State v. S.C.
Maximum Sentence: 364 days jail, 2 years probation, enrollment in the certified batters intervention program
Synopsis: Client was accused of beating and kicking his son with steel toe boots. Client denied the allegations. Client's wife brought a Protection from Abuse case against him (PFA) where the wife and the son had to testify. Numerous inconsistencies were brought out during their testimony, which gave us leverage to negotiate the case.
Result: Domestic Violence Assault charge was dismissed in exchange for a plea of guilty to Disorderly Conduct, a fine of $500 and enrollment in anger management.