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Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon Charges Dismissed

Published: Jan 12, 2022 by Erika Valcarcel

When a client was facing third-degree felony charges for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, they quickly contacted Erika Valcarcel to avoid a potential punishment of 5 years in jail.

The client was accused of threatening her husband of many years with a kitchen knife; however, these alleged facts were not accurately reported.

The husband contacted our office and signed a waiver of prosecution stating that he did not want to go forward with the case. We then submitted a waiver to the State Attorney’s office arguing that without the alleged victim’s testimony, there was no evidence of a crime. This resulted in a full dismissal of the client’s charges.

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