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  • Post-Conviction Relief Obtained for Client Convicted of a Health and Safety Code § 11550(a), “Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance” Offense! Charged Vacated and Completely Dismissed!
    Post-Conviction Relief Obtained for Client Convicted of a Health and Safety Code § 11550(a), “Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance” Offense! Charged Vacated and Completely Dismissed!

    Our client was convicted in 1996 of violating Health and Safety Code section 11550(a), “Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance.” Our client hired our office to seek post-conviction relief on ...

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  • No Filing on a Penal Code section 246.3(a), “Gross Negligent Discharge of a Firearm” Offense - Arrest Record Completely Sealed!
    No Filing on a Penal Code section 246.3(a), “Gross Negligent Discharge of a Firearm” Offense - Arrest Record Completely Sealed!

    Our client was originally arrested for a violation of Penal Code section 246.3(a), “Gross Negligent Discharge of a Firearm” offense. Our office began our representation by providing the prosecution ...

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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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  • Amazing Result Obtained for Client Charged with Two Domestic Violence Related Cases! Two Serna Motions Granted! Our Office was able to Obtain a Complete Dismissal of all Charges on Both Cases!
    Amazing Result Obtained for Client Charged with Two Domestic Violence Related Cases! Two Serna Motions Granted! Our Office was able to Obtain a Complete Dismissal of all Charges on Both Cases!

    Our client recently retained immigration counsel to assist him with adjusting his immigration status in the United States since he is not a United States citizen. After completing a criminal history ...

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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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