Criminal Case Results


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SETTLEMENTS AND VERDICTS IN ALL CASES DEPEND ON VARIOUS FACTORS AND CIRCUMSTANCES WHICH ARE UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. THEREFORE, PAST RESULTS IN CASES ARE NOT A GUARANTEE OR PREDICTION OF SIMILAR RESULTS IN FUTURE CASES WHICH THE LAW OFFICES OF NADER HASAN, P.C. AND ITS LAWYERS MAY UNDERTAKE.

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October

Charges: Reckless Driving. 
Disposition: Reduced to Improper Driving after a trial. 
Basic Facts: Minor client paced at 60 mph in a 35 mph zone.
Defense: Client was test driving an unfamiliar car. Took a driver improvement class prior to court. Very good student. 

Charges: Fare Evasion
Disposition: Charge DISMISSED. 
Basic Facts: Client allegedly jumped the turn style at the metro station. Went to court without an attorney and was found guilty. Appealed the charge to the Circuit Court.
Defense: Arresting officer did not appear for the appeal date. 

Charge: Identity Theft
Disposition: DISMISSED
Basic Facts: incorrect social security number appeared on client’s charging document
Defense: Provided evidence that showed client did not willfully use false social security number on charging document. 

Charge: Possession of Marijuana, Trespassing, and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor
Disposition: Contributing and Possession charges DISMISSED, Trespassing charge DISMISSED after 50 hours of community service, 12 months inactive probation, and completion of a substance abuse evaluation.
Basic Facts: Client caught with minor coworkers in a park after dark. Marijuana found in his vehicle. 
Defense: Client had no prior criminal record, minors did not want to testify, very small amount of marijuana was located in the vehicle. 

Charge: DWI, 1st, Refusal, Driving Without a License, Felony Hit and Run
Disposition: Refusal and Driving Without a License charges DISMISSED, client given 90 days, all suspended on the reduced charge of Misdemeanor Hit and Run, and 180 days in jail with 176 days suspended on the DWI, 12 month loss of license, ASAP, and $300 fine.
Basic Facts: Client rear ended someone on 395, victim called police, client drove away. Client’s car broke down a few miles down the road, trooper approached him, client could barely stand, could not complete any Field Sobriety Tests.
Defense: Without field sobriety tests or blood alcohol level it was only the trooper’s testimony regarding the level of intoxication. Client was willing to do two days in jail to avoid the felony.

September

Charge: Reckless Driving Generally
Disposition: Reduced to Defective Equipment with $200 fine with $100 suspended
Basic Facts: worked for AAA, pulled over onto shoulder to assist a vehicle. While merging back onto the highway the vehicle behind him slammed on their breaks and got rear ended.
Defense: It was not clear that the client caused the accident. 

Charges: Grand Larceny
Disposition: Reduced to Disorderly Conduct with 90 days in jail, all suspended, 12 months good behavior, after proof of community service hours and payment of $111.00 in restitution to Macy’s.  
Basic Facts: Client caught shoplifting at Macy’s. 
Defense: Client had no prior offenses, amount taken was less than $200.

Charge: Reckless Driving Generally
Disposition: Reduced to Improper Driving with $500 fine 
Basic Facts: Raining out, client driving in left hand lane of beltway, lane closed, client hit state vehicle indicating lane closure.
Defense: Client had a good driving record, no damage to state vehicle.

Charge: 2 Failure to Appear, Show Cause for Child Support
Disposition: Dismissed Failures to Appear and Show Cause 
Basic Facts: Client was in jail for unrelated charges, missed hearing on show cause for nonpayment of child support
Defense: Client paid support arrearages in full on court date. 

Charge: 78/65 Speeding
Disposition: Fail to Obey Highway Sign with a $250 fine
Basic Facts: Client caught speeding on LIDAR
Defense: Speed was minimal, client was cooperative with officer.  

