People v. J.K.

Domestic Violence

People v. J.K.

Attorney:  Attorney Marcie L. Gardner

Area of Law: Domestic Violence

Date: 02/01/2012

State Filed: California

Settlement: Client released from custody

Client was charged with two felony counts (domestic violence and criminal threats, a strike offense). Client, who was in custody, had been working with other counsel who could only get a plea to a felony count with a year in county jail. Client had several personal issues for which he needed to be released from custody. Client hired Attorney Gardner. Within a few short days of being hired, Attorney Gardner convinced the DA to reduce the counts to misdemeanors and release Client from custody.