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Post-Conviction Relief for Juvenile Sentenced as an Adult

Author: Lisa Varon

Today, we won a post-conviction motion for a juvenile client who had been sentenced to 25 years in prison, with a 10 year minimum mandatory sentence. We successfully reduced his sentence to10 years in prison, with no mandatory time – which means we saved him 6 ½ years of prison time.

Success with Motions to Suppress Evidence

The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution protects citizens’ rights to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures. The courts have held that, if the police conduct an illegal stop or seizure, any evidence they obtain as a result of that illegal activity must be suppressed or thrown out, including any evidence they are lead to by the illegally seized evidence.

Moving On with Your Life: Record Sealing or Expungement and Restoration of Civil Rights

Author: Lisa Varon

Your case is over, your sentence has been served, your probation is terminated. Now what? Will you be haunted forever by the mistakes you have made? The simple answer is, no. Click here to read more, or visit our website here for information on how to determine if you qualify for a record sealing and/or expungement.

The Presentation Letter: Helping the Prosecutor Make the Fair Decision

Author: Lisa Varon

At Fallgatter & Catlin, P.A., we know it is very important to make a written presentation to the prosecutor – before they make the decision to file an Information or seek an Indictment, because, once a prosecutor makes a decision about a case, it is rarely reversed. Click here to read more.


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