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  • Dismissed
    3rd Degree Felony Possession of Marijuana
    Client was charged of being in possession of a large amount of Marijuana. Client maintained her innocence. The Austin Criminal Defense attorneys at Peek & Toland were able to convince the State that they would not be able to meet their burden of ...
  • Dismissed
    3rd Degree POCS School Zone, UUMV, and Fail ID
    Client had a tough set of circumstances in that he picked up some new cases while on a Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle probation. State wanted to convict him on the Drug charge and revoke him on the Probation and sentence him to concurrent State ...
  • Reduced to a Class a Misdemeanor/Given Probation
    Aggravated Assault Deadly Weapon, First Offer From the D.A. Was 5 Years in Prison
    Client is a Lawful Permanent Resident who had been in the US for over 10 years. His wife and children are all legally here. His conviction on a Felony Assault would have made him deportable and he would have lost his Permanent Residence and been ...
  • Hung Jury
    Aggravated Continuous Sexual Assault of Child
    Case was tried for 4 days in front of a jury and after 9 hours of deliberation, they couldn’t’ reach a unanimous verdict so the Judge declared a hung jury. Huge victory for defense in maintaining clients innocence. Case still pending so further ...
  • Dismissed
    Assault
    Our client was charged in an assault case involving a family member. Assault Family Violence accusations are not only ugly due to the stigma of being accused as a spousal abuser or “wife beater” but also due to the consequences of having an Assault ...
  • Dismissed
    Assault Family Violence
    Our client was set for a Jury Trial. He was nervous about setting the case for a Jury Trial not knowing what happened. We encouraged him to stick to his conviction that he was Not Guilty and leave the criminal Defense and trial tactics to the great ...
  • Dismissed
    Assault Family Violence
    This Peek & Toland client was arrested in Williamson County on an Assault Family Violence. Even worse is that ICE (Immigration Customs Enforcement) put what is called an Immigration Detainer on him so he could not get out of jail on a bail bond, ...
  • Both Cases Dismissed!
    Assault Family Violence & Interference with a 911 Call
    There was a family disagreement in which both parties acted inappropriately. Police were called and ended up arresting our client. Our client had no prior criminal record. After some hard work by the Criminal Defense attorneys at Peek & Toland , we ...
  • New Felony Case Dismissed & Continued Probation
    Assault Family Violence 3rd Degree Felony and a Felony Motion to Revoke Probation
    Client was serving an 8 year probation in which if revoked, he could go to prison for up to 10 years. Client had been falsely accused by his now ex-girlfriend, who was a drug addict and alcoholic, of pushing her on the ground. The truth is the ...
  • Reduced & Plead to Backtime/Dismissed
    Assault Strangulation 3rd Degree, Felony Theft
    Client had a very tough case and prosecutors were trying to drag out case using the fact that a person wanting to fight their case from jail in Williamson County has to wait about a year for a Jury Trial. Client had a great case including a victim ...
  • Dismissed
    Assault-Family Violence
    Client was arrested for assault-family violence. The court appointed Peek & Toland to represent client for his case. On the recommendation of Peek & Toland ’s criminal defense team Client enrolled in anger management classes and sought professional ...
  • Both Cases Dismissed
    Burglary of Habitation w Intent to commit Assault & Possession of Child Pornography, both 2nd Degree Felonies
    This was a really satisfying and hard fought victory for our client. Client was a young man (19 yrs old) charged in Travis County with Possession & Promotion of Child Pornography for having photos of his High School girlfriend on his phone, and also ...
  • Case Won
    Cancellation Case
    Client came to the U.S. from Mexico 1993. Client was arrested for a DWI in 2010. He came to our office seeking help with his criminal charges and with his immigration hold. Initially Peek & Toland believed that Client was eligible for a U Visa ...
  • Client Granted Permanent Residency
    Cancellation of Removal/Deportation
    Client had lived here most his life but had some criminal infractions which made him deportable. We argued to the judge the equities he had here in the U.S., and put on evidence and testimony of his good character and value to the community and the ...
