Case Results

We take great pride in achieving successful results for our clients. The below stories represent just some of our recent client victories. It is not a complete list of our success stories.


Continuous Sexual Abuse of Child

Not guilty of all charges by Jury

Potential Sentence: Life in prison

Summary: Client's teenage step-daughter retaliated against him because he was too strict.


Aggravated Sexual Assault of Child

Not guilty of all charges by Jury

Potential Sentence: Life in prison

Summary: Client and wife took family friend's daughter to help raise. After she became unmanageable, Client sent her back home. Frustrated, she falsely charged him of sexual abuse.


Indecency With a Child By Sexual Contact

Not guilty of all charges by Jury.

Potential Sentence: up to 20 years in prison and/or fine up to $10,000.

Summary: Client was charged with Indecency With a Child by Sexual Contact in January of 2015 after false accusations were made again him by a family friend's daughter.


Indecency by Contact with a Child

Not guilty of All Charges by Jury

Potential Sentence: 20 years each on 9 Counts

Summary: Client accused by estranged wife of molesting his step-daughter to gain upper hand in divorce


Murder

7 Years Deferred Adjudication. No Jail. Charges Reduced.

Potential Sentence: up to 99 years in prison and/or fine up to $10,000.

Summary: Client was arrested and charged with Murder in January of 2016 after he was involved in a theft-gone-wrong where a Co-Defendant shot and killed another person. Client was facing up to 99 years in prison, but after negotiations with the prosecutor, a plea agreement was entered that not only kept the client out of prison, but also did not result in a conviction of the alleged offense.


Evading Arrest With a Vehicle

Charges reduced. 2 Years Deferred Adjudication. No Jail.

Potential Sentence: up to 10 years in prison and/or fine up to $10,000.

Summary: Client was charged with Evading Arrest With a Vehicle in May of 2017 after he did not yield to law enforcement's request to pull over on his ATV right away. After negotiations with the prosecutor, an agreement was reached, and the client was not required to serve time in prison, but his case was reduced to a misdemeanor charge of Evading Arrest, and he did not receive a conviction for the alleged felony offense


Assault Family Violence, Causing Bodily Injury

Dismissed.

Potential Sentence: up to 1 year in prison and/or fine up to $4,000.

Summary: Client was charged with Assault Family Violence in February of 2016 after a misunderstanding between his wife where law enforcement was called out to their home. The matter was investigated by the Barbieri Law Firm, and the case was set for trial after it was determined that there was not sufficient proof, at which point the State realized it did not have enough evidence to pursue the charges.


Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon

Indictment Refused

Potential Sentence: 20 years in prison and/or fine up to $100,000

Summary: Husband falsely accused of pointing gun at estranged wife


Aggravated Assault & Child Endangerment

Indictment Refused

Potential Sentence: 20 years in prison and loss of top security clearance

Summary: Neighborhood kids falsely accused client of threatening and pulling gun on them


Theft Under $1,000,000

Indictment Refused

Potential Sentence: 10 years in prison and loss of medical license

Summary: Doctor accused of stealing extreme amount of prescription medication


Assault - Bodily Injury

Dismissed

Potential Sentence: 1 year in jail

Summary: Client accused of physically assaulting a relative


Assault - Domestic Violence

Not Guilty

Potential Sentence: 1 year in prison

Summary: Father falsely accused of punching and attacking his teenage daughter


Sexual Assault of a Child

Dismissed All Charges

Potential Sentence: 5-99 years or Life in Prison

Summary: Guests at a party claim client snuck in and molested their child in a back bedroom


Fraud Government Document

Reversed on Appeal; Acquittal Rendered

Potential Sentence: 1 Year prison

Summary: Falsely accused of a serious crime that did not meet elements of the offense


