Assault Fourth Degree Domestic Violence (DV)

Client charged with assaulting a spouse. The accused allegedly admitted to the medics that she pushed the spouse off the porch steps causing a head injury. The medics reported the statement to the police and she was arrested. Statements made by the spouse, and to 911, the police, and to independent witnesses did not support the Governments theory of the case. After our investigation, it was determined the spouse was intoxicated and accidentally stepped off the steps after they exchanged keys to the front door. Case dismissed. Click here to view the court documents.