Client Accused of Battery - No Charges Filed
Client was accused of battering a woman on a San Francisco street after a lady with psychological problems approached her. Client was forced to have to employ self-defense and the alleged victim was injured in the process. The alleged victim ended up calling the cops and reporting that my client attacked her.
The Law Offices of Seth P. Chazin initiated a thorough investigation of the case and contacted the supervising DA from the San Francisco district attorney's office well before they were set to make their final decision as to whether they would file charges against my client. This is essential to providing successful representation to clients who have a case in this procedural posture. Our investigation including obtaining an eyewitness statement and mitigating information about our client. We then successfully argued that our client should not be charged under these circumstances.
Result: No charges were filed in San Francisco Superior Court and the case was discharged.