Notable Victories

 

Selected results from past clients

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Domestic Violence Results

State of Utah v. R.L.

Location:

South Salt Lake

Charge:

Domestic Violence Assault, Class B Misdemeanor

Outcome:

Case Dismissed

State of Utah v. N.S.

Location:

Salt Lake City

Charge:

Domestic Violence Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon; 3rd Degree Felony; Aggravated Assault with Substantial Bodily Injury, 3rd Degree Felony, Intoxication, Class C Misdemeanor

Outcome:

Charges 1 and 3 dismissed, Plea in Abeyance to Class A misdemeanor, no jail, no conviction on criminal history, fine and classes only

State of Utah v. J.T.

Location:

Midvale

Charge:

Domestic Violence Assault, Class B Misdemeanor; Simple Assault, Class B Misdemeanor

Outcome:

Case dismissed

State of Utah v. A.M.

Location:

Holladay

Charge:

Domestic Violence Assault, Class B Misdemeanor; Interruption of a Communication Device, Class B Misdemeanor

Outcome:

Case dismissed

State of Utah v. E.M.

Location:

West Jordan

Charge:

Domestic Violence Aggravated Assault, 3rd Degree Felony

Outcome:

Felony reduced to Plea in Abeyance Class A misdemeanor, no jail, fine and classes only, no conviction on criminal record

State of Utah v. J.B.

Location:

Holladay

Charge:

Domestic Violence Assault, Class B Misdemeanor

Outcome:

Reduced to Class C Disorderly Conduct, no jail

State of Utah v. J.Q.

Location:

Provo

Charge:

Domestic Violence Criminal Mischief, Class A Misdemeanor

Outcome:

Reduced to non-domestic violence disorderly conduct, no jail

State of Utah v. R.C.

Location:

Clearfield

Charge:

Domestic Violence Electronic Communications Harassment, Class B Misdemeanor

Outcome:

Plea in Abeyance, no conviction on record, fine only, no classes or jail time

State of Utah v. T.B.

Location:

Salt Lake City

Charge:

Domestic Violence Assault, Class B Misdemeanor

Outcome:

No fines or jail time, probation and treatment only

State of Utah v. B.C.

Location:

Salt Lake City

Charge:

Domestic Violence Criminal Mischief, Class A Misdemeanor; Domestic Violence in the Presence of a Child (2 counts)

Outcome:

Plea in Abeyance, no conviction on record, $300 fine, no additional classes, charges 2 and 3 dismissed

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Theft, Fraud & Forgery

State of Utah v. D.B.

Location:
Salt Lake City

 

Charges:
Automobile Theft – 2nd Degree Felony
Forgery – 3rd Degree Felony
Obstructing Justice – 3rd Degree Felony

 

Outcome:
Case Dismissed

 

State of Utah v. S.P.

Location:

Salt Lake City

Charge:

Burglary, 2nd Degree Felony; Theft, Class B Misdemeanor

Outcome:

Plea in Abeyance, $500 fine, community service, no conviction on criminal record

State of Utah v. T.F.

Location:

American Fork

Charge:

Forgery, 3rd Degree Felony; Obstruction of Justice, 3rd Degree Felony, Theft, Class B Misdemeanor (3 counts)

Outcome:

Felonies reduced to Class B misdemeanors, plea in abeyance to Class C misdemeanor, fine only, all other charges dropped

State of Utah v. A.A.

Location:

Toole

Charge:

Forgery, 3rd Degree Felony (2 counts) Theft, 3rd Degree Felony

Outcome:

Case dropped, no charges filed

State of Utah v. K.D.

Location:

Salt Lake City

Charge:

Retail Theft, Class A Misdemeanor; Minor in Possession of Alcohol

Outcome:

Community service only, no fine

State of Utah v. K.C.

Location:

Lehi

Charge:

Retail Theft (Shoplifting), Class B Misdemeanor

Outcome:

No fines or jail time, probation and treatment only

State of Utah v. R.Y.

Location:

Salt Lake City

Charge:

Theft by Deception, 2nd Degree Felony; Forgery, 3rd Degree Felony (6 counts)

Outcome:

Charges reduced to a single misdemeanor, no jail time, fine only

State of Utah v. E.R.

Location:

West Valley City

Charge:

Sell Vehicle Without ID Number, 2nd Degree Felony (2 counts); Obstruction of Justice, 3rd Degree Felony; Theft by Receiving Stolen Property, 3rd Degree Felony (3 counts)

Outcome:

Plea in Abeyances to all charges, fines only, no jail, no conviction on criminal history

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DUI Defense & Traffic Violations

State of Utah v. R.P.

