Shooting charges reduced. Unsupervised probation with no felony conviction.

A St. Louis man was charged with Assault 1st degree and Armed Criminal Action, after allegedly shooting at his neighbor. During our investigation, we were able to show that the neighbor had likely attacked his mother, that it was impossible for him to have actually shot at the neighbor and instead only fired a warning shot in the air. Our client pled to a reduced charge of unlawful use of a weapon, recieved unsupervised probation, and will not recieve a felony conviction so long has he completes probation.

Assault 2nd Degree, Felony Leaving the Scene Reduced to Misdemeanor

Client was charged with Assault 2nd degree and Felony Leavin the Scene after allegedly intentionally hitting a golf cart and then hitting the occupant, who had tried to stop him from leaving. During our investigation we uncovered that the alleged victim had thrown beer bottles at our client's car, threatened his family with a gun, and assaulted passengers in the vehicle. We persuaded the state to agree to unsupervised probation on a midemeanor and as a result our client will not recieve a conviction on his record.

Felony Domestic Assault Reduced to Misdemeanor

A St. Louis County Man was charged Domestic Assault 2nd Degree after allegedly assaulting his wife during an altercation. Through plea negotiations we were able to persuade the prosecutor to ammend the felony to a misdemeanor.

Felony Assault Reduced to Misdemeanor

Client was charged with Assault Third Degree after allegedly punching and headbutting a man during an altercation. Based on issues with the evidence we were able to negotatiate the felony down to a misdemeanor with a suspended imposition of sentence with two years probation. As a result, our client will not recieve a conviction on his record.

Second Offense DWI reduced to Careless and Imprudent Driving. Refusal revocation dismissed.

A Maryland Heights man was accused of DWI after allegedly evading police, failing all field sobriety tests, blowing over the legal limit on a PBT, and refusing a breathalyzer at the station. We were able to persuade the prosecutor to drop the DWI to a careless and imprudent because of issues with the administration of the field sobriety tests and the fact that our client was an immigrant and faced possible deportation if convicted. In addition, Client's one year revocation for refusing a breathalyzer was dropped based on arguments we made regarding a language barrier.

Immigrant Accused of DWI Recieves Reduced Charge

A St. Charles County man was charged with DWI after allegedly failing all field sobriety tests and blowing over the legal limit on the breath test. Client was an immigrant here on work visa and faced possible deportation if convicted Attorney Brian Cooke was able to negotiate the DWI down to careless and imprudent with a fine. As a result, our client has a clean record and will be able to remain in the United States.

DWI reduced to Careless and Imprudent Driving

Client charged with DWI after allegedly failing all field sobriety tests, vomiting, and blowing over the legal limit. We prevailed at the administrative hearing by showing that the officer failed to check the client's mouth after the client vomited, rendering the breath test result invalid. We were also able to show that the officer had our client perform the field sobriety tests in a mini skirt and 6 inch heels in freezing weather and on an uneven surface, thus rendering the results unreliable. After negotiations, the prosecutor agreed to ammend the DWI charge to carless and imprudent driving with a fine.

4th Offense DWI with Serious Physical Injury Dismissed

A Boone County man was charged with DWI Resulting in Serious Physicial Injury after allegedly crossing the center line and hitting another driver head on causing serious physical injury. Toxicology records indicated defendant had multiple opiates and benzodiazepenes in his system. Because he had three DWI priors, Client faced up to ten years in prison at 85 percent and a ten year denial of his license if convicted. The client's previous attorney told him he had no choice but to plead guilty. We retained a top toxicologist to combat the testing done in the case. During a pre-trial hearing, attorney Brian Cooke forced the State's expert to admit the testing done by the hospital could not conclusively prove our client was intoxicated at the time of the accident. The prosecution dismissed the case the day before trial and our client pled to careless and imprudent driving, a minor traffic...

3 Counts Assault 1st Degree, Armed Criminal Action Dismissed

A St. Louis County man was charged with three counts of Assault 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action after allegedly shooting at three people in a hallway. At the preliminary hearing, Attorney Brian Cooke was able to get multiple counts dismissed. Additionally, we presented evidence that the alleged victims had instigated the conflict and shot at our client first. The alleged victims became uncooperative thereafter and the case was dismissed on the day of trial.

DWI Dismissed, Felony Leaving the Scene Reduced to Misdemeanor

Client charged with DWI and Felony leaving the scene after allegedly rear ending a parked car and leaving the scene. Client was subsequently arrested at her home almost an hour later and blew over the legal limit on a breath test. We were able to persuade the prosecutor to dismiss the DWI on the basis that it was possible that client had drank after returning home. As a result the DWI was dismissed and the felony leaving the scene was reduced to a misdemeanor with SIS probation.

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