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Minneapolis Second Degree Assault Attorney | Assault Defense Lawyer

Being charged with second-degree felony assault is difficult. This charge occurs when a dangerous weapon was used. A dangerous weapon can be a knife, firearm, or any tool that was allegedly used as a weapon. If you or a loved one has been charged with second-degree assault, you need a Minneapolis second degree assault lawyer in your corner every step of the way.

Judith A. Samson is an experienced and dedicated assault defense attorney who has represented many clients throughout Minneapolis, St. Paul, and all around the Twin Cities. She will help you navigate the legal system and secure the best outcome in your case. Whether the charge is due to a misunderstanding or not, you deserve protected rights and the ability to effectively fight for your future.

Fighting Second Degree Assault Consequences

If convicted of second-degree assault, the consequence is a maximum prison sentence of 7 years and up to $14,000. If the alleged offense caused temporary disfigurement that was substantial, the minimum prison sentence could be 10 years with up to $20,000 in fines.

Advocating For Your Future

Judith A. Samson will advocate for your future. In other words, she will use a strategic defense to secure the best possible result. The goal is to have the charges reduced or to cast enough doubt on the evidence that the charges are completely dismissed. With a competent and dedicated Minneapolis second degree assault attorney providing solid representation, there is a better chance at getting a satisfactory result in the case.

Contact A Minneapolis Second Degree Assault Attorney

If you have been charged with second-degree assault, it’s important that you seek the representation of an experienced criminal attorney with experience in assault defense. Sometimes, assault charges can be the result of self-defense or a misunderstanding. Regardless of merit, it’s important to call Judith A. Samson, Attorney at Law as soon as possible so work can begin on your case. Call 612-333-8001 to request a free consultation.

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To meet your needs, I provide 24 hour service, off-site appointments, and a free initial consultation. Contact my Minneapolis law office to have a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney on your side.

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Case Results


County: Scott

Type of Charge: 3rd DWI

Priors: 1 prior

Final Deposition: Plead to a 4th degree DWI

Sentence Imposed: No jail


County: Dakota

Type of Charge: Harassment Order

Priors: None

Final Deposition: Dismissed

Sentence Imposed:


County: Hennepin

Type of Charge: Solicitation of Prostitute

Priors: 1 prior

Final Deposition: Stay of imposition vacate and dismiss

Sentence Imposed: No jail

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Contact Details

Flour Exchange Building, 310 4th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55415

Phone: 612-333-8001

Fax: 612-333-8003