Location:

Moab

Charge:

DUI, Class B Misdemeanor; Possession of Marijuana, Class B Misdemeanor; Possession of Paraphernalia, Class B Misdemeanor

Outcome:

DUI Dismissed, fine only, no jail time, no classes, kept license

State of Utah v. J.H.

Location:

Salt Lake City

Charge:

DUI, Class B Misdemeanor

Outcome:

Case dismissed

State of Utah v. E.D.

Location:

Salt Lake City

Charge:

DUI Metabolite, Class B Misdemeanor; Possession of a Controlled Substance, Class B Misdemeanor

Outcome:

Possession of a Controlled Substance dismissed, DUI reduced to Class B Impaired Driver, driver’s license suspension reduced from 120 days to 60 days, no jail time

State of Utah v. J.C.

Location:

Salt Lake City, Taylorsville, Sandy

Charge:

Driving on Suspended License, Class C Misdemeanor (3 counts); Driving on Revoked License; Class B Misdemeanor; Driving on Revoked Registration, Class B Misdemeanor; Failure to Appear (2 counts), Driving Without Insurance
Failure To Comply (3 counts)

Outcome:

Fines and ankle monitor only, no jail, cases closed upon payment of fines

State of Utah v. L.W.

Location:

Provo

Charge:

Failure to Respond to Officer’s Signal to Stop (Fleeing from Arrest), 3rd Degree Felony

Outcome:

Reduced to misdemeanor, no jail time, fine and community service only

State of Utah v. C.J.

Location:

West Jordan

Charge:

DUI, Class B Misdemeanor

Outcome:

DUI reduced to non-DUI reckless driving, fine only

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Drug Charges

State of Utah v. L.G.

Location:

Castle Dale

Charge:

Possession of Marijuana, Class B Misdemeanor

Outcome:

Plea in Abeyance, fine only, no jail time, no classes, no conviction on criminal record

State of Utah v. R.L.

Location:

Salt Lake City

Charge:

Possession of a Controlled Substance; Sexual Solicitation

Outcome:

Credit for time served, case closed, no additional jail or fines

State of Utah v. C.P.

Location:

Salt Lake County

Charge:

Theft, Class B Misdemeanor; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Class B Misdemeanor; False Information to a Police Officer, Class B Misdemeanor

Outcome:

Reduced to possession of paraphernalia, all other charges dropped, paid $150 fine to close case

State of Utah v. D.T.

Location:

Salt Lake City

Charge:

Prescription Drug Fraud, 3rd Degree Felony; Insurance Fraud, 3rd Degree Felony; Possession of a Controlled Substance, 3rd Degree Felony

Outcome:

Charges dropped

State of Utah v. K.T.

Location:

Salt Lake City

Charge:

Possession of Paraphernalia, Class B Misdemeanor, Failure to Appear, Class B Misdemeanor

Outcome:

Warrant recalled, case dismissed

State of Utah v. J.R.

Location:

Castle Dale

Charge:

Possession of a Controlled Substance, 1st Degree Felony (4 counts); Possession of Paraphernalia

Outcome:

Reduced to 2 Third Degree Felonies, all other charges dropped

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Violent Crimes

State of Utah v. L.C.

Location:

West Valley City

Charge:

Aggravated Burglary, 1st Degree Felony; Aggravated Kidnaping, 1st Degree Felony; Domestic Violence Aggravated Assault, 2nd Degree Felony; Domestic Violence in the Presence of a Child, 3rd Degree Felony

Outcome:

Reduced to 2 third degree felonies, 6 months jail, credit for time served

State of Utah v. M.M.

Location:

Ogden

Charge:

Homicide, 1st Degree Felony

Outcome:

Case dropped, no charges filed

State of Utah v. I.V.

Location:

Salt Lake City

Charge:

Aggravated Assault, 1st Degree Felony

Outcome:

Probation and 30 days work camp, no jail or prison time

State of Utah v. B.P.

Location:

Herriman

Charge:

Assault, Class B Misdemeanor

Outcome:

Charges reduced to non-criminal infraction case

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Destruction of Property

State of Utah v. I.W.

Location:

Cottonwood Heights

Charge:

Graffiti, 3rd Degree Felony

Outcome:

Reduced to misdemeanor plea in abeyance, given community service and court costs

Criminal Sexual Misconduct

State of Utah v. D.O.

Location:

Farmington

Charge:

Sex Abuse, 1st Degree Felony

Outcome:

Reduced to 3rd Degree Felony, 364 days jail, credit for time served, no prison time

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