providing our clients with legal counsel and advocacy that is the definition of tenacious and uncompromising.
For the challenge of a felony charge, you need the might of a criminal defense law firm that is not afraid of any opposition. Contact us today and we would be happy to explain to you all the reasons why we know we should be your first choice.
Minnesota has just one class of felony, unlike other states that may categorize them by severity. For any serious crime that falls into felony status, it is seen in the same stark, negative light as the next. Penalties upon convictions vary depending on a judge’s discretion.
Criminal acts that constitute a felony in Minnesota include:
It should be noted that most federal crimes are automatically considered felonies, as they violate federal laws or were committed in more than one state. In other words, they are more severe by definition than a typical misdemeanor.
There is nothing more important to our criminal defense attorneys in Minneapolis than the wellbeing of our clients. We use a teamwork approach for our cases so we can bring our heads together to find the right, personally-tailored defense that most benefits our clients. Our goal is the dismissal of your charges; if this is not possible, we consider all avenues to find a way to have them reduced. It is even possible to have a felony charge reduced down to a simple misdemeanor.
Learn more about your legal options today by calling (612) 979-1112 or contacting us online.