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Nathan Edward Fitzpatrick

Nathan Fitzpatrick’s Legal Cases

18 total


  • State v. D.M.

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Outcome:
    All charges dismissed
    Description:
    Client stopped after nearly striking police cruiser with his vehicle. Officer smelled alcohol and client admitted to drinking. Clients failed all field sobriety tests and became extremely hostile. The entire incident was captured on video.
  • State v. W.L.

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Outcome:
    DUI and Leaving the Scene charges dismissed
    Description:
    Client was involved in single car accident and left the scene of the accident without reporting it. A wItness observed the accident, got client's tag information, and reported him to the police. The client was subsequently stopped, performed poorly on field sobriety evaluations, and blew over the legal limit.
  • State v. D.B.

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Outcome:
    All charges dismissed
    Description:
    Client was stopped at a roadblock set up by authorities. Officers immediately smelled strong odor of marijuana and alcohol. Officers detained client, performed a search of the vehicle, and found several bags of marijuana. A DUI specialist was called to the scene to administer field sobriety tests to detect drugs and alcohol. Client was arrested and charged with a litany of offenses.
  • State v. K.T.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Outcome:
    All charges dismissed.
    Description:
    Client was observed at a location by authorities that was alleged to be frequented by members of a local gang. The client was stopped by detectives in unmarked vehicles after leaving the location and arrested for various firearm and drug offenses.
  • State v. M.O.

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Outcome:
    Dismissal of charges. Pled guilty to misdemeanor charge, and was orderedto pay $200 fine
    Description:
    M.O was pulled over by the police on the way from a party Officers observed multiple empty beer cans, including an open container that was cold to the touch. Police immediately ordered M.O to exit the vehicle, the officer then smelled alcohol, observed blood shot eyes and smelled marijuana. M.O was searched by officers and a bag of marijuana was found on his person. M.O was asked to perform field sobriety and urine test to detect the use of alcohol and drugs. M.O did poorly on both tests. M.O was arrested for DUI drugs, DUI alcohol, possession of marijuana, failure to maintain lane, and open container.
  • State v. R.A

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Outcome:
    All charges dismissed.
    Description:
    R.A. was approached by officers after a witness allegedly saw him in his vehicle punching his girlfriend. Upon inspection of the interior of the vehicle officers observed an open container of alcohol in close proximity to R.A.While talking to R.A officers observed he had blood shot eyes, could barley stand, slurred speech, and the passenger also had a swollen eye. R.A. preformed one sobriety field test before refusing of any other test by officers. Officers then immediately arrested R.A and charged him with DUI, simple battery, and obstruction of justice.
  • State v. A.S.

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Outcome:
    Dismissal of all charges. A.S. plead guilty to failure to maintain lane.
    Description:
    A.S. was pulled over by officers after they saw him failing to maintain his lane and struck a median on Flat Shoals Pkwy. A.S. was asked to exit the vehicle when officers smelled the presence of alcohol, observed blood shot eyes, slurred speech, and a disheveled appearance. A.S. was asked to perform a number of sobriety field tests and did poorly on all tests he was also asked to take state administered breath & urine test which he agreed to. Consequently drugs and alcohol were found in his system. A.S. was immediately arrested and charged with, DUI drugs, DUI alcohol, and failure to maintain lane. This put A.S. in a particularly sticky situation because a DUI conviction would result in a loss of his professional license. After representing A.S. in court we were able to negotiate a
  • State v. F.S.

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Outcome:
    DUI dismissed. Pled guilty to Reckless Driving.
    Description:
    F.S. was involved in a two car collision while driving a commercial vehicle. After insuring the safety of the other party, F.S. left the scene of the accident. F.S. was pulled over sometime later by the police and arrested for Fleeing the Scene and Following to Closely. While being placed in handcuffs, the officers noticed the smell of alcohol and observed that F.S. was unsteady on his feet. F.S. was asked to submit to field sobriety test and state administered breath test. F.S. refused all test by the officer. As a result F.S. was immediately arrested and accused of DUI, Fleeing the Scene and Following too Closely. After representing him in court and negotiating with the prosecutor, we were able to save his license.
  • State v. R.C.

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Outcome:
    Protected R.C. from having a tarnished background.
    Description:
    R.C. was young college student pursuing a Nursing Degree at a prominent GA University. R.C. was stopped by police on the way home from a party. He was observed by the officer to be under the influence of alcohol. R.C. exhibited numerous signs of impairment and preformed poorly on all field test administered by the officer. R.C. was administered the state sobriety test and blew over the legal limit. R.C. was then arrested and charged with DUI of Alcohol. After representing her in court, we were able to negotiate for the lesser charge of reckless driving.
  • State v. J.S.

    Practice Area:
    Domestic violence
    Date:
    May 04, 2011
    Outcome:
    All charges dismissed.
    Description:
    Client was involved in a verbal altercation with his girlfriend that escalated physically in their household. He was charged with 2 Counts of Family Violence, Simple Battery, Disorderly Conduct, and Cruelty to Children.