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Threats Of Violence
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Threatening violence can be a very serious offense. Unfortunately, there are times when innocent statements can be misconstrued as threats, even though a threat was never intended. Perhaps a statement resulted from anger or frustration. Sometimes, a statement can be classified as a threat because of how another person perceives it.
The conviction penalties for a threat of violence are severe. This is why you need a skilled attorney representing you. They will work on revealing the facts of your circumstances and seek a favorable resolution to your case.
At Rogosheske, Rogosheske & Atkins, PLLC, our St. Paul lawyers will put their knowledge, skills, and resources to work on your case. We’ll zealously advocate on your behalf and stand up for you throughout the judicial process.
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Conduct Leading to a Threat Accusation
There are different types of violent threats. One is making a threat of violence with the intent to cause terror in others. This is a common type of threat that can lead to up to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine if convicted.
If any of these factors are believed to be present at the time of the offense, a charge can be made:
- The alleged threat is made in a public place
- A public mode of transportation is evacuated because of an alleged threat
- The alleged threat is to commit a violent act with the intent of terrorizing other people
- The public is inconvenienced because of an alleged threat
All it takes to be charged with making a threat of violence is for a person to tell another person that they are going to terrorize someone or commit a terrorist act. Simply saying the threat is possible can result in a charge and a conviction can lead to a $3,000 fine and up to 3 years in prison.
Strategic Defense for Terroristic Threat Charges
Each type of threat is taken seriously. You need defense from a lawyer who will evaluate every facet of the case to build a strong legal strategy. The prosecution will be aggressive, which is why it is important they are met with an even more aggressive defense. At Rogosheske, Rogosheske & Atkins, PLLC, you will have a committed St. Paul violent crimes defense attorney defending you against the accusation of making a threat of violence.
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Threatening violence may not seem like a serious offense, but it can be when it invokes terror in other people. Such threats can be classified as felonies, which is why you need the right representation by your side. At Rogosheske, Rogosheske & Atkins, PLLC, you will receive the advocacy that you deserve in an effort to secure a fair outcome.
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