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Jared Austin’s Legal Cases

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  • MIP 2nd w/ no conviction

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Jan 28, 2016
    Outcome:
    Judge agreed to grant HYTA w/ only two weeks probation so she could get the non-public record and still study abroad
    Description:
    Client charged with Minor in Possession of Alcohol-- 2nd Offense which made her ineligible for diversion. Client wanted to take advantage of HYTA sentencing to earn a non-public record, but was getting ready to leave and study abroad and the country would not let her in if on probation.
  • SORA Violation

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Jan 20, 2015
    Outcome:
    Reduced to a misdemeanor with no jail, no fines or costs, and one month probation.
    Description:
    Client charged with a violation of the Sex Offender Registry Act (SORA) facing four years in prison
  • Home Invasion

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Jun 12, 2014
    Outcome:
    Negotiated a deal on the day of the Preliminary Exam to plead to Malicious Destruction of Property, a 93-day misdemeanor.
    Description:
    Client charged with Home Invasion 2nd degree (15-year felony), Larceny from a Building (a five-year felony), and Malicious Destruction of Property (misdemeanor). Client was facing up to 15 years in prison.
  • Domestic Violence

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Mar 21, 2014
    Outcome:
    Prosecutor would only offer a plea to domestic violence with no sentencing agreement. On day of jury selection, Defendant pled to Disturbing the Peace (a 90-day misdemeanor). Sentenced to fines and costs only. No jail, no probation.
    Description:
    Defendant charged with Domestic Violence-- 2nd Offense facing up to one year in jail. Victim had visible bruises, scratches, and injuries.
  • Possession of Analogues

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Mar 17, 2014
    Outcome:
    Negotiated a sentencing agreement with the judge and prosecutor. Defendant pled to Possession of Analoguess charge with the remainder dismissed. Defendant sentenced to fines and costs only. No jail, no probation.
    Description:
    Defendant charged with Possession of Analogues, Possession of Marijuana, Driving While License Suspended as an Habitual 4th Offender. Facing up to 15 years in prison.
  • Aggravated Stalking

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Oct 28, 2013
    Outcome:
    After filing motions at trial court, prosecutor agreed to remand case for a misdemeanor plea. Probation Department recommended jail, but after speaking on behalf of Client, judge sentenced to probation.
    Description:
    Client was charged with Aggravated Stalking as an habitual second offender facing 7 1/2 years in prison.
  • Larceny

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Mar 04, 2013
    Outcome:
    On day of trial, prosecutor agreed to no upfront jail and Client was sentenced only to pay court costs, fines, and restitution. No jail and no probation.
    Description:
    Client charged with multiple larceny counts.
  • Retail Fraud (Shoplifting)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2013
    Outcome:
    After a meeting with the prosecutor in one county, the charge was dismissed. In the other county, the prosecutor dismissed one charge while client pled guilty on the other charge. Client served three months probation with no jail.
    Description:
    Client was charged with three cases of retail fraud (shoplifting) in two different counties.
  • Arson, Resisting & Obstructing, Felonious Assault, MDOP

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Oct 31, 2012
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity (Bench Trial)
    Description:
    Defendant was charged with multiple felony counts on two cases facing a maximum of 20 years in prison.
  • Felony Possession of Narcotics

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Oct 27, 2010
    Outcome:
    Case was dismissed after a suppression hearing.
    Description:
    Defendant was charged with felony possession of cocaine after an officer witnessed the transaction and pulled the defendant over.