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We know that a criminal charge is a difficult and trying time for anybody. King Law, P.C. is small enough that you matter. We want our clients to rest assured that they are in experienced hands with a track record of excellence. No criminal case is too complex for our firm. View some of the recent and notable criminal cases that we have worked on.

    • Alien Transporting Dismissed

      Client charged with transporting 13 illegal aliens. The charge of alien transporting (an aggravated felony) was dismissed and Client pleaded guilty to a misprision.

    • Charged with assault Dismissed

      C.P. was charged with assault. The allegation was that C.P. hit the alleged victim in the face and drug him causing abrasions on his back. After a through investigation of the case, all charges were dismissed.

    • Conspiracy to Manufacture, Possess, and Pass Counterfeit U.S. Currency Reduced Sentence

      S.O. was charged with in a Conspiracy to Manufacture, Possess, and Pass Counterfeit United States Currency in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 371, seven counts of Possessing Counterfeit United States Currency in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 471, and two count of Passing United States Currency in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 472. S.O. received a sentence of five years' probation.

    • Conspiracy to Possess With Intent To Distribute Reduced Sentence

      Federal client, B.H., was facing a guideline range of 188-235 after pleading guilty to a conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. After Michael filed objections to the presentence report and argued at sentencing, the federal judge granted Michael King's objections and sentenced B.H. to 121 months. 114 months less than the top of the originally calculated guideline.

    • Criminal Trespass and Public Intoxication Dismissed

      Client, a nurse, was arrested and charged with Criminal Trespass and Public Intoxication. Michael was able to negotiate a dismissal of both charges after client completed certain terms.

    • Defendant Charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle Dismissed

      Defendant charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle and Felony Assault Domestic Violence with a Prior Conviction for Domestic Violence. It was alleged Defendant has tased the victim. All charges were DISMISSED.

    • Domestic Violence Charges Dismissed

      A.R. arrested for assault and kidnapping. He was charged with domestic violence. All charges were dismissed.

    • Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) Dismissed

      A.C. was arrested and charged with embezzling money from the company for which he worked. After negotiating with the prosecutor, the charges were dismissed.

    • DWI Case Dismissed

      A.R. charged with driving while intoxicated in a public place with a blood alcohol concentration or more 0.15 at the time of testing. A class A misdemeanor. The DWI was dismissed and the client pleaded guilty to a non-DWI.

    • DWI Dismissed

      After setting case for trial and pretrial hearings, DWI is dismissed and client pleaded to reckless driving.

    • DWI Dismissed

      Client charged with Driving While Intoxicated with a blood alcohol concentration level of 0.15 or greater. The DWI was dismissed and the client received a probation sentence on a non-DWI offense.

    • DWI Dismissed

      M.P. charged with operating a motor vehicle in a public place while intoxicated. Case was dismissed, completely.

    • Extortion Reduced Sentence

      A federal grand jury in Lubbock on Wednesday added two counts to an earlier extortion-related indictment against a Panhandle man. S.T. was named in a three-count indictment charging him with interstate communications with the intent of extortion. An indictment last month accused him of threatening to damage United Supermarkets' reputation with an interstate communication in November 2009. Wednesday's indictment repeats that charge and accuses S.T. of trying to extort money from a person identified only as L. Smith, in two interstate communications. The communications, sent in October and December 2009, contained a threat to injure Smith's reputation and accuse Smith of a crime. The indictment offers no details about how the information was transmitted.

    • Federal Crime Reduced Sentence

      Federal client in the Western District of Texas, Midland and Odessa Division, receives a four (4) month sentence on his third revocation of supervised release. His violations were for submitting a urinalysis which tested positive for cocaine and for violating curfew.

    • Federal Crime Guilty

      A federal client in the Northern District of Texas was charged with two counts of possessing child pornography in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2252A(a)(5)(B) and faced a possible sentence of 20 years in prison. After pleading guilty to one count of possessing child pornography, he received a sentence of 46 months.

    • Federal Drug & Firearm Conspiracy Not Guilty

      Christopher was charged in the Western District of Texas, Midland/Odessa Division, in a three count indictment. He was charged with Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess with Intent to Distribute over 5 grams of actual methamphetamine in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 844; Possession of a Firearm (five of them) in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 924(c); and Maintaining a Drug Premises Within 1000 Feet of a School in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 860. Christopher was facing a maximum of life in prison. After two days of evidence where the United States Attorneys argued Christopher confessed to selling methamphetamine in Midland and had a picture of himself holding a firearm, Michael L. King argued for Christopher to be acquitted on all counts. After four hours of deliberation, the jury returned NOT GUILTY verdicts on all counts!!!

