In August 2023, a EwingLaw Client charged with the charges listed below was given probation when the sentencing guidelines called for several years in prison. The charges that he got probation for were:
- Accessory After the Fact to a Felony.
- Disinterment & Mutilation of Dead Bodies.
- Concealment the Death of an Individual.
- Tampering with Evidence.
- Second Degree Arson.
- Arson-Preparation to Burn Property.
- Dead Bodies–Disinterment & Mutilation.
In this case, a Ewing Law Client was charged with Home Invasion 1st Degree which carries a maximum penalty of 20 years prison, Malicious Destruction or Property ($200-$1000) a misdemeanor that carries a maximum of 1 year in jail, and misdemeanor Domestic Violence with a maximum penalty of 93 days jail.
The felony Home Invasion 1st Degree (20 year prison max) was reduced to Illegal Entry (a misdemeanor), count two (MDOP) was dismissed, and he plead to count three (Domestic Violence).
The plea agreement also stated that the pleas to the two misdemeanors would be made pursuant to MCL 771.1 and 769.4a–meaning they are non-public records so they are sealed so that our client’s employer can not find the records. The agreement also stated that upon successful completion of an anger management program and a short probation–that the two misdemeanor charges would also be dismissed. Leaving our client WITH ALL CHARGES ULTIMATELY DISMISSED!
A Ewing Law Client was charged with a felony for causing an individual to falsely believe they had been exposed to a harmful biological substance (COVID-19) as well as malicious destruction of property (MDOP). The penalty for the felony is a maximum of 5 years prison. By presenting mitigating facts we were able to get the felony dismissed and our client plead to the misdemeanor (MDOP)–he was given credit for time served (93 days) and released!
In January of 2020, a Ewing Law client who was charged with Open Murder received a term of probation. The original murder charge was amended to manslaughter and there was an agreement that he would be placed on probation after receiving enough jail credit for his felony firearm conviction. 18-042947 FC.
Another Ewing Law client who was charged with first degree murder for what the media called a “revenge killing.” After gathering our client’s evidence and presenting it to the prosecution–they decided it was in the interest of justice to offer a plea agreement whereby our client would serve only 6 years for the murder.