Business & Professions Code § 7028(a) Contracting Without a License, Diverted to Office Hearing, Case Not Filed!

My client was recently charged with violating Business & Professions Code § 7028(a) (Contracting Without a License), a misdemeanor offense. I was able to participate in an “Office Hearing” with my client at the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office.

An “Office Hearing” is a pre-filing opportunity to persuade the prosecution as to why the case should not be filed in criminal court. For this particular client, the hearing went well and the hearing officer assigned to investigate the matter indicated that criminal charges would not be filed.

With this great result my client will not have to face any criminal punishment, will not have to have fingerprints taken and will not have to suffer this conviction on his criminal history record!


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