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  • Post-Conviction Relief! Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion to Vacate 1999 Health & Safety Code § 11359(Possession of Marijuana for Sales) Controlled Substance Offense Granted and Re-Negotiated to Immigration Neutral Plea!
    Post-Conviction Relief! Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion to Vacate 1999 Health & Safety Code § 11359(Possession of Marijuana for Sales) Controlled Substance Offense Granted and Re-Negotiated to Immigration Neutral Plea!

    Recently, in San Diego County, at the Chula Vista courthouse, our office successfully litigated a Penal Code § 1473.7 motion arguing that our client failed to meaningfully understand the immigration ...

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  • Client Advanced to Second Phase of the Los Angeles County Sentenced Offender Drug Court (“SODC”) – Originally Facing Approximately Four Years in State Prison!
    Client Advanced to Second Phase of the Los Angeles County Sentenced Offender Drug Court (“SODC”) – Originally Facing Approximately Four Years in State Prison!

    Our client has recently advanced to the second phase of the Los Angeles County Sentenced Offender Drug Court program! When our client hired our office he was being charged with violating Penal Code ...

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

    On July 2, 2019, the California Court of Appeal certified for publication a new appellate opinion analyzing issues pertaining to Penal Code section 1473.7. In 2012 the defendant in People v. Min Chang ...

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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 Return of Property (U.S. Currency – Cash) Hearing on a Health and Safety Code section 11351 Possession of Drugs for Sale Charge Results in Case Dismissed and Order for Return of $11,000 in U.S. Currency!
    Contested Return of Property (U.S. Currency – Cash) Hearing on a Health and Safety Code section 11351 Possession of Drugs for Sale Charge Results in Case Dismissed and Order for Return of $11,000 in U.S. Currency!

    Our office was recently retained to litigate a preliminary hearing at the Inglewood Courthouse for our client’s 2007 charge for allegedly violating Health and Safety Code section 11351, “Possession of ...

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  • Two Post-Conviction Motions Pursuant to Penal Code section 1473.7 Granted for a Client in One Day and Dismissed Pursuant to Penal Code section 1382!
    Two Post-Conviction Motions Pursuant to Penal Code section 1473.7 Granted for a Client in One Day and Dismissed Pursuant to Penal Code section 1382!

    Recently, in San Diego County at the Central Courthouse we successfully litigated two post-convictions motions on behalf of one client. At the time that our client hired our office, his convictions ...

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