Possession of a Controlled Substance

Client arrested on traffic stop in Kane County, felony quantity of cocaine found in car which he admitted was his.  Client a legal permanent resident who upon a conviction of a felony faced likely revocation of his green card and deportation.  Father of two children suffering from cochlear implant surgeries who continue to need constant medical attention.  If father deported, family would have to return to Mexico where necessary medical care for children not available.  Result: negotiated charges reduced to misdemeanor for probation and community service on a non-drug offense (traffic only) so that no aggravated felony conviction and no likely ICE issue.