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John Holevoet

John Holevoet’s Legal Cases

31 total

  • State v. David G.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Feb 14, 2008
    Outcome:
    Conviction for Implied Consent Violation Reversed
    Description:
    Attorney Holevoet drafted the winning appellate briefs in this case during his time as a legal intern. The Court of Appeals concluded that the stop of the defendant's vehicle was illegal; therefore, all of the fruits of that illegal stop needed to be suppressed included his supposed violation of the implied consent law.
  • State v. Keith G.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Aug 11, 2009
    Outcome:
    All criminal charges dismissed
    Description:
    In light of a motion to suppress filed by Attorney Holevoet, the State moved to dismiss the criminal impaired driving charges the defendant faced. In the end, he was only convicted of a civil traffic ticket.
  • State v. Alex O.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Jan 20, 2011
    Outcome:
    Case dismissed
    Description:
    Client was wrongfully charged with Hit & Run. Case was dismissed prior to trial because we were able to bring new evidence to the attention of the prosecutor.
  • City of Janesville v. David H.

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Apr 23, 2010
    Outcome:
    Conviction vacated
    Description:
    A previous conviction for OWI 1st offense was reopened and vacated.
  • City of Middleton v. Roberta S.

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Mar 30, 2011
    Outcome:
    OWI conviction averted.
    Description:
    First offense operating while intoxicated charge was amended to reckless driving on the brink of trial.
  • State v. Ryan L.

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Apr 21, 2011
    Outcome:
    Criminal charge amended to a traffic ticket.
    Description:
    A criminal second offense operating while intoxicated charge was amended to a reckless driving ticket, which saved the client over a thousand dollars, the hassle and expense of unnecessary alcohol treatment, and the embarrassment of having an ignition interlock device installed. It also kept the client from having to go to jail, which would have been required if he had been convicted of the original charge.
  • State v. Jennifer G.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    May 03, 2011
    Outcome:
    Criminal case dismissed.
    Description:
    Attorney Holevoet argued a suppression motion in this case. Following a contested evidentiary hearing, the Court granted the defense motion. As a result, the State's only evidence was suppressed, and the criminal possession or paraphernalia charge was dismissed.
  • City of Monona v. Vickie H.

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    May 09, 2011
    Outcome:
    Acquitted of OWI Following Jury Trial
    Description:
    The client was charged with an operating while under the influence. This municipal court case was appealed to Circuit Court to give her the chance of having her case heard by a jury. In the end, they found her not guilty and she was acquitted of the charge.
  • City of Platteville v. Austin G.

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    May 20, 2011
    Outcome:
    OWI amended to parking violation!
    Description:
    The client's OWI charge was amended to a civil parking violation. He had to pay some money, but avoided a long revocation. He was also able skip unnecessary and expensive alcohol treatment that would have been required had he been convicted of the original charge.
  • County of Dane v. William F.

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Dec 21, 2011
    Outcome:
    OWI amended to reckless driving
    Description:
    Client was charged with operating while under the influence (OWI), operating with a prohibited alcohol concentration, and a lane deviation. The prosecution decided to give up on his case in the face of a serious suppression motion. His OWI was amended to reckless driving and the other cases were dismissed.