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Jeffrey Brian Richter

Jeffrey Richter’s Legal Cases

13 total


  • State of Texas v. N.U. - Theft $1,500 to $20,000

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty - Jury Trial
    Description:
    Employee was framed by his co-workers for felony theft of property from his employer. After my client had been dissatisfied with two previous lawyers, he came to me with what he'd been told was a case that couldn't be won. We took it to trial, anyway, and won back for my client his good name.
  • State of Texas v. Thomas V. - Assault/Family Violence

    Practice Area:
    Domestic Violence
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty - Jury Trial
    Description:
    Client was arrested and subsequently charged with assault/family violence. After completing my own investigation of the facts, I discovered the police had chosen not to interview several witnesses who had relevant information about the incident. I subpoenaed those witnesses to testify at trial on behalf of my client. The jury deliberated for 5 minutes.
  • State of Texas v. K.A. - DWI

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty - Jury Trial
    Description:
    Plano P.D. found my client slumped over her steering wheel, asleep at 2:30 a.m. After determining that she failed their sobriety tests, they arrested her for DWI.
  • State of Texas v. C. G. - Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty - Trial Before the Court
    Description:
    Third Degree felony indictment returned against my client.
  • State of Texas v. D.J.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Mar 30, 2012
    Outcome:
    Negotiated a plea to a lesser included offense; nondisclosure of records achieved, will expunge records when statue of limitations expires.
    Description:
    State filed possession of marijuana < 2 oz. charge against my client, a class B misdemeanor. I was able to negotiate a class C misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia deferred adjudication for my client, on which were then able to immediately have the court order "nondisclosure (sealing)" of the records after completion of the six months deferral period. We can also now petition for expunction (destruction) of the records once two years have passed since the date of the offense.
  • State of Texas v. Z.B.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    May 03, 2012
    Outcome:
    Client is now able to obtain a nondisclosure order that will seal his records.
    Description:
    The State offered a $600 fine and 18 months of regular probation (which is a conviction for record purposes). Negotiated a 6 month deferred adjudication probation (no conviction) with no fine.
  • State of Texas v. A.W. - Trial of Class A Poss. of Marihuana

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Aug 17, 2012
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty - Trial
    Description:
    Plano P.D. searched a home for drugs, and found my client hiding in a closet during the search. More than 2 ounces of marihuana was found in several different rooms throughout the home, but we were able to convince the Court that there was not enough evidence to prove my client exercised any custody or control over it, and the relevant case law required that he be found not guilty.
  • State of Texas v. Z.W.

    Practice Area:
    Domestic Violence
    Date:
    Oct 17, 2012
    Outcome:
    Dismissal
    Description:
    Collin County Assault/Family Violence. As often happens in these cases, the police quickly arrested based on incomplete information. We were able to present compelling information to the prosecutors that convinced them to dismiss the case entirely, without the necessity of a trial. My client will be able to expunge all records relating to this arrest that threatened his family and career.
  • State of Texas v. M.J.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Nov 01, 2012
    Outcome:
    Dismissal
    Description:
    Collin County possession of marihuana - Class B misdemeanor. District Attorney dismissed the case; my client will now be able to expunge all records of this matter.
  • State of Texas v. M.D. (Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Feb 07, 2013
    Outcome:
    Motion to Adjudicate Denied (Continued on Deferred Adjudication)
    Description:
    "Open" plea of true on the State's 4th motion to adjudicate my client guilty on two cases of Aggravated Assault With a Deadly Weapon. The State's plea bargain offer was 15 years in prison. After hearing evidence and arguments, the Court wisely continued my client on deferred adjudication probation. My client was able to avoid major penitentiary time (and two felony convictions) that would have wrecked his future.