Charges: DWI, 1st and Driving Without a License
Disposition: Reckless Driving with 90 days in jail, all suspended, 12 months unsupervised probation, 6 months loss of license, must complete ASAP, $500 fine
Basic Facts: Client got lost coming home from Maryland with a friend, fell asleep on the side of the road, in driver’s seat, car on, keys in ignition.
Defense: Blood alcohol level of .09 

Charges: Grand Larceny, Bad Check, Forgery
Disposition: All charges to be DISMISSED upon payment of restitution 
Basic Facts: Client’s business associate allegedly gave him a bad check to pay for approximately $4,000.00 worth of suits at Jos. A. Bank.
Defense: One witness had left the country, other witness could not positively identify client. Client had no prior criminal charges. Client did not sign the check. 

Charges: Grand Larceny, Manufacturing Device to Shield Shoplifted Merchandise
Disposition: Reduced to Petit Larceny and Manufacturing Device with 12 months in jail with 10 months suspended and 1 year of supervised probation.
Basic Facts: Client caught with bag lined with aluminum foil and several shoplifted items.
Defense: Client had no prior felonies, was willing to do the jail time in return for dropping the felony.

August

Charge: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving
Disposition: Continued for Traffic School to be DISMISSED
Basic Facts: Client lost control of his vehicle and hit the jersey barrier. Officer estimated that he had been going 80 miles per hour according to yaw marks on roadway.
Defense: Client had a clean record. No one witnessed the accident. No evidence that he endangered anyone. 

Charge: 5 counts Possession With Intent to Distribute Marijuana
Disposition: Pled guilty to 1 count PWID, prosecutor Nolle Prosequi other 4 counts
Basic Facts: Client caught doing three one ounce and one two ounce hand to hand transactions with an undercover officer present, officer obtained a search warrant and found an additional 14 ounces in client’s bedroom.
Defense: Client had a clean record, had to forfeit $3,000.00 in money found in bedroom and pay $1,125.00 in restitution for buy funds. 

Charge: Solicitation of Prostitution
Disposition: Continued to be DISMISSED after 50 hours of community service 
Basic Facts: Client contacted a woman off of backpages.com. He thought it was a regular dating site. He showed up at the hotel and realized what was going on and left.
Defense: Client had a clean record. He made no admissions or statements.  No money or sex was offered or exchanged. 

July

Charge: Felony Hit and Run
Disposition: Reduced to Misdemeanor Hit and Run with 360 days in jail with 356 days suspended, 90 day loss of license, and restitution.
Basic Facts: Victim identified client as driver of vehicle that hit his vehicle and did not stop.
Defense: Client has no prior felonies. Agreed to do two days in jail wanted to avoid having a felony for work purposes.

Charges: Reckless 81/55, Expired Registration
Disposition: Client pled guilty to Speeding 74/55 and the Commonwealth dropped the Registration ticket
Basic Facts: Client caught on LIDAR. Several prior speeding tickets. 
Defense: Client cooperative with officer. Needed to avoid the Misdemeanor for work purposes. 

Charges: DUI, 3rd and Refusal
Disposition: Client pled guilty to DUI 1st with agreed sentence of 180 days in jail all suspended, 12 month loss of license, ASAP, ignition interlock, $1000 fine with $750 suspended. Refusal was nolle prosequi.
Basic Facts: Client stopped for going 15 mph in a 35 mph zone, officer smelled alcohol, client made several inappropriate comments to the officer, unsteady on his feet, refused field sobriety tests and the preliminary breath test. Refused to blow at the station.
Defense: Prosecutor did not have a certified disposition from the first DUI and the client was found not guilty of the second DUI so they could not prove it was a third. 

Charges: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana and Felony Possession of Schedule I/II
Disposition: Client pled guilty to Possession of Marijuana and Paraphernalia (2 misdemeanors)
Basic Facts: Client was parked in a parking lot with some friends in the car. Police approached the car to see what they were doing. Police saw open alcohol containers in the car and smelled marijuana. Searched the vehicle. Found a grinder containing a small amount of marijuana in a shopping bag. Client admitted it was hers. Police searched her person. Found two aderall pills in her pocket.
Defense: Client had a clean record. One prior petit larceny. Nothing drug related. Going to school and working. Living at home. Parents very supportive. All negative urine screens while on supervised release awaiting court date.   

