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Larry David Wolfe

Larry Wolfe’s Legal Cases

12 total


  • United States v. Robert W. Hill, Jr.

    Practice Area:
    Federal crime
    Date:
    May 18, 2010
    Outcome:
    Facing 45 years, sentenced to one year and one day
    Description:
    Lt. Robert W. Hill, a retired member of the Fulton County Sheriff's Department, was charged with various criminal civil rights violations in Federal court for allegedly striking an inmate while on duty at the Fulton County Jail. Although Lt. Hill was convicted of all charges in the case following a five day jury trial and faced up to 45 years in prison, at sentencing the defense team presented mitigating evidence and legal arguments on behalf of Lt. Hill that convinced the judge to downwardly depart from the federal sentencing guidelines recommendation. Lt. Hill was sentenced to one year plus one day in custody, with no fine or restitution owed.
  • State v. Bair

    Practice Area:
    White collar crime
    Date:
    Mar 26, 2010
    Outcome:
    Dismissal of 31 count criminal indictment upheld
    Description:
    In Bair v. State, ___ Ga.App. _____, 2010 Ga. App. LEXIS 312 (2010), the Georgia Court of Appeals upheld the trial court's grant Ms. Bair's plea in bar, special demurrer, and dismissal of all charges in a 31 count felony indictment alleging the theft of over $20,000.00 from an insurance company. The Court of Appeals based its opinion upon the Fulton County District Attorney's failure to (1) properly charge the manner in which the crime was alleged to have occurred, and (2) return an indictment within the statute of limitations. As a result of the decision, the state is barred completely from prosecuting this case.
  • State of Georgia v. BR

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Aug 28, 2009
    Outcome:
    Acquitted on All Counts.
    Description:
    BR was charged with 2 counts of Murder, 2 counts of Felony Murder, 2 counts of Kidnapping with Bodily Injury, 2 counts of Aggravated Assault, and 2 counts of Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony. After cross-examining the State's main witness for two days, impeaching the medical examiner with the time of death, and showing the value of phone records after testimony that they were of no evidentiary value, Bruce Roberts was found Not Guilty on all counts. Potentially facing a double life sentence in prison, the Law Offices of L. David Wolfe was able to give BR a second chance at life.
  • State of Georgia v. JW

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Aug 04, 2009
    Outcome:
    Nolle Prosequi
    Description:
    The State nolle prossed the indictment based on the Court granting JW's motion in limine to exclude testimony regarding the contents of a surveillance video.
  • Alexis Miller v. Shaquille O'Neal

    Practice Area:
    Family
    Date:
    Nov 13, 2008
    Outcome:
    The protective order was issued against Mr. O'Neal
    Description:
    Mr. Susor and Mr. Wolfe represented Petitioner Miller, who sought and received an ex parte family violence/stalking protective order against Defendant Shaquille O'Neal. Following the ex parte hearing, the petitioner's motion for the protective order was granted by the court and Defendant was ordered to have no contact with petitioner and was prohibited from entering within 200 yards of her or her son.
  • Garza v. State

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Nov 03, 2008
    Outcome:
    Defendant's kidnapping convictions were reversed.
    Description:
    In State v. Garza, 284 Ga. 696 (2008), the Georgia Supreme Court overturned the judicially created 'slight distance' standard for the asportation element in kidnapping cases, and instead substituted a four part test adopted by several states and federal circuits under which slight movement alone is insufficient to elevate the lesser included crime of false imprisonment into kidnapping. Both of our client's Kidnapping convictions and sentences were overturned.
  • Charlott Reaves v. State

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Jul 11, 2008
    Outcome:
    Denial of motion to suppress evidence was reversed
    Description:
    The trial judge's denial of Defendant Charlott Reaves motion to suppress evidence seized from her home by police investigating the murder of a child was reversed, and was remanded to the trial court for additional evidentiary hearings.
  • Miller v. Martin

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Date:
    May 05, 2008
    Outcome:
    Affirmed
    Description:
    Appeal of denial of petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus for Petitioner who accidentally killed another child during after school fistfight. Petitioner argued that punishing him as an adult without first giving him a transfer hearing from juvenile court was cruel and unusual punishment, as well as a violation of his right to due process, that pre-trial publicity regarding the Columbine massacre affected his case so as to prejudice his rights and that Sandstrom error by trial court caused the jury to infer an essential element of the crime of murder in convicting defendant. The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the denial of the writ.
  • Adams, et al v. Carlisle

    Practice Area:
    Civil rights
    Date:
    Mar 30, 2006
    Outcome:
    Summary judgement against civil plaintiff reversed
    Description:
    Trial court's granting of Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment in a section 1983 civil rights/false arrest/intentional torts lawsuit against plaintiff was reversed by the Georgia Court of Appeals and the lawsuit was reinstated. Alex Susor assisted Mr. Wolfe and Mr. Yurachek in writing Appellant's brief while a law student employed with L. David Wolfe, P.C.
  • Botts v. State

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Date:
    Oct 25, 2004
    Outcome:
    Reversed
    Description:
    Fulton County Defendant appealed his sentence enhancement based on Georgia's Hate Crime statute, arguing that the law was unconstitutionally vague. The Georgia Supreme Court unanimously reversed the sentence enhancement and struck down the statute as unconstitutionally vague.