State of Texas v. AM – Possession of Marijuana – DISMISSED – Client was a passenger in a car that was stopped for a traffic violation. A small amount of marijuana was found in the car. All occupants were charged with possession. We were able to show the state that they could not affirmatively link the marijuana to our client.
State of Texas v. BP – Aggravated Assault of a Family Member with a Deadly Weapon (25 to Life Habitual Offender) – 9 years TDC with 1 year credit – Client was accused of getting into a fight with his girlfriend. She claimed that the client beat her until there was a hole in her cheek, causing facial fractures and knocking teeth out. The complainant then alleged the client took a gun and pistol whipped her, loaded a round in the chamber, stuck the gun in her mouth, and then threatened to “blow her head off”. The first offer from the State was 35 years. We were able to work out a deal on the eve of trial for 9 years with credit for all the time the client had to serve. Had we lost at trial, the minimum sentence would have been 25 years and the maximum would have been life.
State of Texas v. KB – Bond Reinstatement – Client was on bond for two serious felony cases and was alleged to have violated bond by testing positive for marijuana. We were able to convince the judge to reinstate the bond and release the client from jail.
State of Texas v. CR – Bond Reinstatement – Client was on bond for felony Possession of a Controlled Substance. Client was accused of violating bond by failing to report to the bond supervision office. We were able to convince the judge to set a new bond and to remove the bond supervision requirement.