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  • Amazing Result Obtained for Client Facing a Life Sentence! Client Charged with Attempted Murder (Penal Code section 664/187) and Assault with a Deadly Weapon (Penal Code section 245(a)(1)) and Assault with Force Likely to Cause Great Bodily Injury (Penal C
    Amazing Result Obtained for Client Facing a Life Sentence! Client Charged with Attempted Murder (Penal Code section 664/187) and Assault with a Deadly Weapon (Penal Code section 245(a)(1)) and Assault with Force Likely to Cause Great Bodily Injury (Penal C

    It was alleged that our client and two to three co-suspects were involved in a verbal altercation at a Starbucks with a Starbucks employee. It was further alleged that later that same day our client ...

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  • Newly-Elected Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon’s “Directives” Aimed at Addressing Penal Code section 1170.95 Petitions (SB-1437)
    Newly-Elected Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon’s “Directives” Aimed at Addressing Penal Code section 1170.95 Petitions (SB-1437)

    On September 30, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown approved Senate Bill No. 1437 which made important amendments to Penal Code sections 188 and 189. Senate Bill No. 1437 also added Penal Code section 1170.95 ...

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  • Newly Elected Los Angeles County District Attorney Gascon’s Penal Code section 1170(d)(1) Resentencing Directives - How Escovar Law, APC Evaluates These Cases
    Newly Elected Los Angeles County District Attorney Gascon’s Penal Code section 1170(d)(1) Resentencing Directives - How Escovar Law, APC Evaluates These Cases

    AB-2942 was enacted in 2018 and made significant amendments to Penal Code section 1170(d)(1), now permitting district attorney offices across the state of California to recommend the recall of an ...

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  • Certificate of Rehabilitation - “Period of Rehabilitation”
    Certificate of Rehabilitation - “Period of Rehabilitation”

    A person convicted of a felony who is committed to state prison or county jail pursuant to Penal Code section 1170(h), may generally file a petition for a Certificate of Rehabilitation and Pardon. ...

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  • Newly Elected Los Angeles County District Attorney Gascon’s Penal Code section 1170(d)(1) Resentencing Directives May Allow More Streamlined Approach to Retroactive Sentence Modifications (AB-2942)
    Newly Elected Los Angeles County District Attorney Gascon’s Penal Code section 1170(d)(1) Resentencing Directives May Allow More Streamlined Approach to Retroactive Sentence Modifications (AB-2942)

    On September 30, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown approved Assembly Bill - 2942 which created landmark authority permitting the District Attorney’s Office to retroactively recommend shorter sentences for ...

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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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