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•State of Texas v. C. T.: Defendant was charged with intoxicated manslaughter and intoxicated assault. Defendant, after several months, fled the jurisdiction and was charged with bond jumping. Upon his return to Harris County, and several pre-trial settings in which the actual causation issues of the accident were questioned, the manslaughter and assault cases were dismissed. Defendant pled to the bond jumping case and was given five years in TDCJ.
•State of Texas v. J.J.: Defendant was charged with felony possession of marijuana, 50-2000 lbs. Defendant ultimately received two years deferred adjudication. State of Texas v. R.N.: Defendant was charged with felony assault, serious bodily injury. This unfortunate incident resulted in the death of the complainant. The case was set for trial and the jury returned a verdict of simple assault, a misdemeanor. The Defendant pled for one year in the county jail.
•State of Texas v. T.T.: Defendant was charged with theft/shoplifting. The case was ultimately dismissed and the record expunged. State of Texas v. G.M.: Defendant was charged with failure to report child abuse, while being employed as a teacher. The case was ultimately dismissed and his record expunged.
•State of Texas v. N. P.: Defendant was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance. A felony conviction would have affected defendant’s immigration status. The case was ultimately dismissed.
•State of Texas v. N.D.: Defendant was charged with solicitation of prostitution. Upon submitting a packet to the district attorney’s office and requesting pre-trial diversion, it was granted. Defendant will be on one year’s probation and then the case will be dismissed and the record can be expunged.
•State of Texas v. S.P.: Defendant was charged with felony stalking. After a psychological evaluation by the county and an independent evaluator, as well as a transfer to a county facility, the defendant was still determined to be incompetent. He has been released to the custody of a family member, out of state, and remains under their case, periodically returning to the jurisdiction for court review.
•State of Texas v. M.B.: Defendant was charged with DUI. After a pre-trial hearing, the case was dismissed and the record will be expunged.
•State of Texas v. R.G.: Defendant, after being stopped by several law enforcement agencies, was charged with money laundering. After a series of hearings, the case was ultimately dismissed. The state seized a sizable amount of money from the Defendant, for which we are seeking the return.
•State of Texas v. B.M.: Defendant was charged with murder. This was a cold case, having happened over 17 years prior to Defendant’s arrest. He was a juvenile at the time and was certified to be tried as an adult. Defendant received 10 years deferred adjudication.
•State of Texas v. S.K.: Defendant had previously been charged with theft and received deferred adjudication. Defendant was a permanent resident and later realized he would be precluded from traveling and seeking his citizenship because the crime was a crime of moral turpitude, regardless of the disposition. A writ of habeas corpus was filed and we were successful in getting the original case dismissed.
•State of Texas v. A.W.: Defendant had been found guilty by a jury in an aggregate theft case. We were asked to do the appeal. We received a reversal from the Fourteenth Court of Appeals on the issue of “right to a public trial.” The Defendant is awaiting a re-trial in this cause.
•State of Texas v. J.E.: Defendant was charged with possession of a dangerous drug. Defendant was granted pre-trial diversion and will be able to have his case expunged at the end of one year, based on a successful completion of the probationary period.
•State of Texas v. T.B.: Defendant worked as a security guard and was charged with murder. After extensive investigation and pre-trial hearings, Defendant received a probationary term of six years.
•State of Texas v. G.H.: Defendant charged with misdemeanor assault. Case was ultimately dismissed and record to be expunged.
•State of Texas v. A.Y.: Client originally charged with Capital Murder. The State elected to seek the death penalty. The jury rejected the insanity defense, but also rejected the State’s plea for her execution. A life sentence was automatically given. The case was reversed on appeal. Client’s second jury trial ended with a unanimous verdict of “Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity.”
•State of Texas v. R.G.: Defendant resided in Dallas and was charged in a homicide case here in Harris County. This case went to a trial by jury. Several eye witnesses identified the Defendant as the shooter. Defendant was found “Not Guilty.”
•State of Texas v. A.M.: High school senior charged with assault in a school setting. After several months of negotiations with the State, as well as preparing a pre-trial diversion packet, Defendant received pre-trial diversion for one year. At the end of this probationary term, a Motion for Non-Disclosure will be filed and Defendant’s record cleared.
•State of Texas v. C.H.: Defendant charged with murder in the death of her spouse. First trial ended in a hung jury. Case was re-tried and during the course of jury deliberations, a plea negotiation ended with the Defendant taking a term of ten years deferred adjudication (no conviction, no jail time).
•State of Texas v. M.A.: Defendant charged with sexual assault of a child while going through a divorce proceeding. The trial of this cause ended with a hung jury where the majority of jurors had voted for “not guilty”. Defendant’s case was ultimately dismissed by the prosecutor prior to a re-trial.
•State of Texas v. M.B.: Defendant falsely charged with theft (shoplifting) from Walmart. There was an altercation with security, for which a civil case is pending seeking money damages from Walmart. Defendant’s criminal case has been dismissed.
