In an effort to expedite the disposition of criminal cases, new judicial processing guidelines have been put into practice.
Defendant are to be offered the lowest plea agreement at their first court appearance. Thereafter, the offer is supposed to increase. Therefore, it is extremely important to hire an attorney who can obtain all the discovery, review it with the client, and conduct plea negotiations with the Assistant Prosecutor or Deputy Attorney General prior to the first court appearance. With Michael Schreiber’s 35 years of experience and expertise in handling criminal matters, he is able to do this.
The second Detention Hearing was a success as well! D.G., a 25 year old male charged with possession of a handgun while on ISP (Intensive Supervision Program). The State was opposing releasing the client, but eventually consented and I was able to get him released with conditions.