State v. Mr. L. – Aggravated Assault – Dismissal

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State v. Mr. L. (2019)  Practice Area: Criminal Law / Aggravated Assault Date: August 16, 2019  Outcome: All charges dismissed Description: Maricopa County, State v. Mr. L.  Mr. L. was charged with one count of Aggravated Assault, a Class 3 Dangerous Felony and four counts of Endangerment, Class 6 Dangerous Felonies. Mr. L was accused of causing a serious injury traffic collision with a …

SL v. MZ – Petition Against Harassment dismissed

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SL v. MZ Practice Area: Criminal Law / Order of Harassment Date: April 5, 2019 Outcome: Petition Against Harassment dismissed Description: MZ and SL were neighbors.  SL believed that MZ was harassing her by posting false information about her in the neighborhood, sending false information to the Homeowners’ Association, and yelling derogatory religious slurs.  Ms. Castillo was hired to defend after the Petitioner had put …

State v. Ms. B. – Felony Fraud Schemes – Reduced

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State v. Ms. B. (2018)  Practice Area: Criminal Law / Fraud  Date: August 14, 2018  Outcome: False Statement (Unemployment Compensation), a Class 1 Misdemeanor – Fines. Judgment of Guilt set aside. Description: Maricopa County, State v. Ms. B.  Ms. B. was charged with one count of Fraud Schemes, a Class 5 Felony, twenty-one counts of False Statement to Obtain Benefits, Class 6 Felonies, and …

State v. Ms. M. – Felony Fraud Schemes – Reduced

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State v. Ms. M. (2019)  Practice Area: Criminal Law / Fraud  Date: April 19, 2019  Outcome: False Statement (Unemployment Compensation), a Class 1 Misdemeanor – Fines. Judgment of Guilt Set Aside. Description: Maricopa County, State v. Ms. M.  Ms. M. was charged with one count of Fraud Schemes, a Class 5 Felony, twenty-one counts of False Statement to Obtain Benefits, Class 6 Felonies, and …

State v. Ms. C. (2019) Shoplifting – Dismissal

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State v. Ms. C. (2019) Practice Area: Criminal Law / Shoplifting Date: June 25, 2019 Outcome: Dismissal via Misdemeanor Compromise Description: Surprise City Court, State v. Ms. C. Ms. C. was charged with one count of Shoplifting – Removal of Goods, one count of Shoplifting – Switching Price Tag, and one count of Shoplifting – Concealment; all Class 1 misdemeanors. Ms. C. was …

State v. Ms. L. (2019) Shoplifting – Dismissal

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State v. Ms. L. (2019) Practice Area: Criminal Law / Shoplifting Date: August 8, 2019 Outcome: Dismissal via Diversion  Description: Mesa Municipal Court, State v. Ms. L. Ms. L. was charged with one count of Shoplifting – Concealment, a Class 1 misdemeanor. Ms. L. was alleged to have committed Shoplifting by concealing items in her purse and failing to pay for the items …

State v. Mr. L. (2019) DUI – Dismissal

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State v. Mr. L. (2019) Practice Area: Criminal Law / DUI Date: August 7, 2019 Outcome: Dismissal of all charges Description: Phoenix City Court, State v. Mr. L. Mr. L. was charged with one count of DUI – Impaired to the Slightest Degree, one count of DUI – Alcohol Concentration of .08 or above, and one count of Extreme DUI – Alcohol Concentration …

State v. Mr. C. – Felony Fraud Schemes – Reduced

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State v. Mr. C. (2019)  Practice Area: Criminal Law / Fraud  Date: July 22, 2019  Outcome: 18 months Supervised Probation.  Description: Maricopa County, State v. Mr. C.  Mr. C. was charged with two counts of Fraud Schemes, Class 2 Felonies, and two counts of Theft, Class 6 Felonies. Mr. C. had one alleged historical prior, and if convicted at trial Mr .C was facing …

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – REDUCED (2019)

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State v. Ms. N. (2019) Practice Area:  Criminal Law / Drug Charges Date: July 8, 2019 Outcome: REDUCED to Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Class 6 undesignated offense Description: Maricopa County, State v. Ms. N. Ms. N. was a passenger in a car stopped for a traffic infraction.  Ms. N. consented to a search that later yielded drug paraphernalia. Ms. N. …

State v. Mr. D. (2019) Criminal Trespass – Dismissal

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State v. Mr. D. (2019) Practice Area: Criminal Law / Other Date: July 1, 2019 Outcome: Dismissal via Misdemeanor Compromise Description: Downtown Justice Court, State v. Mr. D. Mr. D. was charged with one count of Criminal Trespassing in the Third Degree, a Class 1 Misdemeanor. Mr. D. was alleged to have been trespassed from Chase Field as a result of drunken behavior. …

State v. Ms. V. – Assisting a Criminal Street Gang, Promoting Prison Contraband, Possession of Dangerous Drugs – REDUCED

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State v. Ms. V. (2019)  Practice Area: Criminal Law / Drugs / Other Date: June 25, 2019  Outcome: REDUCED to one count of Assisting a Criminal Street Gang and one count of Promoting Prison Contraband  Description: Maricopa County, State v. Ms. V.  Ms. V. was charged with one count of Assisting a Criminal Street Gang, a Class 3 Felony, one count of Promoting Prison …