Charge: Possession of Marijuana
Disposition: reduced to Trespass and then DISMISSED after 100 hours of community service
Basic Facts: Client was in a parking lot at GMU. Police allegedly saw him smoking marijuana in the car with friends. Police approached the car and smelled marijuana. Police asked where it was and client handed officer a smoking device.
Defense: Client had a clean record. Amount of marijuana was very small.  

June

Charges: Misdemeanor Domestic Assault and Battery, Felony Strangulation, Felony Malicious Wounding, and Felony Grand Larceny. 
Disposition: Three Felonies Nolle Prosequi, one Misdemeanor continued to be DISMISESD as long as client successfully completes 50 hours of community service and an anger management class, and has no contact with the victim or any further violations of law. 
Basic Facts: Client’s ex-girlfriend claimed he swung a bat at her and stole her dog.
Defense: We presented evidence to the Commonwealth Attorney to undermine credibility of the victim’s allegations. Based on the evidence presented and arguments made, we were able to negotiate a favorable plea deal for our client.

Charges: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana 
Disposition: Continued to be DISMISSED as long as client successfully completes 6 months of active probation, 25 hours of community service, and 6 month loss of license. 
Basic Facts: Client caught with marijuana and a smoking device at his high school after reports that people were smoking in the bathroom
Defense: Client was under 18 and cooperative with the police. Client was punished by the school.

Charge: Selling Alcohol to a Minor
Disposition: Continued to be DISMISSED if client completes 100 hours of community service and the RSVP class 
Basic Facts: Client is a bartender. Sold alcohol to an underage individual. 
Defense: Client had a clean record. Looked at the ID and did the math wrong. 

Charges: DUI, 1st and Refusal
Disposition: Client pled guilty to DUI 1st with the agreed sentence of 30 days in jail all suspended, 12 month loss of license, $250 fine, ASAP, and ignition interlock. 
Basic Facts: Client’s passenger opened the door to vomit while the car was still moving. Officer pulled the vehicle over to see what was going on. Officer smelled alcohol on client, slurred speech, glassy eyes, unsteady on feet. Refused field sobriety tests and preliminary breath test.
Defense: Client had a clean record, was cooperative with the officer.

Charge: Felony Grand Larceny
Disposition: Client pled guilty to Misdemeanor Petit Larceny with an agreed sentence of 6 months in jail, all suspended, 12 months of general good behavior, and a ban from Target.
Basic Facts: Client caught shoplifting with a friend. 
Defense: Client had a clean record. Each defendant took less than $200.00 worth of items.

May

Charge: Appeal of Underage Possession of Alcohol
Disposition: Dismissed
Basic Facts: Client was charge with underage possession of alcohol. Was required to do 25 hours of community service and pay fines for charge to be dismissed. 
Accidentally paid late and was convicted by General District Court. Appealed case to Circuit Court.
Defense: Showed prosecutor proof of community service and payment of fine. 

Charges: Possession with intent to distribute Schedule I/II, Possession with intent to distribute Marijuana, Distribution in a School Zone, Possession of Firearms with Schedule I/II
Disposition: Continued to be dismissed if client completes first offender program with six month loss of license, 100 hours community service, 12 months active probation, and substance abuse evaluation and treatment.  
Basic Facts: Client caught selling Marijuana and Aderall pills in a school zone. Police searched his room and found a firearm along with cash and additional marijuana and pills. 
Defense: Client was eligible for first offender treatment. Had prior offenses but nothing drug related. Quantities very small.

April

Charge: Felony False Statement on a Criminal History Consent
Disposition: DISMISSED (Nolle Prosequi) 
Basic Facts: Client attempted to purchase a firearm at gun show; submitted application stating that he had never had a domestic assault conviction.  Virginia State Police record check provided an entry for a domestic assault conviction in 1996 in Prince William County.  
Defense: Provided mitigating evidence that Virginia State Police records were not reliable in this specific case.  Prosecutor agreed and made a motion to nolle prosequi the charge. 

