Client Success Stories

A History of Achieving Successful Results

At the McAdams Law Office, LLC, we have a track record of achieving successful results for our clients including winning trials, negotiating advantageous plea bargains and forcing dismissals in Weld and Larimer Counties. Below is a sample of recent cases and outcomes that our firm has handled in the areas of DUI, DWAI, domestic violence, assault, theft, burglary, trespass, drugs, alcohol, traffic and juvenile sex offenses. Each case is dependent on the facts and the applicable law and this firm cannot guarantee the outcome of any case. However, these results demonstrate that our firm is often successful and dedicated to the aggressive, strategic and compassionate representation of our clients.

DUI / DWAI

People v. P.S.

Client was charged with DUI and Weaving. We filed motions to suppress most of the evidence based on a faulty stop. The court granted our motions and the DA dismissed the case.

People v. B.E.

Client was charged with DUI and Open Container. We filed motions to suppress evidence based on a faulty stop and coerced statements. The court granted our motions and the DA dismissed the case.

People v. J.H.

Client was charged with DUID (Drugs) and Speeding. We argued that the chemical test given our client was invalid and meaningless. The DA conceded and dismissed the case.

People v. S.M.

Client had two DUI cases within a few weeks. We defeated both cases at the DMV hearing and filed motions in the court that helped us get DWAIs in both cases and house arrest instead of county jail or work release.

People v. S.D.

Client was charged with DUI and Speeding. We defeated the case at DMV and convinced the DA to allow the client to plea to a Reckless Driving charge and dismiss the DUI and Speeding.

People v. B.S.

Client was charged with DUI and Obstructed window. Client had one prior DWAI. We filed motions challenging the validity of the breath test due to an erroneous result and other suppression motions. Rather than fight us, the DA stipulated to DWAI and house arrest instead of county jail or work release.

People v. J.T.

Client had two DUI cases within a few weeks. We filed motions to suppress evidence and we reached a favorable plea agreement which resulted in our client getting house arrest instead of county jail or work release.

People v. E.B.

Client was charged with DUI and Careless Driving. Client had three prior DUIs/DWAIs in the past 11 years. We pushed this matter up to the day of trial where we negotiated a favorable plea bargain in which our client received no jail, no alcohol classes and probation.

People v. R.G.

Client had two DWAIs with a few weeks. Client had four prior DUIs/DWAIs. We negotiated this matter with the DA and convinced the DA to dismiss one case and plea to the other DWAI with only four months work release.

Domestic Violence

People v. O.C.

Client was charged with Assault-DV. At trial, we challenged the victim's sobriety and poor investigation of the police. The jury found the client Not Guilty.

People v. A.O.

Client was charged with Harassment-DV. At trial, we challenged the victim's recollection of events and lack of investigation by the police. The jury found the client Not Guilty.

People v. D.H.

Client was charged with Assault-DV, Harassment-DV and Menacing-DV. At trial, we challenged the victim's story including her bias towards our client. We also exploited the police officer's failure to properly interview and endorse an independent witness. The jury found the client Not Guilty on all counts.

People v. N.R.

Client was charged with Assault-DV. We filed motions which were granted and limited the DA's evidence. The DA dismissed the case for failure to meet their burden.

People v. K.T.

Client was charged with Assault-DV. We challenged the veracity of the victim's statements including matters from the parties' divorce proceeding. The DA dismissed the case.

People v. W.S.

Client was charged with Assault-DV. We challenged the reliability of the victim including incredible claims made by the victim previously. We filed numerous evidentiary motions and had the case ready for a successful trial. The DA dismissed the case.

Assault

People v. M.J.

Client was charged with Assault, Harassment and Child Abuse. At trial, we challenged the stories of the victim and witnesses. Additionally, we cross-examined the police officer such that he admitted, out of apparent laziness, he failed to obtain and preserve security tape footage of the entire incident. The jury found the client Not Guilty on all counts.

People v. E.J.

Client was charged with Assault, which would have resulted in a minimum five-year prison sentence. Through our investigation, we turned up 11 previously unknown witnesses whose testimony exonerated our client. The DA dismissed the case.

People v. R.D.

Client was charged with Assault and Disorderly Conduct. We argued to the DA that our client was defending others and that the alleged victim was actually the primary assailant. The DA dismissed the case.

People v. M.A.

Client was charged with two counts of Assault and Disorderly Conduct. We argued to the court that the DA had failed to properly preserve and turn over vital evidence of the client's innocence. As a consequence, the court dismissed all charges.

People v. F.C.

Client was charged with Assault. We argued to the DA that the client was acting solely in self-defense. The DA dismissed the case.

People v. C.F.

Client was charged with Assault. We argued to the DA that due to a faulty investigation by the police, there was insufficient evidence to convict our client of the charge. The DA dismissed the case.

Theft / Burglary / Trespass

People v. S.C.

Client was charged with Theft. At trial, we challenged the DA's theory of the case with careful cross-examination of their witnesses, which showed that the client was in no way involved with the theft. The jury found the client Not Guilty in only six minutes.

People v. J.M.

Client was charged with Vehicle Theft. At trial, we challenged the witness' recollection of the facts and the police officer's failure to properly investigate the case. The jury found the client Not Guilty in only 12 minutes.

People v. M.S.

Client was charged with Trespass. At trial, we called our own witness to challenge the DA's argument that our client knew he was not supposed to be at that location. The jury found the client Not Guilty.

