STATE v. T.L.
Maximum Penalty: 364 days jail; 2 years probation; 48 week batters program; $2,000.00 fine
Mandatory Minimum Penalty: 2 years probation; 48 week batters program
Summary: Client was going through some tough times with his wife. Little did he know, but she was having an affair on him. Client found out and confronted his wife with this information and an argument ensued. Wife alleged that Client shoved her and then grabbed her, preventing her from leaving. Client admitted to grabbing his wife but only in order to calm her down as she was acting erratically. Client denied shoving his wife.
Result: Client was placed on deferred disposition with a requirement that he undergo a psychological examination and counseling to the satisfaction of his counselor. Case to be fully dismissed after one year.