Disorderly conduct is the “one-size-fits-all” misdemeanor that appears to apply to a broad range of conduct, and is therefore subject to use/abuse by over-reaching prosecutors. As an experienced Minnesota Criminal Defense Attorney, I have represented many clients in Disorderly Conduct cases across the state. I have achieved dismissals in many cases. Here is what you need to know - to get the right result.
The LawTo be convicted of Disorderly Conduct, in the State of Minnesota, the government must prove that a person did any one of the following acts.
- Engaged in brawling or fighting.
- Disturbed an assembly or meeting, not unlawful in its character.
- Engaged in offensive, obscene, abusive, boisterous, or noisy conduct or in offensive, obscene, or abusive language tending reasonably to arouse alarm, anger, or resentment in others.
If you have been charged with the crime of Disorderly Conduct, it may be the case that you did not commit a crime at all. The laws of the State of Minnesota allows for multiple defenses to this charge. The Rolloff Law Office is available to help you, and answer any questions you may have. Feel free to contact me for a no-cost consultation: (612) 234-1165