While these are certainly not all of the cases I have handled, below are case results from actual cases I have handled. No guarantees of the result are given and these are for informational purposes only. Each case is different and must be handled differently depending on the allegations, facts, and people involved.
State of Tennessee v. K.A.: Client charged with Domestic Assault after an argument with his Wife that was a private family matter. Client went to jail because the Officers believed the Wife. Following a Defense investigation and motion to dismiss, the case was dismissed.
State of Tennessee v. W. K.: Client charged with Domestic Assault. Case dismissed upon defense motion after an independent investigation revealed no assault took place.
State of Tennessee v. W.S.: Client charged with Domestic Assault. Case dismissed upon defense motion.
State of Tennessee v. D.R.: Client charged with Domestic Assault. Case dismissed upon defense motion.
State of Tennessee v. S.F.: Client charged with Domestic Assault against her husband. Defense was able to demonstrate mutual combat and self-defense. Case dismissed.
State of Tennessee v. S.R.B.: Client charged with Domestic Assault. Defense proactively obtained anger management and the case was dismissed by the State as a result.
State of Tennessee v. M.K: Client charged with domestic assault following an altercation with the adult son of his girlfriend. Defense investigation revealed the adult son brandished a knife and was the initial aggressor. Case dismissed.
State of Tennessee v. J.Y.: Charged with domestic assault. Defense revealed no assault took place. Case dismissed.
State v.T.R.: Client is driving home from learning that her boyfriend had another girlfriend. She is driving fast and erratic and is stopped and arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) First Offense. She fails all field sobriety tests. Client is hysterical. After a defense investigation into the underling facts and a review of the cruser video with the DA, it became obvious she was not impaired and her DUI was dismissed.
State of Tennessee v. A.D: Multiple DUI’s. Client has a unique tone of voice that to the right person sounds like slurred speech. She has been arrested multiple times and each get dismissed upon the BAC results being obtained.
State of Tennessee v. C.A.: DUI First Offense dismissed for failure to preserve evidence.
State of Tennessee v. K.S.: Client charged with DUI First offense and felony drug charges following her leaving a local music festival. Defense investigation revealed she was not impaired and the substances that were allegedly drugs were legal and prescribed. DUI dismissed. Client plead to reckless driving, 6 months unsupervised probation.
State of Tennessee v. J.W.: DUI first dismissed after Defense demonstration that Client was not impaired.
State of Tennessee v. A.G.:DUI first offense reduced to reckless driving, 6 months unsupervised probation.
State of Tennessee v. L.N. DUI first offense dismissed outright following defense demonstration of therapeutic range of medications.
State of Tennessee v. I.P.: DUI First reduced to Reckelss Driving.
State of Tennessee v. D.M.: DUI First Offense alleging marijuana intoxication, case dismissed.
State of Tennessee v. C.A: Client charged with Driving Under the Influence First Offense and faced 11 months and 29 days in jail and loss of driving privileges for one year. Following Mr. Byars investigation and filing of a motion to suppress, all charges were dismissed.
State of Tennessee v. A.G.: Client charged with Driving Under the Influence First Offense and faced 11 months and 29 days in jail and loss of driving privileges for one year. Following a review by Mr. Byars of the officers video and the medial records of the client, the charge was reduced to Reckless Driving, a traffic citation.
State of Tennessee v. E.H.: Client charged with Rape. Class A Felony facing 15 years in prison and lifetime sex offender registry. Mr. Byars vigorously investigated the allegations and discovered the victim had been treated for years by a professional counselor for lying. After subpoenaing 800 pages of counseling records, Client entered a plea of guilty to Sexual Battery, with 2 years’ probation.
State of Tennessee v. A.P.: Client charged with Attempted First Degree Murder for discharging his shotgun into the back of another man’s vehicle in the middle of a residential neighborhood during a Saturday afternoon. Client faced 15 years in prison. Mr. Byars was able to demonstrate that ballistically, the shotgun blast could not have been fatal at that distance. Moreover, the passions of Client were inflamed because the driver of the other vehicle had run Clients 16-year-old sister off the road. Charges reduced to attempted Aggravated Assault, 3 years probation.
State of Tennessee v. E.M.: Client charged with Aggravated Assault against her husband with a firearm. Defense got ahead of the allegations and was able to demonstrate there was no risk of serious bodily injury under the facts as alleged. Case dismissed upon payment of court costs and anger management.
State of Tennessee v. J.M: Client charged with Initiation of a Process intended to manufacture methamphetamine in a drug-free school zone. As charged, the client faced 8-12 years in prison which would have been served at 100%. After Mr. Byars filed a Motion to Suppress the search, the State offered a plea to Drug Paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor and was sentenced to 11 months and 29 days, a large portion of which was probation.
Stat of Tennessee v. A.Z.: Citizen and the good person have a weak moment while experiencing financial crisis gets charged with fraudulent use of a credit card. The Defense placed the citizen in the appropriate light and demonstrated that even good people make mistakes. Client agreed to pay restitution, do some community service and his charges were dismissed.
State of Tennessee v. R.A.: Client accused by a suspicious source of stealing property out of the back of a truck at a local business. A defense investigation showed that video surveillance had been deleted. Further defense investigation was able to demonstrate a complete lack of motive. Given the destruction of the surveillance and lack of motive. Case dismissed.
State v. A.G.: Juvenile client charged with burglary and vandalism. Following a bench trial, client was found Not Guilty.