Attorney Chris Kaigle with The Umansky Law Firm recently represented a client who had a restraining order issued against him by his child's mother, who issued the restraining order supposedly on behalf of the child. Essentially, the mother was trying to prevent the father from being in his own child's life. Attorney Kaigle met with the client and discussed all of his options. It was clear that he was nothing but a great father, and the next step was contacting witnesses and other people in the community that were very familiar with him. The client was potentially losing custody and all visitation rights over his child forever. Attorney Kaigle contacted The Department of Children and Families, who had recently completed an investigation regarding the abuse allegations.

The results were that The Department of Children and Families found absolutely no instances of abuse. The other people contacted in the community had nothing but positive things to say about the client. Attorney Kaigle subpoenaed them for the hearing, and let the other side, which included the client's ex-wife, know that they will be coming to testify against her. At the end of the day she decided to go ahead and dismiss the restraining order. Essentially, what this meant is that this restraining order was filed out of anger by an ex-wife who was upset with him for one reason or another. When she saw who the witnesses would be coming in to testify, and how much work was actually going to go into fighting this, she decided to back down and dismiss the injunction.

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Grand Theft ($300-$5000)

Nolle Prosequi-Case Dropped

CT-Driving Under the Influence Car (M1)

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped

CT- Driving under the influence car

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped

Grand Theft Third Degree

Adjudicated Guilty; One day jail/one day time serve; Restitution fees; Court Cost

Petit Theft < 300

We negotiated an agreement that entailed the State dropping the charge after our client completed a Pre-Trial Diversion Program. The Charge was dropped via a Nolle Prosequi.

Unlawful Speeding

Withhold of Adjudication; No points on license; Paid fine and clerk cost; 8 hour aggressive driver class; 90 days to satisfy fine and class

Shoot/Throw Missile Into Dwell/Struct/Veh; Child Abuse; Criminal Mischief; Battery (Domestic Violence)

No Information Notice - Charges Dropped

Attach Tag/Lic Plate To Unassigned Vehicle (M2)

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped

DUI with Minor In Car or BAL of .20 or Higher

Pled No Contest, 1 Year Probation, 10 day Car Impound, Community Service

Motion to Modify Probation

Motion Granted in 48 hours

Petit Theft

Adjudication Withheld, 4 Months probation, Costs/Fines, Impulse Control Class

Petit Theft of $100 or MORE (M1)

Nolle Prosequi

Refuse To Submit To DUI Test (M1)

Case Dropped

Battery on Law Enforcement Officer (F3); Disorderly Conduct (M2)

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped


Charges Dropped

Scheme to Defraud(F3); Grand Theft(F3)

Motion to Terminate Probation Granted

Unlawful Speed


Failed to Yield at Intersection

Not Guilty

Leave Scene Of A Crash W/Property Damage (M2)

Case Dropped

Motion to Modify and Impose a Withhold of Adjudication


Attempted Burglary of a Conveyance

Charges dropped

Possession of Cannabis (less than 20 grams)

Charges dropped


Reduced to reckless driving

Possession of Alcohol Under the Age of 21

Charges dropped

Driving Under the Influence

Reduced to Reckless Driving

Violation of Probation

Case Dismissed

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