Charges: Felony Possession of Schedule I/II and Misdemeanor Drunk in Public
Disposition: DISMISSED/Continued for dismissal.
Basic Facts: Client leaving a concert, walking down the street, engaged in a verbal altercation with a driver of another vehicle.  Police witnessed incident and detained client.  Client arrested for Drunk in Public and, upon search, police found several Adderall pills in his pocket. 
Defense: Provided prosecutor with valid Adderall prescription so prosecutor agreed to nolle prosequi the Felony Possession and agreed to dismiss the Drunk in Public after completion of community service hours. 

Charge: DUI, 2nd offense within 5 years and Refusal
Disposition: NOT GUILTY.  Defendant found not guilty of DUI 2nd after trial, found guilty of refusal however, refusal is now on appeal.
Basic Facts: Client got into a verbal altercation with a tow truck driver and then drove away.  Tow truck driver called the police and followed client.  Police stop client for traffic infraction and client admitted to having several drinks that night.  Performed field sobriety tests and then arrested for driving while intoxicated, 2nd offense within 5 years.  Client refused to provide breath sample at police station.
Defense: Prior DUI conviction from out of state not admissible as prior based on conviction order offered by prosecutor.  Client was not intoxicated, performed well on field sobriety tests.

Charges: Misdemeanor Destruction of Property, Disorderly Conduct, and Drunk in Public
Disposition:  After negotiating with the prosecutor the client pled guilty to Destruction of Property with the agreed sentence of 12 months in jail, with all 12 months suspended, payment of restitution to repair vehicle, and remaining charges were nolle prosequi. Client had prior conviction for DUI in 2011.
Basic Facts: Client was leaving establishment after consuming alcohol, began urinating on side of adjacent building.  Owner of business blocks client vehicle, calls police.  Client becomes outraged and destroys the side mirror of owner’s vehicle and other damage to vehicle. 
Defense: Presented mitigating evidence, alcohol evaluation/treatment, secure employment, etc.

Charge: Probation Violation
Disposition: NO ACTIVE JAIL TIME.  Convinced judge to continue the client on probation for an additional 6 months rather than impose any of the suspended jail time.
Basic Facts: Client was found guilty of a Drunk in Public charge while he was on probation for a DUI conviction.
Defense: Presented mitigating evidence to judge regarding violation.

Charge: Reckless Driving 99/65
Disposition: NO ACTIVE JAIL TIME. Client pled guilty and accepted agreed sentence of 180 days in jail, all 180 days suspended, a fine of $500 with $250 suspended, and 4 months loss of license. The judge also approved a restricted license for the client during the 4 month suspension period. 
Basic Facts: Client paced by officer going between 99 and 101mph.
Defense: Presented mitigating evidence to prosecutor regarding Defendant’s health issues, no prior reckless driving convictions. 

Charges: Reckless Driving and Driving Without a Valid License
Disposition: NOT GUILTY of Driving w/o License and NO ACTIVE JAIL TIME on Reckless driving.  The sentenced the client to 10 days in jail, all 10 days suspended, $1500 fine with $500 suspended, and 90 day loss of license.
Basic Facts: Head on collision with box truck.  Client vehicle crossed double yellow lines.
Defense: Prosecutor sought active jail sentence.  After a trial, client was found not guilty of Driving Without a License because the prosecutor could not prove that he had notice that his license had been suspended.  

Charges: Misdemeanor False Documents to Make Status
Disposition: Convince prosecutor to reduce the charge to a Trespass with a sentence of 6 months in jail, all suspended, $1500 fine with $1000 suspended, and 50 hours of community service.
Basic Facts: domestic dispute, husband outside, police ask for ID, wife gives police husband’s fake driver’s license and social security card, husband admits to police that he has been using the false documents.
Defense: Presented mitigating evidence to prosecutor.

Charges: Domestic Assault and Battery 
Disposition: DISMISSED (Nolle Prosequi). 
Basic Facts: Domestic dispute, neighbor calls police.  Upon arrival, police see that wife had visible injury on knee.  Client arrested.  
Defense: Wife did not want to testify. No prior incidents. Couple reconciled after incident. 

