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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 Track I Granted!
    Federal Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana Violation Under 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1), (b)(1)(B)(vii) – CASA Track I Granted!

    Recently, at 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), (b)(1)(B)(vii), Possession ...

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  • Post-Conviction Relief! Health and Safety Code section 11350 “Possession of a Controlled Substance” Offense Vacated Per Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion and Charge Completely Dismissed Pursuant to Penal Code section 1382!
    Post-Conviction Relief! Health and Safety Code section 11350 “Possession of a Controlled Substance” Offense Vacated Per Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion and Charge Completely Dismissed Pursuant to Penal Code section 1382!

    Recently, in Los Angeles County at the Compton 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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  • AB-127 “Driving Under the Influence : Research” Law Approved by the Governor and Took Effect on July 10, 2019
    AB-127 “Driving Under the Influence : Research” Law Approved by the Governor and Took Effect on July 10, 2019

    On July 10, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom approved AB-127. [1] Existing law prohibits and subjects criminal punishment to a person who is under the influence of drugs, alcohol, or both when driving a ...

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  • Two Post-Conviction Relief Motions Granted in One Day for Two Different Clients! Conviction to Assault with a Deadly Weapon (Penal Code section 245(a)(1)) Sentence Modified per Penal Code section 1473.7 and Conviction to Transportation of a Controlled Subs
    Two Post-Conviction Relief Motions Granted in One Day for Two Different Clients! Conviction to Assault with a Deadly Weapon (Penal Code section 245(a)(1)) Sentence Modified per Penal Code section 1473.7 and Conviction to Transportation of a Controlled Subs

    Today, attorney Steve Escovar was able to obtain post-conviction relief for two clients at two different courthouses! First, Mr. Escovar’s motion pursuant to Penal Code section 1473.7 to vacate his ...

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  • Certificate of Rehabilitation Granted for a Client Convicted of Health and Safety Code section 11351, “Possession for Sales of a Controlled Substance,” and Penal Code section 4532, “Escape from Custody.”
    Certificate of Rehabilitation Granted for a Client Convicted of Health and Safety Code section 11351, “Possession for Sales of a Controlled Substance,” and Penal Code section 4532, “Escape from Custody.”

    Recently, in Santa Clara County, at the San Jose Hall of Justice, our office was able to successfully litigate a Penal Code section 4852.01(a), Certificate of Rehabilitation. Our client had two felony ...

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  • Post-Conviction Relief! Health and Safety Code section 11377(a), “Possession of Methamphetamine” Offense Vacated Per Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion and Renegotiated to Penal Code section 647(f),“Public Intoxication”!
    Post-Conviction Relief! Health and Safety Code section 11377(a), “Possession of Methamphetamine” Offense Vacated Per Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion and Renegotiated to Penal Code section 647(f),“Public Intoxication”!

    Recently, in Los Angeles County at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Courthouse our office successfully litigated a Penal Code § 1473.7 motion arguing that our client failed to meaningfully understand the ...

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