State v. Ms. M. – Assault (DV) and Criminal Damage (DV) – Dismissal

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State v. Ms. M. (2019)  Practice Area: Criminal Law / Assault Date: May 20, 2019  Outcome: Dismissal of all charges  Description: Avondale City Court, State v. Ms. M.  Ms. M. was charged with one count of Assault, a Class 1 Misdemeanor, and one count of Criminal Damage, a Class 2 Misdemeanor – both domestic violence offenses.  Misdemeanors. Ms. M. was accused of assaulting her …

State v. Mr. MC – Felony Disorderly Conduct – Reduced

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State v. Mr. C (2019)  Practice Area: Criminal Law / Disorderly Conduct / Violent Crimes Date: April 24, 2019  Outcome: Disorderly Conduct, a Class 6 Felony – Jail, 9 months. Description: Maricopa County, State v. Mr. C.  Mr. C was accused of two counts of Disorderly Conduct with a Weapon, Class 6 Felonies and a Domestic Violence offense for threatening family members with a …

State v. Mr. H. – Felony Aggravated Assault on a Minor – Reduced 

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State v. Mr. H. (2019)  Practice Area: Criminal Law / Aggravated Assault / Sex Crimes Date: April 16, 2019  Outcome: Aggravated Assault, a Class 1 Misdemeanor – 3 years Supervised Probation.  Description: Maricopa County, State v. Mr. H.  Mr. H. was charged with one count of Aggravated Assault on a minor, a Class 6 Felony. Mr. H. was accused of touching the buttocks of …

State v. Ms. M. (2019) Shoplifting – Set Aside

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State v. Ms. M. (2018) Practice Area: Criminal Law / Set Asides Date: April 15, 2019 Outcome:    Judgment of Guilt Set Aside  Description: Glendale Municipal Court, State v. Ms. M. Ms. M. entered a guilty plea to Shoplifting, a Class 1 Misdemeanor in February 2019. The Court informed Ms. M. that she would need to wait one year for consideration of an Application …

State v. Mr. G. – Felony Child Abuse – REDUCED

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State v. Mr. G. (2019)  Practice Area: Criminal Law / Other Date: April 1, 2019  Outcome: REDUCED to one count of Child/Vulnerable Adult Abuse, a Class 1 Misdemeanor, a Domestic Violence Offense  Description: Maricopa County, State v. Mr. G.  Mr. G. was charged with one count of Child Abuse, a Class 4 Felony and Domestic Violence offense. Mr. G. was accused of neglecting his …

Aggravated Assault Dismissed

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State v. JB (2019)  Practice Area: Criminal Law / Aggravated Assault / Violent Crimes Date: March 12, 2019 Outcome: Aggravated Assault, a Class 3 Felony- Dismissed. Description: Maricopa County, State v. JB.  JB was accused of pointing a gun at a suspicious person on his street.  The suspicious person called the police and JB was charged with one Count of Aggravated Assault, a Class …

State v. Ms. B. (2018) Prostitution – Dismissal

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State v. Ms. B. (2018) Practice Area: Criminal Law / Prostitution Date: December 11, 2018 Outcome: Dismissal of all charges Description: Phoenix City Court, State v. Ms. B. Ms. B. was charged with one count of Prostitution, a Class 1 misdemeanor. Ms. B. was alleged to be observed by Phoenix Police engaging in a sex act near a location known locally as a …

State v. Mr. M. – Aggravated Assault and Misconduct Involving Weapons – Dismissal

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State v. Mr. M. (2018)  Practice Area: Criminal Law / Assault / Violent Crimes Date: August 31, 2018  Outcome: Dismissal of all charges  Description: Maricopa County, State v. Mr. M.  Mr. M. was charged with one count of Aggravated Assault, a Class 3 Dangerous Felony and one count of Misconduct Involving Weapons, a Class 4 Felony. Mr. M. was accused of discharging his weapon …

DA v. AA – Petition for Order of Protection dismissed

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Order of Protection

Practice Area: Criminal Law / Order of Protection Date: October 3, 2017 Court: Maricopa County Superior Court Outcome: Petition for Order of Protection dismissed Description: AA was going through a divorce with DA when she came to Castillo Law for assistance in challenging the Petition for an Order of Protection that DA filed on behalf of their children. In the …

CG v. EM – Order of Protection dismissed

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Order of Protection

Practice Area: Criminal Law / Order of Protection Date: July 6, 2017 Court: Glendale City Court Outcome: Order of Protection dismissed Description: CG came to Castillo Law for assistance with potential criminal charges and in challenging an Order of Protection (“OOP”) against him. As a result of the investigation, an OOP was obtained which prevented him from attending school. Ms. …

State v. Ms. L. (2018) Assault – Dismissal

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State v. Ms. L. (2018) Practice Area: Criminal Law / Assault Date: March 30, 2018 Outcome: Dismissal  Description: White Tank Justice Court, State v. Ms. L. Ms. L. was charged with one count of Assault, a Class 2 misdemeanor as a result of an altercation at a gas station wherein the State alleged Ms. L. was the aggressor. After a thorough investigation, the …

OM v. AG – Order of Protection Dismissed

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Order of Protection

Practice Area: Criminal Law / Order of Protection Date: March 8, 2018 Court: Scottsdale City Court Outcome: Order of Protection dismissed Description: AG came to Castillo Law for assistance in defending an Order of Protection that her ex-boyfriend, OM, obtained against her. Ms. Castillo requested a hearing and presented evidence that proved the allegations in the Petition were untrue and …

JC v. CR – Injunction Against Harassment dismissed

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Order of Protection

Practice Area: Criminal Law / Injunction Against Harassment Date: January 5, 2018 Court: Encanto Justice Court Outcome: Injunction Against Harassment dismissed Description: CR came to Castillo Law for assistance in challenging an Injunction Against Harassment obtained against him. Ms. Castillo requested a hearing and the plaintiff did not appear causing the Injunction to be dismissed. Results depend upon factors unique …

