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Aggravated Assault Dismissed. Client Charged with Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer when, as he drove passed the officer, who was approaching Client's vehicle, was allegedly struck by the vehicles side mirror; Fleeing and Attempting to Elude an Officer, Reckless Endangering Another Person and related traffic offenses.

I was able to keep my Client out of jail by persuading the prosecuting attorney to dismiss the Aggravated Assault and one related traffic offense. Client plead guilty to Fleeing and Attempting to Elude and Reckless Endangering Another Person and was placed on four years' probation with a twenty-five dollar fine on the remaining traffic offense.

John P. Rutkowski

Mr. Rutkowski has been practicing law for the past twenty-seven years. Prior to going to law school Mr. Rutkowski served as a deputy sheriff before retiring to attend law school. Upon graduating law school Mr. Rutkowski served as an Assistant State Attorney in Florida before going in to private practice and representing good people in bad times who have been accused of criminal offenses, dui, and appeals.


Put Mr. Rutkowski's twenty-seven years experience practicing in the areas of DUI, BUI, Administrative Driver License Suspension Hearings, Administrative Hardship License Hearings and Criminal Traffic. Contact Mr. Rutkowski today for a free telephone consultation.

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