People of the State of New York v. Eddie Hillaire

Howard A. Schwartz

Practice Area:Criminal Defense

Outcome:Defendant plead guilty to a misdemeanor gun possession and was sentenced to probation.

Description:Defendant was arrested for felony possession of a weapon which carried a penalty of state prison time. After extensive negotiations with the judge, defendant was allowed to enter a diversionary program and complete interim probation. Upon successful completion, client was allowed to withdraw felony plea and received a no jail sentence on a misdemeanor charge.