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  • Post-Conviction Relief: 1980 Health & Safety Code section 11360 Controlled Substance Offense – Vacated per Penal Code section 1016.5 & Dismissed per Penal Code section 1382
    Post-Conviction Relief: 1980 Health & Safety Code section 11360 Controlled Substance Offense – Vacated per Penal Code section 1016.5 & Dismissed per Penal Code section 1382

    Recently, at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Courthouse in Los Angeles County, I obtained a dismissal on behalf of my client for his 1980 Health & Safety Code section 11360 “Marijuana for Sales” felony ...

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  • Los Angeles County Drug Program for Defendants with Felony Non-Violent Offenses Facing State Prison Commitments! Sentenced Offender Drug Court (“SODC”)!
    Los Angeles County Drug Program for Defendants with Felony Non-Violent Offenses Facing State Prison Commitments! Sentenced Offender Drug Court (“SODC”)!

    Since 1998, the Los Angeles County Superior Court has overseen the “Sentenced Offender Drug Court” (SODC). The SODC is an intensive program for convicted, non-violent felony offenders who face state ...

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  • Misdemeanor Penal Code section 243(b) (“Battery Upon a Peace Officer”) Charge Dismissed and Negotiated to an Infraction Violation of Penal Code section 415(1) (“Disturbing the Peace”) No Jail!
    Misdemeanor Penal Code section 243(b) (“Battery Upon a Peace Officer”) Charge Dismissed and Negotiated to an Infraction Violation of Penal Code section 415(1) (“Disturbing the Peace”) No Jail!

    Recently at the Downey Courthouse in Los Angeles County I was able to negotiate a plea to one infraction charge of “Disturbing the Peace-Unlawful Fighting in Public Place” in violation of Penal Code ...

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  • Misdemeanor Penal Code section 316 “Keeping Disorderly House for the Purpose of Prostitution” Charge Dismissed and Negotiated to an Infraction Violation of Los Angeles Municipal Code Section 41.49 (“Failure to Maintain Proper Hotel Record”) No Jail, only F
    Misdemeanor Penal Code section 316 “Keeping Disorderly House for the Purpose of Prostitution” Charge Dismissed and Negotiated to an Infraction Violation of Los Angeles Municipal Code Section 41.49 (“Failure to Maintain Proper Hotel Record”) No Jail, only F

    Recently at the Van Nuys Courthouse in Los Angeles County I was able to negotiate a plea to one infraction charge of “Failing to Maintain Proper Hotel Record” in violation of Los Angeles Municipal ...

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  • Voluntary Manslaughter (Penal Code section 192(a)) Charge Dismissed and Negotiated to Involuntary Manslaughter (Penal Code section 192(b)) for Juvenile Client! No DJJ!
    Voluntary Manslaughter (Penal Code section 192(a)) Charge Dismissed and Negotiated to Involuntary Manslaughter (Penal Code section 192(b)) for Juvenile Client! No DJJ!

    Recently at the Eastlake Juvenile Courthouse in Los Angeles County I was able to negotiate a plea to one felony count of Involuntary Manslaughter (Penal Code section 192(b)) for an incident in which ...

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  • Two Felony Penal Code section 487(a) Charges Reduced to Misdemeanors Pursuant to Penal Code section 17(b) and Dismissed per Penal Code section 1203.4!
    Two Felony Penal Code section 487(a) Charges Reduced to Misdemeanors Pursuant to Penal Code section 17(b) and Dismissed per Penal Code section 1203.4!

    Our office was able to obtain a reduction pursuant to Penal Code section 17(b) and dismissals pursuant to Penal Code section 1203.4 for our client! Our client had two felony Penal Code section 487(a) ...

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