Case Results

Charges: Felony Aid/Abet Witness Tampering in the 1st Degree, Felony Theft, Gross Misdemeanor Unreasonable Use of Electronic Incapacitation Device, Misdemeanor Assault Outcome: Client acquitted on all charges following a jury trial.

Charges: Felony Domestic Assault via Strangulation, Felony Domestic Assault
Outcome: Client acquitted on all charges following a jury trial

Charge: Malicious Punishment of a Child
Outcome: Judge dismissed the case after defense argued there was insufficient proof that Client maliciously punished his grandson.

Charges: 3rd Degree Test Refusal and 4th Degree Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol
Outcome: Prosecutor dismissed the 3rd Degree Test Refusal charge and amended the misdemeanor DUI charge to Careless Driving. Client paid a fine.

Charges: Domestic Assault and Disorderly Conduct
Outcome: Client acquitted of both charges following a jury trial.

Charges: Burglary, Terroristic Threats, and Theft
Outcome: Judge dismissed all charges after agreeing with the defense argument that the police and sheriff's deputies violated Client's 4th Amendment rights in gathering evidence against the Client.

Charges: 4th Degree Driving at .08 or More and 4th Degree Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol
Outcome: Client acquitted of both charges following a jury trial.

Charges: 3rd Degree Driving at .08 or More and 3rd Degree Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol
Outcome: State elected not to pursue charges after the Judge agreed with the defense and held that the police illegally arrested Client. Client was found intoxicated in his truck with his girlfriend, his truck was not running and the police never discovered the location of the keys to the truck.

Charges: 2nd Degree Driving at .08 or More and 2nd Degree Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol
Outcome: Judge dismissed both charges after agreeing with the defense argument that Client's 4th Amendment rights were violated. The Court held that Client was illegally seized when an officer approached him in a fast food drive-thru parking lot following a complaint from a restaurant employee.

Charge: Domestic Assault
Outcome: Client's case "continued for dismissal," which means that Client's case will be dismissed after 1 year provided that Client have no other domestic assaults. Client did not admit guilt and has a legal right to have his entire case expunged/sealed after the 1-year period.

Charges: 3rd Degree Driving at .08 or More and 3rd Degree Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol
Outcome: Client acquitted of both charges following a jury trial.

Charges: Arson
Outcome: The Judge granted the defense argument for a stay of adjudication, which means that after 1 year the Client's case is dismissed.

Charges: 2nd Degree Driving a Snowmobile at .08 or More and 2nd Degree Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol
Outcome: State dismissed one charge and amended the other, which resulted in client being able to get his brand new snowmobile back, despite law enforcement's efforts to forfeit and sell the Client's snowmobile.

Charges: 3rd Degree Test Refusal and 4th Degree Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol
Outcome: Judge dismissed charges after finding that client, despite being intoxicated, was not in "physical control" of his truck. Client was in the driver's seat of his truck with his keys in hand but the engine was not running.

Charges: 4th Degree Driving at .08 or More and 4th Degree Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol
Outcome: One charge dismissed and the other was amended to a petty misdemeanor careless driving with a $50 fine. Petty misdemeanors are not considered "criminal" cases and are akin to a parking ticket.