    • Federal Felony Charges Dismissed

      Federal client J.R. was charged in Federal Court in the Northern District of Texas, Abilene Division with two counts of False Statement and Aiding and Abetting in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1001 and § 2. Client faced up to 10 years in prison. A few weeks before trial, and after all other defendants had pleaded guilty to federal felonies, all charges against J.R. were DISMISSED.

    • Federal Firearm Case Dismissed

      Client charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1). Client was arrested in a car with three firearms in it. All charges were DISMISSED.

    • Federal Gun Charges Dismissed

      Client was charged with being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm in violation of 18 U.S.C. 922(g). One of the firearms allegedly possessed was a sawed-off shotgun. Co-defendant was sentenced to 10 years. Michael King's client's case was DISMISSED.

    • Federal Investigation Not Guilty

      E.T. was charged in the Northern District of Texas, San Angelo Division with Destruction, Alteration, or Falsification of Records in a Federal Investigation in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1519. The government superseded the indictment and charged E.T. with making a False Statement and Aiding and Abetting in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 1001 and 2. After a three day trial, E.T. was found NOT GUILTY.

    • Federal Motion for Sentence Reduction Reduced Charges

      Michael King drafted and filed a federal motion for two level sentence reduction pursuant to Amendment 782 for A.H. The U.S. Probation Office and the U.S. Attorney's office opposed the reduction. After Michael King filed a response, the U.S. District Judge granted the reduction. A.H.'s sentence was reduced by 30 months.

    • Felon in Possession Dismissed

      Client charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm, a third degree felony. After the investigation of the case was completed, the case was DISMISSED.

    • Felon in Possession of Firearms Not GUilty

      J.S. was charged with being a Felon in Possession of Firearms in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 922 and based upon the Armed Career Criminal Statute, faced a sentencing range of not less than 15 years nor more than life. After a jury trial J.S. was found NOT GUILTY.

    • Felony Drug Charges Dismissed

      R.W. was charged with a third degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) with the intent to deliver and a first degree possession of a controlled substance (Cocaine) with the intent to deliver in a drug free zone. After Attorney King conducted a through investigation into the police officers involved in the case, the prosecution DISMISSED all charges.

    • Misdemeanor Theft Dismissed

      Client was charged with misdemeanor theft. Lorna negotiated a dismissal after Client completed terms.

    • Motion for Two Level Departure Granted

      Michael filed a motion for a 2 level downward departure arguing his client's criminal history score over represented the seriousness of his client's criminal history. The motion was GRANTED.

    • Objection to Sentencing Guidelines Granted

      Client pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. Four levels were added to client's offense level and sentencing category for possessing the firearm "in connection" with another felony offense. Michael objected to the four levels being added. The objection was GRANTED and client's offense level was reduced by four levels.

    • Possession of a Controlled Substance Released from Federal Custody

      A motion to revoke A.Y.'s federal supervised release was filed because it was alleged client associated with known felons and was arrested for a second degree possession of a controlled substance (cocaine). After a contested revocation hearing, A.Y. was given time served and released from federal custody.

    • Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Drug Free Zone, 3rd Degree Felony Case Dismissed

      Client was stopped riding a bicycle at night for not having a red light on the back of the bike. After showing the prosecutor the statute that proves a bicycle only needs a reflector on the back, not a light, the case was dismissed.

    • Possession of Child Pornography Supervi

      Client was sentenced to a lifetime period of federal supervised release following a conviction for possession of child pornography. Client was granted early release from supervision after Michael negotiated with the U.S. Attorney and the U.S. Probation Department and filing a motion to terminate client's supervised release.

    • Possession of Marijuana Dismissed

      Client was charged with possession of marijuana. After Lorna's investigation into the case and the police officers involved in the sting, the District Attorney dismissed the case the day before the pretrial hearing.

    • Possession of Methamphetamine Case Dismissed

      Client charged with possession of a methamphetamine, less than one gram. After negotiations, the case was dismissed.

    • Two Level Drug Reduction Granted

      Michael represented an individual who was previously sentenced to life in prison without parole. The motion to reduce the drug guideline was GRANTED and client was resentenced from life in prison to 30 years. Client will soon be released.