Blog Posts in April, 2018

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  • Third Strike, Third Penal Code section 211 Offense – Six Year Prison Sentence!
    Third Strike, Third Penal Code section 211 Offense – Six Year Prison Sentence!

    Recently, in the Clara Shortridge Foltz Courthouse, I obtained a great result for my client charged with attempted robbery in violation of Penal Code section 664/211. My client had two prior Penal ...

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  • Los Angeles County – Downey Courthouse - Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion to Vacate Penal Code section 273.5(a), Domestic Violence Conviction Granted!
    Los Angeles County – Downey Courthouse - Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion to Vacate Penal Code section 273.5(a), Domestic Violence Conviction Granted!

    Recently, in Los Angeles County at the Downey Courthouse I successfully litigated a Penal Code § 1473.7 motion arguing that our client failed to meaningfully understand the immigration consequences ...

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  • Under 21, BAC .10/.10 - Critical Need to Drive Application/CDL (VC § 13353.8(a)) Granted!:
    Under 21, BAC .10/.10 - Critical Need to Drive Application/CDL (VC § 13353.8(a)) Granted!:

    Recently, I was able to obtain a “Critical Need to Drive” hardship license on behalf of my client. My client’s license had previously been suspended for a period of one year based on an Under 21 ...

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  • Motion Per Penal Code section 1473.7 Granted! Post-Conviction Relief: Health and Safety Code section 11351 Felony Possession of Drugs for Sales Conviction – Vacated & Dismissed:
    Motion Per Penal Code section 1473.7 Granted! Post-Conviction Relief: Health and Safety Code section 11351 Felony Possession of Drugs for Sales Conviction – Vacated & Dismissed:

    Recently, at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Courthouse in Los Angeles County, I was able to vacate a conviction pursuant to Penal Code section 1473.7 and I obtained a dismissal per Penal Code section 1382 ...

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  • Health and Safety Code § 11364 Possession of Smoking Device Case Dismissed Pre-Plea!
    Health and Safety Code § 11364 Possession of Smoking Device Case Dismissed Pre-Plea!

    Recently, at the Downey Courthouse I obtained a complete dismissal for my client! My client was originally charged with violating Health and Safety Code section 11364, Possession of Smoking Device, a ...

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  • Meet Legal Assistant Viridiana Ordonez
    Meet Legal Assistant Viridiana Ordonez

    The law firm of Escovar & Avila would like to introduce one of our Legal Assistants, Viridiana Ordonez. She grew up in Downtown Los Angeles and studied at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. She ...

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