Case Results 8

State of Florida v. Emily R., 14-021573TI10A

Practice Area:
Speeding & Traffic Ticket
Date:
Jan 27, 2015
Outcome:
Case Dismissed
Description:
Client pulled over by the Fort Lauderdale Police Department on SE 17th Street and cited with speeding.

State of Florida v. Braulio H., 13-020709MM10A

Practice Area:
DUI & DWI
Date:
Jan 26, 2015
Outcome:
DUI reduced to Reckless Driving. All other charges dismissed.
Description:
Client pulled over in Broward County (I-595) for an alleged violation of Florida's "move over law." Florida Highway Patrol subsequently arrested client for Driving Under the Influence.

State of Florida v. Sourav D, 14+-096018TI30A

Practice Area:
Speeding & Traffic Ticket
Date:
Jan 26, 2015
Outcome:
Case Dismissed
Description:
Client was involved in accident on Interstate 75 in Miramar and cited by the Florida Highway Patrol with "Careless Driving."

State of Florida v. Jamion R., 14-073384TI40A

Practice Area:
Speeding & Traffic Ticket
Date:
Jan 26, 2015
Outcome:
Case Dismissed
Description:
Client was driving on Interstate 75 (Alligator Alley) and charged by the Miccosukee Police Department with "Following Too Closely."

State of Florida v. Adam S., 14-047343TI20A

Practice Area:
Speeding & Traffic Ticket
Date:
Jan 26, 2015
Outcome:
Case Dismissed
Description:
Client pulled over by the Coral Springs Police Department and cited with speeding.

State of Florida v. Ari K., 14-092511TI30A

Practice Area:
Speeding & Traffic Ticket
Date:
Jan 23, 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client charged by Davie Police Department with speeding. Client was accused of doing 81 mph in a 45 mph zone (speed measured by stalker radar). Alleged speed was 30+ miles over the posted speed limit and required a mandatory appearance before a criminal Judge in Broward County, Florida.

State of Florida v. Rebecca A., 2014MM012343AXXX

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Jan. 23, 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with disorderly intoxication and misuse of 911 in Palm Beach County. We successfully negotiated client's entry into a diversion program. All charges were subsequently dismissed.

State of Florida v. Dorian T., 14-012603CF10A

Practice Area:
Domestic Violence
Date:
Jan 20, 2015
Outcome:
All charges dropped/dismissed.
Description:
Client arrested in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Broward County) and charged with: 1. Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon 2. Felony Battery (Domestic Violence by Strangulation) 3. False Imprisonment 4. Misdemeanor Battery 5. Resisting Arrest without Violence

State of Florida v. Ari K., 14-000887MM20A

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Jan 16, 2015
Outcome:
Charges Dropped
Description:
Client charged with Possession of Cannabis (marijuana) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Successfully negotiated client's entry into a first offender program whereby charges were thereafter dismissed.

State of Florida v. G.P., 14-076764TC40A

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Jan 15, 2015
Outcome:
All charges dropped/dismissed.
Description:
Client was charged with unlawfully attaching a license plate to his vehicle and speeding.

State of Florida v. Clara S., 11-023765MM10A

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Jan 15, 2015
Outcome:
Case Dismissed, Charge Dropped
Description:
Client was charged with Uttering a Worthless (Bad) Check. We filed a Motion to Dismiss and argued that the statute of limitations had run (pursuant to Florida Statutes section 775.15)and therefore the Court was without jurisdiction to prosecute our client.

State of Florida v. Omar H., 14-018148TC40A

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Jan 15, 2015
Outcome:
Charge reduced which avoided a five year loss of license. No additional suspension was ordered and no jail time received.
Description:
Client was charged with Driving While License Suspended. His license was suspended as a result of a previous DUI conviction and he was facing the loss of his of his license for five years ("habitualization") if the charge remained. The prosecutor was seeking 45 days in Broward County jail.

State of Florida v. Liza F., 14-090509TI30A

Practice Area:
Speeding & Traffic Ticket
Date:
Jan 14, 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client accused by Broward Sheriff's Office (Tamarac) of speeding . . . 44 mph in a 35 mph zone.

State of Florida v. Jennifer M., 14-031789TI10A

Practice Area:
Speeding & Traffic Ticket
Date:
Jan 14, 2015
Outcome:
All charges dismissed.
Description:
Client charged in Broward County with Driving on a Suspended License and Disobeying a Stop Sign.

State of Florida v. Tito T., 14-055653TI40A

Practice Area:
Speeding & Traffic Ticket
Date:
Jan 13, 2015
Outcome:
Case Dismissed
Description:
Client accused of speeding by Pembroke Pines Police Department.

