REDUCED | Child Molestation, State v. Mr. S. (DMC #7292) (Gila County Superior Court No. CR2007-0195): Mr. S. was 16 years old and was accused of trying to fondle an 11 year old and a 9 year old while on various field trips with a counseling group for disturbed teenagers. Although Mr. S. was only 16, he was charged as an adult. Because he was charged with 2 Counts of Child Molestation, he was facing a minimum of 20 years in prison. We were able to show that he had a disturbed mental state, and had a high level of mitigation and family support. We ultimately were able to reduce the initial plea from 10 years in prison to probation with 1 year in jail.