State v. Mr. K. – Felony Aggravated Assault- Reduced

Cindy Castillo Assault, Case Successes, Violent

Practice Area: Criminal Law / Aggravated Assault / Violent Crimes Date: November 28, 2017 Outcome: Assault, a Class 1 Misdemeanor – Probation and no jail. Description: Maricopa County, State v. Mr. K. Mr. K was accused of two counts of Aggravated Assault, Class 4 Felonies and a Domestic Violence offense for breaking the nose and teeth of a family member. …

State v. SG (2017) – Motion to Set Aside Conviction and Reinstatement of Gun Rights Granted

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Set Asides

State v. SG. (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Set Aside / Restoration of Civil Rights /Motion to Designate offense a misdemeanor Date: 11/6/2017 Outcome: Motion to Set Aside Conviction and Reinstatement of Gun Rights Granted. Description: Maricopa County Superior Court: BT came to Castillo Law because, he wanted to have his prior felony conviction for Unlawful Use of Means of …

State v. Mr. A (2017) – Not Guilty on Leaving the Scene of Accident; Not Responsible on Unsafe Operation

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Other

State v. Mr. A (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law / Other Date: November 3, 2017 Outcome: Not Guilty on Leaving the Scene and Not Responsible for Unsafe Operation. Description: Maricopa County, Mr. A was accused of leaving scene of motor vehicle accident.  At trial, Mr. Cronin was able to persuade the judge that Mr. A did not unsafely operate his …

State v. Mr. C (2017)- DUI Reduced to Reckless Driving

Cindy Castillo DUI, Case Successes

State v. Mr. C (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ DUI Date: May 18, 2017 Description: University Lakes Justice Court: Mr. C was alleged to have committed a first time regular DUI after being stopped by Arizona State Police Officers after an alleged traffic violation. Mr. C allegedly did poorly on field sobriety tests and a recorded blood alcohol content test …

State v. Ms. F (2017)- Driving on a Suspended License – Reduced to Civil Traffic Infraction

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Other

State v. Ms. F (2017) Practice Area:  Criminal Law/ Other Date:  September 14, 2017 Outcome: Civil Violation Description: Dreamy Draw Justice Court: Ms. F was charged with a criminal driving on a suspended license, a class 1 misdemeanor. Castillo Law negotiated a reduced plea with the prosecutor to a civil violation rather than a criminal charge of driving on a suspended license. …

State v. Ms. F (2017)- Driving on a Suspended License – Reduced to Civil Traffic Infraction

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Other

State v. Ms. F (2017) Practice Area:  Criminal Law/ Other Date:  September 13, 2017 Outcome: Civil Violation Description: Phoenix Municipal Court: Ms. F was charged with a criminal driving on a suspended license, a class 1 misdemeanor. Castillo Law negotiated a reduced plea with the prosecutor to a civil violation rather than a criminal charge of driving on a suspended license. Results …

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. …

Plaintiff v. Mr. R (2017): Order of Protection – Dismissed

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Order of Protection

Plaintiff v. Mr. R (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Other/ Order of Protection Court: Chandler Municipal Court Date: 09/26/2017 Outcome:   Order of Protection Dismissed. Description: Plaintiff had filed for and was granted an Order of Protection (a restraining order) against Mr. R by the Chandler Municipal Court. Castillo Law requested a hearing on Mr. R’s behalf to contest the order. Prior to the …

State v. Ms. B (2017)- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Dismissed

Cindy Castillo Drugs, Case Successes

State v. Ms. B (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Drugs Date: September 13, 2017 Description: Scottsdale Municipal Court: Ms. B was alleged to have committed Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, after marijuana and marijuana pipes were found inside her car by a member of the Scottsdale Police Department. Should Ms. B have been convicted she would have had to complete classes, and pay a …

State v. Mr. M (2017)-Threatening and Intimidating- Dismissal of Charges at Trial

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Other

State v. Mr. M (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ OTHER Outcome:   Dismissal at Trial Date: 9/13/2017 Description: Encanto Justice Court: Mr. M was alleged to have committed one count of Threatening and Intimidating, after allegedly threatening to harm a VA employee. If found guilty Mr. M may have been required to serve jail time, complete classes, and pay a fine. Castillo Law …

State v. Mr. B- DUI Acquittal (2017)

Cindy Castillo DUI, Case Successes

State v. Ms. B. (2017) Phoenix Municipal Court No. M-0741-4669434 Practice Area: Criminal Law / DUI Date: 7/26/2017 Outcome: Complete Acquittal Description: Phoenix Municipal Court: Mr. B. was sleeping in his car while parked in a QT gas station parking lot. Phoenix Police officers noticed him sleeping in the car with an open container of Mike’s Hard Lemonade in the cup holder next to …

State v. Mr. A (2017)- Assault- Dismissal of Charges at Trial

Cindy Castillo Assault, Case Successes

State v. Mr. A (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Assault Outcome: Dismissal at Trial Date: 7/27/2017 Description: Phoenix Municipal Court: Mr. A was alleged to have committed one count of Assault, after allegedly pulling the hair and striking his ex-girlfriend. If found guilty Mr. A may have been required to serve jail time, complete classes, and pay a fine. Castillo …

