Dwight Halpern is a minor character on How to Get Away with Murder. He is the step father of Michaela Pratt however due to an accident that occurred with Michaela’s mother, Michaela was taken away by child protection services and placed under the care of Trishelle Pratt.
Dwight was charged with Fraud. His attorneys were part of Memphis Legal Aid and included pre-law student Annalise Keating, though at the time she went by Anna Mae Harkness, and attorney Solomon Vick, She was pivotal to his case and release. At the time, Dwight's wife had a daughter. What he didn't know at the time, he wasn't the father. The child's father was really his attorney Solomon. An incident went down between Dwight and Michaela's mother and she was subsequently shot. As a result, the daughter, known as Michaela was taken by child protective services and placed into an adoptive family. ("Say Goodbye", "Do You Think I'm a Bad Man?")
During his years in prison Dwight, apparently reformed, opened an online charity that supported victims of domestic abuse. During the year of 2016, Dwight died in prison from a stroke. ("Vivian's Here")