Client charged with Aggravated assault with a handgun. Aggravated Assault is a C-Felony and punishable by 3-15 years in prison and a maximum fine of $10,000.00.
Result: Aggravated Assault charge was reduced from C-Felony to A-misdemeanor simple assault. No jail Time. A Conditional Diversion Plea was entered which gives client the ability to have the charge dismissed and expunged (erased) from his record after 11 months 29 days. Weapon will be returned upon expiration of 11/29. Client was allowed to keep his handgun carry permit.
Client charged with Aggravated Domestic Assault and Domestic Assault against two different victims. Aggravated Domestic Assault is a C-Felony and is punishable by 3-15 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000. Domestic Assault is an A-Misdemeanor and carries a penalty of 11 months, 29 days and a fine of up to $2,500.
An assault charge is “aggravated” when there are allegations of a deadly weapon being used during the assault or the victim suffered a serious bodily injury.
Result: Aggravated Assault charge reduced from C-felony to A-misdemeanor. No jail time on either charge. Mandatory counseling w/ anger management.
Client charged with DUI and Felony Reckless Endangerment as a result of having a minor child in the vehicle at the time of arrest for Driving Under the Influence. Client facing 2-12 years in jail and up to $10,000 fine for Felony Reckless Endangerment. Mandatory enhanced penalties for DUI. Also facing 11 months 29 days and maximum fine of $2,500 for charge of Theft under $500.
Result: Felony Reckless Endangerment charge dismissed. Guilty plea on minimum mandatory penalties for DUI. Conditional plea entered utilizing judicial diversion on charge of Theft Under $500, enabling client to have the charge dismissed and expunged (erased) from their criminal record. All jail time to be served at Workhouse instead of the the Jail. Client received an additional 45 days to report to the Workhouse.
Client charged with three criminal offenses in Rutherford County General Sessions Court.
(1) Evading Arrest, A-Misdemeanor, which carries a penalty of up to 11 Months 29 days jail time and a maximum fine of $2500.
(2) Resisting Arrest, B-Misdemeanor, which carries a penalty of up to 6-Months in jail and maximum of fine of $500.
(3) Driving on Suspended License, B-Misdemeanor, which carries a penalty of 1 year loss of license and up to 6 months jail time with a maximum fine of $500.
Result: No jail time. Driving on Suspended dismissed. Client kept license. Telephonic Probation on remaining charges for 11/29.