People v. J.K.

Client was charged with 13 counts of Burglary. The DA was prepared to charge an additional 40+ counts of Theft, Criminal Mischief, Possession of Burglary Tools and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor, which would have made the client eligible for hundreds of years in prison. We negotiated a favorable plea, which only resulted in 90 days of work release jail and probation despite the DA's request for multiple years in prison.

People v. R.W.

Client was charged with Trespass to a Dwelling. We argued to the DA that the complaining witness was biased because of his relation to our client and that their other witnesses were not believable. The DA agreed and dismissed the case.

People in the Interest of M.M.

Client was charged with Theft. Through our investigation we discovered that the client had nothing to do with the theft and that it was impossible for the DA to prove the case. The DA dismissed the case.

Drugs

People v. A.E.

Client was charged with Cultivation of Marijuana, Possession of an Illegal Weapon, Minor in Possession (MIP) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. We provided proof that our client was a licensed caretaker for a patient authorized to have marijuana for medicinal purposes. The DA dismissed all of the drug related charges.

People v. R.S.

Client was charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. We filed numerous motions to suppress evidence including a Motion to Suppress for Improper Search and Seizure. The court granted our motion and suppressed all of the evidence. The DA had no viable evidence left and dismissed the case.

People v. Z.M.

Client was charged with Possession of Marijuana. Client was preparing to be a teacher and could not have become a teacher with any conviction on his record. We convinced the DA to allow the client to enter treatment. The client completed treatment successfully and the DA dismissed the case.

Alcohol

People v. D.K.

Client was charged with Providing Alcohol to Minors. We argued to the DA that there was no way our client could have provided alcohol based on the numerous witnesses present and the under-handed way the police handled the matter. The DA dismissed the case.

People in the Interest of A.E.

Client was charged with Violation of Protection Order and Minor in Possession (MIP). We filed numerous motions challenging the evidence. The court agreed with our motions and granted them, which limited the evidence available to the DA. The DA dismissed the case.

People v. J.M.

Client was charged with Minor in Possession (MIP). We argued that the consequences suffered by our client already adequately sufficed as proper punishment. The DA agreed and dismissed the case.

People v. A.D.

Client was charged with Minor in Possession (MIP) in the same incident as J.M. (above). We argued that the only equitable thing the DA could do was dismiss this case because they had dismissed J.M.'s case. The DA agreed and dismissed the case.

Traffic

People v. A.C.

Client was charged with Driving Under Revocation (DUR) and Careless Driving and had a pending complaint to revoke his Domestic Violence probation based on the new charges. We convinced the DA that the damage done to the victim's car was minimal and covered by insurance. Also, we convinced the DA to offer a plea bargain to Permitting an Unauthorized Driver and not revoke the probation. This plea only cost our client $137, zero points against his driving privilege, and the ability to keep his driver's license.

People v. K.A.

Client was charged with Careless Causing Injury. We convinced the DA that based on the evidence there was no way to prove the charges and that all injuries were covered by insurance. The DA dismissed the case.

People v. B.J.

Client was charged with Speeding. We pushed this case to trial. The court found that the People could not proceed to trial based on a lack of evidence and dismissed the case.

People v. C.R.

Client was charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident. This was a 12 point offense, which would have suspended the client's driver's license. We convinced the DA that they had problems with their case because of the police officer and the identification of the client. The client entered into a plea bargain in which she pled guilty to Defective Vehicle, a non-moving violation, two point infraction with court costs and small fine.

People v. S.M.

Client was charged with Driving Under Revocation (DUR) and Illegal U-Turn. We convinced the DA that the revocation of the client's license was accidental. The client entered into a plea bargain in which she pled guilty to Permitting an Unauthorized Driver. This plea only cost our client $137, zero points against her driving privilege, and the ability to keep her driver's license.

Juvenile

People in the Interest of M.R.

Juvenile client was charged with Engaging in a Riot, Assault, Criminal Mischief, Hindering Transportation and Throwing Missiles. At trial, we thoroughly cross-examined the People's witnesses such that no one could positively identify the client as having done anything wrong. The court found the client Not Guilty of all counts.

People in the Interest of M.P.

Juvenile client was charged with Engaging in a Riot and Disorderly Conduct. At trial, we demonstrated that the police officer had not done a thorough investigation. The court found the client Not Guilty of all counts.

People in the Interest of M.A.

Juvenile client was charged with two counts of Assault. At trial, we argued that the People had failed to adequately prove the case. The court found the client Not Guilty of all counts.

People in the Interest of C.A.

Juvenile client was charged with Assault. We argued to the DA that the evidence was not sufficient to prove the client committed the Assault. The DA agreed and dismissed the case.

People in the Interest of M.C.

Juvenile client was charged with Disorderly Conduct and Interference with School Operations. We argued to the DA that the client was acting in self-defense and that his actions were reasonable. The DA agreed and dismissed the case.

Sex Offenses

People v. A.A.

Client was charged with Unlawful Sexual Contact. We filed motions to suppress the statements of the client and argued to the DA that there was no way they could prove the case. The court suppressed the statements of the client and the DA dismissed the case.

Animals

People v. J.G.

Client was charged with having a Barking Dog. At trial, we challenged the motive of the alleged victim, the client's lack of required prior notice of a barking dog and the sloppy handling of the case by the police officer. The court found the client Not Guilty.