Results

The following is a sample of  successful case results obtained by Attorney David Knecht for his clients.  There is no guarantee that your case will have the same result.  The results portrayed below were dependent on the facts of each case, and the results will differ if based on different facts.  This information does not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter.

 

Mr. Knecht will meet with you individually to discuss the possible outcomes in your case.  Each case result is a matter of public record and can be verified upon request.

  •  Divorce case: successfully negotiated a marital settlement agreement, avoiding litigation costs to client.
  • Child custody hearing:  client given the custody and visitation requested.
  • County social services reduced authorization of IHSS service hours by 85%.   Fair hearing requested.  Result:  restoration of all previously authorized hours.
  • Family law trial:  Client awarded retroactive child support and over $50,000.00 in attorney fees.
  • Assault with Deadly Weapon.  Result, ADW dismissed, client pleads to simple misdemeanor battery, no jail.
  • Misdemeanor illegal dumping charges with possibility of 6 months jail.  Result:  reduced to an infraction, $50 fine.
  • DUI case with .26% BAC and hit and run allegations.  Result:  Reduced to Wet Reckless – no license suspension.
  •  Possession of Marijuana for Sales, Felony Child Endangerment.  Result:  Straight possession (sales charge dropped) of Marijuana, probation.
  • Felony Assault with Deadly Weapon, Brandishing a Weapon, Criminal Threats:  Result:  All crimes reduced to misdemeanors at preliminary hearing.  Plea to reduced charge, misdemeanor battery, probation, remaining counts dismissed.
  • DMV Admin Per Se hearing.  Dismissed prior to hearing.  No license suspension.
  • Theft case.  At trial, negotiate for diversion program.  No conviction.
  •  Felony Weapon Possession.  Result:  Case dismissed.
  •  Civil case (excessive force, negligence) settles with cash award to client.
  •  Civil case (allegations of fraud) against local business person.  Result:  case dismissed against client, and client is awarded fees and costs.
  • Guardianship petition is successful, granted for client.
  •  Possession of loaded weapon, misdemeanor.  Reduced to infraction “target practice in restricted area.”
  • DMV hearing, client facing suspension.  Result after hearing:  driving privilege restored.
  •  Domestic Violence, Violation of Restraining Order, Burglary.  Result:  Misdemeanor DV Deferred Entry of Judgment Program on one count.  No jail, no probation.
  •  Civil Case (contract dispute).  Result:  case dismissed against client after Demurrer.
  • Felony identity theft, credit card fraud.  Result:  case dismissed after preliminary hearing.
  • Felony insurance fraud.  Result:  misdemeanor plea, no jail, 1 year probation.
  • Felony domestic violence, violation of restraining orders.  Result:  misdemeanor DV plea.
  •  Juvenile record sealing granted.
  • Felony probation violation hearing.  Result:  dismissed after hearing.
  • Petty theft.  Result:  Diversion granted.  No jail, no probation, no conviction.
  •  Personal Injury case settled resulting in substantial damage award to client.
  • Unemployment denial hearing.  Result:  Client awarded unemployment pay, including retroactive back-pay.
  • Possession of Stolen Property:  Jury verdict: Not guilty
  • DMV Admin Per Se Hearing:  Suspension set aside