This is another case where the client first hired another lawyer that knew nothing about dealing with criminal investigations and DYFS cases. While the client was not yet arrested, he was facing both a DYFS case and a criminal investigation for allegedly molesting his 5 year old daughter. It took quite some time but our Somerset County Sexual Assault Defense lawyers were able to make sure that the criminal investigation was closed without any charges being filed against the client. The DYFS case however, was another story. It took a long time to fight the DYFS case because they fought so hard against our attorneys. However, our defense attorneys know how to fight even hard. We filed a number of motions to cripple the DYFS case. In the end, our motion to dismiss the case was granted by the judge.
In this case, the firm was hired to file a bail motion in Burlington County so that the client can be released from jail pending trial. The client was accused of molesting his children over a long period of time. By filing a hard-hitting bail motion, our molestation defense attorneys were able to get the client’s bail reduced by $250,000.
This was a tough case because the client actually admitted to molesting his daughter in a confession. We were able to get the client out of jail on a bail motion which helped us then get the client into therapy. Our sexual assault defense attorneys spent well over a year fighting the case hard. Numerous motions were filed by our attorneys during that time. In the end, our defense attorneys worked out a deal where the client received a probation sentence as opposed to 10 to 20 years in prison.
Middlesex County Sexual Assault Defense Attorney
This case involves a joint legal investigation by the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office and DYFS into the allegations of one child molesting another. Although both parties are minors, these cases are still treated as very serious by law enforcement. We prevented the prosecutor’s office from interviewing our client and within a few weeks, our sexual assault defense attorneys had the criminal investigation dismissed. A few weeks later, our attorneys also had the DYFS case dismissed as well.
This case shows that we just don’t represent clients accused of molesting their children but we also represent the other parent. In this case, the client’s child was molested by the mother’s boyfriend. It took his daughter a long time for her to disclose the abuse so thus, he wanted our lawyers to help him to deal with the prosecutor’s office. Within a few weeks of hiring our firm, our sexual assault victim lawyers were able to work with the prosecutor to move the case along. The mother’s boyfriend was arrested. Our lawyers next helped the client secure sole legal custody of the child without a big legal bill. In this end, our lawyers accomplished all of the client’s goals with little effort, money and stress.
This client hired our DYFS lawyers after first handling the case with a lawyer that didn’t have much DYFS experience. As a result, there were some holes in the case that needed to be patched. The DYFS case was closed without having a fact finding hearing. Nevertheless, the client was still substantiated because he talked about his desire to molest his children in an interview. Thus, he had to file a DYFS OAL appeal. About six months after hiring the firm, our DYFS OAL appeal lawyers received word that his case was dismissed and that the finding of abuse and neglect was reversed.
This was a tough case because the client was accused of molesting his young son who happened to be autistic. Statistics show that children who suffer from Autism Spectrum Disorder are much more likely to be molested than other children. Furthermore, the mother of the child was actively pushing the investigation. The client hired our team of aggressive child molestation defense lawyers before he did or said anything to anyone. The investigation was jointly coordinated by the Mercer County Prosecutor’s office and the Mercer County DYFS office. Our lawyers spent a lot of time working with one of the detectives from the child abuse unit on the investigation. It took us three months, but in the end, our lawyers received word that no charges would be filed against the client. Likewise, the DYFS case would be closed as well. Thus, the client was never arrested and his visitation was never impacted.
This client was under investigation for sexually assaulting his daughter in his New Brunswick home. Both the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Middlesex County DYFS office was coming after him. Luckily, the client hired our team of smart, aggressive sexual assault defenses lawyers right away. We set up a strategy to get both cases shut down as soon as possible. First, our lawyers were about to get the criminal investigation shut down. Next, our lawyers focused on the DYFS investigation. About a month or so later, we got word that the DYFS was was going to be closed. The client was never arrested and was never bought to court by DYFS. He did not have to undergo any evaluations.