People v. J.C.
Area of Law: Domestic Violence
State Filed: California
Settlement: Avoided prison sentence and more
Client, with a strike and prison prior in his background, was charged with robbery and two misdemeanors for a fight with his wife. Robbery charge carried a high amount of bail which would have prevented Client from being released on bail. Custody would have threatened Client’s job and house. Prior to surrendering Client on the arrest warrant, negotiated a misdemeanor plea with supervising Deputy District Attorney for Client to serve minimal amount of time on electronic monitoring or work release. Client never taken into custody on case and avoided another felony and prison sentence.