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  • Penal Code § 273.5, Domestic Violence Felony Offense Resolved as a Penal Code § 243(e)(1), Domestic Battery Misdemeanor!
    Penal Code § 273.5, Domestic Violence Felony Offense Resolved as a Penal Code § 243(e)(1), Domestic Battery Misdemeanor!

    Our office was recently retained to represent a client, who before charges were filed, was under investigation for an allegation of Domestic Violence. At the pre-filing stage of the case, the ...

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  • Post-Conviction Motion Pursuant to Penal Code section 1473.7 Granted for a Client and Re-Negotiated to Immigration Neutral Plea!
    Post-Conviction Motion Pursuant to Penal Code section 1473.7 Granted for a Client and Re-Negotiated to Immigration Neutral Plea!

    Recently, in Los Angeles County at the Downey Courthouse we successfully litigated a post-conviction motion on behalf of our client. Our client had pled to a Penal Code section 273.5(a) domestic ...

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  • Three Post-Conviction Motions GRANTED at Clara Shortridge Foltz Courthouse for Our Clients!
    Three Post-Conviction Motions GRANTED at Clara Shortridge Foltz Courthouse for Our Clients!

    Recently, in Los Angeles County at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Courthouse attorney Steve Escovar successfully litigated multiple post-conviction motions for three of our clients! For our first client, ...

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  • Contested Bail Hearing on a Penal Code section 273.5(a) Charge Results in Client being Kept Out of Jail and No Bail Increase!
    Contested Bail Hearing on a Penal Code section 273.5(a) Charge Results in Client being Kept Out of Jail and No Bail Increase!

    Recently in Los Angeles County at the West Covina Courthouse a Complaint was filed against our client alleging that he violated: Penal Code section 273.5(a), “Injuring a Spouse”; Penal Code section ...

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  • Post-Conviction Relief! Penal Code section 273.5(a) Domestic Violence Offense Vacated Per Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion and Re-Negotiated to Immigration Neutral Plea!
    Post-Conviction Relief! Penal Code section 273.5(a) Domestic Violence Offense Vacated Per Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion and Re-Negotiated to Immigration Neutral Plea!

    Recently, in San Bernardino County at the Ranch o Cucamonga Courthouse our office successfully litigated a Penal Code § 1473.7 motion arguing that our client failed to meaningfully understand the ...

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  • A Discussion Regarding Pardons and Commutations Made by California Governors Since 1943
    A Discussion Regarding Pardons and Commutations Made by California Governors Since 1943

    As discussed in a previous blog post, former Governor Jerry Brown granted 143 pardons and 131 commutations in 2018. According to an article posted in the San Francisco Chronicle, former Governor Jerry ...

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