Case Results 2010
In this case, my client was arrested by the Brevard County Sheriff's Office and charged with committing a battery upon his girlfriend. The police report alleged that my client picked up his girlfriend and then slammed her to the ground. The police even took photographs of the victim's injuries. I immediately filed a Motion to Modify the No Contact Order and had the victim sign a Drop Charge Affidavit. The charge against my client was subsequently dismissed.2010: Client arrested for Driving While License Suspended With Knowledge has charge dismissed.
My client was arrested by the Brevard County Sheriff's Office and charged with driving on a suspended license while visiting Florida from New York. I was able to get the charge dismissed without her ever having to come back to Florida.2010: Client arrested for being an Accessory After the Fact to First Degree Felony Murder has charge dismissed.
In this case, my client was arrested when law enforcement found his cousin, who was wanted for murder, at my client's house. Law enforcement believed that my client was trying to help his cousin hide from the police and that my client had knowledge that his cousin had allegedly committed murder. My client was charged as an accessory, which is punishable by up to 15 years in prison. The charge was ultimately dismissed by the State Attorney's Office.2010: Client arrested for Driving Under the Influence while on community control for three separate drug cases receives sentence of inpatient rehabilitation. No jail.
My client was on community control for three separate cases of Possession of Cocaine. While on community control, he was arrested for Driving Under the Influence. A urinalysis revealed the presence of numerous drugs in his system at the time of his arrest for DUI, including cocaine. Although facing up to 15 years in prison for violating his community control, the prosecutor agreed to allow my client to enroll in an inpatient treatment center. No jail.2010: Injuction for Protection Against Domestic Violence dismissed.
In this case, the former husband of my client's wife filed an injunction against him. The injunction sought to prohibit my client from having any contact with his step-children. I was able to get the injunction dismissed due to insufficient evidence.2010: All charges dropped against client arrested for Battery Domestic Violence.
My client was arrested after he allegedly punched his step-father in the face several times during an altercation, causing severe facial injuries to the victim. I immediately spoke to the State's witness and to the victim about the specific facts of the case. I learned that the victim was the initial aggressor and that he did not want my client prosecuted. I then filed a drop-charge affidavit and, less than two weeks later, the prosecutor dismissed all charges.2010: Defendant charged with Battery Domestic Violence and Criminal Mischief gets all charges dropped.
My client was arrested after his girlfriend called the police and reported that he had punched her, tore her shirt, threw her down to the ground, and destroyed her cell phone. Facing a maximum punishment in excess of one year in jail, I filed a demand for speedy trial to push the issue toward trial. After filing the demand, the prosecutor dropped all charges against my client, despite his prior history of alleged domestic violence.2010: Defendant facing charges of Robbery and Aggravated Battery with Great Bodily Harm receives non incarcerative sentence (no jail time).
In this case my client was facing the possibility of up to 30 years in prison after he and some of his friends allegedly stole the victim's wallet and severely beat him, causing substantial facial injuries. I was able to get the prosecutor to amend the Robbery charge to Grand Theft. However, the prosecutor insisted that my client receive prison time. Therefore, in an open plea to the court, I was able to convince the judge to withhold adjudication and sentence my client as a youthful offender. My client received community control followed by probation. No jail time.2010: Client arrested for Possession of Cannabis gets charge dismissed.
In this case, my client was arrested by the Brevard County Sheriff's Office after a small amount of marijuana was allegedly discovered in his possession. The charge was dismissed.2010: Client arrested for Driving While License Suspended With Knowledge gets charge dismissed.
My client was visiting her relatives in Brevard County and arrested by the Brevard County Sheriff's Office for driving with a suspended license. She knew that her license was suspended and told the deputy. My client was very concerned because she worked as an executive for a high-profile corporation. I was able to get the charge dismissed.2010: Client arrested for Driving While License Suspended or Revoked With Knowledge enters plea to civil infraction.
In this case, my client was stopped by the Brevard County Sheriff's Office for speeding 20-29 mph over the limit. His license was also suspended at the time. The deputy arrested him for Driving While License Suspended With Knowledge and also cited him for speeding. If my client entered a plea as charged, his license would have been suspended for five years as a habitual traffic offender. I was able to convince the prosecutor to amend the DLWS charge to a civil infraction, thus allowing my client to keep his license. The speeding ticket was dismissed.