State v. Mr. T-Felony Aggravated Assault- Reduced

Cindy Castillo Assault, Case Successes, Violent

State v. Mr T (2017)  Practice Area: Criminal Law / Aggravated Assault / Violent Crimes Date: August 1, 2017 Outcome: Assault, a Class 1 Misdemeanor (not a domestic violence offense)- Unsupervised Probation, No jail. Description: Pinal County, State v. Mr. T. Mr. T was accused of Aggravated Assault, a Class 4 Felony and a Domestic Violence offense and Assault a Class 1 Misdemeanor and …

State v. Ms. P (2017) Shoplifting-Dismissed

Cindy Castillo Shoplifting, Case Successes

State v. TE (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Shoplifting Date: 06/26/2017 Outcome: Dismissal via diversion Description: Scottsdale City Court: Ms. P was alleged to have committed Shoplifting, after being apprehended outside of a H&M store with allegedly stolen merchandise. Castillo Law attorneys secured a Diversion plea offer from the prosecutors, which means Ms. P’s case was dismissed after completion of …

State v. Mr. R – Probation Violation(2017)

Cindy Castillo Probation Violation, Case Successes

State v. Mr. R (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Probation Violation Date: July 5, 2017 Description: Maricopa County Superior Court: Mr. R was alleged to have violated the terms of his probation. As with most felony probation violations, a person risks being sentenced to prison. After gathering mitigation, Ms. Castillo successfully argued to have Mr. R reinstated to probation with …

State v. Mr. B: Possession of Dangerous Drugs and Two Counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia- Dismissed via Diversion (2017)

Cindy Castillo DUI, Case Successes

State v. Mr. B Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Drugs Charges: Possession of Dangerous Drugs, Class 4 felony; and two Counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, both Class 6 Felonies. Date: June 28, 2017 Outcome: Dismissal via TASC program diversion Description: Maricopa County Superior Court: Client Mr. B was alleged to have been in possession of a useable amount of dangerous drugs and two syringes …

State v. Mr. G (2017): Fingerprint Clearance Card Granted

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Other

State v. Mr. G (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Other/ Fingerprint Clearance Card Date: 07/07/2017 Outcome: Fingerprint clearance card granted. Description: Arizona Board of Fingerprinting: Mr. G was denied a fingerprint clearance card, due to a prior offense of Criminal Trespass. Upon filing of a Good Cause Exception, Castillo Law was able to obtain Mr. G’s Fingerprint Clearance Card.

State v. Ms.B (2017): Fingerprint Clearance Card Granted

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Other

State v. Ms. B (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Other/ Fingerprint Clearance Card Date: 07/18/2017 Outcome: Fingerprint clearance card granted. Description: Arizona Board of Fingerprinting: Ms. B was denied a fingerprint clearance card, due to several felony and misdemeanor convictions, including Trafficking in Stolen Property. Upon filing of a Good Cause Exception, Castillo Law was able to obtain Ms. B’s Fingerprint Clearance Card.

State v. Mr. F (2017)- DUI Drugs and Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Reduced to Reckless Driving

Cindy Castillo DUI, Case Successes

State v. Mr. F (2017) Practice Area:Criminal Law/ DUI Date:June 20, 2017 Description: Maricopa Municipal Court: Mr. F was alleged to have committed a first time regular DUI by Drugs (specifically marijuana), Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, after being stopped by Maricopa Police after an alleged traffic violation. The Maricopa police officer alleged that he found Mr. F …

State v. Mr. M (2017)- Underage DUI Reduced to Minor in Possession of Alcohol

Cindy Castillo DUI, Case Successes

State v. Mr. M (2017) Practice Area:Criminal Law/ DUI Date:June 29, 2017 Description:Pima County Consolidated Justice Court: Twenty-year-old Mr. M was alleged to have committed an underage DUI, after being stopped by a Department of Public Safety trooper after an alleged traffic violation. If found guilty, Mr. M could have been required to serve jail time, install an ignition interlock …

State v. Mr. C: Aggravated Assault, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Disorderly Conduct- REDUCED to Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana. (2017)

Cindy Castillo Drugs, Assault, Case Successes

State v. Mr. C. Charges: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, a Class 2 Dangerous Felony, Possession of Marijuana, Class 6 felony; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Class 6 Felony, and Disorderly Conduct Date: July 11, 2017 Outcome: REDUCED to Possession of Marijuana, a Class 1 misdemeanor, other counts dismissed, no jail imposed. Description: Maricopa County Superior Court: Mr. C. was arrested …

SK v. CH – Order of Protection Modified

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Order of Protection

Practice Area: Criminal Law / Order of Protection Date: July 28, 2017 Court: Maricopa County Superior Court Outcome: Order upheld, but modified Description: CH came to Castillo Law for assistance in defending an Order of Protection that his ex-girlfriend, SK, obtained against him. This Order prohibited CH from going to or near certain locations associated with SK. After the hearing, …

Aggravated Assault Reduced to Probation with no Jail

Cindy Castillo Assault, Case Successes

State v. AM (2017)  Practice Area: Criminal Law / Aggravated Assault / Violent Crimes Date: June 1, 2017 Outcome: Aggravated Assault, a Class 3 Felony- Probation No jail. Description: Maricopa County, State v. AM. AM was accused of pointing an AK-47 assault rifle at an acquaintance during a verbal argument and was charged with one Count of Aggravated Assault, a Class 3 Dangerous Felony. …

State v. Mr. C (2017) – Assault

Cindy Castillo Assault, Case Successes

State v. Mr. C (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Assault Outcome:   Dismissal via diversion Date: 5/10/2017 Description: Tempe Municipal Court: Mr. C was alleged to have committed one count of Assault, after allegedly exiting his car and slapping another driver in the face. If found guilty Mr. C may have been required to serve jail time, complete classes, and pay a fine. …