•State of Texas v. D.E.: Defendant charged with DWI after leaving a business dinner. Defendant caused a three-car wreck on the way home, shattering the case of wine in her back seat. Video looks good, and Defendant refused a breath test. Case went to a jury trial, and concluded with a hung jury. Case was ultimately dismissed prior to a second trial.
•State of Texas v. L.G.: Defendant charged with DWI while driving home from friend’s birthday party. There was no suspension of driver’s license after the ALR hearing, and the DWI against Defendant was dismissed after several court appearances.
•State of Texas v. K.D.: Defendant was charged with murder in the stabbing death of her husband. She had a history of mental health issues. She was evaluated by a State’s physician as well as a physician hired by the defense. She was found to be competent, and not insane by the state’s doctor; however, defense’s doctor found her to insane at the time of the offense. After many months of evaluation, court appearances, etc., the State’s doctor re-evaluated the Defendant at the insistence of the defense. Ultimately a stipulation of “Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity” was agreed to by both parties and a plea agreement was reached. The Defendant was sent to a mental health facility.
•State of Texas v. K.B.: Defendant was a high school student charged with theft (shoplifting). A pre-trial diversion packet was prepared and after several months, pre-trial diversion was granted to the defendant. Upon completion a Motion for Expunction of Records was filed and Defendant’s record is now cleared.
•State of Texas v. S.B.: Defendant was charged with DWI, as well as felony assault of a peace officer. There was a video of the alleged assault, as well as a DWI video. Defendant was approved for pre-trial diversion (DIVERT) on the DWI, and the felony assault of a police officer was ultimately dismissed.
•State of Texas v. S.B. and State of Texas v. J.B.: Husband and wife defendants were charged with misdemeanor unlawful possession of a weapon and felony assault with a deadly weapon. There was an argument of defending self and child and an automobile chase was involved as well. Both cases were ultimately dismissed.
•State of Texas v. J. B.: This was a felony theft case that was ultimately dismissed with restitution.
•State of Texas v. S.R.: This was a criminally negligent homicide case which was indicted as a result of an automobile accident that caused the death of an individual. Defendant had a history of seizure disorder. Defendant acquired medical records and spoke to physicians. Defense made numerous presentations to the state and ultimately, the case against Defendant was dismissed.
•State of Texas v. B.S.: This is a case in which the Defendant was charged with three counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child. Our client was adamant from the beginning of representation that he did not commit these offenses. The case went on for several months, and a thorough investigation was done by the defense, as well as numerous pre-trial motions being filed. The cases against our client were ultimately dismissed.
•State of Texas v. J.T.: Defendant, in this case, was charged with arson and possession of a prohibited weapon, namely explosive materials. Defendant appeared on a video very near the scene and leaving the scene of the offense. After months of investigations, evaluations and court appearances, the possession case was dismissed and defendant was placed on deferred adjudication for arson, serving 30 days as a condition of probation.
•State of Texas v. J.E.: Defendant was charged with possession of a prohibited weapon in Bexar County, Texas. After several hearings and submission of a pre-trial packet, case was ultimately dismissed and expunged from Defendant’s record.
•State of Texas v. K.T.: Defendant was charged with possession of a controlled substance. Defendant received one year of pre-trial diversion and case was ultimately dismissed.
•State of Texas v. G.S.: Defendant was charged with two counts of murder. Defendant “jumped bond” and was re-arrested many years later. Defendant also had a pending drug charge. A jury was selected in the murder cases and the first trial resulted with a “hung jury.” Several months later, a second jury trial took place. The jury found Defendant guilty and gave him 20 years in the punishment phase. Defendant could have gotten a life sentence.
State of Texas v. G.S.: Defendant charged with felony theft in an alleged mortgage fraud case. Case was ultimately dismissed and Defendant’s record was expunged.
•State of Texas v. C.B.: Defendant was charged with felony evading and felony child endangerment. After several settings and submission of a pre-trial diversion packet, defendant was given one year pre-trial diversion on both counts and the cases were ultimately dismissed. Both cases will be expunged from Defendant’s record.
•State of Texas v. C.H.: Defendant was charged with DWI, failure to stop and render aid, and intoxicated assault. The intoxicated assault was no billed by a grand jury after a packet was submitted. Defendant received one year deferred adjudication on the failure to stop and one year probation on the DWI, both probations running concurrently.
•State of Texas v. C.W.: Defendant was charged with assault of a family member. Case was ultimately dismissed with Defendant’s attendance at anger management classes.
•State of Texas v. R.C.: Defendant was charged with felony assault that was dismissed.
State of Texas v. G.L.: Defendant was charged with assault and injury to the disabled. She was the caregiver of a disabled adult who died while in the Defendant’s care. A trial by jury rendered Defendant a “not guilty” verdict.
•State of Texas v. D.F.: Defendant was charged with murder in the death of her husband. When the case was presented to the grand jury, defense provided a grand jury packet and expert testimony. The case was “no billed” by the grand jury.