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Client was pulled over after crossing over the center line several times. There was marijuana visible on the client’s shirt and he admitted to the officer that he drank two beers and smoked marijuana prior to driving. The client chose to go to trial on the DUI and Failure to Maintain Lane.
State v. A.H. (2018) A.H.’s family hired Scott Key A.H. was indicted for multiple counts of aggravated battery, aggravated assault, and cruelty to children for allegedly breaking both legs, multiple toes, and ribs of his six-week-old baby. The baby also had multiple injuries to his mouth and the back of his throat. A.H. was indicted, along the child’s mother. Mr. Key filed extensive pre-trial motions, resulting in the dismissal of the initial indictment. The case proceeded to trial, with Scott Key and Kayci Timmons presenting A.H.’s defense that the mother was solely responsible for injuries to the baby. During the trial, the defense strategically questioned the State’s expert medical witnesses to demonstrate that the timeline for possible injury excluded A.H.’s possible involvement. After a week-long trial, A.H. was found not guilty of all counts.
A.H.’s co-defendant was convicted of all counts and sentenced to serve 60 years in prison.
State v. A.R. (2018) A.R.’s family hired Scott Key after he entered a plea in the Superior Court of Coweta County and stipulated to the violation of his probation in the Superior Court of Fayette County. Previous counsel had advised A.R. that he would likely be parole on time served. However, after spending a few weeks in custody, A.R. learned that he would spend seven more months in custody. Key filed a motion to modify sentence in both courts. After an in-chambers meeting in Fayette and a formal hearing in Coweta, both courts re-sentenced to A.R. to time served.
Criminal Morales v. State (Decided July 7, 2015) Scott Key represented Morales in this case an obtained a reversal of his convictions for trafficking, possession, and possession with the intent to distribute due to insufficiency of the evidence.