The law firm of DiCaudo & Yoder LLC was requested to represent an individual
who was charged with Aggravated Burglary in Ohio. Mr. DiCaudo spoke to
the client at great length and became familiar with the facts of the case.
At the preliminary hearing the Prosecutor's Office was willing to
reduce the charges if the client were to plead guilty. After conferring
with the client Mr. DiCaudo politely informed the Prosecutor that his
client would not be pleading to any felony. They went forward with the
preliminary hearing and after a short hearing the Judge ruled in favor
of our client and dismissed the felony. The client was still charged with
a misdemeanor assault which the Prosecutor requested that the client plead
guilty to. Again, Mr. DiCaudo rejected that plea offer on behalf of his
client and the case was scheduled for a pretrial a few weeks later. After
conferring with the new Prosecutor and skillfully arguing his client's
case the Prosecutor's Office offered a disorderly conduct, fourth
The case originated with a charge carrying 11 years in prison and was resolved
with a fine and court costs. Another excellent result for our client.