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Client Found Not Guilty for Impaired Driving

Client rear-ended another vehicle on the interstate twice. When police arrive, client falls out of SUV and almost fell again into trooper's arms. Client admits to taking prescription anti-depressants before driving and is highly disoriented. Subsequent field testing by trooper and later by a drug recognition expert show client to be highly impaired on drugs. Blood test confirm very high levels of CSN Depressants outside of normal prescription ranges. Because client was on his 3rd DUI, and looking at two years in jail, he had to fight it all the way through trial. By the end of the 3-day trial, Mr. Cessna convinced the jury to find his client not guilty on all impaired driving counts. Client only had to pay a $100 fine for careless driving and walked free out of courtroom.

DA Offers Client Deferred Sentence for DUI Charge

After cross examining the arresting officers at a motions hearing, and persuading the judge to suppress all field sobriety test evidence, the DA offers Mr. Cessna's client (who had a prior DUI conviction) a deferred sentence, thus allowing all of the DUI charges to later be dismissed if the client completes certain court ordered terms successfully.

Client Acquitted Despite .185 BAC

After client fires first attorney and later hires Mr. Cessna, Mr. Cessna gets the jury to acquit his client at trial despite a .185 BAC blood test, failed field sobriety tests and admission to drinking after police find liquor bottle in vehicle.

Evidence Against Client Suppressed, Case Dismissed

After causing a severe T-bone accident, client consents to a blood test, which later comes back at .285 BAC. Mr. Cessna gets the entire case dismissed at the motions hearing after the judge agrees to grant his motions to suppress all evidence.

Motion to Suppress all Evidence in DUI Case is Granted

Client's motion to suppress all evidence in a DUI case is granted after Mr. Cessna convinces the Court through legal arguments and appellate case law that the evidence is constitutionally inadmissible.

Not Guilty on All Charges

Jury returns "Not Guilty" verdicts on all charges after Mr. Cessna exposes the government witness's lack of credibility during cross-examination.

Deputy District Attorney Dismisses Case Against Client

Judge suppresses all evidence of field sobriety tests after Mr. Cessna's cross-examination of the arresting officer, and subsequent legal arguments to the Court convince the judge that evidence was obtained in violation of the Constitution. The deputy district attorney then dismisses the case.

Not Guilty on All Charges Except Speeding Infraction

Client stopped for speeding on New Year's Eve. Trooper observed several indicia of impaired driving and according to the trooper failed all of the field sobriety tests and arrested Mr. Cessna's client. The client subsequently refused a chemical test of his blood or breath. Mr. Cessna's client elected to fight this case all the way through trial. At the end of the two-day trial, Mr. Cessna convinced the jury to find his client not guilty on all charges except for the infraction of speeding which Mr. Cessna conceded in closing arguments.

Client's Case Dismissed

Client's case was dismissed after Mr. Cessna discovered through his investigation that the one civilian witness the prosecutor needed to convict his client had, a year earlier pled guilty to providing "False Information to Police," thus convincing the prosecutor that their main witness was not reliable and not credible, and would be thoroughly impeached in front of the jury if she took the stand.

Case Dismissed, Full Driving Privileges Returned

At DMV license hearing concerning a felony vehicular assault, Mr. Cessna convinces DMV hearing officer to dismiss the case and return the client's full driving privileges despite the police forcing the client to submit to multiple blood draws against her will - all of which resulted in BACs above the legal limit.