Case Results

DUI dropped

Case Dismissed, Charges Dropped. - 7/2/2019

Volusia County Criminal Court

Client was stopped for allegedly driving erratically, running a stop sign and swerving. Officer’s suspected DUI and client admitted to drinking “not much”. After performing field sobriety exercise, the client was arrested and allegedly refused to submit to a breath test. Longwell Lawyers obtained discovery and was preparing for trial. However, the prosecution dropped the DUI and the client accepted a plea to a “non-alcohol” Reckless Driving for which the court withheld adjudication.

Divorce Trial Results in Victory

Judgment entered for Dissolution of Marriage wit - 6/26/2019

The client was the Respondent in a Divorce involving a short-term marriage with children. The Petitioner/Opposing Party was seeking child support and attorney’s fees beyond what was appropriate. Carmen S. Tankersley led the Longwell Lawyers team and fully prevailed at trial. The court agreed with every position argued by Attorney Tankersley and ruled completely in favor of our client.

Broward County Circuit Family Law Court

Felony Violation of Probation

Client reinstated to probation - 6/26/2019

Client was originally charged with a sex offense. The State dropped the sex offense and our client agreed to serve probation for a non-sex offense. Unfortunately, the client was subsequently accused of violating probation by testing positive for drugs. Longwell Lawyers was able to keep the client out of custody while the violation of probation case was pending. The client agreed to do a 4 hour class and he was reinstated to probation.

Seminole County Circuit Criminal Felony Court

Multiple Counts, Obtaining Property by Worthless Check (Theft/Fraud)

15 felony counts dropped. No conviction. - 6/14/2019

Marion County Felony Circuit Criminal Court

Client was accused of Grand Theft of over $12,000 worth of cash that was obtained through an alleged intentional scheme to defraud involving worthless checks. Longwell Lawyers was able to get 15 felony counts dropped. The client was not convicted of a single felony and did not receive any jail/prison time.

Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

DUI dropped. - 5/15/2019

Client was stopped for a minor traffic violation and admitted to drinking. The Officer Claimed that the client failed the Field Sobriety Exercises and also claimed smelling “weed”. Client was arrested and had a breath test result of .138. In court, the client accepted a plea to Reckless Driving for which the court withheld adjudication. The DUI was dropped.

DUI dropped.

Felony Violation of Probation

Case dropped by the State - 5/14/2019

Client was on felony probation for Possession of a Controlled Substance and other charges. The Client allegedly violated probation by testing positive for drugs and for getting arrested for Resisting Without Violence and Battery on a Police Animal. The Client qualified under the “Anti-Murder Act” as a “Violent Felony Offender of Special Concern”. At a hearing on the violation of probation, the State agreed to dismiss the violation of probation case.

Battery (Domestic Violence), 2 counts

1/21/2019

County: Orange County

Type of case/Charge(s): Battery (Domestic Violence), 2 counts

Summary: Client was suffering from a mental health crisis and was accused of using unlawful physical force on two family members. The client was arrested and then subsequently committed to a mental health facility under Florida’s Baker Act. Longwell Lawyers was able to work with the client and other family members to get the client stabilized and released from the mental health facility, while getting the two criminal charges dropped.

Result: All charges dropped

Felony Possession of Controlled Substance (Hashish Oil)

12/12/2018

County: Flagler

Charge(s)/Type of Case: Felony Possession of Controlled Substance (Hashish Oil)

Result: Case dropped

Summary: Client was stopped for a minor traffic violation and the officer claimed to smell cannabis. A search of the vehicle revealed Cannabis, paraphernalia and Hashish Oil. Longwell Lawyers was able to get all of the charges dropped.

DUI

12/11/2018

County:Orange County
Type of case/charge(s): DUI
Summary: Client was stopped for speeding and swerving into oncoming lanes of traffic. The officer noted several indications that the client was impaired and asked the client to perform Field Sobriety Exercises and a breath test. The client refused and was arrested and charged with DUI.
Result: Client accepted a plea to a reduced charge of Reckless Driving. The court withheld adjudication. No conviction, no jail, no community service, no driver license action, no impound or interlock. DUI dropped.

Trespass on School Property, Creating a Disturbance on School Grounds

12/11/2018

County: Orange

Charge(s)/Type of Case: Trespass on School Property, Creating a Disturbance on School Grounds

Result: All charges dropped

Summary: Our client was accused of trespassing and engaging in suspicious behavior on public school property, which prompted law enforcement and a bomb squad unit to respond. Longwell Lawyers was able to ensure that no charges were filed against our client.

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