Domestic Violence Charges Dismissed on May 25, 2018
Our client, Mark, was accused of domestic violence, a violation of Penal Code 243(e)(1). Our client, Mark, was facing a false allegation of domestic violence by his partner who was attempting to gain an unfair advantage in family law court during the divorce proceeding. On April 13, 2018, we told the Judge that we wanted to go to trial. See the attached MINUTE ORDER confirming our trial date. We were told to come back on May 25, 2018, with the understanding that we would start trial on or before May 31, 2018. On May 25, 2018, our firm’s Associate, Emily Oliver, appeared and announced ready for trial. After reevaluating the case, the prosecutor then decided to dismiss the charges against Mark. CLICK HERE for the court paperwork dismissing the charges. So, what is the moral of the story here. A man and/or a woman can be arrested for a crime. A man and/or woman can be charged with a crime. However, this does not mean that they are guilty of the underlying offense beyond a reasonable doubt. If you are facing criminal charges and would like an evaluation of your case, contact us for a free consultation 24/7.