Blog Posts in October, 2019

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  • Motion to Terminate Probation Early and Dismiss Case Granted on a 2017 DUI Conviction!
    Motion to Terminate Probation Early and Dismiss Case Granted on a 2017 DUI Conviction!

    Our office was recently retained to represent a client seeking to terminate his three-year summary probationary grant early (Penal Code section 1203.3) and seeking to dismiss the underlying charge ...

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  • DUI Homicide Filed as Vehicle Code section 23153 Reduced to Simple DUI! No jail!
    DUI Homicide Filed as Vehicle Code section 23153 Reduced to Simple DUI! No jail!

    Our office was recently retained to represent a client involved in an incident that resulted in his arrest for a violation of Vehicle Code section 23153, “Unlawful Driving Under the Influence and ...

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  • Penal Code section 647(b), Solicitation for Prostitution, Offense Dismissed After Filing of Speedy Trial Motion (Serna Motion)!
    Penal Code section 647(b), Solicitation for Prostitution, Offense Dismissed After Filing of Speedy Trial Motion (Serna Motion)!

    Our office was recently retained to represent our client who was being charged with violating Penal Code section 647(b), “Solicitation for Prostitution.” According to the police reports, it is alleged ...

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  • SB-233 “Immunity from Arrest” Law Approved by the Governor
    SB-233 “Immunity from Arrest” Law Approved by the Governor

    On July 30, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom approved SB-233. [1] Existing law criminalizes various aspects of sex work, including soliciting anyone to engage in, or engaging in, lewd or dissolute conduct ...

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  • Successful Preliminary Hearing Results in the Dismissal of a Felony Count!
    Successful Preliminary Hearing Results in the Dismissal of a Felony Count!

    Recently, at the Norwalk Courthouse in Los Angeles County, attorney Steve Escovar successfully defended our client at his preliminary hearing. Our client was being charged with violating Penal Code ...

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  • AB-127 “Driving Under the Influence : Research” Law Approved by the Governor and Took Effect on July 10, 2019
    AB-127 “Driving Under the Influence : Research” Law Approved by the Governor and Took Effect on July 10, 2019

    On July 10, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom approved AB-127. [1] Existing law prohibits and subjects criminal punishment to a person who is under the influence of drugs, alcohol, or both when driving a ...

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