Client was charged with vandalizing a car owned by his ex-girlfriend. Their relationship had been contentious, with both being subject to restraining orders and charged with crimes because of how they acted toward each other.
The prosecutor wanted jail time, but that wasn't an option. After hard negotiations, the prosecutor agreed to a straight probation offer. At sentencing, the judge commented that he was holding his nose when taking this plea and that he would have sentenced my client to prison. Instead, my client walked out of the courtroom, kept his job, and slept that night in his own bed.