Attorney Matthew C. Bangerter North Eastern Ohio

Case Results


The skilled Cleveland criminal defense lawyer Matthew Bangerter uses his vast legal knowledge and his experience maneuvering through the criminal courts to provide superior legal representation to each of his clients. Although no lawyer can guarantee the results of any case, and past successes cannot be used to guarantee success in your case, we are proud of the results we have achieved for our clients.  Below are a few of our more recent cases.

Painesville Municipal Court, 2016
Case
Client charged with violating restraining order.
Results:
Case dismissed at State’s expense.


Euclid Municipal Court, 2016
Case
Client charged with Driving Under Suspension and Possession of Marijuana.
Results:
Driving Under Suspension dismissed, Drug Possession reduced to Disorderly Conduct.


11th District Court of Appeals, 2016
Case
Client received consecutive sentences.
Results:
Sentence vacated, case remanded for resentencing.


Mentor Municipal Court, 2016
Case
Client on immigration visa charged with theft.
Results:
Case dismissed


Painesville Municipal Court, 2015
Case
Client charged with felony domestic violence.
Results:
Charge reduced to disorderly conduct.


8th District Court of Appeals, 2015
Case
Client sentenced to consecutive 3-year prison terms.
Results:
Sentence vacated, case remanded for resentencing.


Willoughby Municipal Court, 2015
Case
Client charged with Drug Possession.
Results:
Case dismissed.


Lakewood Municipal Court, 2015
CaseClient charged with Domestic Violence.
Results: Case dismissed.


Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court, 2015
CaseClient charged with Arson.
Results: Case dismissed day of trial due to defense’s pretrial investigation.


Painesville Municipal Court, 2015
CaseClient charged with Cruelty to Animals.
Results: Case dismissed at State’s expense.


Stow Municipal Court, 2015
CaseClient charged with OVI in a court with a policy of not reducing OVIs.
Results: Charge reduced to non-moving violation.


Painesville Municipal Court, 2015
CaseClient charged with Domestic Violence.
Results: Case dismissed.


Painesville Municipal Court, 2015
CaseClient charged with felony Breaking and Entering.
Results: Charge reduced to misdemeanor, dismissed on payment of costs, case immediately expunged.


Ashtabula Eastern Municipal Court, 2015
CaseClient charged with 2nd OVI in 3 years and Resisting Arrest.
ResultsOVI reduced to non-moving violation; Resisting Arrest dismissed


Lake County Juvenile Court, 2015
CaseClient charged with Theft for shoplifting.
ResultsCharges found Not True at trial.


Lake County Juvenile Court, 2014
Case: Juvenile client charged with Theft for allegedly shoplifting.
Results: Charges found Not True at trial.


Mentor Municipal Court, 2014
CaseClient charged with Domestic Violence.
Results: Charges dismissed.


Chardon Municipal Court, 2014
CaseClient charged with 2 counts of Burglary, felonies of the 3rd degree.
Results: Charges dismissed.


Painesville Municipal Court, 2014
CaseCDL licensed driver of semi-trailer cited for Failure to Control after single-vehicle accident.
ResultsCase dismissed on plea of No Contest.


Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court, 2013
CaseClient charged with Robbery, a Second-Degree Felony.
ResultsCase dismissed by judge.


Lake County Court of Common Pleas, 2013
CaseAppeal for a client who had been convicted of 2 counts of Aggravated Murder, 6 counts of Murder, and 6 other related counts and sentenced to Life without the possibility of parole.
ResultsConviction reversed on appeal.


Lake County Juvenile Court, 2012
CaseChild Protective Services complaint alleging an Abused and Dependent Child
ResultsComplaint found Not True on both counts at trial.


Lorain County Court of Common Pleas, 2012
CaseAppeal of label as a “sexual predator
ResultsClient reclassified, no longer labeled a sexual predator


Ashtabula County Court of Common Pleas, 2012
CaseCivil complaint for multiple sexual assaults
ResultsObtained $1,000,000.00 default judgment


Lake County Court of Common Pleas, 2012
CaseAppeal of sentence on multiple charges including 2 counts of Burglary and 2 counts of Theft
ResultsCase remanded for resentencing


Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, 2012
CaseCharges of Trafficking in Drugs, Possession of Drugs, Criminal Tools
ResultsAll charges dismissed


Middleburg Heights Mayor’s Court, 2012
CaseCharges of Failure to Control, Seat Belt Violation
ResultsClient found Not Guilty after plea of No Contest


Lake County Juvenile Court, 2012
CaseCharge of Falsification
DescriptionCase dismissed on payment of court costs


Willoughby Municipal Court, 2011
CaseCharge of OVI, Second offense in less than 1 year
ResultsCharge reduced to Physical Control


Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court, 2010
Case: Client charged with Robbery
ResultsClient found Not Guilty after bench trial

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