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Michelle Nicole Mathis
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Michelle Mathis’s Legal Cases

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  • Commonwealth v. Branden Smith

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Nov 08, 2012
    Outcome:
    Nolle Prosequi
    Description:
    Client charged with Robbery with a Firearm. Extensive research, argument, requests and motions for exculpatory evidence in the hands of the Chesapeake Police Department. High-profile case which was covered in the news, see http://www.fox43tv.com/dpps/news/local/chesapeake/papa-johns-driver-robbed-in-chesapeake_4051136
  • Courtesy Auto Sales v. Willie Cook

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Date:
    Feb 04, 2013
    Outcome:
    Non-Suit
    Description:
    Plaintiff moved for non-suit after I cross-examined their first witness about the signatures on the contract.
  • Hoody v. Snyder

    Practice Area:
    Divorce & Separation
    Date:
    Jan 31, 2013
    Outcome:
    Visitation Change
    Description:
    Contested divorce, represented the Wife, successfully argued for a change in visitation from 3 weekends a month to once every 4 weekends, due to the long distance between the parties.
  • Commonwealth v. Bardall

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Nov 28, 2012
    Outcome:
    3rd Probation Violation - All Re-Suspended
    Description:
    Client plead guilty to two counts of felony hit-and-run, which violated his probation a third time. He had 2 yrs and 6 months hanging from a prior Possession w/ Intent to Distribute charge. Successfully argued medical reasons contributed to his flight from the secne, the Court re-suspended all his time
  • Commonwealth v. Meeks

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Apr 22, 2013
    Outcome:
    Dismissed on a Motion to Strike
    Description:
    Stalking Charge
  • Wallace v. Wallace

    Practice Area:
    Child Support
    Date:
    Jun 24, 2013
    Outcome:
    Defeated the Motion to increase Child support.
    Description:
    Motion to Increase Child Support
  • Commonwealth v. Riddick

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jun 27, 2013
    Outcome:
    Bond Granted - 3K Surety
    Description:
    Bond Hearing, prosecutor said my clients fingerprints were at the scene? I had the client's entire family there to show support.
  • CW v. HB/RB

    Practice Area:
    Juvenile
    Date:
    Aug 29, 2013
    Outcome:
    Defeated Protective Order, Case Dismissed
    Description:
    Mother of one child attempted to seek a protective order against the child of her soon-to-be ex-husband's girlfriend. Argued that this was an inappropriate solution to a non-existent problem.
  • RR v. SR

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Sep 30, 2013
    Outcome:
    Secured a Protective Order
    Description:
    Protective Order Appeal, helped a client get a protective order after he had represented himself in the lower court and lost there.
  • Commonwealth v. Dorden

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jan 31, 2014
    Outcome:
    Secured 5K Surety Bond for Client Enabling him to attend his Child Custody Hearing.
    Description:
    Rebutted the presumption against bond when a person is accused of violating a protective order for the second time, showed my client did not pose a flight risk or potential harm to the "victim."