Federal Drug Conspiracy

Mistrial granted, Hung Jury in favor of defense

Potential Sentence: Minimum 10 years to life

Summary: Mistrial granted


Cocaine Possession & DWI 3rd

Acquitted of all charges

Potential Sentence: 2 - 10 Years in Prison

Summary: Acquitted of all charges by Collin County Jury


Felony Interference with Child Custody

Dismissed before trial for Double Jeopardy

Potential Sentence: 2-10 years in prison

Summary: Judge dismissed charges before trial; double jeopardy attached after defense argued that a $100 fine paid on a related matter barred this felony charge; Judge agreed


Murder

Jury found client Not Guilty; Self-defense

Potential Sentence: 5-99 years or Life in Prison

Summary: Client was armed with 2 firearms when feared he was about to be attacked for stealing a man's girlfriend. Client killed attacker and acquitted by jury


Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child

Jury found not guilty; hung jury first trial

Potential Sentence: 5-99 years or Life in Prison

Summary: Adopted daughter resented family and falsely accused adoptive father of molesting her; acquitted by jury of all charges


Assault Family Violence

Jury verdict of Not guilty

Potential Sentence: 1 year prison; loss of top security clearance & overseas contract

Summary: Jurors waited to hug client after finding him not guilty of all charges.


Drug Possession

Jury verdict of Not guilty

Potential Sentence: 1 year prison

Summary: Client's apartment bedroom searched by police, and found 32 pieces of drug paraphernalia devices, and bongs; found not guilty by jury

DWI

Jury verdict of Not guilty

Potential Sentence: Up to 6 months in jail

Summary: Client pulled over with several empty beer bottles on floor board; and breath test of .16. Found not guilty by jury


Sexual Assault (Date Rape)

Dismissed by Grand Jury

Potential Sentence: Up to 20 years in prison

Summary: remorse and falsely accused young man of rape after an evening of consensual sex.


Sexual Assault (Date Rape)

Dismissed by Grand Jury

Potential Sentence: 2 to 20 years in prison

Summary: Englishman on visa had consensual relations with a woman after Halloween party; grand jury dismissed as a false claim


Aggravated Sexual Assault of Child

Dismissed of all charges by Grand Jury

Potential Sentence: 5-99 years or life in prison

Summary: Daughter falsely accused father of molesting her after he punished her for misbehaving; she finally recanted & case was dismissed


Indecency Sexual Contact

Dismissed

Potential Sentence: Up to 20 years in prison

Summary: Granddaughter accused grandfather of fondling, but later admitted she lied


Unlawful Possession Weapons

Jury verdict of Not Guilty.

Potential Sentence: 6 months in jail.

Summary: Jury found weapons to be artifacts and acquitted of charges


Federal Drug Conspiracy

DEA dismissed.

Potential Sentence: Up to 20 years of federal prison.

Summary: Client worked with DEA after being found mailing prescription drugs; case dismissed


Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child

Dismissed before trial

Potential Sentence: 25 years minimum - life in prison

Summary: Grandfather accused of molesting granddaughter; entire family repeatedly claimed it was false; dismissed before trial


Continuous Sexual Assault of a Child

Dismissed

Potential Sentence: 25 year minimum - life in prison

Summary: Nigerian immigrant falsely accused of molestation by step-daughter; charges all dismissed


Assault of a Child

Not Guilty by Jury

Potential Sentence: Up to 1 year in prison

Summary: Step-father falsely accused of abuse by step-daughter; jury quickly found client not guilty


Felony Burglary of Habitation - Assault

Not guilty of all charges by jury

Potential Sentence: 2-20 years in prison

Summary: Ex-girlfriend claimed client pushed his way into her apartment, repeatedly assaulting her; he was acquitted by the jury of all charges


Felony Assault - Choking Impeding Breath

Reduced to Class C ticket & dismissed

Potential Sentence: 2-10 years in prison

Summary: Dismissed by prosecutor of choking girlfriend; reduced to a Class C ticket


Outrunning Police & Reckless Driving

Dismissed

Potential Sentence: up to 15 years in prison

Summary: Client was charged in two cases in felony court and misdemeanor court.