Cases and Outcomes

Case #1: Child Care Owner

Client was the owner and operator of a child care home. A five month old baby died while in her care and she was charged with Endangering a Child, which carries a sentence of 20 years. John Creuzot thoroughly investigated the case and presented the results of the investigation to the grand jury.

Result: Case no-billed and all charges dismissed.

Case #2: Not Indicted for Murder

Client was charged with murder and arrested. Client’s family hired John Creuzot to investigate the case. Thorough investigation conducted and results were presented to the grand jury.

Result: Case was no-billed and all charges dismissed.

Case #3: Painkiller Addiction & Recovery

Client suffered a back injury and was prescribed painkillers, to which the client became addicted. In an effort to obtain more of the prescription drug, client sought out doctors to prescribe more and more of the drug. Client was eventually charged with Obtaining Prescriptions by Fraud, which carries a sentence of 10 years. Client and family hired John Creuzot who, in addition to representing her legal interests, assisted her in getting into and completing in-patient treatment. Case was thoroughly investigated and results of the investigation were presented to the grand jury.

Result: Case no-billed and all charges dismissed.

Case #4: Aggravated Assault

Client charged with aggravated assault in two indictments. State’s recommendation was 18 years in the penitentiary. John Creuzot was hired to replace earlier hired counsel. Case thoroughly investigated and tried in a North Texas county.

Result: Deferred adjudication probation. No conviction and no prison time.