Morristown Criminal Attorney Troy Bowlin Brokers a Judicial Diversion for Client Charged with Murder

Mr. Bowlin’s client faced 15 to 60 years in prison for this charge. His client ended up with 1 year of judicial diversion and not a single day in jail.
MORRISTOWN, Tenn. - Dec. 6, 2013 - PRLog -- The client was accused of shooting at their spouse after a previous argument. For this, the client was charged with attempted first degree murder, a Class A felony offense. In many cases, this charge of a premeditated or willful murder attempt can lead to a life sentence. Mr. Bowlin’s client could have been sentenced to decades in prison. A conviction would also permanently stain the client’s record, forever branding this person as a convicted felon. This was a serious, life-altering charge.

The first success Mr. Bowlin achieved was to get his client’s charge reduced. The client’s charge was lessened to one of aggravated assault. This offense involves purposefully inflicting (or threatening to inflict) serious physical harm with a deadly weapon. While this could mean much lighter penalties, it still was a serious charge. This crime is a Class C felony, and it carries the penalty of 3 to 15 years of prison and a damaging criminal record. The client ended up serving no time in prison, however.

Mr. Bowlin built and presented a strong case, which got his client judicial diversion for 1 year. This result is only available to those being charged with their first offense. There will be no incarceration, and instead the client will be under probation. After the client has completed the year of judicial diversion, the charge will be dismissed and expunged. Expunging a criminal record is when the crime is wiped clean from public view. It can no longer shadow one’s every housing, job, or loan application. This resounding success means that the client stays out of jail and has a future undimmed by a felony conviction.

At The Bowlin Law Firm, the legal team is committed to give a fierce defense for every client. This Hamblen County criminal defense firm has an impressive track record of getting optimal results. This is due to Mr. Bowlin’s doing his utmost for each of his clients, and his years of experience and legal skill have been recognized by his peers. With a 10.0 Superb Avvo rating, Mr. Bowlin has the achieved the highest rating possible from this esteemed company. His clients have found trusted legal representation from his firm for their every charge. This has been true whether they faced DUI or drug crime charges, or whether they were charged with assault, murder, or weapon offenses. To learn about what this Morristown criminal defense attorney may be able to do for you, visit his website:

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Location:Morristown - Tennessee - United States
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