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Bennett Wills’s Legal Cases

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  • Payne & Bond v. State

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Date:
    Feb 27, 2013
    Outcome:
    Reversed and Remanded for New Trial
    Description:
    Drafted petition for Petitioner J. Bond. Petitioners were convicted of first-degree felony murder, kidnapping and use of a handgun in the commission of a felony. Trial court reversed and remanded the convictions because the Circuit Court abused its discretion by permitting testimony about cellular tower site location without qualifying the State’s witness as an expert and that the error is not harmless beyond a reasonable doubt. The convictions were overturned and the case reversed and remanded for a new trial.
  • Maryland Portfolios v. Karanja

    Practice Area:
    Debt Collection
    Date:
    Apr 12, 2013
    Outcome:
    Judgment for Plaintiff
    Description:
    Represented Plaintiff, Maryland Portfolios, Inc. Defendant defaulted on a consumer credit line. Trial judgment for Plaintiff after trial based on purchased debt.
  • Credit Acceptance Corp. v. Higdon

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Date:
    Apr 24, 2013
    Outcome:
    Judgment for Plaintiff
    Description:
    Represented Plaintiff, CAC. Defendant defaulted on consumer installment credit contract. Trial judgment entered for Plaintiff.
  • Nationwide v. Randall

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    May 20, 2013
    Outcome:
    Judgment for Plaintiff
    Description:
    Represented Plaintiff, Nationwide, in this automotive subrogation case. Defense filed a Motion to Vacate the Judgment previously entered in the Plaintiff's favor. Argued in opposition of Defense. Court denied the motion. Judgment remains in favor of Plaintiff.
  • State of Maryland v. Edward

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Aug 02, 2013
    Outcome:
    Charges Dismissed
    Description:
    Client charged with failure to maintain log book. Faced $1000+ fine. Case dismissed on all counts.
  • Griffith v. Salley

    Practice Area:
    Domestic Violence
    Date:
    Aug 12, 2013
    Outcome:
    Peace Order Dismissed
    Description:
    Client's roommate filed a peace order against the client. Result was a voluntary dismissal after successfully renegotiating a contract between the parties.
  • Braungart v. Allen

    Practice Area:
    Domestic Violence
    Date:
    Jul 29, 2013
    Outcome:
    Peace Order Dismissed
    Description:
    Peace order filed against client. Client filed cross-petition. Negotiated settlement of issues, both peace orders dismissed.
  • State v. Milbut

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Aug 20, 2013
    Outcome:
    All charges dismissed.
    Description:
    Client was charged with the unlawful taking of a motor vehicle and theft over $500.00. Client missed the original court date and a bench warrant issued. I was able to get the court to recall the warrant and the State to dismiss all charges.
  • State v. Cochran

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Sep 04, 2013
    Outcome:
    Guilty plea/Dismissed Charges
    Description:
    Client charged with numerous traffic offenses. Pled guilty to fine only offense. All other charges dismissed.
  • State v. Wingfield

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Sep 05, 2013
    Outcome:
    Guilty plea/Fine only/No jail
    Description:
    Client charged with driving while uninsured and with expired registration. Facing one year in jail and over $1000.00 in fines. Negotiated plea with State - client only had to pay a small fine.