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Case Results

Criminal Mischeif

The client was charged with Criminal Mischief for breaking a vanity mirror during a verbal argument. The client retained Attorney Justin Shepherd.

Result: The State dismissed the case prior to trial.


DWI

The Client was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. The client was driving home when she went off the road striking a mailbox. The homeowner heard the collision and called the police. The officer made contact with the client and noted that she smelled of alcohol. The client admitted that she consumed too much alcohol. The officer subsequently administered the standardized field sobriety tests. The client failed 2 out of 3 field sobriety tests and blew a .10 on the breath test. The client was placed under arrest for DWI. The client retained Attorney Justin Shepherd.

Result: Attorney Shepherd achieved a result whereby the DWI was reduced to a less serious Reckless Operation. The client was very happy to avoid a DWI conviction and the collateral consequences that come with a DWI conviction such as a criminal conviction, expensive programs and high fines.


First Degree Assault

Client was charged with First Degree Assault and Falsification of Physical Evidence. The charges stemmed from an alleged altercation. After an extensive investigation by Attorney Shepherd’s investigator it became clear to everyone that the defendant acted in self-defense. The State DROPPED the case.

Result: The case was dismissed.


Second Degree Assault

The client was charged with Second Degree Assault and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The client’s teenaged son claimed that the defendant assaulted him. The police arrived and, after minimal investigation, placed the client under arrest.

Result: Attorney Shepherd thoroughly investigated the case and discovered that the “victim” made many inconsistent and false statements. Attorney Shepherd achieved a result wherein the entire case was dropped.


Endangering The Welfare Of A Child

Client was charged with the Class A misdemeanor offense of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The client worked in the health care industry and could not afford to loose her license if convicted.

Result: Attorney Shepherd was able to reach a result whereby the Endangering the Welfare of a Child charge was dropped. The client was very happy to avoid a conviction and loss of her professional license.


Criminal Threatening

Client was charged with Criminal Threatening and Cruelty to Animals. The State alleged that the client was walking down a sidewalk when he kicked a dog and threatened to bash the dog owner over the head with his skateboard.

Result: The client retained Attorney Shepherd. The jury returned a verdict of NOT GUILTY.


Riot/Disorderly Conduct/Resisting Arrest

A large police protest occurred in a local city. During the protest the client approached the Police Riot Lin in a purportedly aggressive manner and hit a police shield with fists. The client was summarily thrown to the ground and, ultimately, charged with three Class A misdemeanors. The client retained Attorneys Shepherd & Hayes.

Result: Attorney Shepherd achieved a result where the Riot and Disorderly Conduct charges were completely dropped. The Resisting Arrest was reduced to a lesser misdemeanor. The client was ordered to do community service, not jail.


DWI

Client was charged with DWI after swerving off the road and striking a mailbox and sliding into a parked car. The Client retained Attorneys Shepherd & Hayes. Attorney Shepherd was able to get the DWI charge dropped. The client was very happy not to have a DWI on their driving history and all the collateral consequences that accompany a DWI conviction.

Result: Case Dismissed.


Operating After Suspension

Client rolled through a stop sign and was pulled over by the local police department. The client’s license was suspended. The client was charged with Operating After License Suspension and Operating without a Valid License. The client retained Attorneys Shepherd & Hayes. Attorney Shepherd was able to achieve a result whereby all charges were dropped.

Result: Case Dismissed.


State v. M.B.

M.B. was charged with Hindering Apprehension when she drove two suspects away from a crime scene.

Result: Rather than M.B. being convicted of a crime, Attorney Shepherd was able to convince the prosecutor to dismiss the charge upon the completion of community service.


State v. J.B.

J.B. received a notice in the mail that the DMV was seeking to certify him a Habitual Offender based on his driving history. J.B. risked losing his license for a period of 1-4 years.

Result: Attorney Shepherd was able to back to court and “undo” one of J.B.’s prior motor vehicle convictions. The Habitual Offender matter was withdrawn and J.B. obtained a valid license.


Domestic Violence Simple Assault

Attorney Shepherd was retained to represent a client charge with Domestic Violence Simple Assault after an altercation with his partner.

Result: Attorney Shepherd was able to resolve the case on behalf of his client whereby the matter was continued for a period of time to be dismissed. The client was very happy to have not sustained any conviction.


Domestic Violence Simple Assault

Attorney Shepherd was retained to represent a client charged with Domestic Violence Simple Assault following an altercation with his partner. The client hired Attorney Justin Shepherd.

Result: The case was dismissed.

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