State of Florida v. Scott A., 2014CT012468AXXXSB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Jan. 12, 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with having no valid driver's license in Palm Beach County . We were able to successfully negotiate client's entry into a diversion program. All charges were dismissed. Scott had other citations that were also dismissed.

State of Florida v. Michael Y., 14-080604TI30A

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Jan 07, 2015
Outcome:
Charge Dismissed
Description:
Client charged in Plantation, FL (Broward County) with Driving on a Suspended License.

State of Florida v. Emilia P., 14-079916TI30A

Practice Area:
Speeding & Traffic Ticket
Date:
Jan 07, 2015
Outcome:
Charge Dismissed
Description:
Client charged with Careless Driving in Fort Lauderdale (Broward County) by the Florida Highway Patrol.

State of Florida v. Jachenka C., 14-038428TI10A

Practice Area:
Speeding & Traffic Ticket
Date:
Jan 06, 2015
Outcome:
Charges Dismissed
Description:
Client accused of the following charges by the Fort Lauderdale Police Department: Speeding, Failure to Display Vehicle Registration and No Insurance.

State of Florida v. Kimberly G., 2014CT007148AXXXNB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Jan., 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Driving While License Suspended with an Active Warrant for Failure to Appear. Client was issued a traffic citation in another state. She inadvertently confused the date of the safety course she was to have taken and her license was suspended. She missed her court date and a warrant was issued. Client’s warrant and suspension were cleared and her driver’s license reinstated. All charges were then Dismissed.

State of Florida v. Francine G., 2014CT016217AXXXSB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense - DUI
Date:
Jan., 2015
Description:
Client was charged with Driving Under the Influence, second offense. We were successfully resolved the situation with no jail time, minimum loss of her driver’s license and the least possible sentence available to her. Client was very happy with this result and not having to go to Jail or Trial to get the best possible outcome.

State of Florida v. Jose C., 2014CT017584AXXXSB

Practice Area:
Criminal Traffic Defense
Date:
Jan. 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Improper Classification of Driver’s License. We successfully negotiated a resolution and all charges were Dismissed.

State of Florida v. Manuel C., 2003CT006599BXXXMB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Jan. 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Violation of Probation. After being a fugitive for a long time. the Violation of Probation was withdrawn, Probation was terminated and all charges were Dismissed.

State of Florida v. Nicole C., 2014CT026789AXXXSB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Jan. 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Leaving the Scene of An Accident and Failure to Report An Accident. Client enrolled in a diversion class and all charges were dismissed.

State of Florida v. F. I., 2014MM0114240AXXXNB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense – Palm Beach
Date:
Jan., 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Battery. Client was successfully enrolled and accepted into a diversion program. All charges were Dismissed after attending an anger management course and performing community service.

State of Florida v. F. I., 2014MM0114240AXXXNB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense – Palm Beach
Date:
Jan., 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Battery. Client was successfully enrolled and accepted into a diversion program. All charges were Dismissed after attending an anger management course and performing community service.

State of Florida v. S.H., 2014MM011972AXXXSB

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

State of Florida v. I.L., 2014CT0214010AXXXMB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense – Palm Beach
Date:
Jan., 2015
Outcome:
Adjudication Withheld
Description:
Client was charged with Leaving the Scene of An Accident. Even though client pleaded guilty, adjudication was withheld, there were no convictions and no jail time. Client has prior criminal history and a poor driving record.

State of Florida v. M.H., 2014CT0270790AXXXNB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense – Palm Beach
Date:
Jan., 2015
Outcome:
No Charges Filed
Description:
Client was accused of Leaving the Scene of An Accident. We were able to convince the State Attorney’s Office to decline prosecution and no charges were filed.

State of Florida v. B.S., 2013CF0129650AXXX

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense – Possession of Cocaine
Date:
Jan., 2015
Outcome:
No Charges Filed – Case Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Possession of Cocaine. 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 go to Court and was very happy with this outcome

State of Florida v. E.S., 2014CJ06290JK

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense – Seal and Expunge
Date:
Jan., 2015
Outcome:
Petition Granted
Description:
Client petitioned to have a Domestic Battery charge expunged. Client had never previously been adjudicated guilty of any crime and was not adjudicated guilty from the arrest to which the Petition to Expunge pertained. Petition was Granted and the file was purged from the public records.

State of Florida v. J.S., 2014CT0263150AXXXSB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense – No Valid Driver’s License
Date:
Jan., 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with No Valid Driver’s License and Speeding. We helped Client obtain a FL DL and were able to resolve the case with the Criminal charge being Dismissed and no points assessed on the speeding ticket. Client is thrilled that he is now legal to drive.

