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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Assault on a Police Officer and Possession of a Prohibited Weapon Charges DISMISSED

A Farrelly PC client facing two counts of assault on a police officer and one count of possession of a prohibited weapon has her case dismissed on the day of trial.  The client faced maximum penalties of 180 days in jail and/or a $1,000 fine on each count.

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Monday, November 9, 2015

Farrelly PC Client has Felony Assault With a Dangerous Weapon Charges REDUCED

A Farrelly PC client facing a felony charge of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon has charges reduced to misdemeanor charges of Simple Assault and Possession of a Prohibited Weapon.  The client was facing a maximum penalty of 10 years and/or a $25,000 fine if convicted of felony Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.  Upon entry of the guilty plea the client received a sentence of time served followed by probation with no additional jail time to serve at the time of sentencing.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Washington, DC Assault Charges DISMISSED After Successful Completion of Diversion

A Farrelly PC client had her assault charge dismissed after successfully completing Mental Health Court diversion.  The client was facing a maximum penalty of 180 days in jail and/or a $1,000 fine if convicted of simple assault.  The client spent four months participating in DC Superior Court Mental Health Court attending various counseling programs and remaining illegal substance free.  In exchange the government dismissed her case upon completion of the program.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Simple Assault Charge DISMISSED in Washington, DC Superior Court

Sean Farrelly secures DISMISSAL for Farrelly PC client charged with one count of Simple Assault in DC Superior Court.  Simple Assault is charged under D.C. Code Section 22-404 and carries a maximum penalty of 180 days in jail and/or a $1,000 fine for each count.

Read more about Farrelly PC and Washington, DC simple assault defense here.


Thursday, September 3, 2015

Simple Assault Charge DISMISSED in Washington, DC

Sean Farrelly secures DISMISSAL for Farrelly PC client charged with one count of Simple Assault in DC Superior Court on the day of trial.  Simple Assault is charged under D.C. Code Section 22-404 and carries a maximum penalty of 180 days in jail and/or a $1,000 fine for each count.

Read more about Farrelly PC and Washington, DC simple assault defense here.


Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Washington, DC Felony Assault on a Police Officer While Armed Charge REDUCED

A Farrelly PC client facing a charge of Felony Assault on a Police Officer While Armed had his charges reduced to misdemeanor Simple Assault and misdemeanor Assault on a Police Officer.  Client was given a sentence of time served in jail (65 days) with no additional jail time or probation.

Felony Assault on a Police Officer While Armed is charged under DC Code 405 (c) and carries a maximum penalty of 30 years in jail and/or a $75,000 fine.  In addition, under the Voluntary Sentencing Guidelines, the offense requires a minimum of 3 years incarceration, regardless of the facts of the case or criminal history of the defendant.  

Read more about Farrelly PC and Washington, DC violent crimes defense here.


Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Washington, DC Assault With Intent to Kill While Armed Charge DISMISSED

After nine months of government investigation, Farrelly PC client has charge of assault with intent to kill while armed dismissed.  Assault with intent to kill while armed, or "AWIK" while armed, is charged under DC Code Sections 22-401 & 4502 and carries a maximum sentence of 30 years in jail and/or a $75,000 fine.  If an individual is convicted of AWIK while armed, even with no prior criminal record, he or she faces a jail sentence of 7.5-15 years according to the Voluntary Sentencing Guidelines.  Further, no matter what the circumstances, AWIK while armed carries a MANDATORY MINIMUM jail sentence of 5 years.

Read more about Farrelly PC and violent crime defense here.


Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Washington, DC Assault and Attempted Possession of a Prohibited Weapon Charges DISMISSED

One count of simple assault and one count of attempted possession of a prohibited weapon filed in Washington, DC Superior Court dismissed on the day of trial.  Simple assault is charged under DC Code Section 22-404 and carries a maximum penalty of 180 days in jail and/or a $1,000 fine.  Attempted Possession of a Prohibited Weapon is charged under DC Code Sections 22-4514(b) and 1803 and also carries a maximum penalty of 180 days in jail and/or a $1,000 fine.

Read more about Farrelly PC and simple assault defense here.  Read more about weapons possession defense here.


Thursday, May 14, 2015

Four Counts of Simple Assault in Washington, DC DISMISSED

Four counts of Simple Assault DISMISSED in DC Superior Court in exchange for a plea to one count of Destruction of Property, resulting in a NO JAIL sentence.  Simple Assault is charged under D.C. Code Section 22-404 and carries a maximum penalty of 180 days in jail and/or a $1,000 fine for each count.  Destruction of Property is charged under D.C. Code Section 22-303 and also carries a maximum penalty of 180 days in jail and/or a $1,000 fine.  

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Washington, DC Assault Charges DISMISSED

Sean Farrelly secures DISMISSAL for Farrelly PC client charged with two counts of Simple Assault in DC Superior Court.  Simple Assault is charged under D.C. Code Section 22-404 and carries a maximum penalty of 180 days in jail and/or a $1,000 fine for each count.

Read more about Farrelly PC and Washington, DC simple assault defense here.


Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Washington, DC Felony Assault with a Dangerous Weapon Charge REDUCED to Misdemeanor Simple Assault

A Farrelly PC client had his Washington, DC Superior Court charge of Felony Assault with a Dangerous Weapon charge reduced to Misdemeanor Simple Assault via plea agreement.  Felony Assault with a Dangerous Weapon is charged under DC Code Section 22-402 and carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in jail and/or a $25,000 fine.  Misdemeanor Simple Assault is charged under DC Code Section 22-404 and carries a maximum penalty of 180 days in jail and/or a $1,000 fine.

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