After a domestic violence incident, C.M. was accused of stabbing and killing her partner. C.M. was taken into custody and was being investigated for first degree murder in violation of 720 ILCS 5/9-1. Attorney Bhatt represented C.M., protected her constitutional rights and after thoroughly reviewing of the facts of the case including interviewing witnesses, convinced detectives that C.M.’s actions were in self- defense. C.M. was released from the police department and avoided all criminal charges.