The Lawyer's Dilemma

The Lawyer's Dilemma



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DRUG ABUSE. JEALOUSY. KIDNAPPING. RAPE. MURDER. DIVORCE. ADOPTION. MENTAL HEALTH. SELF-HARM. DEPRESSIVE DISORDER. SUICIDE. COVID-19When Keith, a US prosecuting attorney face the reality that his wife was battling with heroin addiction, prolonged post-natal depressive disorder and attempted suicide through self-harm, he walked out on the marriage leaving their two year old son with her in a vulnerable condition. Teresa was struggling with substance abuse. Her license to practice as a registered nurse was revoked due to substance abuse. Tom was taken away from his mother by the social services. The author featured the plight that some children who are fostered go through during social care.

Thirty years later Tom had grown to become a menace and notorious criminal with a record of all manner of conviction ranging from theft, rape and murder. His defence attorney and his team were strong. The case is a defining moment in Keith's career, Keith is not someone who is easily coerced into plea bargaining by the defence, but when he received the shock of his life that the accused person was his own biological son whom he had abandoned three decades ago, plea bargaining became inevitable. He must now find a way to prove his son's innocence. This is the most challenging trial in Keith's career; the murder victim - Steve is Tom's half-brother, unknown to Keith, Teresa remarried after their divorce and gave birth to Steve, a successful accountant.

Tom met Steve later in life, he got jealous of him and conspired to have him murdered in cold blood, his motive was to solely inherit the real estate bequeathed in the Will and Last Testament of their grand-parents:

Phoebe and Matthew who lived in Pennsylvania. Tom was not happy that his mother never mentioned his name in a letter Steve showed him when they met, he got jealous and poisoned him. The story reached its climax with the sentencing remarks by Tremaine Hernandez following two separate courtroom thrillers with hilarious dramas. A must read.

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ISBN-13: 9781716923890
Publication date: 05/17/2020
Pages: 366
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.82(d)

About the Author

The author in the additional notes at the end of her book referred to the invisible virus COVID-19 epidemic outbreak as a plague, she likened corona virus to cyanide but that the former had claimed more lives on planet earth within a short space of time far more than a poison could do. In the mystery thriller the victim suffered respiratory failure compounded by lactic acidosis because cyanide is rapidly lethal, likewise was COVID-19, as it became more rapidly lethal when it locked and knocked the world down to sickness and in need of healing in the year 2020. A story for our generation to tell the unborn.

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