Manslaughter and Three Counts of Assault by DWI Sentence Significantly Reduced
Assault and Armed Criminal Action Case Dismissed
Child Molestation Not Guilty
A man from South County was charged with child molestation in the City of St. Louis for allegedly fondling his stepdaughter.Attorney Muhlenkamp highlighted the inconsistencies in the disclosures, her motive to fabricate the allegation in the first place, and the overall lack of reasonableness/common sense that surrounded each allegation.
Federal Wire Fraud No Prison Time
A woman charged with fraud in violation of federal law was facing prison time. Attorney Muhlenkamp was able to convince the court to sentence her to probation without prison time.
Two Counts of Robbery in the First Degree Case Dismissed
A St. Louis County man was charged with two counts of robbery in the first degree and armed criminal action, felonies that carried a potential sentence of life in prison. The alleged victim’s prior identification of Mr. Muhlenkamp’s client was only the product of a Facebook search on his friend’s cellphone that proved to be completely unreliable. The judge dismissed the case and the State agreed not to reissue charges.
Domestic Assault in the Second Degree Charges Dismissed
A wrongfully accused domestic violence case was dismissed within a month of the charges being filed.
Stealing a Motor Vehicle Charges Dismissed
A man was charged with a felony for stealing a motor vehicle. The state waited two years to file the charges and Mr. Muhlenkamp filed a motion to dismiss the charges due to a new law that reclassifies this as a misdemeanor instead of a felony. The state also missed the one-year statute of limitations. which means they had no choice but to dismiss the charges.
Felony Theft Charges Dismissed
A man charged with stealing unemployment benefits from the State of Missouri in 2010 was unaware of this charge until 2016. He was caught off guard and hired Attorney Muhlenkamp. Mr. Muhlenkamp filed a motion to dismiss and the state dismissed the charges two days later.
Felony Offense of Writing a Bad Check Charges Dismissed
A woman charged with a felony offense of writing a bad check over 20 years ago was recently facing prosecution. Mr. Muhlenkamp filed a motion to dismiss charges due to her speedy trial rights being violated along with the state failing to meet the proper statute of limitations. The court granted Muhlenkamp’s motion and dismissed the case.
Class D Felony of Unlawful Use of a Weapon Case Dismissed
A South County man was wrongfully charged with a class D felony of Unlawful Use of a Weapon. Attorney Muhlenkamp was able to convince the complaining witness that the Defendant, in fact, never threatened anyone. The hearing lasted approximately 20 minutes, after which the Court dismissed the case.
St. Louis Violent Crime Attorneys
Highly Skilled & Knowledgeable Defense Lawyers
Violent crimes involve an alleged victim, so the stakes are always higher than non-violent criminal charges. Violent crimes often carry severe penalties and mandatory minimum sentences. At Muhlenkamp & Bernsen, Attorneys at Law, our St. Louis violent crime lawyers defend clients charged with assault, robbery, domestic assault, homicide, and other violent felonies.
Violent Crime Defenses
Law enforcement agencies dedicate greater resources to cases involving violent crimes and vigorously pursue convictions in these cases. You could be facing extremely serious consequences, such as long prison terms, mandatory life sentences, and other criminal penalties. Our violent crime attorneys in St. Louis explore all possible defense strategies to find the best strategy for your defense.
Possible defenses for violent crime charges include:
- Acting in self defense
- Unintentional actions in the heat of passion
- Reckless actions that were not intentional
- Other viable suspects
We start on your defense right away by obtaining the evidence, reviewing the facts of your case, and working with you to develop the most effective defense possible. We fully investigate your case and work in your best interests, whether during plea negotiations or a jury trial.
Our firm handles all kinds of violent crime charges, including:
What to Do When Charged with a Violent Crime
The most important thing to do when you are accused of a violent crime is to avoid talking to police. You should ask for an attorney immediately. Do not speak to police, make any statements, or consent to any searches if you are suspected of committing a violent crime. Contact our violent crime attorneys in St. Louis immediately, so we can protect your rights and get right to work on your defense.
If you have been charged with a violent crime, call (314) 347-3313 to speak to an attorney immediately.
Exclusive Focus on Criminal Defense
Over 25 Years of Combined Experience
Extensive Experience with Appellate & DWI Cases
Free Initial Consultations
A strong defense begins with a strong offense. At Muhlenkamp & Bernsen, Attorneys at Law, we will scrupulously evaluate all angles of your case in an effort to achieve the best possible outcome and to help you restore your freedom and reputation.