Case Results

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No Charges Filed Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Drug Crimes
Mr. Nelson's client was charged with felony Possession of Controlled Substance and felony Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Through a swift negotiation, Mr. Nelson pointed out the weaknesses in the case and, even though Mr. Nelson's client was the only occupant in the vehicle with the alleged drugs and paraphernalia, he was able to convince the prosecutor to not file any charges. Within 10 days of hiring Mr. Nelson on pending felony charges, his client was able to leave his office with the case closed and no charges pursued.
  • Client Found Not Guilty DWI DWI
    Mr. Nelson's client was charged with DWI, Refusing the Breath Test, Improper Lane Usage, and Disobeying a Traffic Control Device. At trial, Mr. Nelson was able to convince the Judge that the traffic violations did not occur, and therefore the stop was illegal and unlawful. Based on this ruling, Mr. Nelson's client was found not guilty on all charges.
  • Not Guilty of all Charges at Trial DWI - Second Offense, Open Container, No Tag Light DWI

    Mr. Nelson's client was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated - Second Offense, Open Container, and No Tag Light. Mr. Nelson was able to show the court that the police officer made several crucial mistakes in arresting and charging his client. These mistakes added up to an acquittal for Mr. Nelson's client, who the court found not guilty of all charges after a trial.

  • Charges Dismissed Aggravated Assault and Terroristic Threatening
    Mr. Nelson's client was arrested and charged with two felonies after answering a loud knock on his front door with a handgun drawn. Though the client did not know it at the time, it turned out to be a process server knocking on his front door to serve papers on him. Mr. Nelson successfully negotiated this case to result in a dismissal of all charges without his client having to face a trial.
  • Case Dismissed Felony Battery
    Mr. Nelson's client was charged with felony battery against her 11 year old son. The ex-husband of Mr. Nelson's client contacted the police and alleged child abuse. Mr. Nelson's client was arrested and a no contact order was entered. This resulted in the 11 year old having to move out of state and having to switch schools. In reality, Mr. Nelson's client was doing nothing more than disciplining her child as allowed under Arkansas law. Mr. Nelson was able to convince the prosecutor and the court to dismiss all charges against his client, and his client's son has now been returned to her.
  • Dismissed Domestic Assault Third Degree

    Mr. Nelson's client was charged with Domestic Assault Third Degree after he allegedly pushed his girlfriend. Mr. Nelson convinced the prosecutor to dismiss all charges without the need of a trial, which saved his client's job and immigration status.

  • Dismissed Possession of a Controlled Substance, Public Intoxication, and Failure to Appear Drug Crimes

    Case Description: Client was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Public Intoxication, and Failure to Appear. Mr. Nelson convinced the prosecutor to dismiss all charges prior to trial.

  • Case Dismissed Possession of a Controlled Substance Drug Crimes

    Client was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance. The client was a passenger in a vehicle and had marijuana in his jacket pocket. The client admitted the jacket and the marijuana was his. Mr. Nelson convinced the prosecutor to dismiss the case.

  • Felony Reduced to a Misdemeanor Felony Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

    Client was charged with Felony Possession of Drug Paraphernalia for numerous drug paraphernalia items found inside of her vehicle while she was driving. The client also had prior felony drug convictions. Mr. Nelson convinced the prosecutor to reduce the charge to a misdemeanor with no jail and no public service.

  • Case Dismissed Domestic Battery Third Degree

    Case Description: Client was charged with Domestic Battery Third Degree for allegedly injuring his wife during an incident at a concert. The client’s employer suspended him without pay until the case was resolved. Mr. Nelson quickly convinced the prosecutor to dismiss the case within 5 days of being hired. Within a week of the arrest, the case was dismissed, and Mr. Nelson’s client was able to go back to work.

  • Case Dismissed Speeding with CDL

    Case Description: Client had a CDL and was charged with Speeding. Mr. Nelson convinced the prosecutor to dismiss the charge prior to trial.

  • Reduced To A Misdemeanor Felony Aggravated Assault

    Case Description: Client was arrested and charged with a felony after a bar fight resulted in several people sustaining injuries. Mr. Nelson convinced the prosecutor to amend the felony aggravated assault charge down to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct and to keep that amended charge off of his client’s record.

  • Not Guilty After a Trial Contempt of Court

    Case Description: Client was ordered to pass drug tests. Client allegedly failed three drug tests and was charged with Contempt of Court. The Judge threatened the client with jail time, so the client hired Mr. Nelson. After a trial, Mr. Nelson was able to convince the Judge to find the client not guilty.

  • Not Guilty Carrying a Prohibited Weapon

    Case Description: Client was stopped at a seatbelt checkpoint. Client was arrested and charged with Carrying a Weapon after the police found a loaded handgun in the vehicle. Mr. Nelson was able to successfully argue at the trial that it is not illegal in Arkansas to simply possess a handgun. After a trial, Mr. Nelson’s client was found not guilty.

  • Not Guilty DWI and Reckless Driving

    Case Description: Client was arrested and charged with DWI. A breath test and a blood test both showed that the client’s blood alcohol level was .20. After a trial, the court found Mr. Nelson’s client not guilty on all charges.

