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  • Sentence Vacated
    15-year Prison Sentence Vacated A.R.'s 15-year prison sentence was vacated after successful motion for post-conviction relief. He was was released immediately and began serving a probationary sentence.
  • Sentence Vacated
    1994 Aggravated Battery Conviction Reversed R.P. was convicted of Aggravated Battery and sentenced to probation. We filed a motion for post-conviction relief based on newly discovered evidence. As a result, the court set aside the felony conviction.
  • Charge Dismissed
    Assault charge was dismissed In April 2014, J.L.'s assault charge was dismissed by the State.
  • Charge Dismissed
    Battery charge was dismissed. A.V. pleaded "no contest" to a misdemeanor. A.V. was arrested for a felony Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer and a misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana, with a maximum potential sentence of 6 years in prison.
  • Charges Dismissed
    Battery Dismissed B.B. was accused of battery during an altercation downtown. He faced a maximum penalty of 1 year in jail. After extensive negotiations, the charge was dismissed.
  • Case Dismissed
    Case was dismissed before charges were filed R.P. was charged with Domestic Violence Battery & faced a maximum penalty of 1 year in jail.
  • Charge Dismissed
    Charge was dismissed. No jail time & adjudication withheld. S.D. was arrested for Disorderly Intoxication and Possession of Marijuana, with a maximum potential sentence of 1 year in jail.
  • Charges Reduced
    Charges were reduced. E.K. was sentenced to probation E.K. was arrested for Aggravated Assault with a Firearm, a third-degree felony with a maximum penalty of 5 years in prison.
  • Death Penalty Waived
    Client Leaves Death Row Death Penalty Waived - 1/18/2017 D.M. was facing the death penalty in 2 separate cases from the 1970's. The convictions were reversed, but the potential death sentence remained. After extensive negotiations, the prosecutors agreed to waive the death penalty. D.M. was released from Death Row after 40 years, but will remain in prison for life.
  • Post-conviction Relief Granted
    Client Released from Prison 11 Years Later R.B. was serving a minimum mandatory 25-year prison sentence for Aggravated Battery with a Firearm after he was convicted at trial. We filed a Motion to Correct an Illegal Sentence. The court granted the motion and R.B. was released from prison days later after serving 11 years behind bars. His total sentence was reduced from 25 years to 15 years, and he was resentenced to his time served and probation
  • Charges Dismissed
    Domestic Violence Battery Charges Dismissed - 1/23/2017 T.G. was accused of attacking a roommate and was forced to leave their residence and spend a night in jail. In less than a week, the prosecutor was convinced to drop the charges.
  • Charges Dismissed
    Domestic Violence Battery Dismissed J.D. was arrested after an altercation with his/her spouse and was not allowed to return to their home. The maximum penalty was a year in jail. We filed motions to allow him/her to return to the home and negotiated with the prosecutor. Ultimately, the case was dismissed.
  • Charges Dismissed
    Domestic Violence Injunction & Battery Dismissed G.S. was accused of domestic violence and the significant other obtained a temporary restraining order. We were able to terminate the restraining order and get the criminal charges dismissed.
  • Charges Dismissed
    DUI Dismissed J.I. was arrested for DUI and improper exhibition of a firearm. Not only did he/she face a year in jail, but also a license suspension for an entire year. Not only did we get the license suspension reversed, but also convinced the State to drop the DUI charge and the gun charge. J.I. pled no contest to careless driving-a civil infraction.
  • Plea to Reduced Charges
    DUI reduced to a Reckless Driving Despite Breath Alcohol Level of .159 M.S. was arrested and charged with DUI. Because his Breath Alcohol Level was a .159, he faced enhanced penalties of up to 270 days in jail, a minimum fine of $500, and mandatory installation of the ignition interlock device on his vehicle. Attorney Brad Waldrop negotiated a plea offer reducing the charges to Reckless Driving and adjudication of guilt was withheld, avoiding the enhanced DUI penalties and any criminal conviction.
  • Charges Reduced
    DUI Reduced to Reckless Driving R.C. was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence in St. Johns County. The client avoided mandatory adjudication of guilty and driver's license revocation after the charge was reduced to Reckless Driving and adjudication of guilt was withheld.
  • Charges Reduced
    DUI with Accident Reduced to Reckless Driving D.M. was charged with Driving Under the Influence after a single-vehicle accident where police felt he was impaired behind the wheel and at-fault for the accident. Attorney Brad Waldrop negotiated a plea to a Reckless Driving, which saved the client's license as well as the adverse financial and professional effects that accompany a DUI conviction.
  • Charges Dismissed
    DUI with Injury Charges Dismissed C.E. was involved in an accident in Putnam County. After blood results revealed the presence of an unknown level of a cannabis metabolite in his blood, the client was charged with Driving Under the Influence Causing Injury and Reckless Driving Causing Injury. If convicted, the client faced up to two years in jail as well as the expensive and burdensome mandatory minimum DUI penalties. Attorney Brad Waldrop challenged the sufficiency of the evidence to prove both charges through pre-trial motions, and the State dismissed all charges the week before trial.
  • Charges Reduced
    DUI with Property Damage Reduced to Reckless Driving J.K. was arrested and charged with DUI Causing Property Damage following an accident in St. Johns County. J.K. avoided a mandatory license revocation after the prosecutor reduced the charge to a reckless driving
  • Charges Reduced
    Felony Charges Reduced-No Jail M.W. was arrested for several charges including witness tampering-a felony with a maximum penalty of 5 years in prison. Eventually, the felony was dismissed and the client was sentenced to probation for a misdemeanor.
  • Charges Dismissed
    Felony Possession of Fake I.D. Charge Dismissed M.S. was arrested for Possession of an Altered Identification and Disorderly Conduct, crimes that carried maximum penalties exceeding 5 years in prison. Attorney Brad Waldrop negotiated a resolution where the felony fake I.D. charge was immediately dismissed and the disorderly conduct was dismissed after the client successfully completed a pre-trial diversion program.
  • Not Guilty
    Jury Finds Client Not Guilty of DUI C.W. was arrested in St. Johns County and charged with Driving Under the Influence. Attorney Brad Waldrop represented the client at jury trial, and the client was found not guilty. The client avoided a potential maximum sentence of up to 6 months in jail as well as the expensive and burdensome mandatory minimum DUI penalties.
  • Charges Dismissed
    Juvenile Felony Charges Charges Dismissed - 3/2/2017 A juvenile accused of multiple burglary charges and a battery successfully completed a diversion program. The State dismissed all charges as a result.
  • Overturned
    License suspension overturned. Successfully argued that the Department of Vehicles should overturn a driver's license suspension following a DUI arrest because the arresting officers did not have probable cause to believe the client was driving under the influence.
  • Charges Dismissed
    Manufacturing Methamphetamine Charges Dismissed via Pre-trial Diversion D.U. was arrested and charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of a Conveyance for the Purpose of Manufacturing Methamphetamine, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The client faced a maximum penalty of 36 years in prison. Our attorneys negotiated a resolution where the charges were reduced to misdemeanors and ultimately dismissed after client successfully completed a Deferred Prosecution Agreement.
  • Charge Reduced
    Misdemeanor charge was reduced to a civil infraction M.Y. had multiple charges in two different counties. In St. Johns County, the misdemeanor charge of Driving on a Suspended License was dismissed.
  • Reversed and Remanded for New Sentencing Hearing
    New Sentencing After Appeal M.D. will get a new sentencing hearing after the First District Court of Appeals reconsidered his case following the Florida Supreme Court's order. M.D. will get a second opportunity to show the trial court that he should receive a downward departure sentence.
  • Penalties Reduced
    Penalties Significantly Reduced in Aggravated Assault Case

