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a Guilty Plea to a Summary Disorderly Conduct, which would be moved to lower court, all original charges would be Withdrawn.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 All four charges, (two Misdemeanor-2's and two Misdemeanors) were Withdrawn, Defendant plead guilty to a Summary Disorderly Conduct which was moved to a lower court-making the original charges Expungable.