Extensive Experience Meeting Client Expectations
Driving While Intoxicated - Acquitted by Jury
Attorney Garrison's Client was charged with Driving Under the Influence and was facing significant penalties, including incarceration. Attorney Garrison took the case to trial in front of a Judge who convicted Client. On the advice of Attorney Garrison, the Client exercised his right to have a Jury Trial. Following trial, the Jury found the Client not guilty.
Driving While Intoxicated - Case Dismissed
Attorney Garrison's Client was charged with Driving Under the Influence after being at a friend's house. Attorney Garrison defended Client and asserted that the Client's Constitutional Rights were violated by the State throughout the case. The Court agreed with Attorney Garrison and dismissed the charge.
Driving While Intoxicated - Criminal Case dropped following Administrative Hearing
Attorney Garrison's Client was charged with Driving Under the Influence. The Client did not feel that he was impaired so the case was litigated administratively at the Department of Safety. Following a victory at the administrative level, Attorney Garrison pushed for the criminal case to be dropped and the State subsequently agreed and dropped the case.
Driving While Intoxicated - Negotiated to Negligent Driving with no loss of license
Attorney Garrison's Client was charged with Driving Under the Influence after falling asleep at the wheel. Losing her license would have detrimental consequences to her job and family. Attorney Garrison successfully negotiated a resolution which assured that the Client did not lose her license and kept her job.
First Degree Assault - Acquitted by Jury
Attorney Garrison's Client was facing a prison sentence of up to 15 years or more. She was accused of assaulting and seriously injuring a victim. Attorney Garrison’s ability to collect and present evidence to the jury led to her acquittal of all charges.
Burglary - Acquitted by Jury
Attorney Garrison's Client was accused of burglary faced a significant prison sentence (up to 15 years). Even though the prosecution brought witnesses forward, Attorney Garrison demonstrated his Client’s innocence to the jury, and the Client was found not guilty.
Felon in Possession of a Firearm - Charge dismissed by Judge during Jury Trial
Attorney Garrison's Client who was convicted of a felony acquired a gun. Despite considerable evidence against him, Attorney Garrison successfully presented the case and the Judge dismissed the charge.
Theft - Client Avoids Prison
Attorney Garrison's Client was charged with the theft of tens of thousands of dollars. Shortly before his trial, more charges were brought. Afraid of going to prison, he fled on the eve of his scheduled court date. However, he secured representation from Attorney Garrison against three felony cases that could have resulted in significant prison sentences. Attorney Garrison’s argument resulted in much less than the maximum sentences and helped his Client avoid prison.
Theft of Firearms - Evidence Suppressed and Case Dismissed
Attorney Garrison's Client was charged with the theft of multiple guns. After reviewing all of the evidence in the case, Attorney Garrison moved to suppress the evidence arguing that the police needed a search warrant. The Court agreed, so the State could not use the illegally obtained evidence and the case was later dropped.
Operating after Suspension - Case Dismissed
Attorney Garrison's Client was charged with driving while having his driving privilege suspended. After reviewing all of the options with the Client, Attorney Garrison took the case to Trial. After the State presented their case, Attorney Garrison convinced the Court to dismiss the charge and a grateful Client was spared potentially life altering consequences.
Ignition Interlock Device - Successful Defense
Attorney Garrison's Client received a notice of an administrative hearing from the Department of Safety telling them they may have to install an ignition interlock device in order to drive. These devices are costly and can be problematic. Attorney Garrison persuaded the Hearings Examiner that ordering the installation interlock device was unnecessary thereby saving his Client great financial expense and hardship.
Facing significant Jail Time - Client secures victory
Attorney Garrison's Client was charged with numerous offenses and was facing up to 72 months in jail and a potential of $60K in fines. Following a lengthy trial, all but one of the charges against the Client were dismissed or resulted in a Not Guilty finding by the Court. Client paid a minimal fine and was able to move forward with their life and career.
FAMILY LAW CASES
Domestic Violence Protective Order Granted
Attorney Garrison's Client sought a court order to protect them from domestic violence. Following a lengthy hearing and testimony from both sides, the Court granted the Client's request for a protective order.
Successful Defense - Domestic Violence Petition Denied
Plaintiff obtained a temporary order of protection against Attorney Garrison's Client alleging very serious accusations of domestic violence. Attorney Garrison's Client disagreed with the allegations and maintained his innocence. Following a contested hearing, the Petition was denied and the Client's rights were fully restored.
Mother Protects her Children
When a couple separated without a parenting plan, the children lived primarily with their mother. When the father began fighting for custody, the mother grew concerned that the children would not receive adequate care if taken out of her custody and retained Attorney Garrison. After a contested hearing, the court agreed with Attorney Garrison's Client and she was granted primary custody of the children.
Family Can Move Forward
Attorney Garrison's Client was brought to Court by a former spouse and his parents. The former spouse was incarcerated. He and his parents wanted contact with the parties' daughter. At a lengthy and contested hearing, Attorney Garrison successfully persuaded the Court to deny both requests for contact.
LANDLORD / TENANT CASES
Landlord’s Rights Protected
A tenant was not paying rent and was taking advantage of Attorney Garrison's Client. After being served with an eviction notice and speaking with Attorney Garrison, the tenant agreed to leave without the need to go to court saving the Client time and expense.
Tenant’s Rights Protected
A landlord sued Attorney Garrison's Client. Attorney Garrison moved to dismiss the claim because the landlord had no jurisdiction to make a claim against his Client. The Court agreed with Attorney Garrison and dismissed the claim and Attorney Garrison assured his Client was properly protected.
Local Business Received what it was Owed
Attorney Garrison's Client, a small business, was being denied payment on services rendered. Following negotiations and despite threats to sue the Client, the purchaser paid their bill and some of Client's legal fees.
Small Claims Victory
A tenant sued Attorney Garrison's Client for money he felt was owed to him. On Attorney Garrison's advice, Client counter sued. Following a lengthy litigation process which included several hearings, Client prevailed and won their case and the tenant was Ordered to pay costs and attorney fees.
Case Dismissed - Successful Defense
Attorney Garrison's Client was sued for damages due to a real estate transaction gone bad. Attorney Garrison reviewed the case and decided he could help. The case proceeded to Court and after a lengthy hearing, the Court dismissed the case against Attorney Garrison's Client.
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.