People v. J.W.

Client charged with Domestic Battery after a disciplining a child by use of force, causing minor injuries. The offense carried a mandatory misdemeanor conviction sentence as charged. Mr. LaScola’s client had no criminal background and through successful negotiations with the prosecution, achieved an amendment of the Domestic Battery to Simple Battery and our client was able to receive Court Supervision so that a public criminal record was avoided. If our client successfully completes his sentence, he will be able to expunge the arrest and Court Supervision and return to an unblemished record.