Assault at NASCAR event
Client was charged with assault at a local NASCAR event. Client’s position was client was engaged in self-defense when client gave a woman a black eye. The State stood firm that it was either a plea to the assault or trial. Client had a prior assault history. Negotiations broke down, so I started trial preparation. Witness were contacted in Michigan and Indiana, with all willing to testify on clients behalf.
Prior to trial, the State offed a minor misdemeanor disorderly conduct. Penalty was an 8 hour anger management class, $150 fine, and restitution of $70.