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  • Post-Conviction Relief Obtained for Client with Bench Warrant on a Felony Health and Safety Code § 11350(a), “Possession of a Controlled Substance” Offense! Bench Warrant Recalled, Felony Reduced to a Misdemeanor, Charged Vacated, and Completely Dismissed!
    Post-Conviction Relief Obtained for Client with Bench Warrant on a Felony Health and Safety Code § 11350(a), “Possession of a Controlled Substance” Offense! Bench Warrant Recalled, Felony Reduced to a Misdemeanor, Charged Vacated, and Completely Dismissed!

    An out-of-state client recently retained our office to assist him with his 2003 Health and Safety Code section 11350(a), “Possession of a Controlled Substance,” conviction. Our client wanted our ...

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  • Post-Conviction Relief: Health and Safety Code section 11359(a)- “Possession of Marijuana for Sales” Felony Offense - Vacated Per Penal Code section 1016.5 and Renegotiated to Immigration Neutral Offense!
    Post-Conviction Relief: Health and Safety Code section 11359(a)- “Possession of Marijuana for Sales” Felony Offense - Vacated Per Penal Code section 1016.5 and Renegotiated to Immigration Neutral Offense!

    Recently, in Sacramento County, attorney Steve Escovar successfully litigated a Penal Code section 1016.5 Motion to withdraw our client’s felony conviction from 2000 for a violation of Health and ...

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  • Federal Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana Violation Under 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1), (b)(1)(B)(vii) – CASA Program - Complete Dismissal!
    Federal Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana Violation Under 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1), (b)(1)(B)(vii) – CASA Program - Complete Dismissal!

    Approximately fifteen months ago, in the United States District Court, Central District of California, our client, who was charged in Count One with a felony violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1), ...

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  • Health and Safety Code section 11361.5 Post-Conviction Motion to Obliterate and Destroy the Arrest and Conviction Record for Health and Safety Code section 11357 and 11360(b) Offenses!
    Health and Safety Code section 11361.5 Post-Conviction Motion to Obliterate and Destroy the Arrest and Conviction Record for Health and Safety Code section 11357 and 11360(b) Offenses!

    A person that has been convicted of a Health and Safety Code section 11357, “Possession of Marijuana,” or Health and Safety Code section 11360(b), “Furnishing Marijuana” is eligible to seek complete ...

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

    On December 23, 2020, the California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, certified for publication a new appellate opinion analyzing issues pertaining to Penal Code section 1473.7, in People ...

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  • Amazing Result Obtained for Client Facing a Life Sentence! Attorney Steve Escovar was Able to Negotiate to a Two (2) Year State Prison Sentence for a Conspiracy Charge Given District Attorney Gascon’s New Directives!
    Amazing Result Obtained for Client Facing a Life Sentence! Attorney Steve Escovar was Able to Negotiate to a Two (2) Year State Prison Sentence for a Conspiracy Charge Given District Attorney Gascon’s New Directives!

    When our client first hired our office he was charged with four (4) counts of “Conspiracy” related charges in violation of Penal Code section 182(a)(1) and Penal Code section 182.5. Given the ...

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