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Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, PA

We have over a century of collective legal experience and have been practicing in state and federal courts across Minnesota since 1983.

Domestic Assault & Restraining Orders

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If you have been charged with domestic violence, you should act quickly to pursue legal help. With so much on the line, obtaining a strong defense is very important at this time. The criminal defense attorneys at Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. have a reputation for committed client representation and effective advocacy, a consistent track record of success and years of experience in the field.

If you are convicted of domestic violence, the consequences you face could impact many different aspects of your life. Just a few of these consequences could include:

  • Extensive incarceration, fines and restitution
  • Deportation from the U.S. if you are not a citizen
  • Loss of professional / occupational license
  • Loss of your right to own and/or carry firearms
  • Impact to reputation and job opportunities

If you have been served with a domestic violence restraining order, you should know that these can also have a significant impact on your life. You may be forced to move out of your home, lose visitation rights, or lose custody of your children. It is important to take action. One isolated mistake or misunderstanding, or even the exaggerated claims of another party, should not ruin your life.

Our Minneapolis domestic assault lawyers are available to review your case, discuss your options, and explain how we can help. Contact our firm for a free, no-obligation case review.

Penalties for Domestic Assault in Minnesota

According to Minnesota Statute § 609.2242, you could be charged with domestic assault if you inflict, or attempt to inflict, bodily harm upon a member of your family or household. Domestic assault is a misdemeanor offense, which is punishable by up to one year in jail. However, if you commit a subsequent violation within ten years, you could be charged with a gross misdemeanor.

Gross misdemeanor domestic assault is punishable by up to one year of imprisonment and a $3,000 fine. If you are arrested for a third domestic violence offense within ten years, you will be charged with a felony offense. In Minnesota, a felony domestic assault conviction can result in up to five years in prison and $10,000 in fines. If you are facing a domestic assault charge, call our firm today.

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Our Minneapolis criminal defense attorneys have 100 years of collective experience. We have achieved numerous accomplishments, including repeated mention in the Super Lawyers® list, an AV® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, and board certification from the Minnesota State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. We have handled hundreds of jury trials and continue to provide successful advocacy for clients facing difficult situations and serious criminal charges in the Twin Cities area.

Call Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. at (612) 444-5020 for a free case review today.

Put Our Attorneys On Your Side

Our team has 100 years of collective experience. Our lawyers, Allan Caplan and Joe Tamburino, are frequently featured on local news networks, including radio and television appearances on Fox and WCCO radio. This has helped Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. rise to prominence and gain a solid reputation of fighting vigorously not only for our clients, but also against the injustices they face when they have been charged with a crime or have been wrongfully injured.

Attorney Profiles

Recent Case Victories

  • Domestic Assault Case Dismissed

    Outcome: Mr. Caplan convinced the prosecutor that the victim was not credible and the case was dismissed.

  • Harassment Restraining Order Case Dismissed

    Outcome: Client was accused of harassing his ex-wife who petitioned the court for a restraining order. Lis Carlson and ...

  • Harassment Restraining Order Case Dismissed

    Outcome: Lis Carlson and Joe Tamburino represented sisters who were respondents in a harassment restraining order case. ...

  • Criminal Sexual Conduct Reduction of Charges

    Outcome: Client was charged with 11 different felony counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct and was facing decades in prison. ...

  • First Degree Possession with Intent to Sell Reduction of Charges

    Outcome: Client, who was represented by Hillary Parsons, was charged with first-degree drug possession with intent to ...

  • Two counts: 5th Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct and Interference with 911 Call Charge Dismissed

    Defense: Dismissed Outcome: Our client with charged with 5 th degree criminal sexual conduct and 911 interference. The ...

  • Evidence Suppressed Evidence Suppressed

    Defense: Evidence Suppressed Outcome: Client M.D. was charged with second-degree DWI after a citizen reported bad ...

  • Underage Consumption Case Resolved

    Defense: Evidence Suppressed Outcome: Client was charged with underage consumption after he submitted to Preliminary ...

  • Restraining Order Dismissed Client Won

    Case: Harassment Restraining Order Outcome: Our client, K.S. was accused of harassing his ex-girlfriend who petitioned ...

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