Negotiated Guilty Plea

The defendant was charged with first degree murder with use of a deadly weapon and other charges. He was facing a potential sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole. A guilty plea was negotiated. Client pled guilty to one count of voluntary manslaughter with use of a deadly weapon with a stipulated sentence of 5-12 years, to run concurrent with a federal sentence.

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Murder Charge Dismissed

Murder Charge Dismissed

Defendant was facing a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole, if convicted of the charges of first degree kidnapping and murder. Ms. Connolly secured a plea to one count of voluntary manslaughter with a deadly weapon and a sentence of a minimum...

Charges Reduced

Charges Reduced

Defendant who has several domestic violence convictions was charged with felony domestic battery by strangulation. Ms. Connolly successfully negotiated the charge down to a first offense misdemeanor domestic violence with counseling and community service.

Charges Reduced

Charges Reduced

Defendant charged with a felony battery constituting domestic violence - strangulation, victim 60 years of age or older and battery constituting domestic violence. As a result of Ms. Connolly's advocacy, charges were reduced to a simple battery.