Practice Area: Criminal Defense
Outcome: Plea Bargain
Description: Client charged with permitting operation of her vehicle by an unlicensed individual. Such a criminal charge carries up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine. Mr. Bristow challenged the sufficiency of the charging document, and the prosecutor offered--which the Client accepted--to reduce the charge to brake equipment violation. Client was required to pay only court costs of around $100.