Extensive Experience Meeting Client Expectations
First Degree Assault - Acquitted by Jury
Client was charged with first and second degree assault for causing a horrible injury to the victim. Facing up to more than 15 years in prison, Client was acquitted of all charges following a jury trial.
Burglary - Acquitted by Jury
Client was charged with Burglary and facing up to 15 years in prison. There were numerous witnesses to the crime. Following trial, a jury found Client not guilty.
Felon in Possession of a Firearm - Charge dismissed by Judge during Jury Trial
Client was charged with illegally possessing a gun while being a convicted felon. At the close of the State's case, the Judge dismissed the charge although numerous witnesses testified against Client.
Theft of a Lot of $$$ - Prison Avoided
Client was charged with taking tens of thousands of dollars. To make matters worse, Client was later charged with more crimes, and then, on the eve of his scheduled Court date, he fled. After he was arrested, he was facing three separate felony cases, which could have resulted in significant prison sentences. Following argument by Attorney Garrison, the Court sentenced Client to jail and gave him a much lighter sentence.
DWI Second Offense - Acquitted by Jury on Appeal
Client was convicted by a Judge in district court and appealed his conviction and had a jury trial. Client's first jury trial ended with a mistrial as the Jury could not agree on a verdict. Following the second trial, the jury acquitted Client.
Sexual Assault - Successful plea agreement to a lesser offense
Client was facing charges of sexual assault which would require registration as a sex offender. The case was successfully negotiated and Client did not go to jail or have to register as a sex offender.
Misdemeanor Theft - Client acquitted although State had video
Client was charged with shoplifting and although the State presented video evidence of client at trial, Client was found not guilty.
FAMILY LAW CASES
Mother Gets to Keep Her Family Intact
Client was separated from her ex due to his poor choices. The parties did not have a parenting plan and the children lived primarily with Client, but Dad wanted them too. Following a contested hearing, the Court agreed with Client and she was able to keep primary physical custody of the children.
Successful Mediation - Parents Agree
Client who lived out of State was being denied visitation with his child. Following mediation, the parties were able to reach an agreement that benefited both the parents and their child.
Domestic Violence Protective Order Granted
Client sought a court order to protect them from domestic violence. Following a lengthy hearing and testimony from both sides, the Court granted client's request for a protective order.
LANDLORD / TENANT CASES
Landlord Sued the Wrong Party
Landlord sued Client in District Court. The Court dismissed the action against Client after Attorney Garrison moved to dismiss the claim because the Landlord did not have jurisdiction to make a claim against client.
Problem Tenant Needed to Go
Client's Tenant was not paying rent and was taking advantage of Client. After being served with an eviction notice and speaking with Attorney Garrison, Tenant agreed to leave without the need of litigation.
Major Motor Vehicle Problems Avoided
Client plead guilty to a serious offense without an attorney, which caused very serious problems for him at the DMV. Attorney Garrison was able to get the Court to vacate the conviction, thus avoiding a situation which could have resulted in loss of license and prison time.
Local Business Received what it was Owed
Client business provided construction services. However, the purchaser refused to pay despite their agreement to do so. Following negotiations, and despite threats from the purchaser to sue Client, purchaser paid their bill and some of Client's legal fees.
No Guarantee of Results. Some of the case summaries and reports of past results describe past matters handled for clients of Attorney Garrison; these are meant only to provide information to the public about the activities and experience of Attorney Garrison. They are not meant to be a guarantee that the same or similar results can be obtained in every matter undertaken by Attorney Garrison. You must not assume that a similar result can be obtained in a legal matter of interest to you. The outcome of a particular matter can depend on a variety of factors—including the specific factual and legal circumstances, the ability of opposing counsel, and, often, unexpected developments beyond the control of any client or lawyer.