Case Conclusion Date: 04.16.2013
Practice Area: Domestic violence
Outcome: State dismissed the charges
Description: Professional charged with domestic battery after ex-girlfriend entered his apt at 1:00 a.m. using key held over from landlord. Client stood his ground and tried to get her out. Client called 911 to report a trespasser. Police failed to investigate that alleged victim did not live there nor have a right to be there. On the eve of trial the state realized the client was lawfully defending his exclusive property and agreed to drop the charge.