State v. RG: FEDERAL DUI REDUCED TO RECKLESS DRIVING, NO JAIL (2017)

Cindy Castillo DUI, Case Successes

The United States of America v. RG Charges: Federal DUI (Operator Incapable of Safe Operations), a Federal Misdemeanor; Date: May 17, 2017 Outcome: REDUCED to Reckless Driving with no jail imposed. Description: United States District Court-District of Arizona (Tucson):  RG was stopped in his vehicle by a National Park Ranger after making alleged traffic violations while driving on AZ State Route 85 through the …

State v. Ms.R-N (2017): Fingerprint Clearance Card

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Other

State v. Ms. R-N (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Other/ Fingerprint Clearance Card Date: 04/21/2017 Outcome:   Fingerprint clearance card granted. Description: Arizona Board of Fingerprinting: Ms. R-N was denied a fingerprint clearance card, due to two misdemeanor convictions, including Theft. Upon filing of a Good Cause Exception, our office was able to obtain Ms. R-N’s Fingerprint Clearance Card.  

State v. Mr. S (2017)- MINOR IN POSSESSION, MINOR IN CONSUMPTION, POSSESSING A FALSE ID, POSSESSING A FALSE ID AS A MINOR-DISMISSED VIA DIVERSION

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Other

State v. Mr. S (2017)  Practice Area:  Criminal Law/ Other/ Minor In Possession, Minor In Consumption, Possessing a False ID, Possessing a False ID as a Minor. Date:  May 15, 2017 Outcome: Dismissal via diversion. Description: Desert Ridge Justice Court: Mr. S was charged with the above-listed crimes after allegedly drinking alcohol and being in possession of a fake ID. Castillo Law …

State v. BT. (2017) – Motion to Set Aside

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Set Asides

State v. BT. (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Set Aside / Restoration of Civil Rights /Motion to Designate offense a misdemeanor Date: 12/1/2016 Outcome:   Motion to Set Aside Conviction Granted. Description: Maricopa County Superior Court: BT came to Castillo Law because, he wanted to have his prior felony conviction for Unlawful Use of Means of Transportation, a class six (6) undesignated felony, designated …

State v. Mr. B (2017) – Shoplifting Dismissal

Cindy Castillo Shoplifting, Case Successes

State v. Mr. B (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Shoplifting Date: 5/12/2017 Outcome:   Dismissal via diversion Description: Phoenix Municipal Court: Mr. B was alleged to have committed Shoplifting, after being apprehended inside of a Fry’s electronics store after allegedly concealing a pair of Beats headphones inside his clothing and not attempting to pay for them. Mr. Goebel secured a Diversion plea offer from …

State v. TE (2017) – Shoplifting Dismissal

Cindy Castillo Shoplifting, Case Successes

State v. TE (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Shoplifting Date: 6/1/2017 Outcome:   Dismissal via diversion Description: Glendale City Court: TE was alleged to have committed Shoplifting, after being apprehended outside of a Costco store with allegedly stolen merchandise. Castillo Law attorneys secured a Diversion plea offer from the prosecutors, which means TE’s case was dismissed after completion of a Shoplifting Class. This prevented …

State v. Mr. S (2017) – Shoplifting Dismissal

Cindy Castillo Shoplifting, Case Successes

State v. Mr. S (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Shoplifting Date: 5/1/2017 Outcome: Dismissal via diversion Description: Peoria Municipal Court: Mr. S was alleged to have committed Shoplifting, after being apprehended outside of a Safeway grocery store with allegedly stolen merchandise. Castillo Law attorneys secured a Diversion plea offer from the prosecutors, which means Mr. S’s case was dismissed after he completed a Shoplifting …

State v. Mr. TB (2017) – Probation Reinstated

Cindy Castillo Probation Violation, Case Successes

State v. Mr. TB (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Probation Violation Date: January 19, 2017 Description: Maricopa County Superior Court: TB was alleged to have violated the terms of his probation. As with most felony probation violations, a person risks being sentenced to prison, In TB’s case the probation office was requesting he be revoked to prison for five years. …

State v. DH: Possession of Marijuana- REDUCED to Misdemeanor, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia- Dismissed; Two Counts of DUI- One Dismissed, No jail. (2017)

Cindy Castillo Drugs, DUI, Case Successes

State v. DH Charges: Possession of Marijuana, Class 6 felony; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Class 6 Felony, two counts of DUI. Date: March 24, 2017 Outcome: REDUCED to Possession of Marijuana, a Class 1 misdemeanor, and one count of DUI misdemeanor, other counts dismissed, no jail imposed. Description: Maricopa County Superior Court: Client DH was stopped in his vehicle after making …

Money Laundering, Child Prostitution, Aggravated Luring a Minor for Sexual Exploitation Reduced to Probation (2017)

Cindy Castillo Prostitution, Sex Crimes, Case Successes, Fraud

State v. MG (2017)  Practice Area: Criminal Law / Sex Crimes / Money Laundering, Child Prostitution, Aggravated Luring a Minor for Sexual Exploitation Date: January 10, 2017 Outcome: Reduced to probation. Description: Maricopa County Superior Court: Money Laundering, a Class 3 Felony, Child Prostitution, a Class 4 Felony, and Aggravated Luring a Minor for Sexual Exploitation, a Class 2 Felony. MG was facing significant …

State v. Mr. P (2017): Fingerprint Clearance Card

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Other

State v. Mr. P (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Other/ Fingerprint Clearance CardDate: 04/25/2017 Description: Arizona Board of Fingerprinting: Mr. P was denied a fingerprint clearance card, due to four misdemeanor convictions, including Theft, DUI, Domestic Violence Assault, and Possession of Marijuana. Upon filing of a Good Cause Exception, our office was able to obtain Mr. P’s Fingerprint Clearance Card.