March

Charges: Felony Malicious Wounding, Misdemeanor Assault and Battery, Resisting Arrest, and Disorderly Conduct. 
Disposition: Prosecutor agreed to reduce Malicious Wounding to Assault and Battery. Plea to Assault and Battery and Disorderly Conduct, DISMISSED (Nolle prosequi) Resisting Arrest. Sentenced to time served.
Basic Facts: Fight allegedly involving over 20 individuals in Bailey’s at the Ballston Mall.
Defense: Injuries were minor. Unclear that Defendant was the aggressor. 

Charge: Felony Malicious Wounding.
Disposition: Prosecutor agreed to reduce Malicious Wounding to Assault and Battery. Judge imposed agreed sentence of 12 months in jail, all suspended.
Basic Facts: Client allegedly stabs father of child in arm, causing laceration.
Defense: 

Charges: Felony Strangulation and Misdemeanor Assault and Battery.
Disposition: Girlfriend does not want to proceed with the case. Prosecutor insists on proceeding with trial. Both charges DISMISSED at trial for insufficient evidence.
Basic Facts: Client allegedly pushes and strangles girlfriend. 
Defense:  

Charges: Felony Habitual Offender Driving on Suspended License.
Disposition: DISMISSED (Nolle Prosequi)
Basic Facts: Defendant allegedly drives after being declared habitual offender.
Defense: Provided mitigation evidence to prosecutor.

Charges: Felony Possession of Schedule I/II
Disposition: Commonwealth’s Attorney agreed to sentence of 10 days in jail, 3 years probation, and 6 month loss of license.
Basic Facts: Client stopped for weaving between lanes, officer found crack in front seat, client admitted that he went to DC to purchase crack.

Charges: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny
Disposition: Charge amended to trespass and continued for DISMISSAL. 
Basic Facts: shoplifting at a retail store
Defense: Presented mitigating evidence. Client had no prior record. 

Charge: Speeding 69/55
Disposition: Amended to defective equipment

Charge: Probation Violation 
Disposition: Convinced judge continue Defendant on probation for an additional six months. NO ACTIVE JAIL TIME. 
Basic Facts: Defendant charged with DUI while on probation for a drug charge. 

Charge: Probation Violation
Disposition: Convinced judge to restore Defendant to probation. NO ACTIVE JAIL TIME.
Basic Facts: Defendant charged with three crimes while on probation. 

Charge: DUI 1st with .18 BAC
Disposition: Convinced Commonwealth to strike BAC. Defendant sentenced to 180 days in jail, all suspended, $1500 fine with $1200 suspended, 12 month loss of license, and ASAP. 
Basic Facts: Client pulled over for traffic infraction
Defense: Presented mitigating evidence, alcohol evaluation/treatment, secure employment, etc. 

Charge: Felony 3rd DUI within 10 years, .26 BAC
Disposition: Convince Commonwealth to amend to Misdemeanor 2nd DUI within 5 years. Judge imposed sentence of 180 days in jail with 140 suspended, 40 days mandatory, $1500 fine with $1000 suspended, 36 month loss of license. Granted delayed report.
Basic Facts: Defendant found passed out in driver’s seat of vehicle in 7-11 parking lot. Engine running. Open container in front seat.
Defense: Presented mitigating evidence that defendant’s mother in law had just been diagnosed with cancer, self medicating for depression with alcohol, seeking treatment.

Charge: Misdemeanor Fail to Pay Taxi
Disposition: DISMISSED (Nolle Prosequi)
Basic Facts: Intoxicated Defendant took a taxi from DC to McLean and got out without paying.
Defense: Presented mitigating evidence that Defendant was here as an exchange student, not familiar with customs. Proof of later payment to taxi driver provided.

Charge: Driving on Suspended, Vehicle over License Weight
Disposition: DISMISSED (Nolle Prosequi)
Basic Facts: Defendant’s friend gave his name when he was pulled over for his vehicle carrying too much weight.
Defense: Provided police officer the contact information for the actual driver. Officer investigated and discovered Defendant was not the driver. 

