State v. Fenton

Deanna Crull

Case Conclusion Date:June 11, 2009

Practice Area:Criminal Defense

Outcome:Not guilty with a finding of Self-Defense

Description:Mr. Fenton was charged with Second Degree Assault, domestic violence. The alleged victim claimed Mr. Fenton broke her leg in two places when he kicked her during an argument. The injury required immediate surgury and a rod to be placed in her leg. Mr. Fenton maintained throught the pre-trial process that his actions were done in self-defense. At trial not only did the jury acquit Mr. Fenton of the Assault charge, but they also found that his actions were self-defense and he was entitled to renumeration from the State- repayment for all of the legal epenses he incurred because of the charge.