State v. Mr. DL (2017)- DUI Drugs Reduced to Reckless Driving

Cindy Castillo Drugs, DUI, Case Successes

State v. Mr. DL (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ DUI Date: March 30, 2017 Description: Chandler Municipal Court: DL was alleged to have committed a first time regular DUI by Drugs (specifically marijuana), after being stopped by Chandler Police after an alleged traffic violation. If found guilty, DL would have been required to serve jail time, install an ignition interlock …

Driver’s License Reinstatement Ms. L (2017)

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Other

Ms. L (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Driver’s License Reinstatement Date: March 3, 2017 Description: The Arizona MVD had suspended Ms. L.’s Arizona Driver’s License due to several prior civil citations as well as two prior Driving on a Suspended License Misdemeanors in several different Arizona Courts. Castillo Law assisted in completing a revocation packet for Ms. L. Upon completion, Ms. L …

ATTEMPT TO COMMIT ACQUISITION OR ADMINISTRATION OF NARCOTIC DRUGS (2017)

Cindy Castillo Drugs, Case Successes

State v. JL Charges: Attempt to Commit Acquisition or Administration of Narcotic Drugs, a Class 4 Felony. Date:March 24, 2017 Outcome: REDUCED TO THE TASC DIVERSION PROGRAM-WILL RESULT IN A DISMISSAL OF ALL CHARGES UPON CLIENT’S COMPLETION OF THE PROGRAM Description: Maricopa County Superior Court: Client JL allegedly entered a Fry’s Grocery Store presented a prescription to the Fry’s pharmacist along …

State v. Mr. HS (2017)- ASSAULT DISMISSED

Cindy Castillo Assault, Case Successes

State v. Mr. HS (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Assault Outcome:Dismissal via diversion Date: 3/13/2017 Description:University Lakes Justice Court: Mr. HS was alleged to have committed one count of Assault, after police were called to a dorm at the ASU campus for an alleged assault. If found guilty Mr. HS may have been required to serve jail time, complete classes, …

Shoplifting Dismissed – State v. Ms. T (2017)

Cindy Castillo Shoplifting, Case Successes

State v. Ms. T (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Shoplifting Date:4/19/2017 Description:Tempe Municipal Court: Ms. T was alleged to have committed Shoplifting, after being apprehended outside of a Tommy Hilfiger store with allegedly stolen merchandise. Mr. Goebel secured a Diversion plea offer from the prosecutors, which means Ms. T’s case was dismissed after she completed a Shoplifting Class. This prevented Ms. …

Aggravated Assault Reduced to Probation with no Jail

Cindy Castillo Assault, Case Successes, Violent

State v. BL (2017) Practice Area: Criminal Law / Aggravated Assault / Violent Crimes Date: April 13, 2017 Outcome: Aggravated Assault, a Class 6- Probation No additional jail. Description: Maricopa County, State v. BL (CR2016-142721) BL was accused of attempting to run over two family members on the roadway and charged with two Counts of Aggravated Assault, both Class 3 …

State v. Ms. EH (2016)- ASSAULT, CRIMINAL DAMAGE, DISORDERLY CONDUCT (DOMESTIC VIOLENCE)

Cindy Castillo Assault, Case Successes

State v. Ms. EH (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Assault Outcome:Dismissal via diversion Date: 12/19/2016 Description:Gilbert Municipal Court: EH was alleged to have committed one count of Assault, one count of Disorderly Conduct, and one count of Criminal Damage (all domestic violence offenses) after police were called to her house for suspicion of an alleged domestic violence incident. If found …

Sex Crime Probation Modification Granted 2016

Cindy Castillo Sex Crimes, Probation Violation, Case Successes

State v. Mr. B (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Sex Crimes/ Attempted Sexual Assault/ Probation Modification Date: November 4, 2016 Outcome: Modification of Probation as requested by Mr. B. Description: Maricopa County Superior Court: Mr. B. had pled guilty in January 2011 to two Counts of Attempted Sexual Assault, both Class 3 Felonies. He was placed on lifetime probation. As part …

State v. Ms. SM (2016)

Cindy Castillo Drugs, Case Successes

State v. Ms. SM (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Drug Crimes Date: 09/27/2016 Description: Maricopa County Superior Court: SM was alleged to have committed one count of Possession of Dangerous Drugs for Sale, a class two (2) felony; one count of Misconduct Involving Weapons, a class four (4) felony; one count of Possession of Marijuana, a class six (6) felony; one …

State v. Mr. MM (2016)

Cindy Castillo Assault, Case Successes

State v. Mr. MM (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Assault Date: 02/10/2016 Description: Peoria Municipal Court: MM was alleged to have committed two counts of Assault, after police were called to his house for suspicion of alleged domestic violence. If found guilty, MM would have been required to serve jail time, complete classes, and pay a fine. MM maintained his …

State v. Ms. LM (2016)

Cindy Castillo Assault, Case Successes

State v. Ms. LM (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Assault Date: 07/13/2016 Description: Glendale Municipal Court: LM was alleged to have committed Assault, after being involved in an altercation with a former disgruntled boyfriend. If found guilty, LM could have faced jail time, complete domestic violence classes, and pay fines. LM also faced losing her job in the medical field. …

State v. Mr. JO (2016)

Cindy Castillo Sex Crimes, Case Successes

State v. Mr. JO (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Sex Crimes Date: 06/03/2016 Description: Maricopa County Superior Court: JO was alleged to have committed four counts of Luring a Minor for Sexual Exploitation, all class three (3) felonies, after meeting an undercover officer posing as an underaged minor on Tagged. If found guilty, JO was exposed to many years in …

State v. Mr. MP (2016)

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Other

State v. Mr. MP (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Fingerprint Clearance Card Date: 04/02/2016 Description: Arizona Board of Fingerprinting: MP was denied a fingerprint clearance card, due to three prior criminal convictions. Upon filing of a Good Cause Exception, Ms. Castillo was able to obtain MP’s Fingerprint Clearance Card.

