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  • Effective January 1, 2019 – New Gun Control Law Passed in California Requiring Showing of Safe Handling of Firearm and Live-Fire Exercises for License to Carry a Concealed Firearm – Assembly Bill No. 2103
    Effective January 1, 2019 – New Gun Control Law Passed in California Requiring Showing of Safe Handling of Firearm and Live-Fire Exercises for License to Carry a Concealed Firearm – Assembly Bill No. 2103

    On September 26, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown approved Assembly Bill No. 2103 which make noteworthy amendments to California’s laws regarding applications for licenses to carry concealed firearms. This ...

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  • Probation for Bringing a Gun Through a TSA Checkpoint! Increase in Firearms Uncovered at the Nation’s Airports – Los Angeles Times Reports on How the Los Angeles Superior Courts are Handling Those Arrested for these Offenses
    Probation for Bringing a Gun Through a TSA Checkpoint! Increase in Firearms Uncovered at the Nation’s Airports – Los Angeles Times Reports on How the Los Angeles Superior Courts are Handling Those Arrested for these Offenses

    Yesterday the Los Angeles Times published an article addressing how the Los Angeles County Superior courts are handling passengers arrested for attempting to bring firearms onto flights at LAX ...

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  • Attorney Steve Escovar Asked to Provide his Opinion on Univision TV Regarding a Los Angeles County Man Charged with Extortion, Grand Theft, and Defrauding an Innkeeper for Allegedly “Dining and Dashing” During Dates
    Attorney Steve Escovar Asked to Provide his Opinion on Univision TV Regarding a Los Angeles County Man Charged with Extortion, Grand Theft, and Defrauding an Innkeeper for Allegedly “Dining and Dashing” During Dates

    Recently, Mr. Escovar was interviewed and appeared on the Univision station to provide his opinion on the charges against the Los Angeles man charged with Extortion, Grand Theft, and Defrauding an ...

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  • NO JAIL TIME for Penal Code 487 Offense (Grand Theft by Embezzlement) Felony Offense!
    NO JAIL TIME for Penal Code 487 Offense (Grand Theft by Embezzlement) Felony Offense!

    Recently at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Courthouse, my client was charged in Count 1 with a violation of Penal Code § 487(b)(3), Grand Theft by Embezzlement. This charged offense exposed my client to ...

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  • Meet Legal Assistant Viridiana Ordonez
    Meet Legal Assistant Viridiana Ordonez

    The law firm of Escovar & Avila would like to introduce one of our Legal Assistants, Viridiana Ordonez. She grew up in Downtown Los Angeles and studied at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. She ...

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  • Announcement: New Associate at Escovar & Avila, LLP
    Announcement: New Associate at Escovar & Avila, LLP

    The Law Firm of Escovar & Avila, LLP, would like to announce the recent bar admission of its newest associate, Alexandra Mateus. Alexandra Mateus graduated for the University of Southern California ...

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