Case Conclusion Date:September 26, 2013
Practice Area:Criminal Defense
Outcome:Acquittal after trial
Description:Client's wife called 911 claiming Client had grabbed her, hit her and busted her lip. When police arrived, they saw Client's wife had a swollen, bloody lip and Client had no injuries. Client's wife claimed Client had hit her, choked her and elbowed her. Client claimed that the argument was just verbal and he didn't hit his wife. Procedure -- Client originally hired another attorney who negotiated case for Client. Original attorney told Client that this was not a good case for trial. Client then contacted our office. I evaluated the case and told him that we had a good defense. The trial lasted a week and the jury returned a not guilty verdict within 45 minutes.