A teenage honor student with athletic scholarships was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana, Under 20 Grams. The minor Defendanthad no prior criminal history and put his future on the line with this arrest.
RESULT: The Prosecution filed formal charges against the minor Client forcing the case to a hearing. The Defense Attorney immediately contacted the State Attorney’s office and convinced the Prosecution that moving forward with a hearing was unnecessary. The Defense Attorney kept the minor Client out of the judicial system by arranging for him to participate in a Juvenile Diversion Program. Thanks to the skills of the Defense, the State DROPPED the charge and the teenage Defender’s future is still intact.