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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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  • 65 Felony Counts Originally Charged! Bail Originally Set at $2,190,000 Million Dollars! Successful Bail Review Hearing Reduced Bail to $230,000! Amazing Negotiated Plea to Five Counts and Pre-Sentence Credit Awarded for Time Spent in Rehab Facility!
    65 Felony Counts Originally Charged! Bail Originally Set at $2,190,000 Million Dollars! Successful Bail Review Hearing Reduced Bail to $230,000! Amazing Negotiated Plea to Five Counts and Pre-Sentence Credit Awarded for Time Spent in Rehab Facility!

    Our client was originally charged with 65 felony counts including charges alleging our client committed assault with a semiautomatic weapon (PC 245(b) and was in possession of unlawful assault ...

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  • Three Felony Counts Dismissed! Felony Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, and Assault with a Deadly Weapon Charges Dismissed Per Penal Code section 1385, In the Interests of Justice!
    Three Felony Counts Dismissed! Felony Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, and Assault with a Deadly Weapon Charges Dismissed Per Penal Code section 1385, In the Interests of Justice!

    Recently at the Pasadena Courthouse in Los Angeles County I was able to negotiate to a Penal Code Section 1385 dismissal in the interests of justice for our client charged with felony counts of ...

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  • Governor Jerry Brown Announced that he has Granted 143 Pardons and 131 Commutations
    Governor Jerry Brown Announced that he has Granted 143 Pardons and 131 Commutations

    On December 24, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown announced that he has granted 143 pardons and 131 commutations. [1] The Governor’s power to grant a pardon or commutation is vested in Section 8 of Article V ...

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  • Felony Penal Code section 422 Criminal Threats and Misdemeanor Penal Code section 243(e)(1) Battery Charges Dismissed in the Interests of Justice Per Penal Code section 1385!
    Felony Penal Code section 422 Criminal Threats and Misdemeanor Penal Code section 243(e)(1) Battery Charges Dismissed in the Interests of Justice Per Penal Code section 1385!

    Recently at the Torrance Courthouse in the Los Angeles County, I was able to negotiate for a complete dismissal of the felony and misdemeanor charges filed against my client. When the client hired our ...

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  • How Can Sealing Your Arrest Record Pursuant to Penal Code section 851.91 Help You?
    How Can Sealing Your Arrest Record Pursuant to Penal Code section 851.91 Help You?

    SB-393 became effective on January 1, 2018 and permits a person to petition to have his or her arrest and related records sealed upon a showing that the arrest did not result in a conviction and the ...

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