Client was charged with multiple felony counts for which an arrest warrant was issued and Client was being sought by law enforcement. Client was concerned about the outstanding criminal charges because Client faced a potential prison sentence of several years as well as the possibility of detention and deportation by ICE. Client retained attorney Chelico for representation in the criminal and immigration matters after consulting several other attorneys.
After attorney Chelico represented Client at arraingment; several pre-preliminary hearings and negotiations with the DA’s office, ALL felony charges against Client were dimissed and Client pleaded to a minor misdemeanor offense for which the imposed jail time was one day.
Subsequently, attorney Chelico represented Client in the immigration matter and Client became a legal resident of the U.S.