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Results

NEW YORK COUNTY 2015

After BASE jumping from the Freedom Tower, the District Attorney’s Office unjustifiably charged the client and three others with Burglary.  During a three-week trial, members of Mancilla & Fantone, LLP cross-examined the prosecution witnesses, exposing the lack of evidence supporting the Burglary charge and securing an acquittal after trial.   

 

BRONX COUNTY 2017

After questioning members of the District Attorney’s Office under oath at a hearing related to prosecutorial misconduct, the Court ruled that the prosecutors’ failure to disclose exculpatory material warranted preclusion of an NYPD Officer’s eye witness testimony at trial.  At trial, Members of Mancilla & Fantone, LLP cross-examined the complaining witness, revealing that the complainant was not credible. The client was subsequently acquitted of felony and misdemeanor assault charges. 

 

NEW YORK COUNTY 2018

Accusations of sexual abuse in the first degree arose after two male friends spent the night out drinking and subsequently stayed together. At trial members of Mancilla & Fantone, LLP and Carla Sanderson, Esq. cross-examined the prosecution witnesses, exposing the complainant's incredibility and disproving his story that he was too intoxicated to consent on the evening in question.  The jury acquitted the client of all charges.

 

KINGS COUNTY 2016

After refusing to allow police officers into her residence without a proper warrant, the police officers assaulted the client to gain entry into the residence.  The client was subsequently charged with assault, obstruction of justice, and resisting arrest.  At trial, members of Mancilla & Fantone, LLP and Carla Sanderson Esq. exposed the false allegations and established that the police officer’s entry into the Client’s residence was illegal.  The client was acquitted of all charges after trial.

 

SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK 2017

Where client faced over 10 years in prison for possessing and trafficking over 20 firearms, including automatic weapons and 80/20 “ghost” guns, we obtained a sentence of less than 3 ½ years.

 

QUEENS COUNTY 2015

The client was charged with A-1 Felonies based upon the presence of large amounts of heroin and cocaine in her luggage at JFK International Airport.  After the client was indicted, members of Mancilla & Fantone, LLP filed a successful motion to dismiss the Indictment because the prosecutor failed to inform members of the grand jury of the existence of witnesses that supported the client’s defense.  When prosecutors tried to indict the client a second time, the grand jury found that there was no probable cause to support the charges, and all the charges were dismissed. 

 

QUEENS COUNTY 2015

During cross-examination of the prosecution witnesses at trial, members of Mancilla & Fantone, LLP exposed the lies and deception underlying false charges of domestic violence.  After trial, our client was acquitted of assault charges.

 

WESTCHESTER COUNTY 2016

Achieved dismissal of charges for individual charged with possessing 20 pounds of marijuana in her house.

 

SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK 2017

Where client was charged with stealing over $600,000 in social security disability benefits over the course of a decade, we obtained a sentence of 3 months in prison.

 

NEW YORK COUNTY 2016

Client was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. Mancilla & Fantone, LLP presented video that contradicted the police officer’s paperwork and that proved our client was not intoxicated. Prosecutors subsequently agreed to dismiss the case.

 

NEW YORK COUNTY 2016

Client was charged by felony Indictment with tax fraud, grand larceny in the second and third degree, and identity theft in the first degree, facing over a decade in prison.  On the eve of trial the Client accepted a disposition of with probation and no jail.

 

NEW YORK COUNTY 2017

Client charged with grand larceny in the 3rd Degree (felony). Mancilla & Fantone negotiated a plea to a violation (not a crime), leaving client with no criminal record.

 

QUEENS COUNTY 2017

Client faced substantial jail time after being indicted on over 900 counts of possession and promotion of child pornography. Our firm negotiated a sentence of 6 months incarceration and the client ultimately served 4 months in jail.

 

SUFFOLK COUNTY 2017

Negotiated a violation disposition (non-criminal) for clients after his third arrest for DWI and DWAI.

 

NEW YORK COUNTY 2018

After extensive negotiations with prosecutors, Mancilla & Fantone, LLP achieved dismissal for individual charged with Assault in the third degree.

 

QUEENS COUNTY 2016

Obtained dismissal of charges alleging misdemeanor assault by presenting exculpatory evidence to prosecutors.

 

NASSAU COUNTY 2017

Charges of reckless endangerment dismissed.