Felony Drug Charge Dismissed - No Jail Time
The defendant and his roommate, both college students, were charged with manufacturing and possessing drugs, a felony offense in New Hampshire. Attorney Samdperil became involved before the first court appearance, sending letters to the prosecutor touting his client's academic success and the impact a felony would have on the client's future. Attorney Samdperil also counseled the client about what he could do before the court hearing to improve his chances of getting the felony charge dismissed.
Result: Our client's felony charge was dismissed in district court. He pled guilty to a misdemeanor and received a suspended sentence and probation.His roommate was not so fortunate. His felony charge has been bound over to the superior court for presentation to a grand jury.