RECENT TRIAL VICTORIES
Client was arrested for and charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. A witness testified she knew the defendant for several years. She testified he possessed two separate firearms. The State was seeking 6 years prison. RESULT: NOT GUILTY
Client was arrested for and charged with Burglary and Grand Theft. The event was captured by surveillance video and witnesses testified that client was in the residence.
RESULT: The Jury reduced the Felony Burglary to a Misdemeanor Trespass and The Jury reduced the Felony Grand Theft to a misdemeanor petty theft.
Caller reports an unusually parked car. Police investigate. Client admits he was smoking pot that day. Officers allege he is under the influence of marijuana. Client arrested for and charged with DUI. Marijuana and bowl found in the car. Client admits to ownership of the marijuana and bowl.
RESULT: NOT GUILTY
Client arrested and charged with Battery. A Mis-Trial was declared half way though the trial.
RESULT: STATE DROPPED THE CASE AND DID NOT RETRY IT.
Caller reported a possibly impaired driver in a vehicle. Police investigate. Client takes a breath. The intoxlyzer reports a reading of more than twice the legal limit. Client also charged with Resisting Arrest without Violence.
RESULT: HUNG JURY ON THE DUI, NOT GUILTY on the Resisting without Violence.
Client arrested for and charged with Domestic Violence Battery. During the trial, a plea was negotiated that allowed my client to avoid mandatory penalties. RESULT: NO MANDATORY PENALTIES.
*No case is the same. Terrence O’Sullivan Law, P.A. does not ever guarantee any specific results in any cases. My Client makes the final decision whether to go to trial or accept a negotiated plea agreement.
**This is not an exhaustive list of my recent trial experience. I have lost trials as well. I have also not listed lesser trials which resulted in Judgment of Acquittals and Not Guilty Verdicts.
***Before hiring an attorney ask him/her to discuss their trial history, both wins and losses.