    B.K. was charged with Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer with a Deadly Weapon (car) and Fleeing and Eluding an Officer. The deputy alleged that B.K. attempted to run him down with his vehicle and fired 6 shots at B.K.'s car. The incident was captured on videotape.

    B.K. was facing serious prison time, including a minimum of 3.45 years in prison under Florida's Sentencing Code. After a thorough investigation by the defense team revealed inconsistencies between statements by law enforcement and possibly excessive force, the State agreed to allow sentence below the prison sentence required by State law.

    B.K. accepted the plea offer, and the defense requested probation, while prosecutor asked for a 5-year prison sentence. The judge agreed with the defense, withheld adjudication and sentenced B.K to community control and probation.

  • Charges Dismissed
    Putnam County Methamphetamine Charges Dismissed K.J. was a passenger in a vehicle stopped in Putnam County. Following a search of the vehicle, all occupants were arrested and charged with Attempted Manufacture of Methamphetamine, a felony punishable by up to five years in prison. After the discovery process and discussions with the prosecutor proved that our client was neither a drug user nor a drug manufacturer, the State agreed to dismiss all charges.v
  • Charges Dismissed
    Racing on Highway Charges are Dismissed after Pre-Trial Diversion J.Z. and A.Y. were both charged with Racing on the Highway, a crime punishable by a minimum $500 fine and a mandatory 1-year drivers license revocation if convicted. Their charges were ultimately dismissed upon their successful completion of a Deferred Prosecution Agreement.
  • Charges Dismissed
    Resisting Officer Charges Charges Dismissed. - 11/28/2016 A.A. was accused of resisting an officer without violence and faced up to 1 year in the county jail. We were able to negotiate with the prosecutor to get the charges dismissed.
  • Charge Reduced
    Sentence imposed was court costs & ajudication withheld A.G. had a pending felony charge for Grand Theft and pled to Disorderly Intoxication before hiring our firm. The prosecutor originally sought a 2-year probation sentence, but we were able to negotiate the felony to a misdemeanor.
  • Sentence Reduced
    Sentence was reduced to less than 5 years in prison. J.J. was serving a 10-year prison sentence for Burglary of an Unoccupied Dwelling and Grand Theft. We filed a Motion to Correct a Sentencing Error.
  • Charges Dismissed
    State Dismisses Drug Charges Because of Illegal Stop and Search R.H. was charged with Possession of Cannabis and Possession of Paraphernalia following a stop and subsequent search of his vehicle by the Florida Highway Patrol. The client faced jail time and a mandatory 2-year drivers license revocation if convicted. Attorney Brad Waldrop successfully convinced the state that the actions of the Trooper were unconstitutional, and all charges were dismissed.
  • Reversed and Remanded
    Supreme Court Reversal Clyde M. Taylor III successfully appealed to the Florida Supreme Court on behalf of M.D., who is serving a 12-year prison sentence. The Court found that the First District Court of Appeal should reconsider M.D.'s case in light of State v. Chubbuck, 141 So. 3d 1163 (Fla. 2014). After an unsuccessful appeal to the 1st DCA, we asked the Supreme Court to invoke their discretionary jurisdiction. The Court accepted jurisdiction and agreed the case should be reconsidered.
  • Charges Dismissed
    Underage Possession Charges Dismissed - 12/7/2016 W.T. was charged was arrested for underage drinking. Pursuant to a deferred prosecution agreement, the charges were dismissed.

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