Case Results

  • Not Guilty Verdict
    DUI
    C. H. charged with DUI blood alcohol level .18 with a prior DUI conviction outside of seven years. City Attorney would not negotiate the case. Chip had the blood results suppressed. City appealed decision and Chip won on appeal. City still would not resolve the case favorably. So, Chip took matter to trial and client found not guilty.
  • Case Dismissed
    Domestic Battery
    B. T. accused by ex-girlfriend of domestic battery. B.T. insisted girlfriend was making up allegation and actually hurt herself and blamed B.T. Prosecutor would not negotiate the case favorably. Trial started and after cross-examination of ex-girlfriend, Judge told prosecutor to negotiate the case. Case DISMISSED.
  • Reduced to Reckless Driving
    DUI
    C. S. Charged with two separate DUIs in two different jurisdictions. First case .31 blood level. Then second case while first case pending. Both cases resolved as Reckless Driving convictions.
  • Case Dismissed
    2nd DUI
    B.N. Charged with Reckless Driving and DUI-2 nd offense. Blood alcohol level .23, crashed into neighbor basketball pole after trying to out run police. Before trial successful motion to suppress blood results. At trial, filed motion to dismiss DUI based upon double jeopardy theory. Judge DISMISSED DUI charge and B.N. found guilty of reckless driving instead.
  • Reduced to Reckless Driving
    DUI
    S.D. charged with DUI and felony under influence of drugs. Prior attorney told S.D. there was no way he could get better than DUI. Chief Deputy District Attorney said there was no way he would get better than DUI and parents wasting their money. Chip filed motion to suppress and before trial State agreed to dismiss felony and allow plea to Reckless Driving.
  • Charges Dismissed
    Felony Burglary, Theft, and Forgery
    State charged MI with Burglary, Theft, and Forgery for entering a casino and cashing a stolen check. Before the preliminary hearing, state agrees to accept less than $1000 restitution and DISMISS all three felony charges.