Case Results 6

State of Florida v. T.L., 2014MM0157030AXXXSB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense – Palm Beach
Outcome:
Reduced to a Misdemeanor
Date:
April, 2015
Description:
Client was charged with Possession of Marijuana Over 20 Grams with Intent to Sell and Possession of Narcotic Paraphernalia. We were able to reduce the felony charge to a misdemeanor marijuana possession with no jail time or probation.

State of Florida v. L.K., 2015MM0024270AXXXNB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense – Palm Beach
Outcome:
Dismissed
Date:
April, 2015
Description:
Client was charged with Petit Theft. Client was successfully enrolled and accepted into a diversion program, attended a theft abatement class and all charges were Dismissed.

State of Florida v. R.L., 2014MM017871AXXXMB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense – Palm Beach
Outcome:
Dismissed
Date:
April, 2015
Description:
Client was charged with DUI and Resisting an Officer Without Violence. We convinced the State Attorney to DROP the DUI and then successfully enrolled client in a diversion program whereby she performed community service and other minimum tasks. All charges were Dismissed.

State of Florida v. Daniel F., 2015MM001777AXXXSB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense – Palm Beach
Date:
April, 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Possession of An Alcoholic Beverage by a Person Under Twenty One (21) Years of Age. Client was enrolled in a diversion program, performed community service and all charges were then Dismissed.

State of Florida v. Enrique C., 2014CT023918AXXXSB

Practice Area:
Criminal Traffic Defense
Date:
April 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Racing on Highway. Client was enrolled in a Defensive Driving Class and performed Community Service. All charges were subsequently Dismissed.

State of Florida v. Ayelen B., 2015CT002753AXXXNB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
April 2015
Outcome:
DUI Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Driving Under the Influence. We were able to successfully negotiate a resolution. Client pled guilty to Reckless Driving and was placed on probation. There were no convictions and most importantly, the DUI was Dismissed.

State of Florida v. D.O., 2003CF0049530AXXX

Practice Area:
Seal and Expunge
Date:
April, 2015
Outcome:
Petition Granted
Description:
Client had been charged with Organized Scheme To Defraud and Grand Theft. Client had never previously been adjudicated guilty of any crime and was not adjudicated guilty from the arrest to which the Petition to Seal and Expunge pertained. The Petition to Expunge was Granted.

State of Florida v. A.R., 2015MM0010570AXXXNB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
April, 2015
Outcome:
Criminal Charges Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Possession of Marijuana Less than 20 Grams and Speeding. We successfully enrolled client in a Diversion program. Client attended a Drug and Alcohol Education Class. Adjudication was withheld ( No Points ) on the Speeding Ticket and all Criminal charges were later Dismissed in Court

State of Florida v. R.T., 2015CT0020330AXXXSB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense – Reckless Driving
Date:
April, 2015
Outcome:
Criminal Charges Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Reckless Driving. We successfully convinced the State Attorney to allow us to educate our client on how to be a better driver so that the Government would feel comfortable dropping the charges After collecting 20 articles on local traffic accidents and writing an Essay, all charges were Dismissed.

State of Florida v. D.S., 2015CT0069130AXXXSB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense – No Registration and Improper Tag
Date:
April, 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with having No Registration and intentionally placing the wrong tag on the wrong car. Client’s registration was renewed and all charges were subsequently Dismissed. Client did not have to attend Court.

State of Florida v. L.S., 2015CT0016080AXXXSB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense – Leaving the Scene of an Accident
Date:
April, 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident. WE appeared in Court on Clients behalf and negotiated a resolution whereby Client attended a Defensive Driving Course and all charges were then Dismissed.

State of Florida v. N.S., 2015MM0010380AXXXMB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense – Retail Theft
Date:
April, 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Retail Theft. We attended Court on her behalf and successfully enrolled Client in a diversion program. Client attended a Theft Abatement Class and all charges were then Dismissed.

State of Florida v. J.S., 2015MM0046530AXXXMB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense – Domestic Battery
Date:
April, 2015
Outcome:
No Charges Filed
Description:
Client was charged with Domestic Battery. We were able to convince the State Attorney’s Office to decline prosecution. No charges were filed and no further action was taken. Client did not have to appear in Court.

