Saturday, October 15, 2016

Commonwealth v. J.G. (Preliminary Hearing - Simple Assault, Resisting Arrest, Drug Charges)

Commonwealth v. J.G.
(Preliminary Hearing - Simple Assault, Resisting Arrest, Drug Charges)
Mother of Defendant contacted Attorney Paletta upon learning that her son was charged with the following:
        18 § 2701 §§ A3 - Simple Assault - Misdemeanor 2
        18 § 5104  - Resist Arrest/Other Law Enforce - Misdemeanor 2
        35 § 780-113 §§ A31 - Poss Of Marijuana  - Misdemeanor
        35 § 780-113 §§ A32 M Use/Poss Of Drug Paraph - Misdemeanor
 
Outcome:
       Attorney Paletta gained the consent of the District Attorney and Police Officer to the following agreement: Defendant was to complete certain requirements and provide proof of completion. Upon successfully completing these requirements, and Defendant entering a Guilty Plea to a Summary Disorderly Conduct, which would be moved to lower court, all original charges would be Withdrawn.

                    Defendant completed all requirements. All four charges, (two Misdemeanor-2's and two Misdemeanors) were Withdrawn, Defendant plead guilty to a Summary Disorderly Conduct which was moved to a lower court-making the original charges Expungable.