Results

  • Charges Reduced
    Aggravated Assault

    The client had previously been convicted of multiple violent felony offenses and was facing 25 years to life in prison. The State had offered his court-appointed attorney ten years. Then client hired the Lorfing Law Firm. Within 90 days of being retained, Russell Lorfing was able to get the felony charges reduced to a misdemeanor and a TIME-SERVED sentence.

  • Case Dismissed
    Aggravated Assault Causing Serious Bodily Injury

    Client was accused of stabbing his girlfriend with a knife. He was arrested and charged with a second- degree felony. Knowing he was potentially facing life in prison, client and his family retained the services of the Lorfing Law Firm, PLLC. Russell Lorfing fought for his client early on in the process and was able to get the case DISMISSED.

  • No Billed
    Aggravated Assault Causing Serious Bodily Injury

    Due to the client’s extensive criminal history, the state enhanced his penalty range from 25 years to life. Fortunately, the client retained Russell Lorfing early on in the process and he got right to work. The Lorfing Law Firm identified multiple inconsistencies in the police reports and the victim’s statement. Armed with this information, the Lorfing Law firm prepared an evidentiary pack and presented it to the Grand Jury. The result? The Grand Jury No-Billed the case meaning he was immediately released from jail and was a free man.

  • Deferred Probation
    Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

    Client had previously been convicted of six felony offenses. The state had charged him with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and client was facing up to life in prison based on several enhancements. The plea offer from the state was 25 years in prison. With the help of the Lorfing Law Firm, the client was able to get clean and ultimately received five years DEFERRED PROBATION.

  • Case Closed
    Child Abuse

    CPS was investigating client for child abuse. Mr. Lorfing flew to Houston and met with the CPS case worker and was present during all interviews of the family. He zealously represented his client’s interest during their investigation. As a result, the CPS case was CLOSED.

  • Case Dismissed
    Client Fully Exonerated

    The defendant was charged with a 1st Degree Felony and was facing serious jail time. The client maintained that he was actually innocent and that the cops had confused him with someone else. The Lorfing Law Firm hired a former Special Agent with the FBI to do its own investigation and learned the client really had been falsely accused! Russell Lorfing aggressively fought for his client to be fully exonerated and in June 2021, the State DISMISSED the case on grounds that he was actually innocent.

  • Charges Reduced
    Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine

    Client was accused of playing a key role in a large scale drug trafficking organization in the West Texas area. The federal government charged her with conspiracy, alleging that she helped distribute over 80 pounds of cocaine. As charged, client was looking at a minimum of ten years in federal prison and up to life. Through Mr. Lorfing’s representation, the charges were REDUCED and client received a sentence of less than three years.

  • Charges Reduced
    Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana

    The United States Department of Justice charged client with multiple felony offenses, including conspiracy, possession of firearms by a previously convicted felon, using firearms in furtherance of drug trafficking, and distribution of large amounts of marijuana. As charged, client’s guideline sentence was a little over twenty years in federal prison. Despite client’s full confession and refusal to cooperate with law enforcement, Mr. Lorfing was able to secure a plea to a REDUCED charge. The plea deal guaranteed his client would receive no more than five years in prison.

  • Great Outcome
    Federal Bank Fraud
    The United States government accused client of a complex check kiting scheme. She faced a maximum sentence of thirty years in prison. The Lorfing Law firm was able to prove that his client’s role in the scheme was limited and she was only a minor participant. As a result, client received a REDUCED sentence.
  • Case Dismissed
    Federal Child Exploitation Charges

    The United States Department of Justice charged client with enticement of a minor and possession of child pornography. The federal government indicated they were going to add additional charges of production of child pornography. Client was facing life in prison. The Lorfing Law Firm uncovered a constitutional violation of client’s rights and moved to dismiss the case. The government reviewed the evidence found by the Lorfing Law Firm and agreed that his client’s fifth amendment rights had been violated. The case was DISMISSED on all counts and the client walked out of jail a free man.

  • Charges Reduced
    Federal Child Exploitation Charges

    The United States government arrested client based on multiple allegations of child exploitation. His guidelines on the charged offenses was more than ten years in federal prison and would have required him to register as a sex offender. Mr. Lorfing, however, was able to get the charges REDUCED. Client was not required to register as a sex offender and he received a sentence of only 18 months.

  • Released on Bond
    Federal Client Released on Bond

    Less than 10% of people charged with federal drug crimes in the Western District of Texas – Midland Division are able to obtain bond. When the federal prosecutors said they would not agree to release the client, the Lorfing Law Firm set it for a hearing. After several hours and cross-examining the United States’ case agent, the judge ordered the client RELEASED on her own recognizance.

