Criminal Defense Case Results
Third Degree Forgery and Theft by Deception
Client with no record was charged with third degree Forgery and Theft by Deception for passing a bad check. Numerous documents negating any intent were provided to the Prosecutor’s Office. After the documents were provided and the client testified at Grand Jury, case was no billed and all charges were dropped.
Third Degree Official Misconduct
Client was charged with third degree Official Misconduct for theft. Client was facing a mandatory state prison sentence of three (3) to five (5) years with two (2) years of parole ineligibility. After an exhaustive investigation by Volet, client was sentenced to probation conditioned on 364 days in the county jail.
Third Degree Possession of CDS and Possession with the Intent to distribute
Client was charged with third degree possession of CDS and the intent to distribute that CDS, facing a possibility of three (3) to five (5) years in state prison. After a review of the case and determination of issues with the State’s case, client plead guilty to a disorderly persons offense and sentenced to one (1) year probation.
Second Degree Weapon Offenses and Attempted Aggravated Arson
Client was facing multiple charges with lengthy state prison sentences. After providing the prosecutor with mitigating evidence, client plead guilty to one third degree offense and received probation conditioned on time served (four months in the county jail).
Second Degree Sexual Assault and Endangering
Client, who was charged with having sex with a minor, was facing mandatory state prison sentence and Megan’s Law Registration for life. Client ultimately plead to a non-Megan’s law, non-sexual offense and was sentenced to probation.
A client was convicted in municipal court of a third driving while intoxicated after a trial and sentenced to 180 days in the county jail. I was hired after the conviction to appeal the case to the Superior Court. After writing an extensive brief and having the motion heard before a Superior Court Judge, my client was found not guilty.
A client was indicted for passing bad checks. In the middle of picking a jury for trial, my client was offered Pre-Trial Intervention by the Prosecutor, which they accepted. The result being that after successfully completing the program, the charge would be dismissed.
Third Degree Possession of CDS and Possession of CDS with the Intent to Distribute
Client facing a sentence of three (3) to five (5) years in state prison. However, after negotiations with the assistant prosecutor, client admitted in the Pre-Trial Intervention Program.
Third Degree Possession of CDS
Client charged with third degree possession of CDS. After discussions, charges were amended to a disorderly persons offense and client received a six month conditional discharge. Upon completion of the program, charges were dismissed.
Aggravated Sexual Contact and Endangering the Welfare of a Child
Client charged and facing between three (3) to five (5) years in State Prison, as well as registration under Megan’s Law. After a lengthy investigation by the defense, which was turned over to the prosecutor’s office, client plead guilty to no jail, no Megan’s Law offense.
Armed Robbery and Weapons Offenses
Client indicted and facing ten (10) to (20) years in State Prison. A careful review of the evidence revealed numerous deficiencies in the State’s case. After extensive negotiations with the assistant prosecutor, client plead guilty to lesser offense and received a short term of probation.
Domestic Violence and Assault
Client accused of threatening an ex-girlfriend and assaulting new boyfriend in a bar. This firm had numerous witnesses interviewed in which it was clear client was the victim, not the aggressor. After lengthy hearing, temporary restraining order against client was dismissed by the Judge, and assault charges later dropped.
Burglary and Theft Charges
Client placed on Pre-Trial Intervention for original charges. Subsequently, the client was arrested for dozens of new burglaries. Facing three (3) to five (5) years on each count, and terminated from PTI, this office was able to negotiate probation for all charges.
Shoplifting and Theft Charges
Client, with a fairly lengthy criminal history repeatedly charged over a short period of time. Due to circumstances of the client as well as treatment this firm helped them receive, client was placed on probation.
Juvenile client charged with aggravated assault. After lengthy investigation, proofs showed client was not involved. All charges were dismissed.