Hassett & Associates, P.A.
Call 24/7 - (954) 791-3939
Hassett & Associates, P.A.
Call 24/7 - (954) 791-3939

Main Office:
6099 Stirling Road, Ste 217
Davie, FL 33314
954-791-3939

Broward Office:
1327 SE 2nd Ave.
Ft Lauderdale, FL 33316
954-760-9911

Miami Dade Office:
By Appointment Only
Miami, FL
305-567-1211

Defense Seeks New Trial In Michael Brewer Burning Case

On Friday, the lawyers of Matthew Bent asked Judge Michael Robinson for a new trial. Bent, who was convicted of aggravated battery last month, was cleared of the more serious attempted murder charge. His counterparts, Jarvis and Mendez, are serving an 8-year-term and 11-year term respectively along with lengthy probations. However, days after the final verdict was given juror Karen Bates McCord wrote a letter to the judge saying she misunderstood his instructions and would have stood on a not guilty verdict had she known she could hang the jury. Bent is facing a maximum 15-year prison term when he is sentenced on July 23rd. Do you think the judge will oblige the defense team? For more information go to the Sun Sentinel.

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