Case Results

Hearing in CourtroomThe following includes results from past criminal cases where we provided representation. Please feel free to look over these examples to see the types of cases that our award-winning Arizona criminal defense lawyers have previously handled.

It is important to note that every individual case is different, as such results will vary. You will need to have your own case evaluated by our experienced criminal defense attorneys. Then, they will be able to offer personal input specific to your situation.

CASE DISMISSALS

TYPE OF CASE: Assault (Domestic Violence)
OUTCOME: Case Dismissed
DETAILS: Client was charged with assault in the North Valley Justice Court after having an argument with her husband. The allegation was the client repeatedly struck her husband on his back and shoulders. Our Phoenix criminal lawyer argued that our client was the real victim through a detailed analysis of a cell phone recording made by a witness. The state then dismissed the charge against our client.


TYPE OF CASE: Possessing glass bottles in a park
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Most people are unaware it’s a crime to possess glass bottles within certain parks or in areas around lakes. Our client was one of those people. He was contacted by police near a lake when responding to a noise complaint. The client was holding a beer bottle when police arrived, and had several more in the back of his vehicle. Our criminal lawyer negotiated a resolution where our client could do community service in exchange for a dismissal of the criminal charge.


TYPE OF CASE: Disorderly conduct
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Client was arrested by Glendale Police for disorderly conduct following an argument he had with his girlfriend. The couple quarreled over finances and the police were called. A citation was issued for disorderly conduct in the Glendale City Court. Shortly we after our criminal lawyer filed his notice of appearance in the case the prosecutor dismissed the charge.


TYPE OF CASE: Criminal damage
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: In the Tucson City Court, our client was charged with criminal damage following allegations he attempted to break into the office building of his employer. The business had active surveillance cameras and alarms. The suspects were caught on video, and our criminal defense attorney was able to argue issues related to the surveillance video and the ability to use it identify our client as the perpetrator. Ultimately, after our attorney stated he was ready to set the case to trial, the prosecutor dismissed.


TYPE OF CASE: Assault Charge
OUTCOME: Dismissed day of trial
DETAILS: Client was charged in the Phoenix Municipal Court with assault. Our criminal lawyer set the case to trial, and on the day of trial the state dismissed.


TYPE OF CASE: Possession of Narcotic Drugs
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Client was charged with possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia in the Maricopa County Superior Court. Due to her criminal history, the state made a plea offer that required a minimum of one year in the Arizona Department of Corrections. Our felony criminal lawyer was able to negotiate a complete dismissal of the charges!


TYPE OF CASE: Theft
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Unbeknownst to the client, he was charged with misdemeanor theft offenses in 2012, which was first discovered when his employer ran a background check in 2019. His criminal lawyer with the Lerner and Rowe Law Group was able to argue to the prosecutor this was a case of mistaken identity and that someone else had used our client’s information when contacted by law enforcement to avoid detection. Case dismissed!


TYPE OF CASE: Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
OUTCOME: Drug charge dismissed
DETAILS: Client was charged in the Glendale City Court with possession of drug paraphernalia. Our Glendale criminal lawyer was able to get the drug charge dismissed in exchange for admitting responsibility to a civil traffic violation.


TYPE OF CASE: Assault
OUTCOME: Not guilty at trial
DETAILS: Client was charged with misdemeanor assault in the City of Phoenix Municipal Court. Our criminal attorney tried the case to a judge, and was able to argue several inconsistencies between the victim’s testimony and the evidence. The judge found our client not guilty.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: DUI dismissed
DETAILS: Client was charged with regular DUI and in the Scottsdale City Court. Our Scottsdale DUI attorney was able to negotiate a dismissal of the DUI charge in exchange for a plea to a different charge in the citation. No jail time with just a small fine.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI/Assault/Disorderly Conduct
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Client was charged in the Sahuarita Municipal Court with committing an assault and engaging in disorderly conduct at a bar. Client was contacted by police after he left the bar, which led to a DUI investigation. Our criminal attorneys were able to get the case completely dismissed.


TYPE OF CASE: Drug DUI
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Client was charged in the Tempe City Court with Drug DUI. Case was dismissed for issues related to blood evidence.


TYPE OF CASE: Drug
DUI OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Client was charged in the West Mesa Justice Court with Drug DUI following a motor vehicle accident. Case was totally dismissed following pretrial negotiations.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Client was charged with DUI in the Tucson City Court. Our DUI attorney was able to get the case completely dismissed!


TYPE OF CASE: Criminal damage
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Client was charged in the Chandler Municipal Court with criminal damage. Our criminal attorney was able to transfer the case to Veteran’s Court where the charge was ultimately dismissed.


