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  • Bench Warrant Recalled for Client on a Vehicle Code section 23152(f) Offense in Which the Court Requested the Defendant’s Appearance!
    Bench Warrant Recalled for Client on a Vehicle Code section 23152(f) Offense in Which the Court Requested the Defendant’s Appearance!

    Our client was initially arrested in September of last year for alleged violations of Vehicle Code section 23152(f), “Driving Under the Influence of Drugs,” Health and Safety Code section 11377, ...

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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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  • Two Misdemeanor Drug Offenses Completely Dismissed for Our Client! No Jail! No Conviction!
    Two Misdemeanor Drug Offenses Completely Dismissed for Our Client! No Jail! No Conviction!

    Our client was arrested after law enforcement found her engaging in sexual intercourse in the backseat of her vehicle while illegally parked in a “red emergency zone.” Upon contact with our client, ...

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  • NEW Appellate Opinion Analyzing Penal Code section 1473.7
    NEW Appellate Opinion Analyzing Penal Code section 1473.7

    On June 5, 2020, the California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, certified for publication a new appellate opinion analyzing issues pertaining to Penal Code section 1473.7, in People v. ...

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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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  • Statewide Emergency Bail Schedule Announced by Judicial Council in Response to COVID-19 – Emergency Rule 4 Adopted!
    Statewide Emergency Bail Schedule Announced by Judicial Council in Response to COVID-19 – Emergency Rule 4 Adopted!

    A statewide temporary Emergency Bail Schedule was adopted by the Judicial Council on April 6, 2020 to create uniformity in the handling of certain criminal offenses during the current state of ...

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