  • Issued
    Cancellation of Removal/Deportation & Legal Permanent Residency
    Client is a undocumented person who was arrested for assault. Client’s wife is a U.S. citizen and his three children are all U.S. citizens. Client’s wife is chronically ill and disabled. Peek & Toland ‘s immigration team was able to argue that Client ...
  • Case Won
    Cancellations of Removal/Deportation
    Client is a legal permanent resident who was arrested for a DWI. Client had several prior convictions for burglary of a vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia. Client has a family in the U.S., including a pregnant wife and two other children ...
  • Client Became a U.S. Citizen
    Citizenship Case
    Client became a legal permanent resident through 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act. He sought Peek & Toland ’s services for his Mexican citizen mother who was in the U.S. on an expired visa. Client had attempted to apply for an adjustment of ...
  • Client Eligible for DACA
    DACA Case
    Client and his brother were brought to the U.S. as children by their parents. Client’s brother has a severe medical condition that requires 24/7 care. Client’s family members work while he cares for his brother. Client hired Peek & Toland for ...
  • Client Released from Jail
    Deportation Case
    Arrested for Class C Disorderly Conduct, ICE placed an Immigration detainer on him and the Criminal Defense and Deportation Defense attorneys at Peek & Toland due to a Violation of Federal Law and had the client released from jail and thus avoided ...
  • Deportation Avoided & Thousands of Dollars Saved
    Deportation Case
    Our client had finished his sentence and his wife came into consult with the Immigration Attorneys at Peek & Toland to see what would be the next step and how she could get her husband out of Immigration custody. We advised her that there is a small ...
  • Case Won
    Deportation Case
    Client had been arrested on a misdemeanor Fail to ID. The bond was set really low at $750 so we advised the wife in order to have him moved to Immigration Custody faster where we then could fight for a bond for him, to go ahead and pay his $750 ...
  • Dismissed
    Discharge of Firearm in Public
    Client was charged with shooting off a gun in public. This is a Class A misdemeanor that could have resulted in our client not only getting up to 1 year in jail, but also resulted in his immigration status being revoked and our client being deported. ...
  • Dismissed
    Driving While License Suspended
    Client had significant problems and obstacles to clear his license due to a bad driving record but we were able to get the client an Occupational License and then dismiss his case allowing him to be able to keep driving legally. DISMISSED!
  • Dismissed
    DWI
    Client is an undocumented immigrant who was arrested and charged with a DWI in Bastrop. Thanks to Peek & Toland ‘s speedy Jail Release department Client was able to escape an Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) hold. Additionally, the attorneys at ...
  • Dismissed
    DWI
    Client had his license previously suspended for an unrelated offense when hewas charged with a DWI. Client hired an attorney who recommended the client plead out his case with the prosecutor, which would have resulted in a conviction, large fines and ...
  • Dismissed/Reduced to Obstruction of Passageway
    DWI
    Client was fighting against a mediocre video where he didn’t appear great in his field sobriety tests and even had some vomit on his shirt. Attorneys pushed fighting against a breath test that was a little over the legal limit, but arguing it ...
  • Dismissed
    DWI
    Client looked decent on his video and we convinced prosecutors they wouldn’t win at trial. Client only had to pay his speeding ticket and the case was dismissed.
  • Reduced to Obstruction of Passageway
    DWI 2 Class A Misdemeanor
    Client had multiple pending DWIs and we were able to fight one case and receive on day of trial a reduction to an Obstruction of Passageway. Sometimes the threat of trial when you have experienced Defense attorneys like Peek & Toland is enough to ...
  • Both Dismissed
    DWI 2 with a .20 breath test and Resisting Arrest and Leaving Scene of Accident
    In a particularly challenging case where our client not only hit another car right in front of a police officer, he tried to flee the scene of the accident, running over traffic cones in the process (officer was out of his car already directing ...