  • Great Outcome
    Federal Wire Fraud and Money Laundering

    Client was accused of stealing approximately $12 million dollars through a complex wire fraud scheme. At the time client allegedly participated in this scheme, he was on federal pretrial release for another federal crime. Mr. Lorfing was able to secure a plea deal that limited his client’s exposure in federal prison and fought to limit the amount of restitution.

  • Case Dismissed
    Felony Endangerment to a Child

    Client was accused of harming his young child but the client maintained his innocence. Because of his prior criminal record, he was looking at years in prison. A few days before trial, all counts against him were DISMISSED.

  • Federal Sentence Reduction – GRANTED
    Immigration violations

    The client was charged by the feds with smuggling illegal aliens. After pleading guilty, a pretrial report was prepared by the government, and the client’s sentencing range included an enhancement based on smuggling minor children. The Lorfing Law Firm filed an objection to the enhancement alleging the government could not meet its burden by a preponderance of the evidence. After reviewing Mr. Lorfing’s objections, the government withdrew the enhancement. As a result, the client’s sentencing range was REDUCED to only 12 – 18 months

  • Charges Reduced
    Injury to a Child

    Client was charged with two separate felony offenses of injury to a child. Through aggressive representation, the Lorfing Law was able to get the felony charges dismissed and the client was able to plead to a simple misdemeanor with no jail time.

  • Dropped
    Motion to Revoke

    Client was arrested in New York on a probation violation and was scheduled to be extradited. The Lorfing Law Firm intervened early and negotiated the client’s release from jail, saving him thousands of dollars in extradition fees. Russell Lorfing, then, secured a deal that ultimately led the government to abandon its motion to revoke. The client was able to finish the school year.

  • Reinstated
    Motion to Revoke

    Client had been on probation for nearly five years and had generally been compliant. Weeks before the client’s probation was set to expire, the government filed a motion to revoke based on a single positive drug result. The Lorfing Law Firm was able to challenge the MTR and reinstate the client’s probation.

  • Charges Reduced
    Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance

    The state charged client with distribution of a controlled substance – a second degree felony in Texas. Despite client’s past felony conviction, the state DISMISSED the felony charges and offered him a plea that REDUCED his charge to misdemeanor possession. No jail time and his sentence and client was placed on deferred probation

  • Case Dismissed
    RICO Conspiracy

    The client was charged in a RICO conspiracy in addition to second-degree felony drug charges. The case lingered for nearly two years, and then, the client hired the Lorfing Law Firm. The client maintained her innocence but wanted to plead “to just get it over with.” The Lorfing Law Firm convinced her to fight. We rolled up our sleeves and got to work, and as a result, her case was DISMISSED, and her name was redeemed.

  • Case Dismissed
    Sexual Abuse of a Child

    Mr. Lorfing rarely accepts cases where hands-on abuse is alleged. He’s learned that things aren’t always what they seem. And when he heard the facts of this case, Mr. Lorfing accepted the case and fought zealously for his client. When client came to see Mr. Lorfing, the client had been indicted on charges of sexual abuse of a child despite the alleged abuse occurring more than twenty years ago. The case was ultimately DISMISSED on all counts.

  • Charges Rejected
    Solicitation of a Minor

    Client was accused of attempting to solicit a minor for a sexual relationship. Client was 30 years older than the alleged victim. Mr. Lorfing was hired early on in the process and the charges were REJECTED for prosecution by state authorities.

  • Charges Reduced
    Statutory Rape

    The client was a 17-year-old straight-A student, with no criminal history. He was looking at lifetime registration as a sex offender. Russell Lorfing and his investigator (a former Supervisory Special Agent with the FBI) worked up the case immediately. As a result, the government only charged the client with a Class A misdemeanor and placed him on DEFERRED Probation. No registration is required.

  • Case Dismissed
    Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle

    Due to our client’s criminal history, the State enhanced his punishment range to a mandatory minimum of 25 years to life. Russell Lorfing and his team obtained affidavits from witnesses, secured a letter of non-prosecution from the alleged victim, and prepared a legal brief for the prosecutor. In the end, the defendant’s case was DISMISSED, and the defendant was released from jail just in time to see his son be born.

  • Federal Sentence Reduction – GRANTED
    White Collar Crime

    The client was charged by the United States government with the theft of millions of dollars. After pleading guilty, a pretrial service report was prepared by the Government, and the client’s sentencing range was 100 – 125 months. The Lorfing Law Firm filed written objections to the report and argued that the government had incorrectly calculated the guideline range. After reviewing Mr. Lorfing’s objections, the government filed an amended report stating they agreed with Mr. Lorfing. As a result, the client’s objections were GRANTED, and his sentencing range was reduced to 84 to 105 months.