Wisconsin Criminal Defense Attorneys Legal Services in Madison Criminal Defense in Madison.
IMG_5949.jpg

Real Case Results

Firm Announcements and Law Updates

SEARCH OUR REAL CASE RESULTS

 
 
 

 
 

From Felony Charges to Dismissal in Dane County

The Fitchburg Police Department recently arrested our client on a felony charge of strangulation, as well as misdemeanor charges of battery, disorderly conduct and criminal damage to property after he got into a physical fight with his cousin during a night of drinking with friends.  Our client had no criminal record and was fearful about how the situation would turn out.  He contacted Chirafisi & Verhoff while he was still in jail but before the Dane County District Attorney’s Office made a charging decision.  Attorney Tim Verhoff spoke to prosecutors and provided background information about the client and the situation.  He  was able to secure a resolution to the case before our client even appeared in a courtroom.  Given the circumstances, the District Attorney’s Office agreed to charge our client only with the lowest level misdemeanor offense – disorderly conduct.  The prosecution agreed to have our client participate in a deferred prosecution program, meaning the remaining charge will be dismissed after he successfully completes the program in a few months.