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  • Penal Code section 422 Offense Reduced to a Misdemeanor Pursuant to Penal Code section 17(b) and Probation Terminated Early Pursuant to Penal Code section 1203.3
    Penal Code section 422 Offense Reduced to a Misdemeanor Pursuant to Penal Code section 17(b) and Probation Terminated Early Pursuant to Penal Code section 1203.3

    Our office was recently retained to represent a client for post-conviction relief. Our client is a lawful permanent resident and wanted to move forward with the process of naturalizing as a United ...

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  • Post-Conviction Relief! Penal Code section 664/487 Crime Involving Moral Turpitude Conviction Vacated and Dismissed!
    Post-Conviction Relief! Penal Code section 664/487 Crime Involving Moral Turpitude Conviction Vacated and Dismissed!

    Recently, in Los Angeles County at the West Covina 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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  • Motion to Terminate Probation Early and Dismiss Case Granted on a 2017 DUI Conviction!
    Motion to Terminate Probation Early and Dismiss Case Granted on a 2017 DUI Conviction!

    Our office was recently retained to represent a client seeking to terminate his three-year summary probationary grant early (Penal Code section 1203.3) and seeking to dismiss the underlying charge ...

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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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  • Post-Conviction Relief! Conviction to Robbery (Penal Code section 211) with Firearm Enhancement Previously Vacated Under Penal Code section 1016.5 Re-Negotiated to Immigration Neutral Charge
    Post-Conviction Relief! Conviction to Robbery (Penal Code section 211) with Firearm Enhancement Previously Vacated Under Penal Code section 1016.5 Re-Negotiated to Immigration Neutral Charge

    Previously, at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Courthouse in Los Angeles County, I was able to successfully vacate my client’s 1995 Penal Code section 211, “Robbery,” felony conviction, with an enhancement ...

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  • Successful Correction of a Court Record for a Client
    Successful Correction of a Court Record for a Client

    Recently, our office helped our client whose criminal record indicated that he was convicted of violating Penal Code section 261.5(d), “Unlawful Sexual Intercourse with a Minor Under 16 by a Person 21 ...

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