Case List 7

Attorney Patrick F. Lauer, Jr. can guarantee no results in any particular case because each case has its own unique characteristics. Just because Mr. Lauer might be able to get charges against one client dismissed, he may not be able to get another client's charges dismissed for the same reasons.In no manner should this analysis of cases be interpreted as a promise, guarantee, or representation that a client will receive any particular result.

Commonwealth v. E

On November 18, 2008 the Defendant was stopped for erratic driving. The officer asked for the Defendant's drivers license and is was established that the Defendant's driver's license was suspended for DUI. The Defendant was facing at least 60 days in jail. Attorney Lauer represented the Defendant on March 11, 2009 and was able to get the driving under suspension/DUl charge amended to a straight driving under suspension charge and saved the Defendant at least 90 days in jail.

Commonwealth v. T

The Defendant was arrested for kidnapping, rape, simple assault and terroristic threats on July 19, 2008 in Juniata county. Attorney Lauer represented the defendant as his preliminary hearing in September 2008 and was successful in getting the rape charge dismissed. The defendant was looking at least 5 years for the rape charge because he had a prior record for kidnapping.

The case was scheduled for trial on April 14, 2009 and Attorney Lauer was successful in negotiating a plea. It should be noted that the defendant was looking at receiving at least 10 years for the kidnapping charge. Attorney Lauer was successful in getting the District Attorney to drop the mandatory 10 year sentence and agree to a sentence of 3 years and 9 months. Attorney Lauer saved the defendant at least 11 years state incarceration. The simple assault and terroristic threats were also dismissed.

Commonwealth v. W

On January 2, 2009 the defendant stole a cell phone from a department store in Cumberland County and was charged with a misdemeanor offense. Attorney Lauer represented the defendant at a preliminary hearing on April 1, 2009 and was successful in getting the misdemeanor offense reduced to a summary offense. The defendant received a minimal fine of $100.00 and avoided being on probation for one (1) year.