Character Reference Letter Examples

   Character Reference Assault Charge

Dear Sir or Madam,

I am writing in reference to Case # {case number}, which involves {Name}, who is being charged with a {degree} assault charge.

I have known {Name} for {length of time}, and we are {coworkers, friends, etc.}. I understand the seriousness of this charge and I must therefore stress how this behavior deviates from {Name}'s normal actions and temperament.

{Name} is an incredibly gentle, patient person who has been going through an extremely difficult time. Over the past {number} months {he/she} has had to deal with {factors} that have left {him/her} {short-tempered, in pain, etc.} I believe it was these factors that led to {Name}'s loss of control and regrettable actions.

{Name} has shown remorse for {his/her} behavior and understands that this one instance is indicative of a problem that needs to be addressed and solved. {He/she} is now {enrolled in anger management, speaking to a counselor, etc.} {He/she} is working hard to improve {his/her} future behavior, and I hope you take that into account when considering the appropriate sentence.

Thank you,


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