MBL realizes that the bail process is not just a means to return the accused to their family during a pending criminal case, but can also be an effective means to cross-examine law enforcement, and offers early development of defense. The lawyers of MBL have been successful in securing reasonable bail for their clients and early exposure of weaknesses in the prosecution’s case.
Client charged with drug conspiracy, and government moved to lock up client pre-trial, alleging client a danger due to alleged assault, and flight risk due to trips to China. MBL attorney obtained bail for client.
Client arrested for possession of counterfeit currency. Complaint dismissed after bail hearing and cross-examination of government agent showing complaint lacked probable cause.
Government moved to detain pre-trial a client charged in large drug conspiracy. Defense obtained bail, and at bail hearing showed drugs found at client’s residence did not belong to client. Case dismissed by government, where prosecutor said, “you convinced me he is innocent.”
Client arrested wrong man; case dismissed where government could not prove that client was same person as alleged in the arrest warrant. Client had same name, birthrate, social security number as man arrested, but MBL attorney proved client lost identification, and the man wanted used client’s identification. Court granted MBL attorney’s motion to dismiss, and issued a wrong person memo that client could carry with him in case wrongly arrested again.
Cllient charged with possession with intent to distribute LSD. KMBL attorney disputed test results pre-trial, and it turned out to be false positive drug test. At bail hearing moved to dismiss complaint, complaint dismissed.
Client, an undocumented alien, was facing a 10 year mandatory minimum sentence in a drug case. MBL attorney presented twenty witnesses at the hearing to establish client’s community ties and verified employment, and presented challenge of the evidence of the crime as weak. Court granted bail, then the government dismissed the case.
Client, a legal permanent resident and citizen of European country who resided in another state was granted bail over government’s objection.
Client arrested here at LAX on a North Carolina district court Order to Show Cause relating to child abduction. KMBL attorney got bond and court ordered child released from State authorities and into client’s custody with promise to return child to North Carolina court.
Client charged with bank robbery. KMBL attorney showed government and court the client’s innocence through cross-examination at bail hearing. Case was dismissed.
Client arrested on warrant from San Diego charging escape, and obtained dismissal of charges. MBL attorney established misidentification at bail hearing by producing documents and witnesses to show authorities arrested the wrong person. Case was dismissed.
Client charged with drug conspiracy, and at bail hearing MBL attorney cross-examined agent to show no probable cause and obtain dismissal of case.
“These cases do not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter.”
[The client portrayed is an actor and this is a dramatization]