Dane County Client Avoids Criminal Charges
A Dane County client recently avoided criminal charges after hiring Chirafisi & Verhoff. The client, an Illinois resident with no record, was arrested in June 2014. While driving in the Madison area, the Wisconsin State Patrol attempted to stop our client for speeding. He did not immediately pull over. After the trooper finally stopped the vehicle, he arrested the client on criminal charges for eluding an officer. He also cited the client for speeding. The charges were referred to the District Attorney’s Office. Before charges were formally filed, however, our lawyers spoke with the prosecution and explained our client’s version of the events and provided some background information about the client. The prosecution agreed not to file criminal charges against the client. Instead the prosecution agreed only to issue traffic tickets to the client.