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Morris Wiltshire’s Legal Cases

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  • State of Georgia v. T.L. (recent Felony Jury Trial win)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Nov 11, 2011
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty Verdict
    Description:
    Jury Trial. Client accused of Aggravated Assault of a female friend. DA's best offer was for heavy prison time.
  • United States v. J.S. (Federal Criminal Case)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Feb 06, 2012
    Outcome:
    Charges reduced and dropped.
    Description:
    Federal Racketeering charges. Client faced 20+ years in prison.Felony charges reduced and dropped. Client received only 12 months probation.
  • State of Georgia v. L.B. (DUI and Drug charges)

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Feb 09, 2012
    Outcome:
    Charges dropped.
    Description:
    Client charged with drug possession and DUI. Motion to supress filed. Plea negotiations with prosecutor resulted in Dismissal.
  • State of Georgia v. S. R. (very recent DUI jury trial win)

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Mar 12, 2012
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty Verdict
    Description:
    DUI Jury Trial. Client facing jail time, loss of license, loss of job if convicted.
  • State of Georgia v. R.K. (Drug Charges)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Oct 10, 2011
    Outcome:
    Reduced charges...no felony no jail.
    Description:
    Client was charged with possession with intent to distribute Meth facing an initial plea offer of 15 serve 7. Got the case dropped down to misdemeanor and entered a nolo plea.
  • Ex-NFL Great Cleared of Ethics Charges

    Practice Area:
    Federal Crime
    Date:
    Dec 05, 2008
    Outcome:
    Charges Avoided
    Description:
    Federal and State Ethics Board bribery probe...client not charged. http://onlineathens.com/stories/120508/new_363817859.shtml
  • State v. O.B. (very recent DUI win)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Apr 16, 2012
    Outcome:
    Charges dropped and dismissed
    Description:
    Client charged with DUI, Drug Possession, etc... successfully challenged the stop of client car by police with a motion to supress and got the charges dismissed.
  • State v. Antonio Bishop

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Feb 14, 2004
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty Verdict
    Description:
    This was the famous Athens Subway Murder ...resullting from a shooting in a parking lot. Widely believed to be an unwinable case for the defendant that we won through hard work, know how and a determined will to win. http://onlineathens.com/stories/042205/new_20050422035.shtml
  • State v. Bishop

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Apr 23, 2005
    Outcome:
    Mistrial for Defendant
    Description:
    The famous athens Hardee's Gunfight trial. Client was accused of bein on one side of the big gun fight. We tried the case and achieved a mistrial. I took office as Solicitor General and did not participate in the case past the initial favorable trial outcome. http://onlineathens.com/stories/042305/new_20050423068.shtml
  • State v. Randall

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jan 31, 2001
    Outcome:
    Felony charges reduced and dropped
    Description:
    Jackson County Vehicular Homicide case. Client was wrongfully accused of felony homicide by vehicle in the death of a child. It was a horrible tragedy that the Arcade Police mistakenly blamed on Mr. Randle. We won a misdemeanor plea bargain during trial after we cross examined key State's witnesses. ''There seemed to be insufficient evidence to show that he was at fault'' in the girl's death, District Attorney Brad Smith said about the plea bargain.