CASE LAW UPDATE: Whether the trial court properly issued the order for protection?
Defendant challenged the trial court’s issuance of an order for protection, arguing that the trial court violated his right to procedural due process. During the hearing, defendant was unable to transmit videos to the trial court. Noting that defendant admitted that he broke into the complainant’s bedroom, the Minnesota Court of Appeals concluded that the defendant failed to establish a due process violation. Affirmed.
Steffenhagen v. Castrillon, A21-1176, Hennepin County.
Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.