Posts Tagged ‘sex crimes lawyer’


Sunday, August 12th, 2018

Civil commitment

Appellant appealed from the judicial appeal panel's denial of his petition for provision discharge, full discharge, or transfer, arguing that he established a prima facie case for discharge and that the preponderance of the evidence supported a transfer. Appellant was civilly committed as a sexually psychopathic personality (SPP) and a sexually dangerous person (SDP)>  The Minnesota Court of Appeals held that appellant failed to establish a prima facie case for provisional or full discharge, and the panel's determination that appellant should not be transferred was not clearly erroneous.  Affirmed.

In re Civil Commitment of Senty-Haugen, A-18-0240, Judicial Appeal Panel.

Lynne Torgerson, Esq. was not attorney of record in this case.

Lynne Torgerson, Criminal Defense Lawyer, obtains dismissal of felony threats of violence case

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Lynne Torgerson obtains dismissal of felony threats of violence case in Ramsey County

Lynne Torgerson, Criminal Defense Attorney, obtained a dismissal of a felony threats of violence case in Ramsey County on behalf of her client.  It was alleged that her client stabbed her husband in his shoulder with a knife.  Just short of appearing for a jury trial, the State dismissed the charges in the interest of justice.

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