As the owner of a boutique law firm, I purposefully limit the number of clients I represent to provide personalized attention and service. Additionally, I travel THROUGHOUT THE STATE for my clients as needed and am available 24 HOURS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK.
Kristine Rosendahl, Esq., P.A.
EMERGENCY LEGAL ASSISTANCE 24/7
RECENT NOTABLE CASES:
Facts: Client arrested for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon (Knife) and Aggravated Battery (Knife).
Result: Both charges declined by the State Attorney’s Office (No Filed). Case dismissed.
Facts: Client arrested for Battery on an Officer, Resisting an Officer without Violence and Criminal Mischief.
Result: Plead to reduced misdemeanors on all counts; ordered to complete counseling and pay restitution (no probation).
Facts: Client arrested for Driving under the Influence with Property Damage while in a Dump Truck.
Result: Case Dismissed (Nolle Prossed) by the State on the morning of trial.
Facts: Youthful Offender Violation of Probation (Armed Robbery) - Basis: Absconding from the supervision of Probation Officer upon release from prison.
Result: Reinstatement and minor extension of probation; with time served (jail).
Facts: Client (who was roofied) arrested for Driving under the Influence (DUI) with crash. Client had multiple prior DUI convictions.
Result: Reduced, Pleaded to a Reckless Driving.
Facts: Client arrested for Tampering with Evidence, Possession of Marijuana under 20 Grams, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Resisting Officer without Violence; Concealed Weapons Permit suspended as a result of the arrest.
Result: All charges "No Filed" except Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, which was dismissed (Nolle Prossed) upon completion of a Pre-Trial Diversion Program. Client’s Concealed Weapons Permit was reinstated after winning the Department of Agriculture Formal Hearing on Suspension of his Permit.
Facts: Client arrested for Battery on a Police Officer and Obstructing an Officer without Violence.
Result: Battery on a Police Officer dropped (No Filed); Case dismissed (Nolle Prossed) through Pre-Trial Diversion on the down-filed charge of Resisting Arrest WITHOUT Violence.
Facts: Client arrested for Fleeing and/or Attempting to Elude (at High Rate of Speed).
Result: During Motion to Suppress Arguments, State offered time served to misdemeanor traffic violation and no suspension of Driver’s License.
Facts: Client arrested for False Verification of Ownership and Dealing in Stolen Property.
Result: Client accepted Pre-Trial Diversion for False Verification of Ownership charge; Dealing in Stolen Property was Nolle Prossed.
Facts: Wife, after filing and receiving Temporary Injunction against Domestic Violence and sought permanent Injunction against her husband (our client).
Result: After a two-day Final Hearing, the Court ruled against the wife, finding her testimony to be less than credible during her cross-examination and thereafter dismissed the Temporary Injunction and denied a Final Injunction.
Facts: Client arrested for Solicitation for Prostitution and Possession of Marijuana under 20 Grams.
Result: Case dismissed (Nolle Prossed) through Pre-Trial Diversion.
Facts: Client arrested for Shooting into Building and False Report of Bomb or Explosion.
Result: All charges dismissed after a Non-Jury Trial; finding of Not Guilty by reason of insanity.
Facts: Client arrested for Robbery, Aggravated Battery (firearm), Aggravated Assault with a Firearm, Shooting into Occupied Vehicle, three counts of Felon in Possession of Firearm or Ammunition, Discharge Firearm in Public, two counts of Attempted First Degree Murder with a Firearm of a Law Enforcement Officer, Attempted First Degree Murder with a Firearm, Burglary while Armed.
Results: The following charges were No Filed: five counts of Attempted Felony Murder, Discharge Firearm in Public, Convicted Felon Possession of Firearm, Resist Officer with Violence, Alteration of Firearm Serial Number. All remaining charges dismissed after Court initially found our client incompetent, and then five years later (during which time the client remained in a forensic hospitalization), the Court made a finding of continuing incompetency.
Facts: Client’s driver license suspended for ten years due to Driving under the Influence convictions.
Result: Successfully prevailed in a DMV Formal Hearing on Provisional Reinstatement of Driver’s License.
Facts: Client was arrested for Grand Theft over $20,000.00.
Result: Client was found Not Guilty by Jury Trial.
Facts: Client was arrested for Burglary of an Occupied Dwelling.
Result: Client was found Not Guilty by Jury Trial.
Facts: Client was arrested for Domestic Battery by Strangulation
Result: Case was No Filed, client received an Expungement.
Facts: Client was arrested for Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon.
Result: Client plead to lesser charge of misdemeanor Battery, received a Withhold of Adjudication and Probation.
Facts: Client charged with allegedly Stalking ex-husband. Client’s medical license and employment suspended.
Result: Case Nolle Prossed, and client’s medical license and employment reinstated same day.
Facts: Client charged with Disorderly Intoxication.
Result: After apprising Prosecutor of the circumstances surrounding the arrest, case No Filed due to “the evidence cannot prove all legally required elements of the crime alleged and is insufficient to support a criminal prosecution.”
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