TYPE OF CASE: Shoplifting
OUTCOME: Charges dismissed
DETAILS: Client was charged with shoplifting in the Scottsdale City Court.


TYPE OF CASE: Aggravated assault
OUTCOME: Not guilty at trial
DETAILS: Client was charged with aggravated assault and lesser included offenses in Mohave County Superior Court. The jury returned a verdict of not guilty on all counts!


TYPE OF CASE: Unlawful felony flight and super extreme DUI
OUTCOME: Felony dismissed/DUI reduced to extreme
DETAILS: Client charged with unlawful flight and super extreme DUI in the Maricopa County Superior Court. The felony charge was dismissed, and client pleaded to a lesser DUI offense.


TYPE OF CASE: Disorderly conduct/criminal trespass
OUTCOME: Charges dismissed
DETAILS: Charged with disorderly conduct and criminal trespass in Tempe City Court.


TYPE OF CASE: Assault
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Charged with assault (domestic violence) in Buckeye Municipal Court.


TYPE OF CASE: Driving on a suspended license
OUTCOME: Charges dismissed
DETAILS: Charged with driving on a suspended license in the Downtown Justice Court.


TYPE OF CASE: Felony disorderly conduct
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Client was charged with felony disorderly conduct in Maricopa County Superior Court for brandishing a firearm during a disagreement with his spouse.


TYPE OF CASE: Assault and disorderly conduct
OUTCOME: Dismissed at trial
DETAILS: Client was charged with assault and disorderly conduct in the Maricopa/Stanfield Justice Court for allegedly using excessive discipline towards junior family members.


TYPE OF CASE: Aggravated assault
OUTCOME: Felony dismissed
DETAILS: Charged with aggravated assault on a police officer in Maricopa County Superior Court.


TYPE OF CASE: Tampering with Evidence
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Charged with tampering with evidence Superior/Kearny Justice Court


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Charges dismissed
DETAILS: Charged in Mesa City Court with DUI to the slightest degree and DUI 0.08% or greater.


TYPE OF CASE: Disorderly conduct
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Charged in the Gilbert Municipal Court with misdemeanor disorderly conduct.


TYPE OF CASE: Drug possession
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Charged in Tempe Municipal Court with possession of drug paraphernalia.


TYPE OF CASE: Disorderly conduct
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Charged with disorderly conduct in West Mesa Justice Court.


TYPE OF CASE: Criminal damage
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Charged with misdemeanor criminal damage in the Buckeye Municipal Court.


TYPE OF CASE: Assault
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Charged in Tempe Municipal Court with assault (domestic violence).


TYPE OF CASE: Assault
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Client charged with misdemeanor assault in the North Valley Justice Court.


TYPE OF CASE: Criminal damage
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Client charged with criminal damage in Avondale City Court.


TYPE OF CASE: Animal cruelty
OUTCOME: Case dismissed day of trial
DETAILS: Client was charged with animal cruelty in Phoenix Municipal Court.


TYPE OF CASE: Assault and disorderly conduct
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Client charged with assault and disorderly conduct charges in Glendale City Court.


TYPE OF CASE: Assault and disorderly conduct
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Client charged with assault and disorderly conduct charges in Glendale City Court.


TYPE OF CASE: Assault (domestic violence) and criminal damage (domestic violence)
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Client charged with assault (domestic violence) and criminal damage (domestic violence) in Peoria Municipal Court.

REDUCED SENTENCES

TYPE OF CASE: DUI
DUI OUTCOME: Extreme DUI reduced to Regular DUI
DETAILS: Client was charged with Extreme DUI in the Highland Justice Court. Our Phoenix DUI lawyer was able to reduce the charge to regular DUI which saved the client significant jail time and court fees.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
DUI OUTCOME: Super Extreme DUI reduced to Regular DUI
DETAILS: Client was charged with Super Extreme DUI in Avondale City Court. The client’s BAC reading was reported as 0.221%. Our DUI lawyer was able to reduce the charge to a regular DUI, with reduced jail time.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
DUI OUTCOME: Extreme DUI reduced to Regular DUI
DETAILS: Client was charged with Extreme DUI in Tempe City Court. The client’s BAC was 0.163%. Our DUI lawyer was able to negotiate the charge down to a regular DUI, with the minimum penalties.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
DUI OUTCOME: Super Extreme DUI reduced to Extreme DUI
DETAILS: Client was charged in Peoria Municipal Court with Extreme DUI. The investigation disclosed the client’s BAC was 0.229%. Our DUI lawyer negotiated the charge down to an Extreme DUI with only two days in jail.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Charge reduced
DETAILS: Client was charged with first offense DUI in the Peoria Municipal Court. Our DUI lawyers got the charge reduced to reckless driving with no jail time.


