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  • Superior Court of Los Angeles County Expands Audio and Video Appearances for Criminal Courtrooms and Other Practice Areas!

    On August 6, 2020, Presiding Judge Kevin Brazile of the Los Angeles County Superior Court announced the expansion of remote courtroom appearances in hundreds of Los Angeles County Criminal and Family ...

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  • Felony Penal Code section 459, “Second Degree Burglary of a Vehicle” Case Completely Dismissed and Sealed for Juvenile Client that Successfully Completed the District Attorney’s Office JOIN Program!

    At the time of this offense, our client was seventeen (17) years old and was arrested for stealing items from a parked vehicle. Our client had no prior arrests or juvenile offenses and was charged ...

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  • Military Diversion - Misdemeanor DUI Case Completely Dismissed Pursuant to Penal Code section 1001.80

    Our client served as a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps as an anti-tank gunner. During his four years of service in the Gulf War Era, our client was deployed to Syria and Australia. During ...

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  • Post-Conviction Relief! Penal Code § 664/487(a) “Attempted Grand Theft” Misdemeanor Offense Vacated Per Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion and Charge Completely Dismissed Pursuant to Penal Code section 1382, “Unable to Proceed.”

    Recently, at the Airport Courthouse in Los Angeles County, Attorney Steve Escovar was able to successfully litigate a post-conviction Penal Code section 1473.7 Motion to vacate our client’s Penal Code ...

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  • Penal Code section 487(a) and Penal Code section 666 Felony Offenses Reduced to Misdemeanors and Dismissed Pursuant to Penal Code section 17(b) and Penal Code section 1203.4

    In 1999, our client entered pleas to violating Penal Code section 487(a), “Grand Theft,” and Penal Code section 666. At the time that our client entered these pleas, he was placed on formal probation ...

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  • Penal Code section 273.5(a) - Misdemeanor Domestic Violence Offense Vacated Per Penal Code section 1473.7 and Renegotiated to Immigration Neutral Plea!

    In 2001, our client entered a plea to a violation of Penal Code section 273.5(a), “Domestic Violence.” Pursuant to federal immigration law, for non-citizen defendants, a conviction to this charge ...

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