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State v. Colvin
Minnesota Supreme Court
645 N.W.2d 449 (Minn. 2002)
Michelle Colvin obtained an order for protection (OFP) against her ex-husband, Peter Colvin (defendant). The OFP provided that Peter could not contact Michelle or enter her residence. Peter had violated the OFP twice, making the third violation a felony. One day, a girl living with Michelle came home to find Peter inside Michelle’s house watching television. The district court convicted Peter of burglary, the underlying felony of the charge being Peter’s third violation of the OFP. The court of appeals affirmed. Peter appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Lancaster, J.)
Dissent (Anderson, J.)
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