State v. Ms. CR (2016)

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Other

State v. Ms. CR (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Open Container Violation Date: 07/15/2016 Description: Phoenix Municipal Court: CR was alleged to have committed an Open Container Violation, after driving home from the Super Bowl. After negotiation, Mr. Cronin secured a Diversion plea offer, which meant that after completion of a Cognitive Skills Class, CR’s case was dismissed.

State v. Ms. KR (2016)

Cindy Castillo Probation Violation, Case Successes

State v. Ms. KR (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Ignition Interlock Violation Date: 03/08/2016 Description: Downtown Justice Court: KR was alleged to have driven on a restricted license, due to a failure to install an ignition interlock. KR maintained her innocence throughout the pretrial litigation of her case. Mr. Cronin secured a dismissal for this case.

State v. Ms. ES (2016)

Cindy Castillo Shoplifting, Case Successes

State v. Ms. ES (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Shoplifting Date: 08/15/2016 Description: Phoenix Municipal Court: ES was alleged to have committed Shoplifting, after a day at the mall with her friends. If found guilty, ES would have been required to have a criminal charge on her record, and she would have been prevented from applying to colleges (as she …

State v. Ms. MV (2016)

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Set Asides

State v. Ms. MV (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Set Aside Date: 02/25/2016 Description: Maricopa County Superior Court: MV came to Castillo Law because, she wanted to have her two prior felony convictions, one for Forgery, a class four (4) felony and one for Possession of Dangerous Drugs for Sale, a class four (4) felony, set aside. Ms. Castillo was …

State v. Ms. JV (2016)

Cindy Castillo Probation Violation, Case Successes

State v. Ms. JV (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/Probation Violation Date: 11/17/2015 Description: Pinal County Superior Court: JV was alleged to have violated the terms of her probation, after allegedly not participating in her treatment and counseling help, having contact with law enforcement and continuing to allegedly use illegal drugs. The Probation Department was recommending JV be revoked to prison. …

State v. Mr. SY (2016)

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Other

State v. Mr. SY (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Disorderly Conduct Date: 01/15/2016 Description: Phoenix Municipal Court: SY was alleged to have committed Disorderly Conduct, after being involved in an altercation at the airport. If found guilty, SY would have been required to pay a fine and would have had a criminal conviction on his clean record. Mr. Cronin secured …

State v. Ms. YS (2016)

Cindy Castillo DUI, Case Successes

State v. Ms. YS (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Aggravated DUI Date: 09/29/2016 Description: Maricopa County Superior Court: YS was alleged to have committed Aggravated DUI, after being stopped by a Gilbert Police Officer during a holiday task force. Ms. Castillo secured a plea to a first time, regular DUI with one day jail. YS was able to keep her …

State v. Mr. PS (2016)

Cindy Castillo Assault, Case Successes

State v. Mr. PS (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Assault Date: 10/11/2016 Description: Phoenix Municipal Court/Phoenix Veteran’s Court: PS was alleged to have committed Assault on a former girlfriend. PS’ case was not eligible for diversion. Ms. Castillo secured a transfer to Veteran’s Court, and after completion of the program, PS’ case was dismissed.

State v. Mr. SW (2016)

Cindy Castillo Theft, Case Successes

State v. Mr. SW (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Robbery Date: 06/09/2016 Description: Maricopa County Superior Court: SW was alleged to have committed three counts of Burglary in the Third Degree, all class three felonies, after an altercation at a Walmart involving prescription medication. If found guilty, SW would have been required to serve multiple years in the Department of …

State v. Mr. MH (2016)

Cindy Castillo DUI, Case Successes

State v. Mr. MH (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ OUI Date: 11/17/2015 Description: Parker Justice Court: MH was alleged to have committed a first time regular OUI, after riding jet skis and being observed waking in a no-wake zone. If found guilty, MH would have been required to serve jail time, complete alcohol classes, and pay a fine. MH maintained …

State v. Mr. RG (2016)

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Other

State v. Mr. RG (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Fingerprint Clearance Card Date: 04/12/2016 Description: Arizona Board of Fingerprinting: RG was denied a fingerprint clearance card, due to three felony convictions, including Forgery, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Indecent Exposure. Upon filing of a Good Cause Exception, Ms. Castillo was able to obtain RG’s Fingerprint Clearance Card.  

State v. Mr. JG (2016)

Cindy Castillo DUI, Case Successes

State v. Mr. JG (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ DUI Date: 03/02/2016 Description: North Mesa Justice Court: JG was alleged to have committed a first time regular DUI, after driving home on Bush Highway at the end of a long day of tubing the Salt River. If found guilty, JG would have been required to serve jail time, install an …

State v. Mr. SG (2016)

Cindy Castillo Probation Violation, Case Successes

State v. Mr. SG (2015) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Probation Violation Date: 07/23/2015 Description: Maricopa County Superior Court: SG was alleged to have violated the terms of his probation. As most felony probation violations, a person risks being sentenced to prison. After gathering mitigation, Ms. Castillo successfully argued to have SG reinstated to probation.    

