State v. Mr. Z (2017)- Kidnapping and Aggravated Assault Reduced to Probation with no Jail

Cindy Castillo Assault, Case Successes, Violent

State v. Mr. Z (2017)

Practice Area: Criminal Law / Kidnapping/ Aggravated Assault / Violent Crimes

Date: August 14, 2017

Outcome: Probation, no additional up front jail.

Description: Maricopa County, Mr. Z and his co-defendants were accused of assault and kidnapping a man and leaving him in the desert. If convicted at trial Mr. Z was facing potential prison time. After an investigation and a deviation letter was sent to the State by Castillo Law attorneys, Mr. Z was offered a plea Agreement to a single count with a stipulation to probation. Mr. Z was granted probation with no additional up front jail (the Court ordered a deferred jail sentence which will be eliminated if Mr. Z is compliant on probation).

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