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Client was on felony probation from a case that we did not represent him on. He allegedly violated his probation by getting a new arrest for Grand Theft, along with technical violations. At hearing, the case was dismissed by the court.
We represented a father who was trying to collect over $30,000 in child support from his former wife. After a hearing on our motion for contempt, the Court granted the motion, found the former wife in contempt, ordered the former wife to make payments through an income deduction order and ordered her to pay for our client’s attorneys fees.
Client was accused of running a stop sign and then fleeing when the officer tried to pull him over. Furthermore, officer alleged the client resisted his arrest. After completing discovery and depositions, and filing a pretrial motion, the state dismissed the felony and the client accepted a plea to a misdemeanor only.
Dismissed: Client was on probation for a Robbery. Longwell Lawyers immediately went to work, swiftly challenging the allegations and questioning the evidence. When the government realized that none of this (but for the non-criminal speeding ticket) was our client’s fault, our Client was released from the jail and his Violation of Probation charge was dismissed.
Case Dropped. Client’s vehicle was stopped and searched. Law Enforcement found a brand of synthetic marijuana called K2, something they claimed was a “controlled substance” and arrested Client for a 3rd Degree felony. Longwell Lawyers successfully argued that Client lacked the required knowledge of the substance’s illicit nature.
Client was accused of pawning auto rims and tires that were stolen. Client faced incarceration due to his criminal history. However, after preparation for trial and negotiations with the court, client was sentenced to probation that is concurrent to another sentence.
Paternity – We successfully obtained a court order designating the client as the father of the child and the court ordered no child support.
Charges Dismissed. Client was allegedly involved in an altercation. When security and law enforcement intervened, client allegedly resisted. Orange County Criminal Misdemeanor Court
All charges dropped – Case dismissed. Client was accused of raping a 14 year old female. As the result of extensive pre-trial and trial preparation, the State dropped the charges on the day of jury selection.
We successfully obtained a court order for the father dismissing the mother’s supplemental petition for modification of custody, visitation and child support within weeks of being hired, no mediation or additional work required on the case.
We were effective in negotiating with child support enforcement to keep the father’s license from being suspended for failure to pay current child support and arrears.
Client was out on bond for felony possession of controlled substances and was arrested for a new charge of leaving the scene of an accident. The State moved to revoke the client’s felony bond and require his incarceration until the conclusion of the case. We successfully argued to have the court deny the State’s motion to revoke bond there by allowing our client to remain free on bond.
We successfully appealed a previous court order stating the mother was preventing from seeking an increase in child support because the father was on active military duty. The mother was permitted to continue her court action for an increase in child support despite father’s active leave abroad.
Mother wanted to move out of state. Alleged father filed a petition to established paternity. This action would prevent client from leaving Florida. After reviewing the filings, the attorneys at Longwell Lawyers filed a Motion to Dismiss the petition. The result was that the court granted the motion and dismissed the case. Now the client can relocate with her child.
We were able to negotiate a custody agreement in our client’s divorce that allowed him to have primary custody over his child for one-half of the year without dragging the case out through months of litigation.
Trafficking case dropped, pled to lesser charge. Client allegedly sold 30 Hydrocodone pills to a Confidential Informant, and was arrested for Trafficking in Hydrocodone – which carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 3 years in prison, if convicted. The Government agreed to a deal under which our client was not convicted and did not get incarcerated.
Client was the Husband/Father in a divorce case in which child visitation rights and child support were at issue. Client was successfully awarded substantial visitation with the minor child.
We were able to negotiate a custody agreement in our client’s divorce that allowed him to have primary custody over his child for one-half of the year without dragging the case out through months of litigation
Client retained our services only days before the trial. The court denied a motion to continue. The other parent wanted to relocate the child to South Florida. After the trial, the Court Denied the petition to relocate, and our client remains as the primary parent.
Clients, brother and sister, were charged jointly with felony theft. After our representation, the charges were reduced to misdemeanors and neither client was convicted of any offense.
Client was the husband, in which the parties had two minor children in common, and were married to each other for over twenty years. It was successfully negotiated that our client would not have to pay permanent alimony and that he would solely keep his pension.
Paternity case involving child custody, visitation/time sharing, and child support: Longwell Lawyers represented the mother of a child whose father filed a petition seeking to have the child taken away from the mother and placed with the father out of state.
All charges dropped. Client was accused of being part of a fraudulent time share sales operation, along with 9 other co-defendants.
Client was accused of being in a bar and possessing/drinking alcohol while under 21 years of age.
Client was accused of and arrested for entering or remaining in a premises without permission, hindering a 911 call, Assaulting an individual and damaging property.
Client was charged with Violation of Domestic Injunction. Upon retaining our firm for the Divorce case, the client was awarded rotating custody of the minor children and was not obligated to pay child support.
