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J House’s Legal Cases

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  • State v. David J. G.

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Nov 20, 2008
    Outcome:
    OWI 3rd amended to non-criminal reckless driving.
    Description:
    OWI 3rd offense dismissed and negotiated plea to non-criminal reckless driving based upon suppression motion filed in the case.
  • State v. Alex G .S.

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Sep 30, 2009
    Outcome:
    OWI 3d dismissed upon jury acquittal.
    Description:
    Client acquitted at jury trial on OWI 3rd offense in a charge based upon a mixture of sedatives, amphetamine and alcohol found in the defendant's blood as well as badly failing field sobriety tests on video.
  • Vill. of DeForest v. Roberta J. K

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Oct 13, 2009
    Outcome:
    OWI/PAC 1st offense charges dismissed.
    Description:
    OWI 1st offense dismissed after court granted defense motion to suppress all evidence on the basis of an unlawful stop.
  • State v. Kong K. K.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jan 30, 2009
    Outcome:
    Felony firearms offense reduced to misdemeanor disorderly conduct and a fine imposed as sentence.
    Description:
    Felon in Possession of a firearm charge amended to misdemeanor disorderly conduct after prosecutor made aware that defendant was likely entrapped by police actions through hearing on defense motions.
  • State v. Micah R. W.

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Oct 07, 2009
    Outcome:
    OWI 2nd - THC dismissed, then amended to non-criminal reckless driving when re-charged.
    Description:
    OWI 2nd - controlled substances (THC) dismissed on motion to dismiss for insufficient complaint. When recharged, prosecutor agreed to amend to non-criminal reckless driving after filing defense motion to suppress all evidence for unlawful search and seizure.
  • State v. Ryan P. M.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Aug 30, 2011
    Outcome:
    Dismissal of domestic battery and deferred prosecution on disorderly conduct.
    Description:
    Domestic Battery charge which would have prevented client from becoming a police officer was dismissed and client placed in deferred prosecution program on disorderly conduct charge with possibility of ultimate dismissal of that charge as well. Negotiated settlement which achieved objectives of all parties.
  • State v. David R. L.

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    May 27, 2010
    Outcome:
    Negotiated to be charged as a misdemeanor causing injury by driving under the influence of controlled substance
    Description:
    Working as co-counsel, succeeded in demonstrating to prosecutor that detected level of THC in driver's blood insufficient to cause any impairment. Client initially charged with felony causing serious bodily injury while driving with a detectable level of THC, reduced to a misdemeanor through pre-charging negotiations.
  • State v. Rance W. G.

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Date:
    Jan 03, 2012
    Outcome:
    Felony conviction vacted on appeal, search warrant results suppressed and motion for new trial granted
    Description:
    Post-Conviction Motion for New Trial granted where judge agreed that he did not act as a properly detached and neutral magistrate in issuing search warrant, that evidence should have been suppressed and good faith action of officers did not operate as an exception to the exclusionary rule in this case.
  • City of Sun Prairie v. Brian S.

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Jan 18, 2012
    Outcome:
    OWI and PAC charges dismissed at trial.
    Description:
    OWI/PAC charges dismissed at trial after the court granted the defense motion to suppress sobriety and breath alcohol test results due to the prior, unlawful arrest of my client.
  • Sun Prairie v. Brian S. (appeal)

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Date:
    Mar 01, 2012
    Outcome:
    Dismissal of prosecutor's appeal of OWI/PAC dismissal.
    Description:
    Dismissal of City's appeal of OWI/PAC dismissal in municipal court after filing defense motion to dismiss for lack of appellate jurisdiction.