TYPE OF CASE: Extreme DUI
OUTCOME: Sentence reduced
DETAILS: Client was charged in the Green Valley Justice Court with their second Extreme DUI. They were facing 120 days in jail. Our DUI lawyer was able to get their jail sentence reduced to just 5 days. The charge was reduced to a first offense with other mandatory minimum penalties.


TYPE OF CASE: Extreme DUI
OUTCOME: Charges reduced
DETAILS: Client was charged in the Chandler Municipal Court with Extreme DUI. Our DUI lawyer filed a motion to suppress arguing his right to counsel was violated. In response, the plea offer was modified to reckless driving.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Charges reduced
DETAILS: Client was charged with regular DUI in Tempe City Court. Our DUI attorney was able to negotiate the charge down to Reckless Driving.


TYPE OF CASE: Transportation of marijuana for sale
OUTCOME: Charge and sentence reduced
DETAILS: Client was charged with transportation of marijuana for sale in the Maricopa County Superior Court. Client was offered plea to a Class 2 felony with the stipulation he would serve nine months jail. Our criminal attorneys were able to get the felony reduced to a Class 6 with no jail time.


TYPE OF CASE: Code of federal regulations violation
OUTCOME: Reduced to civil violation
DETAILS: Client was criminally charged in the County Meadows Justice Court with violating federal regulations regarding the use of a cell phone while operating a commercial motor vehicle.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Reduced to reckless driving
DETAILS: Charged with marijuana DUI and DUI to the Slightest Degree in the Flagstaff Municipal Court


TYPE OF CASE: Aggravated assault
OUTCOME: Reduced to misdemeanor
DETAILS: Client charged with felony aggravated assault on Police Officer (a class 5 felony) in Maricopa County Superior Court.


TYPE OF CASE: Felony DUI
OUTCOME: Reduced to Misdemeanor
DETAILS: Client charged with felony aggravated DUI (involving death) in Maricopa County Superior Court.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Charge reduced to civil ticket
DETAILS: Charged in Avondale City Court with DUI to the slightest degree.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Super extreme DUI reduced to regular DUI
DETAILS: Charged with super extreme DUI (BAC of 0.31%) in Peoria City Court.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Reduced to reckless driving
DETAILS: Charged in Pima County Justice Court with regular DUI.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Charge reduced to reckless driving
DETAILS: Charged in North Valley Justice Court with regular DUI.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Reduced to civil charge
DETAILS: Charged with DUI drugs in Glendale City Court.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Reduced to reckless driving.
DETAILS: Charged in Flagstaff Justice Court with marijuana DUI.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Reduced to civil violation
DETAILS: Charged with boating DUI in Bullhead City Court.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Reduced to reckless driving
DETAILS: Charged with regular DUI in Scottsdale City Court.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Reduced to reckless driving
DETAILS: Charged with regular DUI in Scottsdale City Court.

MITIGATED SENTENCES

TYPE OF CASE: Misconduct involving weapons
OUTCOME: Super mitigated sentence
DETAILS: Client pleaded guilty to misconduct involving weapons in Maricopa County Superior Court. Retained Lerner and Rowe Law Group for sentencing.

CHARGES NOT FILED

TYPE OF CASE: Sexual misconduct
OUTCOME: C.C. charges not filed
DETAILS: Client was under investigation for sexual misconduct with a minor. Case closed without criminal charges.

CONVICTIONS SET ASIDE

TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: DUI conviction set aside


TYPE OF CASE: Drug charges
OUTCOME: Felony convictions for possession of marijuana and attempt to possess dangerous drugs for sale was set aside.


TYPE OF CASE: Theft
OUTCOME: Felony convictions set aside.


TYPE OF CASE: Negligent homicide
OUTCOME: Client’s previous guilty plea to negligent homicide in Maricopa County Municipal Court was set aside.

MOTIONS TO QUASH

TYPE OF CASE: Order of Protection
OUTCOME: Order of Protection quashed
DETAILS: Client was served with an Order of Protection by his ex-girlfriend. We requested a hearing to contest the Order. After the hearing, the judge quashed the Order, finding the ex-girlfriend had not met her burden of proof.


TYPE OF CASE: Injunction Against Harassment
OUTCOME: Injunction Against Harassment quashed
DETAILS: Client was served with an Injunction Against Harassment by his neighbor. Our criminal attorneys requested a hearing to contest the Injunction. After the hearing, the judge quashed the Injunction, finding the neighbor had not proven our client engaged in “harassing” behavior.