Burglary charge reduced
Attorney Samdperil's client was initially indicted on felony burglary charges, but prosecutors agreed to reduce the charges as part of a plea bargain. In this case, the client pled guilty to misdemeanor charges of criminal trespass, and received a sentence of time served and probation.
This outcome was particularly significant for the client, who was not a U.S. citizen but has lived in this country since he was 3 years old. A felony conviction would have almost certainly resulted in his deportation.
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