Sexual assault allegations do not mean guilt

It is a cornerstone of our legal system that the accused are innocent until they are proven guilty. Nonetheless, those facing sex crimes should not wait for a verdict. The charges' serious nature means that the defendant is often considered guilty until they are...

Defining consent in Minnesota

You may often hear stories of people in Hennepin County being accused of sexual assault and summarily dismiss the potential of ever finding yourself in such a situation. Yet in any scenario in which you attempt to engage in a romantic encounter with another, the...

What is the Age of Consent in Minnesota?

Getting charged with a sex crime in Minnesota is a big deal. Even if the allegations are false, the social consequences can be long-lasting. One of the best ways to ensure that you do not fall afoul of any variety of sex crime is to be aware of the age of your...

What are viable defenses to rape?

If you or your college-aged teen was recently charged with rape in Minnesota, it is essential that you act quickly and contact an attorney who can help you build a viable defense. A rape conviction can have serious and long-term consequences, including jail time,...