  • Reduced Down to a Class a Misdemeanor
    DWI 4th
    The client had a somewhat long criminal record, complicating the negotiations in this case. It also appeared to be his 4th arrest for DWI. However the Criminal Defense attorneys at Peek & Toland were able to argue that due to certain injuries and ...
  • Reduced to a Class B
    DWI With a Child/State Jail Felony
    Client had driven a long way to visit family. He was pulled over for a questionable traffic violation. We brought it to attention of prosecutors and used some case law and convincing arguments to have them consider a reduction. Case lowered to a ...
  • Dismissed
    Evading Arrest Felony
    Offense Report alleged Client was speeding up to 100 MPH, ran three red lights and smelled like alcohol after colliding with a city bus and fleeing on foot. Client was charged with a felony evading arrest in a motor vehicle. The Officer testifed that ...
  • Dismissed
    Fail To Identify
    Client was charged with intentionally mis-identifying himself to a police officer, aka Failure to Identify. Client was really hoping to keep his record clean. We worked out a deal for him to have the case dismissed. Now client can apply for an ...
  • Dismissed
    Fail To Stop Render Aid 3rd Degree Felony
    Client who had no criminal record and was pursuing teaching as career was arrested with this felony. Attorneys fought to show the reasonableness of client’s actions and also equitable factors that the DA should consider in going forward. Able to ...
  • Dismissed
    Failure to Identify-Fugitive
    Client was arrested because he had an outstanding ticket. When officer asked client his name and date of birth our client told the officer the truth. However the client’s date of birth had been entered wrong on his ticket (the one that was now a ...
  • Reduced to a Class A Deferred Adjudication POM
    Felony Delivery of Marijuana
    Client was charged selling Marijuana out of his residence. Police responded to a tip from a person who claimed to have bought drugs out of our client’s residence. Police approached the house and began a warrantless search. They claimed the owner (our ...
  • Case Closed Early
    Felony DWI Probation
    Client was on felony DWI probation, broke his probation by being arrested on a new charge and then was deported. Client came back in, we were able to get a bond set for him (not easy to do in a felony probation revocation case), and convince the ...
  • Dismissed
    Felony Evading Arrest Charge & Misdemeanor Reckless Driving
    Client was arrested for a felony evading arrest charge and a misdemeanor reckless driving charge. Client was on probation prior to the charges for a DWI and was in the final stages of becoming a citizen through our immigration department. Peek & ...
  • Charges Dropped, Over $14,000 in Cash Returned
    Felony Money Laundering
    We had 2 clients who were illegally stopped and illegally detained in Hill County and who were on the way to buy a car in Dallas. They had brought along the cash to buy the car. They were stopped via a purely profile stop, and then arrested without ...
  • Dismissed
    Felony Possession of False ID
    After being charged with a felony false document charge that not only could have left him with a felony conviction on his record and a potential prison sentence, but also having the double jeopardy effect of being barred from immigrating into the US ...
  • Dismissed
    Fictitious Inspection Sticker
    The criminal defense team at Peek & Toland was able to work out an agreement whereby our client became fully compliant with the law and his charges were dropped. A client who had no prior history of problems can continue to have a clean record and ...
  • Dismissed
    Fictitious Inspection Sticker
    Client charged with a Crime of Moral Turpitude that could have possibly affected his immigration status, also as a CMT could affect his ability to get certain jobs in the future. The team of Peek & Toland worked out a deal that got his case dismissed ...
  • Dismissed
    Misdemeanor Theft
    Client had been arrested in an embarrassing situation that stood to potentially get her fired from her job and be a major stumbling block in the future for career advancement and not to mention the stigma of having a crime of moral turpitude on your ...
  • Dismissal/Discharge Probation
    Motion to Revoke Probation 2nd Degree Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance And Assault Family Violence
    Today was a really great day for one of our clients. She had been sentenced 9 years ago to a 10 year probation on a 2nd Degree Cocaine Possession case. Her exposure, meaning the potential sentence she could have received was 2-20 years in prison for ...
  • Client was Awarded with Non-LPR Cancellation
    Non-LPR Cancellation
  • Not Guilty
    P.T.C.
