The following are examples of case resolutions that Mr. Fiske has achieved for his clients. Please keep in mind that past results achieved cannot guarantee future outcomes, as each and every case is unique.
People v. K.L.
My client was charged with a first-time DWI with a B.A.C. of 0.16%. There was no initial plea offer. After filing suppression motions and negotiating further with the Assistant District Attorney, a plea offer to a Driving While Ability Impaired was finally offered and accepted. Client was fined $300, plus mandatory state surcharge of $260, and driver’s license was suspended for 90 days.
People v. J.K.
My client, a Canadian citizen, was charged with Resisting arrest (A misdemeanor), Criminal trespass in the third degree (B Misdemeanor), and Disorderly conduct (violation) for an incident at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, facing up to 1 year in jail. After prolonged negotiations with the District Attorney and motion practice, ALL CHARGES WERE DISMISSED, protecting my client’s clean criminal record.
People v. D.S.
My client, a school bus operator, was ticketed for speeding at 57 mph in a 40 mph zone, and faced 4 points on license, high fines, and possible loss of employment. After negotiations with the ticketing officer and upon application to the Court, the charge was reduced to a non-point parking ticket, with a $150 fine.
People v. K.D.
Client was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 3rd degree, among other traffic infractions. After negotiations with the prosecutor, all charges were reduced to a single violation of section 509(1) of the Vehicle and Traffic Law (Unlicensed driver), with a $160 fine.
People v. J.K.
My client faced charges of Petit Larceny (maximum sentence of 1 in jail) and Unlawful Posession of Marijuana (max fine of $100). All charges were dismissed, on condition that client attend an educational program about shoplifting.
People v. A.L.
Client faced misdemeanor charge of Criminal Mischief in the 4th degree (max sentence of 1 year in jail). Charge was dismissed, on condition that client perform 20 hours of community service.
People v. G.W.
Client faced charges of:
- Speeding 70 in a 55 (max fine $300 plus 3 points on license)
- Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Vehicle in the 3rd degree (max sentence of 30 days in jail and/or $500 fine)
- Unregistered Vehicle (max fine $300)
- Driving without insurance (max fine of $1,500 plus $750 DMV fee and mandatory 1 year revocation of license)
- Failure to Notify DMV of Address Change (max fine $75)
Upon negotiations with the prosecutor, all charges were reduced to a single violation of section 509(1) of the Vehicle and Traffic Law (Unlicensed driver) with only a $100 fine. The client ended up saving $3,425 (not including mandatory surcharges), possible jail time, and mandatory revocation of driver’s license.