Client was stopped for speeding and weaving. Officer claims client exhibited signs of being under the influence and admitted to drinking. After taking field sobriety exercises, client was arrested and refused the breath test. The DUI was dropped and the client pled to a Reckless Driving.
Client had a Domestic Violence Injunction issued against her for allegedly striking her husband. As a result, her children were given to her Husband. After our firm was retained, the Domestic Violence Injunction was dismissed and temporary custody of the children was given to our client.
Two local businessmen suffered near-fatal gunshot wounds when two cars arrived at their place of business and opened fire. Our client was the victim of hearsay and “word on the street.” All charges were dropped.
Client was stopped for running a red light. The officer claimed to smell cannabis, conducted a search and found cannabis. At trial, the State agreed to drop the charge and client accepted a plea to a misdemeanor paraphernalia charge and received only a $200 fine.
Client was filming police officers making an arrest. Due to the violence of the arrest the client informed the officers that he was filming them and asked them to “calm down”. One officer told the client to get back. The client did not get back immediately, so the officer pushed him backwards approximately 15-20 feet. A jury trial was completed and the client was found Not Guilty of the felony battery on a law enforcement officer.
Client was stopped for erratic driving and knocking over a street sign. After Field Sobriety Exercises, the client was arrested. A breath test was offered and allegedly refused. Because of prior convictions for DUI , and prior refusals of the breath test, the client was charged with a felony DUI and a misdemeanor Refusal, had her license taken away, and issued a civil infraction.
Our firm successfully prevented the client from being found in contempt of court and having to pay fines, attorney fees and possibly face jail time for failing to pay child support of uncovered medical bills in the approximate amount of $5,000 as previously ordered by the court in his paternity case.
Client was found in contempt of court prior to retaining Longwell Lawyers. The Mother then hired Longwell Lawyers, who worked aggressively and diligently to have the Court reconsider it’s prior ruling. The Court granted our Motion for Reconsideration and withdrew its prior ruling.
Trafficking in More than 200 grams of Methamphetamine dismissed (Client pled to lesser included offense Trafficking between 14 grams and 200 grams of Methamphetamine) – 5/9/16 On the morning of trial, Client accepted a plea offer of 5 years prison on a case where he was originally facing between 30 and 60 years in prison.
Client was vacationing with family and was arrested because of an alleged altercation. We convinced the State not to file formal charges. State dropped charges
Client was in Orlando. There was an existing case in New York and daughter was victim of domestic violence by ex-spouse. After contacting us we were able to work with an attorney in New York to move daughter down to Florida.
We successfully obtained a court ruling finding the opposing party, the child’s mother, in contempt of court in a pending paternity action for failure to comply with the court-ordered visitation schedule.
Client was pulled over for a faulty tag light. Law enforcement claimed to smell cannabis in the car and searched. Cannabis was located and the client was arrested. We were able to point out defects in the case and got the State to agree not to file any charges. Case dismissed.
No Charges Filed – 6/29/2016 Domestic Dispute led to police and DCF being called. After hiring Longwell Lawyers, the family avoided any adverse DCF actions, the embarrassment of being arrested, and the jeopardy of a prosecution. Client kept his children, was not arrested, and criminal charges and prosecution were averted.
Client was accused of embezzling funds from the entity where the client was employed as a bookkeeper. We were able to get the Court to dismiss the case
Client was the Respondent to a petition for a domestic violence injunction. At the final hearing, we convinced the Petitioner to dismiss the Petition.
Client was arrested for allegedly making a sale of cocaine to an undercover officer. A video and audio recording documented the transaction. While out on bond, the client was arrested for allegedly possessing cocaine and paraphernalia.
We obtained a court order finding the father of her child in contempt of court for failing to abide by the court’s visitation order and obtained extra visitation for the mother.
A bar security staff member was attempting to detain a suspect involved in an alleged burglary and grand theft when it is claimed that our client came up from behind the security staff member and tried to choke him and pull him away. After filing a Notice of Expiration of Speedy Trial and forcing the case to trial, the State dropped the case.
The child had reached the age of 18 and had been residing with father since August 2000. A motion for Termination of Child Support was submitted to the court and the motion was granted and a credit for $ 8,262.29 was awarded to the father.
Clients were accused of leaving a child unattended in a vehicle. After investigating the matter, we learned that clients were very emotional because father was being deployed for military action. Because of our investigative efforts, we convinced the state attorney to dismiss all charges.
Client was stopped for speeding and arrested after field sobriety exercises. Client refused a breath test. At trial, the DUI was dropped and the client agreed to a plea to a Reckless Driving.
Client was arrested on five counts of Scheming to Defraud for allegedly accepting money as deposits for wedding events that never occurred due to the business failing. The State agreed not to file any criminal charges and the case was completely dropped.