Charges: 5 Felonies: 2 counts Forgery, 2 counts Uttering, 1 count attempted Forgery
Disposition: Convinced Commonwealth to DISMISS (Nolle prosequi) all but one Felony and amend it to False Pretenses for immigration purposes. Sentenced to probation only. 
Basic Facts: Defendant allegedly used several fake Travelers checks at Target. Defendant met with investigators and provided information to try and locate main perpetrators.
Defense: Presented mitigating evidence that Defendant used the money to buy diapers and household goods, was not the one creating the checks, cooperated with police to attempt to locate the people who were creating the checks.

Charges: Felony Breaking and Entering, Malicious Wounding 
Disposition: DISMISSED (Nolle Prosequi) Breaking and Entering, reduce Malicious Wounding to Assault and Battery, sentence of 360 days in jail with 330 days suspended.
Basic Facts: Domestic dispute between sisters over ex-husband. 
Defense: Victim did not want to pursue charges. Victim’s injuries not significant. 

February 

Charge: Felony DUI 3rd, .21 BAC, Misdemeanor Driving on Suspended, and Hit and Run.
Disposition: Convinced Commonwealth to amend to Misdemeanor DUI, 2nd with sentence of 12 months with 10 months suspended (40 days mandatory time) $2500/$1500, 36 month loss of license, 12 month hard suspension. 12 months, all suspended, on Hit and Run. 180 days, all suspended, on Driving on Suspended.
Basic Facts: Defendant allegedly sideswiped a vehicle and continued driving, was followed to a restaurant where he eventually stopped.
Defense: Provided mitigating evidence to prosecutor.

Charge: Assault and Battery on a Family Member
Disposition: Defendant found NOT GUILTY at trial after victim and witness provided conflicting testimony. 
Basic Facts: Daughter alleged that mother hit her with a broom.

Charge: Felony Habitual Offender Driving on Suspended
Disposition: Convinced Commonwealth to amended to Misdemeanor Driving on Suspended
Basic Facts: Defendant’s license was suspended for several DUI’s and failure to pay fines
Defense: Provided mitigating evidence to prosecutor

Charge: Driving on Suspended and Failure to Appear
Disposition: Convinced Commonwealth to amend Driving on Suspended to No license in Possession with a $10 fine, judge dismissed Failure to Appear. 
Basic Facts: Defendant’s license had been suspended for failure to pay fines.
Defense: Provided mitigating evidence to prosecutor. Defendant had a clean record. 

Charge: Felony Possession of more than ½ ounce of Marijuana
Disposition: Convinced the Commonwealth Attorney to reduce charge to Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana and the judge imposed the agreed sentence of 12 months in jail with 11 months suspended, ASAP, and 6 month loss of license.
Basic Facts: Defendant pulled over due to trailer hitch obstructing view of license plate. Officer smells marijuana. Defendant consents to search of vehicle. Officer finds ¼ oz of marijuana in vehicle. Defendant consents to search of home. Officer finds ¼ oz of marijuana in Defendant’s home.
Defense: Provided mitigating evidence to prosecutor. Defendant had a clean record, was forthcoming and cooperative with officer.

Charges: Assault and Battery on a Family Member and Preventing 911 Call
Disposition: DISMISSED (Nolle Prosequi) 911 charge, 2 year deferred disposition on Assault Battery, to be dismissed if Defendant completes anger management and stays out of trouble. 
Basic Facts: Defendant allegedly punched wife in the face and ripped phone cord out of the wall during a dispute.
Defense: Provided mitigating evidence to prosecutor. Defendant had a clean record, was a hard worker, no prior incidents.

Charges: Drunk in Public and Disorderly Conduct
Disposition: DISMISSED (Nolle Prosequi) Disorderly Conduct, Drunk in Public reduced to Trespass and nolle prosequi after 60 days.
Basic Facts: Defendant allegedly became intoxicated and attempted to attack a friend with a pen.
Defense: Provided mitigating evidence to prosecutor. Defendant had a clean record and exemplary military service.





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