    Client was arrested and charged with reckless driving. The alleged bad driving happened in a two-lane residential street. He was accused of passing a vehicle on a blind curve and into oncoming traffic. After passing the vehicle, the client allegedly ...
  • Dismissed
    POCS 3rd Degree
    Client was charged with 3rd degree POCS (Cocaine). She was inside the residence when a search warrant was executed and they found drugs inside the home. Client was here visiting the US on a tourist visa and had plans to be able to continue to ...
  • Reduced to a Misdemeanor
    POCS 3rd Degree
    Client was charged originally with a drug possession case in which the minimum punishment was 2 years in prison. Through negotiations and arguing the tenuous connection of our client with the drugs that were found, we were able to convince the D.A. ...
  • Dismissed
    Possession of Controlled Substance Felony
    Tough result won, in a County that is really tough on crime. Client had arguable suppression issue as he and a friend were stopped as they were walking in a public place, minding their own business and not committing any crimes, but merely stopped ...
  • Dismissed
    Possession of Marijuana and Felony MTRP
    Client was pulled over driving his car. A passenger in the car had some Marijuana that they threw into the backseat. Officer tried to pin it on our client. We fought the case and had the charges dismissed. Then we were able to continue client on ...
  • Dismissed
    R.C.S.
    Client was charged with conspiracy to possess and intent to distribute marijuana, a federal charge. Client hired our Criminal Defense team to help defend him in his federal case. Upon further inspection of the evidence, the Peek & Toland discovered ...
  • Reduced to Unlawful Restraint/Misdemeanor
    Second Degree Sexual Assault/Third Degree Assault Family Violence
    Client given back time credit for time already served. Done with 2 cases with misdemeanor punishment when he could have potentially received up to 20 years in prison.
  • 3 Not Guilty Verdicts
    separate charges of Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon
    Client was charged with 3 serious felonies for having allegedly assaulted 3 women who claimed to police they were merely bystanders when a fight broke out. The man who started the fight was one of the “victim’s” husbands, and he also was a violent ...
  • Dismissed
    Sexual Assault
    Client is a highly ranked military officer who was charged with sexual assault. He hired Peek & Toland to represent him in his criminal defense case. In addition to facing serious felony charges, the case was further complicated when the lead ...
  • Dismissed
    Sexual Assault of Child
    Client was wrongfully accused for the most ugly crime possible, sexually assaulting a minor. It was alleged he took advantage of a younger person by giving them alcohol and possibly drugging him to take advantage of him. After talking with the DA’s ...
  • Dismissed
    State Felony and Misdemeanor
    Client was arrested for evading arrest in a vehicle, a state jail felony, and resisting arrest, a misdemeanor. Client has temporary protected status because is he is an immigrant from El Salvador. Peek & Toland attempted to get Client a pretrial ...
  • Dismissed
    Theft
    A client who had been falsely accused of taking property was set for a Jury trial. Despite the best efforts of the criminal defense team at Peek & Toland , the Travis County Prosecutor felt they had a good case and could prove the elements of Theft ...
  • Dismissed
    Theft
    Client was charged with a shoplifting theft case. Client made a poor decision but up to this point had a clean record and lived a good life. We felt that a little mercy was due our client, even though she was in the wrong and didn’t have a great ...
  • Dismissed
    Theft – 3rd Degree Felony
    Client was charged with Employee theft. There were suspicious events surrounding the timing of the theft, including staff turnover, managerial negligence, and evidence that other employees had already been stealing from the company. The District ...
  • Dismissed
    Theft Case
    Client’s mother brought her to the U.S. as a baby. Client has never left the U.S. and is now an adult with a baby of her own. Client was arrested for petty theft and detained on an ICE hold, which could ultimately result in removal proceedings. ...
  • Dismissed
    Theft Shoplifting
    Client was caught with 2 others inside a department store. Our client was deaf and mute and we believe to have been taken advantage of by theses other 2 individuals. We were able to convince the prosecutors that dismissing the charges against our ...