State of Florida v. D.S., 2014CT0279010AXXXMB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense – Improper Driver’s License and Speed
Date:
Jan., 2015
Outcome:
Dismissed/ Adjudication Withheld
Description:
Client was charged with No Motorcycle Endorsement and Speeding. The Motorcycle Endorsement charge was dismissed. Adjudication was withheld on the Speeding charge with no convictions and no points.

State of Florida v. R.W., 2014CT0119510AXXXXMB

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Jan., 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. Client completed a 4 hour defensive driving course and all charges were Dismissed.

State of Florida v. Sarah P., 14-002788MM20A

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Dec 30, 2014
Outcome:
Warrant Lifted/Dismissed
Description:
Client arrested by the Coral Springs Department for Petit Theft. Client appeared in court as instructed by the arresting office and learned that her case not on the docket. As a result of client's address being written down incorrectly, she was never properly of later scheduled court and the Judge issued a bench warrant (capias) for her arrest.

State of Florida v. A.K., 14-002134MM20A

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Dec 16, 2014
Outcome:
Charge Dropped
Description:
Client charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

State of Florida v. Stephan G., 14-261463

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Dec 12, 2014
Outcome:
Charge Dropped (Dismissed)
Description:
Client arrested by Fort Lauderdale Department for Disorderly Intoxication at the "Elbow Room" on Fort Lauderdale Beach.

State of Florida v. Antonio R., 14-001521MM20A

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Dec 11, 2014
Outcome:
Charges Dropped
Description:
Client arrested by Wilton Manors Police Department for Possession of Cannabis (Marijuana) under twenty (20) grams and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

State of Florida v. Jeremy B., 05-023974MM10A

Practice Area:
DUI & DWI
Date:
Dec 08, 2014
Outcome:
Charge Reduced to Reckless Driving
Description:
Client charged with Driving Under the Influence. Charge reduced to reckless driving without conviction being placed on client's record.

State of Florida v. Charles P., 04-140015MM10A

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Dec 04, 2014
Outcome:
Warrant dismissed, probation terminated.
Description:
Client was facing a no bond hold as a result of a warrant for a violation of probation for the Offense of Driving Under the Influence.

State of Florida v. Alexander M. 14-015167CF10A

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Dec 02, 2014
Outcome:
Client received juvenile sanctions (probation). No conviction placed on client's record
Description:
Client was charged with arson, a first degree felony and although a juvenile was prosecuted as an adult by the state attorney's office.

State of Florida v. Devon H., 12-00656CF10A, 12-014245CF10A

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Nov 24, 2014
Outcome:
Probation Terminated Early
Description:
Client was on probation for Attempted Burglary and Delivery of Cannabis in Broward County, Florida. After discussions with client's probation officer and the prosecutor client's Judge agreed to terminate probation early after a hearing on the Motion.

State of Florida v. Alexis R., 14-001086MM30A

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Nov 19, 2014
Outcome:
Case Dismissed
Description:
Client charged with possession of cannabis (marijuana). Negotiated client's entry into a fist-offender (diversion) program.

State of Florida v. Robert B., 14-002836MM40A

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Nov 17, 2014
Outcome:
Case Dropped by Prosecution
Description:
Client was charged with shoplifting in Hollywood, FL. Successfully argued that retail store's protocol and policies led to confusion about items offered for sale and client did not engage in criminal behavior.

State of Florida v. I.L.

Practice Area:
Criminal Defense
Date:
Oct 21, 2014
Outcome:
Case Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Possession of Methylone (Felony) and Possession of Cannabis (Misdemeanor). Successfully negotiated client's entry into a diversion program. All charges were thereafter dismissed.

State of Florida v. Adam C., 2014CT013223AXXXNB

Practice Area:
Criminal Traffic Defense
Date:
October 2014
Outcome:
Dismissed
Description:
Client was charged with Tag Not Assigned, DL Not Carried, and No Proof of Insurance With an Open Warrant. Client was visiting Florida at the time of this incident and resides out of state. Client missed his arraignment and as a result of his failure to appear a warrant was issued for his arrest. The warrant was recalled/cancelled and all charges were subsequently Dismissed.

State of Florida v. Jacob C., 2012MM019329AXXX

Practice Area:
Seal and Expunge
Date:
March 2014
Outcome:
Expungement Granted
Description:
Client petitioned to Seal/Expunge Retail Theft Charge. Client had never been adjudicated guilty of a criminal offense before said incident and had not been adjudicated guilty of the alleged Theft. Therefore, the Expungement was granted.
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