State of Florida v. C.W., 2015CT0062720AXXXSB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
April, 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Driving While License Suspended. We were able to successfully negotiate a resolution whereby we were able to get the Client’s Driver’s License reinstated and all charges were Dismissed.

State of Florida v. R.W., 2015CT0062500AXXXSB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
April, 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Driving While License Suspended. We successfully enrolled client in a diversion program. With our assistance, Client’s Driver’s License was reinstated and all charges were Dismissed.

State of Florida v. J.W., 2015CT0041190AXXXSB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
April, 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Leaving the Scene of An Accident. We were able to successfully enroll Client in a diversion program. Our client completed an 8 hour defensive driving course and all charges were then Dismissed.

State of Florida v. Joel A., 2014CF007943AXXXMB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
March 30, 2015
Outcome:
Successfully Resolved
Description:
Client was charged with Grand Theft over $20,000.00, Dealing in Stolen Property and False Representation of Ownership in Palm Beach County. It was alleged that he stole a very expensive piece of jewelry and pawned it for sale. We were able to successfully negotiate a resolution whereby our Client was given a short term of probation with special conditions, and no Jail or Prison time.

State of Florida v. Lori B., 2014MM017341AXXXSB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
March 26, 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Retail Theft. It was alleged that she had shoplifted from a Wal Mart store in Palm Beach County. We were able to successfully enter client into a diversion program and all charges were Dismissed.

State of Florida v. Kevin K., 14-061130TC40A

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Mar 19, 2015
Outcome:
Motion to Suppress Granted
Description:
Client was involved in an motor vehicle accident in Port Everglades (Broward County), Florida allegedly causing damage to a traffic signal and a camper. The case was investigated by the Sheriff's Office and it was discovered that the client's driver's license was permanently revoked by the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles as a result of numerous DUI convictions on the client's record. Client was subsequently arrested for Driving with a Suspended (revoked) license and sought legal representation with our law firm. The prosecutor was initially seeking to impose a sentence of sixty (60) days in the Broward County jail as a sentence. After investigating the case and taking depositions, a Motion to Suppress was filed before the Honorable Robert F. Diaz (mostly based on the "accident report privilege").

State of Florida v. Fres T., 9391HA1

Practice Area:
Speeding & Traffic Ticket
Date:
Mar 17, 2015
Outcome:
Case Dismissed
Description:
Client was cited for "Careless Driving" by the Metro-Dade Police department in Miami, Florida.

State of Florida v. Destiny S., 15-005382TI10A

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Mar 17, 2015
Outcome:
Case Dismissed
Description:
Client was accused of leaving the scene of an accident (hit and run) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Client was initially contacted by the Fort Lauderdale Police Department's "Traffic Homicide Unit" and was commanded to appear at the police department to give a statement. Client hired us after receiving contact from FLPD. We invoked client's Fifth Amendment privilege and respectfully refused to answer any questions. Client did not give a statement. We successfully convinced the FLPD to not arrest client and the case was ultimately dismissed in Court for lack of evidence.

State of Florida v. K.A., 13-015580MM10A

Practice Area:
DUI & DWI
Date:
Mar 12, 2015
Outcome:
Charge Reduced to Reckless Driving
Description:
Client was pulled over for failure to maintain a single lane by the Lighthouse Point Police Department and was subsequently arrested by the Broward County Sheriff's Office for the offense of Driving Under the Influence.

State of Florida v. Sergio M., 10-012660CF10A

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Mar 12, 2015
Outcome:
Charge Reduced to a Misdemeanor
Description:
Client was allegedly observed by undercover officers in Deerfield Beach, Florida engaged in a narcotics transaction. Client was subsequently arrested for Possession of Cocaine, a third degree Felony. The charge was ultimately reduced to the Misdemeanor offense of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Client was not convicted and did not receive any probation.

Department of Motor Vehicles v. Dana P., P263-165-66-554-0

Practice Area:
DUI & DWI
Date:
Mar 10, 2015
Outcome:
Driver's License Suspension Overturned
Description:
Client was involved in a motor vehicle accident in Coral Springs, Florida. After the police concluded their investigation, client was arrested for Driving Under the Influence causing property damage. Client agreed to submit to the breathalyzer and registered results of .215 and .225. As a result of the breath test results and the arrest, the client's driver's license was suspended for a period of six (6) months. After filing a demand with the Department of Motor Vehicles to challenge and review the legality of the suspension, the suspension was overturned and the client received her driver's license back without any suspension.