  • Not Guilty On All Charges After a Trial Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

    Case Description: Client was pulled over for making a wide turn. Police officers found a black bag in the backseat of the vehicle that contained drugs and paraphernalia. At trial, Mr. Nelson argued that his client did not legally possess the drugs and paraphernalia because there was not sufficient evidence linking his client to the black bag. After a trial, the court found Mr. Nelson’s client not guilty on all charges.

  • Not Guilty After a Trial Endangering the Welfare of a Minor

    Case Description: Client was arrested and charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Minor for leaving his two children in a car parked directly in front of a local grocery store while the client purchased a drink inside of the store. The client’s children were in the vehicle alone for 5 minutes. After a trial, the court found Mr. Nelson’s client not guilty.

  • Not guilty On All Charges After a Trial Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

    Case Description: Client was pulled over for expired tags and forced to wait 45 minutes for a drug dog to arrive. The client was eventually arrested and charges with numerous drug offenses. Mr. Nelson argued at trial that the prolonged detention while waiting for a drug dog to arrive violated his client’s constitutional rights and was an illegal and excessive seizure. At trial, Mr. Nelson’s client was found not guilty on all charges.

  • Not Guilty DWI DWI

    Case Description: Client was arrested and charged with DWI. His blood alcohol level was .17. Mr. Nelson successfully argued this case in front of the Arkansas Court of Appeals and was able to obtain a reversal of the conviction based on an illegal stop by the police officer. Because of Mr. Nelson’s efforts, his client was found not guilty of DWI and new case law was made in Arkansas limiting the ability of police officers to make traffic stops without legal justification.

  • Case Dismissed Felony Revocation

    Case Description: Client was on felony probation and was arrested and charged with DWI. The prosecutor originally sought to put the client in jail for six years. Mr. Nelson convinced the prosecutor to dismiss the revocation resulting in no fines and no jail time.

  • Not Guilty DWI DWI

    Case Description: Client was arrested and charged with DWI for sitting in his vehicle on his own property. Mr. Nelson tried this case to a jury, and the jury found his client not guilty.

  • Case Dismissed Negligent Homicide

    Case Description: Client was charged with negligent homicide after a traffic accident resulted in the death of another motorist. Mr. Nelson was able to convince the prosecutor to dismiss the case prior to trial.

  • Case Dismissed Theft of Services

    Case Description: Client was charged with Theft of Services after a box with his name on it and a photo album with numerous pictures of him were found in a construction dumpster. Mr. Nelson was able to convince the prosecutor to dismiss the case prior to trial, which saved his client’s job.

  • Not Guilty DWI, Flight, and Resisting Arrest

    Case Description: Client was allegedly driving a scooter while intoxicated on the campus of the University of Arkansas. He allegedly fled on foot from a police officer, resisted arrest, and resisted the breath test. Mr. Nelson tried this case to a jury, and the jury found his client not guilty on all charges.

  • Case Dismissed Domestic Battery

    Case Description: Client was charged with Domestic Battery Third Degree for allegedly injuring her husband during an argument. Mr. Nelson was able to convince the prosecutor to dismiss the case prior to trial, which saved his client’s job and gun rights. allegedly driving a vehicle with expired tags while intoxicated and speeding with open containers of alcohol in the vehicle. At trial, Mr. Nelson was able to prove that the client was actually innocent of every single charge.

  • Case Dismissed Negligent Homicide

    Mr. Nelson's client was charged with negligent homicide stemming from a fatal traffic accident. The police claimed Mr. Nelson's client negligently caused the accident and the death of another motorist. Mr. Nelson was able to convince the prosecutor to dismiss the charge without his client ever stepping foot inside of the courtroom.

  • Dismissed Felony Drugs Drug Crimes

    Case Description: Felony drug charges dismissed = Mr. Nelson’s client was facing felony drug charges and several years in prison based on prior convictions. In less than three months, Mr. Nelson convinced the prosecutor to dismiss all charges.

  • Dismissed Domestic Battery

    Case Description: Domestic Battery case dismissed = Client was charged with Domestic Battery for allegedly hitting his pregnant wife. The client was suspended from his job after the arrest and was facing immigration consequences if convicted. Mr. Nelson was able to convince the prosecutor to dismiss the case just one month after the arrest. Mr. Nelson’s client never had to appear in court. Mr. Nelson saved his client’s job and immigration status.

  • Not Guilty DWI DWI

    Case Description: Client found Not Guilty of DWI after a trial = Client charged with DWI and refusing the breath test after officer observed client running over a curb in a parking lot. Despite overwhelming circumstantial evidence of intoxication, Mr. Nelson’s client was found Not Guilty of DWI after a trial.

  • Not Guilty DWI, Speeding, Possession of Open Container, and Expired Vehicle Tags DWI

    Case Description: Client was allegedly driving a vehicle with expired tags while intoxicated and speeding with open containers of alcohol in the vehicle. At trial, Mr. Nelson was able to prove that the client was actually innocent of every single charge.