J.R. was inappropriately charged with child abuse, a conviction of which would have destroyed his job opportunities. A jury trial was held and the government presented its case. After the presentation of evidence, Nathan made an argument for “directed verdict,” meaning the government did not have enough evidence to convict J.R. The judge agreed and dismissed the case without having to get it to the jury.
Case Resolved With Dismissal After Mental Health Court
S.R. suffered from an undiagnosed and unknown mental health issue, which caused him to commit a series of troubling acts. He was charged with multiple felonies and was held in jail with no bail. Nathan was able to successfully navigate S.R. out of jail and to mental health court, where S.R. was able to receive treatment and an eventual dismissal of the case.
Jury Trial Victory
R.B. was charged with threat of violence to a neighbor. The case went to a jury trial. The complaining witnesses took the stand and their stories were debunked by Nathan on cross-examination. The jury returned a not guilty verdict.
Case Dismissed At Preliminary Hearing
B.M.’s life was put on hold after he was charged with child abuse, in a case that lacked sufficient evidence to prove it. After the prosecutor stated he would not dismiss the case, Nathan brought it to a preliminary hearing, which is a setting that has a very low standard of proof – only probable cause. After the presentation of evidence, Nathan effectively argued that the government did not have the evidence, even by a low standard, to proceed with the case. The judge agreed and dismissed the case.
Federal Case Resolved With Simple Probation
R.D. was charged with serious federal crimes that could have landed him 20 years, or a minimum of 8 years, in federal prison. Nathan was able to provide the prosecutor with an understanding of R.D.’s actions not previously known to the government, along with and understanding of his background. The case resolved without any prison time and just simple probation.
Aggravated Assault Dismissed
A.O. was charged with felony aggravated assault, a conviction of which could have landed him in prison for up to 15 years and would have ruined his future. Nathan zealously advocated for A.O., provided details of the case and the defense to the prosecution, and the case was later dismissed.
Assault Case Dismissed
J.V. was charged with assault. He hired Nathan and provided some material evidence that was powerful for a defense. Nathan advocated for J.V. with the prosecutor, provided exculpatory evidence, made important arguments, and the prosecutor eventually dismissed the case.
Sex Abuse Case Dismissed
J.R. was charged with a serious sexual offense, which involved allegations of abuse against a teen. Nathan was hired, an investigator was retained, and evidence was gathered. The defense’s case was compiled and personally presented to the prosecutor. The case was subsequently dismissed without having to ever go to court.
Neighbor Self Defense Case Dismissed
D.O. was charged with felony aggravated assault in a case involving a neighbor. He hired Nathan and was effectively represented. The case was shown to be a self-defense incident and the prosecution dismissed the case.