Criminal Damage (domestic violence)

February 13, 2020

Client with no criminal record arrested and charged without sufficient evidence of the charge. Risk = 4 months jail, 2 years probation, $750 fine plus surcharge. Collateral ongoing employment problems because of open DV charge. Explained that the prosecution was missing an essential element of its criminal charge and they didn’t see it. Client put their in me. Set for trial. Case dismissed.