State of v. Thomas N., 14-028749TC10A

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Mar 10, 2015
Outcome:
Client released from custody, probation reinstated.
Description:
Client was facing a violation of probation for the offense of "Leaving the Scene of an Accident" in Fort Lauderdale. Client was being held in the Broward County jail on a "no bond" warrant for the violation.

In the Interests of T.C.,14-481DL

Practice Area:
Juvenile
Date:
Mar 10, 2015
Outcome:
Charge Dropped
Description:
Juvenile client was arrested and charged by the Town of Davie for "Criminal Mischief" (vandalism). Case was scheduled for trial before the Honorable Elijah Williams.

State of Florida v. Jon B., 2015CT000268AXXX

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
March, 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed.
Description:
Client was charged with No Valid Driver’s License with Open Warrant for Failing to Appear in Court for a scheduled Hearing. The Warrant was recalled/cancelled and case subsequently Dismissed.

State of Florida v. Gerard C., 2015CT002579AXXXNB

Practice Area:
Criminal Traffic Defense
Date:
March 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with an Expired Driver’s License and Removal of a Warrant. Client inadvertently failed to appear at his Arraignment due to a misunderstanding. We were able to negotiate a resolution. Client’s driver’s license was reinstated, the warrant was recalled and all charges were then Dismissed.

State of Florida v. Shane C., 2014CT010813AXXMB

Practice Area:
Criminal Traffic Defense
Date:
March 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Diving While License Suspended, Speeding, No Proof of Insurance and Failure to Display Registration with an Open Warrant. The Warrant was recalled/cancelled, adjudication was withheld on the Speeding Charge and all other charges were Dismissed.

State of Florida vs. Dan D., 2015TR010959AXXXSB

Practice Area:
Traffic Accident Defense – Serious Bodily Injury
Date:
March 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Failing to Yield Right of Way to a Pedestrian Causing Serious Bodily Injury. We successfully resolved the case for a fine and the Client did not lose his Driver’s License as is normally mandatory in these types of cases.

State of Florida v. A.H., 2015CT000088AXXXSB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
March, 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Leaving the Scene of An Accident. We successfully negotiated for Client to be enrolled and accepted into a Diversion Program and the charge was subsequently Dismissed.

State of Florida v. H.R., 2014MM0158200AXXXSB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
March, 2015
Outcome:
Charges Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Reckless Driving, Failure to Obey Lawful Order and Driving on the Wrong Side of the Road. We successfully enrolled Client in a Diversion program. Client attended a defensive driving class, performed community service and wrote an essay on how to be responsible for one’s actions. All charges were then Dismissed in Court.

State of Florida v. L.O., 2014MM0177650AXXXSB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
March, 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Petit Theft. Client was successfully enrolled and accepted into a Diversion program, attended a theft abatement class all charges were subsequently Dismissed.

State of Florida v. R.T., 502015DR0006840XXXXXXNB

Practice Area:
Restraining Order Defense
Date:
March, 2015
Outcome:
Petition Denied
Description:
Client was accused by his girlfriend of stalking her. She filed a Petition for Protection Against Stalking. After conducting a full investigation into the situation, it was determined by the Court, that the allegations were false and the Petition was Denied. Or Client was extremely happy with this result

State of Florida v. W.S., 2015CT0030000AXXXMB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense – No Commercial Driver’s License
Date:
March, 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Driving Outside CDL Restriction. Neither Client nor the company he works for were aware of the fact that the truck in question was over the weight requiring a CDL license. The truck rental company, from which the truck was rented, realized their error and agreed to pay the fine. We intervened with law enforcement and the State Attorney and then all charges were Dismissed. Client did not have to appear in Court.

State of Florida v. C.S., 2015CT0006400AXXXSB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense – Racing on the Highway
Date:
March, 2015
Outcome:
Adjudication Withheld
Description:
Client was charged with Racing on Highway and No Proof of Insurance. Adjudication was withheld meaning that there were no convictions and no points assessed on our Client’s Driving Record.

State of Florida v. R.W., 2014MM0172560AXXXXSB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
March, 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client as charged with Possession of Paraphernalia. We successfully enrolled Client in a Diversion program. Client attended a class and all charges were Dismissed.
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