Construction Site Case Dropped

The Case

Mrs. Umansky defended a client accused of grand theft from a construction site. He was charged with the crime after he took items from that site that he perceived to have been abandoned, though the materials were consequently still in use by the construction company. This particular case included the professional help of a private investigator, who used high-quality images of the construction site to help build a case that ultimately got the charge dropped.

Though the individual may have seemed genuine in his motives and would not have participated in this crime had they known it was an active construction site, the charges produced were grave. This warranted not only the retention of an experienced lawyer but also a notable private investigator that could gather additional evidence to support the defense.

The charge would have been a felony, and the fact that the case was dropped altogether shows a very strong defense facilitated by Mrs. Umansky. Completely dropping a felony is an important detail too. Oftentimes, the charges are mitigated by reaching a plea bargain or lessening the charges to a misdemeanor.  The differences between felonies and misdemeanors are often significant, so the fact this resolution came to the client was quite desirable.

The Takeaway

In situations like these, it best to obtain a criminal defense lawyer who you believe will fight for your best interest throughout the entirety of the case. There are many instances when criminal defense attorneys don’t actually try to prove the innocence of their client, but rather urge them to accept the first plea they’re offered.

When you have legal counsel who cares, they will go the extra mile to ensure that you receive the most favorable judicial ruling possible. In this case, a private investigator was hired to look into the matter further. There’s no way of knowing how the case would’ve ended without the help of the private investigator, but it is actions like that that make the difference between having a  felony simply lessened to a misdemeanor and the case being dropped altogether.

If you are facing criminal charges, be sure to acquire an attorney who has proven to look out for their client’s best interests. The Orlando criminal defense lawyers at The Umansky Law Firm can best position you for a favorable judicial ruling. Contact us today at 407-228-3838 for a free case evaluation.



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