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John E. Melton
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John Melton’s Legal Cases

11 total


  • Serious Felony Reduced To Misdemeanor

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2013
    Outcome:
    Charge reduced to a misdemeanor. Client sentenced to 90 days in the county jail and probation.
    Description:
    Client charged with Assault With Intent To Do Great Bodily Harm Less Than Murder Maximum Penalty 10 Years in Prison
  • Serious Felony Dismissed

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2012
    Outcome:
    CASE DISMISSED ON ALL COUNTS!
    Description:
    Client Charged with 1 Count First Degree Home Invasion and 2 Counts Second Degree Home Invasion 4th Habitual - Facing Potentially Decades in Prison
  • Serious Felony Reduced to Misdemeanor

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2012
    Outcome:
    Additional charges not brought, original charges reduced. Client served 180 days
    Description:
    Client charged with assaulting a police officer, domestic violence and facing additional charges for attempting to disarm a police officer and enhancement as an habitual offender. Facing several years in prison.
  • Serious Felony

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Nov 05, 2012
    Outcome:
    Convinced the prosecutor to dismiss 4 of the charges - No Jail
    Description:
    Client was charged with 5 felonies- facing 5 years in prison
  • FDCPA Defense

    Practice Area:
    Federal Regulation
    Date:
    Jan 10, 2012
    Outcome:
    Case Dismissed
    Description:
    Client wrongfully accused of a violation of the FDCPA.
  • Fifth Third Bank v. Bourassa

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jul 14, 2008
    Outcome:
    Defendant convinced to dismiss
    Description:
    Represented Fifth Third Bank. Client wronfully sued.
  • Gun Charge

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Nov 19, 2013
    Outcome:
    Charges dismissed at the Preliminary Exam.
    Description:
    Felony Firearm and Possession of Heroin DISMISSED. Client facing two year minimum prison term.
  • Attempted Murder

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Oct 15, 2013
    Outcome:
    The charge was dismissed as part of a plea bargain. 5 other charges also dismissed. Minimum sentence reduced to 14 months. Originally minimum was 10.5 years.
    Description:
    Client charged with attempted murder. Maximun life in prison. We convinced the Prosecutor's Office that their witness was not reliable. The charge was dismissed as part of a plea bargain. 5 other charges also dismissed. Minimum sentence reduced to 14 months. Originally minimum was 10.5 years.
  • First Degree Home Invasion -DISMISSED

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    May 13, 2013
    Outcome:
    Case Dismissed Before Trial
    Description:
    Client Charged with 1 Count First Degree Home Invasion and 2 Counts Second Degree Home Invasion 4th Habitual - Facing Potentially Decades in Prison -CASE DISMISSED ON ALL COUNTS!
  • Assault With Intent To Do Great Bodily Harm Less Than Murder Maximum Penalty 10 Years in Prison

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Dec 18, 2012
    Outcome:
    Charge reduced to a misdemeanor.
    Description:
    Client charged with Assault With Intent To Do Great Bodily Harm Less Than Murder Maximum Penalty 10 Years in Prison Charge reduced to a misdemeanor. Client sentenced to 90 days in the county jail and probation.