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Truck Driver Sees Criminal Charge Reduced

25 July 2018 | Battery,  Case Results,  

Attorney Sean Hessler

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Sean Hessler

25 July 2018

Battery,  Case Results,  

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A 30-year-old truck driver was recently charged with a level six felony for battery with moderate bodily injury – a new crime – after an altercation stemming from a night of drinking got out of hand. Wanting to avoid the up to two and a half years in prison he faced if convicted, the man retained the skilled legal help of Indianapolis assault and battery lawyer at Hessler Law.

After an investigation, attorney Hessler negotiated the charge down to a class A misdemeanor, as opposed to a felony. As a result, the client received one year suspended on probation.

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