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Case Results

I am Jill Stahlman from Stahlman Law, and I have spent more than 22 years as a criminal defense attorney. It is important to choose a lawyer who you can trust; you need to be able to have confidence that your case is in good hands. Take a moment now to review some of the case results I have achieved for people in situations similar to your own, and then contact my office for a free initial consultation to discuss your case and find out how I can help you:

Excellent Result! (January 10, 2019)

Murder charges dismissed after we successfully put forth a challenge to our client's prosecution under Georgia's Immunity Law. Client shot the alleged victim, when the victim and two other men, all armed with guns, barged into client's motel room and demanded that he return some property the victim believed our client had taken. Our client went home to his family after two years in jail!

All Charges Dismissed Against Attorney

Represented Attorney charged with Battery. All charges dismissed at Pretrial Probable Cause Hearing. Subsequently, filed Motion to Remove Client's name from the Child Abuse Registry. Department of Family and Children's Services consented to remove Client's name, once case was called for a hearing.

Charges Dismissed without Arrest

Client served with Felony Terroristic Threats Warrant, after altercation with a business associate. All charges dismissed at Prearrest Hearing.

Third Probation Violation Results in No Jail Time

Client facing 20 years in prison on Burglary sentence, after third probation violation. Successfully argued to keep Client out of prison and convinced the Judge to allow him to keep his First Offender Status.

Social Media Keeps Client Out of Prison

Client charged with Aggravated Assault by Strangulation against his child's mother (victim). Was retained by Client after previous Attorney was unable to resolve case without Client going to prison. After researching the Social Media of the victim, we convinced the State to offer a misdemeanor sentence. Client was released after 90 days in jail. Was then successful in convincing the trial judge to sentence Client as a First Offender, preventing him from becoming a convicted felon.

White collar theft reduced to misdemeanor

Client charged with a Felony Violation of the Georgia Employment Securities Act. State alleged that in excess of $6000.00 was taken. After extensive negotiations with both the Department of Revenue and the District Attorney, the charge was reduced to a misdemeanor and the client was allowed to enter a no admission Alford plea. Client was given a suspended sentence with no probation.

Acquittal on DUI Drug Charge

Client was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Drugs. State alleged that the Defendant was abusing his prescription for Adderall and thus driving while impaired. Client was acquitted after a four day jury trial.

Two Marijuana Charges no Convictions

Client was charged in two separate accusations of possession of marijuana. Both times, client was driving and was stopped for a missing taillight. Client consented to a search of his vehicle on both occasions and marijuana was found in his vehicle. After filing Motions to Suppress the Evidence in both cases, client was allowed to enter pretrial diversion on the first case resulting in a dismissal of the charge. The second case was reduced to a city ordinance disorderly conduct violation and six months of probation.

Driving Under the Influence of Heroin Charge Dismissed

Client was involved in a one car accident and was charged with driving under the influence of heroin and prescription medications. After filing a Motion to Suppress, the Driving Under the Influence charge was dismissed. Client received a 12 month probated sentence on the Reckless Driving Charge.

Felony Probation Violation Client Released

Client was on First Offender Probation for a possession of Heroin Charge. Client stopped reporting to probation and was arrested 14 months later. After negotiations with the probation officer and the Assistant District Attorney, client was released after serving 15 days in jail and was allowed to keep his status as a First Offender.

Verdict – Not Guilty

Client charged with 2 counts of Malice Murder and 2 counts of Felony Murder after botched drug transaction.

Facing 2 life sentences.

Negotiated plea before trial after presenting case of self defense to D.A. – 10 years with credit of 2 years to Voluntary Manslaughter.

Client charged with Malice Murder and Felony Murder, Aggravated Assault and Weapon charge.

Facing life sentence.

Plea negotiated before trial – 12 years probation, serve 4 in jail.

Client charged with Malice Murder, Felony Murder, Attempted Armed Robbery and Aggravated Assault.

Facing life sentence.

All charges dismissed.

Client charged with Felony Possession of GHB, DUI and FTML.

Client entered plea to Reckless Driving with 12 months probation.

Released from jail after 30 days and reinstated on Probation; all charges Dismissed.

Client while on 1st Offender Felony Probation for Drugs is re-arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, Open Container and subsequently arrested for Probation Violation.

Facing 60+ years.

DUI reduced after filing Motion to Suppress Evidence.

Client charged with DUI after registering .13 on Intoxylizer.

After Motion to Suppress charges reduced to Possession in excess of 28 grams – Sentenced to Mandatory minimum of 10 years.

Client arrested for Possession with the Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and Possession of Marijuana. While out on bond client charged with Trafficking Methamphetamine in excess of 400 grams.

Facing Mandatory 25 years.

All charges dismissed.

Client charged with Trafficking Cocaine.

Facing 10 years.

Charges reduced to Simple Possession – 3 years probation.

Client charged with Trafficking Cocaine.

Facing 10 years.

After filing Motion to Suppress – charges reduced to misdemeanor with 12 months probation.

Client charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Oxycodone.

Facing 30 years.

Charges reduced to Reckless Driving

Client charged with DUI, Open Container w/Accident

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