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  • Post-Conviction Relief! Penal Code § 243(e)(1) “Domestic Battery” Misdemeanor Arrest Sealed Per Penal Code section 851.91!
    Post-Conviction Relief! Penal Code § 243(e)(1) “Domestic Battery” Misdemeanor Arrest Sealed Per Penal Code section 851.91!

    Our client was arrested in March of 1986 for an alleged violation of Penal Code section 243(e)(1), “Domestic Battery.” However, our client was never formally charged with this offense and no ...

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  • Superior Court of Los Angeles County Extends $0 Bail Previously Ordered by the Judicial Council in Response to COVID-19 Global Health Pandemic!
    Superior Court of Los Angeles County Extends $0 Bail Previously Ordered by the Judicial Council in Response to COVID-19 Global Health Pandemic!

    On April 6, 2020 a statewide temporary Emergency Bail Schedule was adopted by the Judicial Council to handle criminal offenses during the state of emergency related to the COVID-19 global health ...

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  • Post-Conviction Relief! Penal Code § 273.5(a) “Domestic Violence” Misdemeanor Offense Vacated Per Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion and Charge Renegotiated to an Immigration Neutral Plea!
    Post-Conviction Relief! Penal Code § 273.5(a) “Domestic Violence” Misdemeanor Offense Vacated Per Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion and Charge Renegotiated to an Immigration Neutral Plea!

    Recently, in San Bernardino County at the San Bernardino Courthouse our office successfully litigated a highly-contested Penal Code § 1473.7 motion to vacate a plea arguing that our client failed to ...

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  • Penal Code section 290 Sex Offender – Failure to Register - NO JAIL Resolution!
    Penal Code section 290 Sex Offender – Failure to Register - NO JAIL Resolution!

    Our client is required to register as a sex offender pursuant to Penal Code section 290. He was recently arrested by law enforcement for his failure to register as a sex offender after moving back ...

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  • Domestic Battery Case Filing Rejected by City Prosecutor’s Office! No Filing of Criminal Charges on a Penal Code section 243(e)(1) Offense!
    Domestic Battery Case Filing Rejected by City Prosecutor’s Office! No Filing of Criminal Charges on a Penal Code section 243(e)(1) Offense!

    Our client was recently arrested for an alleged violation of Penal Code section 243(e)(1), “Domestic Battery” involving an incident with her husband. Our client was quickly released on bond and our ...

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  • Is a Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion to Vacate a Conviction or Sentence Only Available to Non-Citizens Suffering Adverse Immigration Consequences from a Conviction?
    Is a Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion to Vacate a Conviction or Sentence Only Available to Non-Citizens Suffering Adverse Immigration Consequences from a Conviction?

    While the California Legislature has placed great focus on providing avenues of relief to non-citizen defendants suffering unwitting immigration consequences from a conviction, a wrongfully convicted ...

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