State v. Mr. RF (2016)

Cindy Castillo Shoplifting, Case Successes

State v. Mr. RF (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Shoplifting Date: 11/23/2015 Description: Phoenix Municipal Court: RF was alleged to have committed Shoplifting, after being apprehended outside of a Safeway. Upon written request to the State for a better plea offer, Mr. Cronin secured a Diversion plea offer, which means RF’s case was dismissed after he completed Shoplifting Classes. This …

State v. Mr. RE (2016)

Cindy Castillo DUI, Case Successes

State v. Mr. RE (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ DUI Date: 08/10/2016 Description: Chandler Municipal Court: RE was alleged to have committed a first time regular DUI. Ms. Castillo secured a Reckless Driving plea offer. This prevented RE from having a DUI on his record.  

State v. Mr. JD (2016)

Cindy Castillo Sex Crimes, Case Successes

State v. Mr. JD (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Sex Crime Date: 03/28/2016 Description: Maricopa County Superior Court: JD was alleged to have committed two counts of Beastiality and two counts of Attempted Beastiality, both class six (6) felonies, after a MCSO Sherriff posed as a man offering his dog for beastiality on Backpage.com.  Ms. Castillo secured a plea offer to …

State v. Mr. RA (2016)

Cindy Castillo DUI, Case Successes

State v. Mr. RA (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ DUI Date: 08/16/2016 Description: Downtown Justice Court: RA was alleged to have committed a first time regular DUI, after driving home from Spring Training in March of 2016 and being found with a BAC of .098. Mr. Cronin secured a Reckless Driving Plea Offer upon written request, based on the ASU …

State v. Mr. D (2016) – Set Aside – Restoration of Civil Rights

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Set Asides

State v. Mr. D (2016) State v. Mr. D. (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Set Aside / Restoration of Civil Rights Date: 12/1/2016 Description: Maricopa County Superior Court: Mr. D. came to Castillo Law because, he wanted to have his three prior felony convictions, one for Theft, a class six (6) felony; one for Attempt to Commit Trafficking in Stolen Property, a class …

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Aggravated Assault Acquittal (2016)

Cindy Castillo Assault, Case Successes, Violent

State v. Mr. RF. (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law / Aggravated Assault Date: February 5, 2016 Outcome: Acquittal on Felony guilty on lesser included misdemeanor assault Description: Assault Crime Cases (Pinal County Superior Court):  RF. was alleged to have committed aggravated assault against another by using a deadly weapon (hammer) while on felony release for another offense.  If found guilty, RF was facing no less …

State v. CC (2016)

Cindy Castillo DUI, Case Successes

State v. CC (2016) Practice Area: Criminal Law/DUI Date: 02/09/2016 Description: Phoenix Municipal Court: CC was alleged to have committed DUI, after driving home and being observed by Phoenix Police on the roadway. Mr. Goebel found that, since CC was not allowed to get an independent blood test, as it was not facilitated by the officers overseeing the DUI investigation, …

State v. Ms. BC (2015)

Cindy Castillo Shoplifting, Case Successes

State v. Ms. BC (2015) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Shoplifting Date: 10/20/2015 Description: Mesa Municipal Court: BC was alleged to have committed Shoplifting after being apprehended at a Walmart with her children. Mr. Cronin argued that, due to the negligence of the Loss Prevention Officer and the fact that no crime was visually witnessed, it was difficult if not impossible …

State v. Ms. AB (2015)

Cindy Castillo Shoplifting, Case Successes

State v. Ms. AB (2015) Practice Area: Criminal Law/ Shoplifting Date: 10/7/2015 Description: Glendale Municipal Court: AB was alleged to have committed Shoplifting after being apprehended at a Macy’s in 2010. After a thorough investigation, Mr. Cronin argued that, due to the lack of witness memory of the alleged offense, it was difficult if not impossible to prove AB’s guilt. …

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Aggravated Assault & Drug Sales Reduced to Probation

Cindy Castillo Drugs, Assault, Case Successes, Violent

State v. RA (2015)  Practice Area: Criminal Law / Aggravated Assault / Drug Sales / Violent Crimes Date: June 15, 2015 Outcome: Aggravated Assault Description: Maricopa County, State v. RA (CR2015113611) RA was accused of pulling a gun on three individuals on the roadway. After police were called RA dumped his car, ran and was later apprehended. Police found drugs and a …

Shoplifting Dismissal by Diversion (2015)

Cindy Castillo Theft, Shoplifting, Case Successes

State v. MM (2015)  Practice Area: Shoplifting Date: 2015 Outcome: Dismissed with Diversion Description: Diversion Program to Dismissal. State v. MM (M-0741-4958006) MM offered diversion after initially being charged with felony shoplifting. Case dismissed. Results depend upon factors unique to each case. Results in one case do not predict results in another case.

Unlawful Flight With Priors Reduced to Probation (2015)

Cindy Castillo Case Successes, Other

State v. CK (2015)  Practice Area: Criminal Law / Unlawful Flight / Driving on Suspended License Date: September 15, 2015 Outcome: Case Dismissed Description: Description: State v. A. (CR2013-456408) Unlawful Flight/Reckless Driving: Mesa Officer alleges he attempted to stop CK at a roundabout and CK fled from him. CK was apprehended several days later. State was requesting 2.5 years in prison because …