CASE LAW UPDATE: Order for protection issued based upon wife’s testimony that husband engaged in nonconsensual contact
Wife sought an order for protection. At the hearing, she testified that husband had engaged in nonconsensual contact. The trial court issued the order for protection. The husband appealed, arguing that the trial court abused its discretion in issuing order for protection. The Minnesota Court of Appeals affirmed, holding that the wife’s testimony was sufficient to establish that the husband had engaged in nonconsensual sexual contact. Affirmed.
McRunnel v. McRunnel, A19-0971, Norman County.
Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.