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  • VIOLATION OF PROBATION CRIMES

    Probation Terminated. Client sentenced originally to a 15-year term: 10 years to serve in prison and the remaining 5 years on probation. After severing 9 years in prison, client was released to serve 1 year on parole, which he successfully completed. However, client never reported to probation an... Read On

  • VIOLENT CRIMES

    Case Dismissed and Arrest Removed. Client charged with domestic violence concerning her girlfriend. After negotiation, the prosecutor agreed to dismiss the case and remove the arrest from the Client's record upon her completing an anger management course. Read On

  • VIOLENT CRIMES

    Case Dismissed. Client charged with soliciting for prostitution, false report of a crime, and three counts of battery. Client allegedly invited an exotic dancer to his home where upon he allegedly solicited sexual favors. When denied, he was purported to have assaulted the victim. The case was di... Read On

  • VIOLENT CRIMES

    Charge Reduced. Client charged with aggravated assault with a firearm, carrying a concealed weapon, and discharging a weapon in public. Client entered a plea which allowed client to have his record sealed once he completed probation. The original probation was for a term of five years but after a... Read On

  • VIOLENT CRIMES

    Penalties Reduced. Client charged with aggravated assault with a firearm and aggravated stalking after she allegedly shot her estranged boyfriend. Negotiation with the State was successful and the penalties were reduced to five years' probation and the sealing for her record upon completion. Read On

  • VIOLENT CRIMES

    Attempt Murder.  Second Client charged with Attempt Murder and Aggravated Assault with firearm etc., client facing lengthy was found not guilty on each count after jury trial. Read On

  • VIOLENT CRIMES

    Attempt Murder, Not Guilty. Client charged with Attempt Murder and Aggravated Assault with firearm etc., client facing lengthy prison sentence. was found not guilty on each count after jury trial. Read On

  • VIOLENT CRIMES

    Charges Reduced. Client charged with Aggravated Assault, Endangering the welfare of a child, Possession of Instrument of a Crime (Gun), Terroristic Threats, Simple Assault, and Reckless endangering another Person. On the eve of trial and after extensive negotiation with the prosecuting attorney I... Read On

  • SOLICITING A PROSTITUTE.

    Client charged with Soliciting and Patronizing a Prostitute both Misdemeanors punishable by 12 months in jail and a fine. Client entered a short pretrial program which the he completed. Once completed Client's record was expunged. Read On

  • CRIMINAL ATTEMPT MURDER

    Client charged with Criminal Attempt Murder, Aggravated Assault, Possession of Instrument of a Crime, Simple Assault, and Reckless Endangering Another Person. After preliminary hearing, the case was dismissed. Read On

  • ARSON CRIMES

    Case Dismissed. Juvenile client, along with several friends, charged with arson for setting the grass in their subdivision on fire. Case dismissed upon client attending one day fire prevention class and payment of restitution. Read On

  • ARSON CRIMES

    Minimum Penalty Secured. Client accused, in federal court, of burning down a gentlemen's club. I successfully negotiated minimum guideline range and the government agreed not to indict client on pending drug trafficking charges. Read On

  • THEFT CRIMES

    Charges Reduced. Client charged with six counts of armed burglary, five counts of grand theft, one count of criminal mischief, and one count of misdemeanor marijuana possession, facing a substantial prison sentence. After extensive aggressive negotiation, the prosecutor agreed to four years of pr... Read On

  • THEFT CRIMES

    Charges Reduced. Client and co-defendant charged with armed robbery. Evidence against client included his statement and video from a gas station where client and co-defendant used the victim's debit card. Charge was reduced from armed robbery, which carries mandatory prison, to a lesser charge wh... Read On

  • THEFT CRIMES

    Case Dismissed. Client charged with armed robbery and possession of firearm during commission crime. Case consisted of alleged victim's word against client's word. Alleged victim's statements to police and his written statement were not consistent so a jury trial was demanded. At jury selection d... Read On

  • THEFT CRIMES

    Case Dismissed. Client charged with forgery when she attempted cashing a fake cashier's check. Client, a college student, was solicited through emails by unknown individual to cash check for his company in exchange for a percentage of the check for her efforts. When client tried to cash the check... Read On

  • THEFT CRIMES

    Case Dismissed. Client charged with stealing the identity of acquaintance to obtain a mortgage; defense successfully negotiated a pretrial diversion and case dismissed with the client's arrest removed from his record. Read On

  • THEFT CRIMES

    Reduced Sentence. Client accused in federal court with stealing two bags of money from an armored car he was assigned to. After the Judge agreed with argument of defense counsel, regarding the Client not being in a position of trust, which would have enhanced his sentence, the government agreed t... Read On

  • THEFT CRIMES

    Penalties Reduced. Client charged in federal court with three counts of bank robbery in which the client was facing several years in prison. After aggressive negotiation, the government agreed to bottom of guideline sentence. Read On

  • THEFT CRIMES

    Case Dismissed. Client charged with stealing a car. The case was dismissed after convincing the court that the government failed to bring formal charges within the statute of limitations. Read On

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