State v. HC

Ashleigh Bartkus Merchant

Case Conclusion Date:January 26, 2007

Practice Area:Appeals

Outcome:All Charges Dismissed

Description:State v. Hitchcock, 285 Ga. App. 140 (2007): Hitchcock was charged with two counts of arson. I filed a speedy trial demand and a motion to dismiss based on a failure to have a speedy trial. The trial court granted my motion and dismissed all charges against Hitchcock. The state appealed the dismissal to the Georgia Court of Appeals, where I was able to keep Hitchcock’s case dismissed.