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Please note that every case is unique, and results will vary based on the unique factors and law applicable to each case.
Client was charged with Violation of a Protection Order. The charge was based on a technicality that was a grey area in the law. By reviewing the law, negotiating with the DA, and advising our client to participate in pre-sentence treatment, we were able to convince the DA that the right thing to do was dismiss the case. The DA eventually agreed, and the case was dismissed.
Client’s ex made speculative accusations that got our client’s parenting time restricted. By taking immediate, proactive steps to remedy the situation, we were able to help our client get parenting time restored even before the very first restriction review date.
Client’s spouse was hiding assets and increasing debt unilaterally. Through a negotiated agreement, we were able to successfully reduce spouse’s share of marital assets and waive alimony on account of these behaviors.
Client’s ex refused to allow child to participate in extracurricular activities, and the previous parenting plan had no provision for the same. Through mediation, we were able to reach a full agreement that remedied this loop-hole in the previous parenting plan.
Client and spouse had a complex property distribution matter. Through a negotiated settlement, we were able to reach a full agreement, but spouse continually attempted to change the provisions of the same. Through persistence and vigilance, we were able to prevent each said attempt and finally resolve the matter with a partial award of attorney fees on top of the negotiated agreement.
Client was charged with DUI and Careless Driving. Client’s BAC was .246. Through client interviewing and investigation, we were able to highlight for the DA holes in the case and our client’s good behavior, resulting in a plea to DWAI and Weaving. The client was able to retain a driver’s license.
Client and ex were involved in high-conflict post-decree dispute. Our client wanted 50/50 parenting time while ex wanted our client to have only 1-2 overnights per week. With the help of a great Child and Family Investigator, and through a negotiated settlement, we were able to secure 50/50 parenting time for our client.
Father of child suffered from substance abuse issues. Through a contested hearing, we were able to restrict Father’s parenting time while he seeks treatment. Through settlement negotiations, we also reached a full agreement for when the restriction is lifted, saving the parties significant costs on attorney fees and court expenses.
Father was extremely abusive and controlling to both our client and their shared children. Through a Child and Family Investigator and a contested hearing, we were able to secure nearly full custody to our client and paternal grandmother, ensuring that Father’s parenting time was wholly supervised at all times.
Client’s grandchild was born premature and incurred major medical expenses. Grandchild’s parents could not qualify for government assistance but neither could they afford health insurance. Through an emergency (and regular) guardianship and special (and regular) conservatorship, we were able to appoint client as guardian and conservator such that client’s health insurance covered the child, saving the parties significant medical costs.
Client was charged with Third Degree Assault as an Act of Domestic Violence and Child Abuse-Knowing/Reckless-No Injury. Through negotiations with the DA, we were able to get a plea to Telephone Harassment as an Act of Domestic Violence, and the client was allowed to do probation from another state.
Client was charged with Third Degree Assault and Obstruction of Telephone Service both as Acts of Domestic Violence. Through review and investigation, we were able to show the DA that this was a case of self-defense. We got the charges completely dismissed.
Client had multiple charges and was facing a license revocation and up to two years in jail with no offer from the DA..Through client interviews and negotiations with the DA, we were able to get the client a probation offer and all driving charges pled to zero-point, non-moving violations, so that the client retained a driver’s license.
Client and brother were involved in dispute regarding distribution of assets from their mother’s estate. We were able to successfully navigate a fair buyout for our client while avoiding significant costs of litigation.
Client’s ex suffered from unaddressed mental health and substance abuse issues that greatly affected her ability to safely parent. Through mediation, we were able to secure almost full custody for our client and ensure that his ex’s parenting time was properly supervised.
Client’s stepchild attempted appointment as Personal Representative of client’s deceased spouse’s estate. Through a swift competing petition, we were able to inform the court of our client’s priority for appointment and obtain the same.
Client had concerns about family members exploiting their aging mother. We were able to successfully petition for emergency (and regular) guardianship and special (and regular) conservatorship to ensure mother’s assets were secure.
Client was charged with Criminal Tampering and Harassment, both as Acts of Domestic Violence. Through review and investigation, we were able to show the DA the holes in the case and in the victim’s credibility. We got the charges completely dismissed.
Mother of children made accusations against our client and prevented our client from having parenting time. Through investigation, we learned Mother had moved many miles away without our client’s knowledge and was placing the children in questionable circumstances. On account of this investigation, we were able to reach a full settlement agreement that provided a safe environment for the children and equal parenting time for both parents.
Client was charged with Violation of a Protection Order. Through investigation, we found holes in the case and were able to get the charges completely dismissed.
Client’s teenage child was suffering from severe mental health concerns triggered by visitations with Father, but Father refused any change to parenting time. Through a contested hearing and professional evaluation, we were able to reach a resolution that restricted Father’s parenting time until the child could work through the health concerns in a safe and appropriate way.
Client’s significant other got her name on client’s house, opened several credit cards in client’s name, and then got client arrested based on a false accusation such that client’s parenting time was significantly hindered. We got the criminal case dismissed, got significant other’s name off the house, and helped our client restore his parenting time.
Client’s ex accused him of inappropriately disciplining their children and motioned the court to remove his parenting time. Through a contested hearing, we were able to defeat the motion, and our client’s parenting time was not restricted.
Clients’ granddaughter petitioned to appoint expensive professional guardian and conservator. Clients contested incapacity and especially did not want to pay for professional fiduciaries. Through negotiations with Opposing Counsel and discussions with our clients, we were able to find a suitable family member to serve and reached a full agreement, saving significant costs for all involved.
Client was charged with felony Identity Theft. Through investigation, we learned the incident was inadvertent. We were able to get the client an offer to Adult Diversion, and the charge was dismissed.
Client was concerned about having to pay alimony for many years as well as having to drain retirement accounts. Through a negotiated settlement, we were able to reach an agreement whereby spouse waived alimony in exchange for the lump-sum payment from retirement.
Client’s spouse was abusive and controlling. Client had concerns regarding the return of her dog as well as receiving her fair allocation of equity in the marital home. Through mediation, we were able to secure an agreement where our client retained her dog and more than her goal allocation of equity from the marital home.
Father of child had serious substance abuse issues but would not voluntarily reduce his parenting time or be honest with our client about his issues. Through investigation and a contested hearing, we were able to prove Father had substance abuse issues and restrict his parenting time while he obtained treatment.
Client was charged with Unlawful Use of Weapons or “Drunk with Gun.” Through client interviews, investigation, and negotiation with the DA, we were able to get a plea to a Deferred Judgment and Sentence with unsupervised probation.
Father of child had extreme anger issues. Through a contested hearing, we were able to secure full custody for our client as Father sought treatment for his issues. Later, through mediation, we were able to create a multi-phase parenting plan that provided more parenting time to Father only as time passed and as he continued to show that he could be safe around the child.