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  • Post-Conviction Relief! Health and Safety Code § 11366.5(a) “Allowing Place for Preparing or Storing a Controlled Substance” and Penal Code § 273a(b), “Cruelty to Child by Endangering Health” Felony Offenses Vacated Per Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion and Reneg
    Post-Conviction Relief! Health and Safety Code § 11366.5(a) “Allowing Place for Preparing or Storing a Controlled Substance” and Penal Code § 273a(b), “Cruelty to Child by Endangering Health” Felony Offenses Vacated Per Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion and Reneg

    Recently, at the San Fernando Courthouse in Los Angeles County, Attorney Steve Escovar was able to successfully litigate a post-conviction Penal Code section 1473.7 Motion to vacate our client’s ...

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  • Probation Successfully Modified for Our Client Involved in DUI Homicide Filed as Vehicle Code section 23153 Reduced to Simple DUI!
    Probation Successfully Modified for Our Client Involved in DUI Homicide Filed as Vehicle Code section 23153 Reduced to Simple DUI!

    Over one year ago our client was arrested for a violation of Vehicle Code section 23153, “Unlawful Driving Under the Influence and Concurrent Act Proximately Causing Bodily Injury to Person Other than ...

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  • Post-Conviction Relief: 1991 Penal Code section 182(1)(4) – “Conspiracy,” Insurance Code section 556(a)(1)(3)(4) – “Making a Fraudulent Insurance Claim,” and Insurance Code section 1871.1 – “Insurance Fraud,” Felony Offenses - Vacated Per Penal Code sectio
    Post-Conviction Relief: 1991 Penal Code section 182(1)(4) – “Conspiracy,” Insurance Code section 556(a)(1)(3)(4) – “Making a Fraudulent Insurance Claim,” and Insurance Code section 1871.1 – “Insurance Fraud,” Felony Offenses - Vacated Per Penal Code sectio

    Recently, at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Courthouse in Los Angeles County, I successfully litigated a Penal Code section 1016.5 Motion to withdraw three of my client’s felony convictions from 1991 for ...

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  • Recently Enacted Government Code section 51039(g)(1) Permits Defendant’s Currently Charged or Previously Convicted of Sidewalk Vending to Petition to Have the Case Dismissed, Vacated, and Sealed!
    Recently Enacted Government Code section 51039(g)(1) Permits Defendant’s Currently Charged or Previously Convicted of Sidewalk Vending to Petition to Have the Case Dismissed, Vacated, and Sealed!

    Senate Bill 946 was approved by the Governor on September 17, 2018 and significantly changed the regulations relating to sidewalk vending. [1] Senate Bill 946 was enacted by the California Legislature ...

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  • Post-Conviction Relief: 2001 Penal Code section 273.5(a) Misdemeanor Domestic Violence Offense – Vacated per Penal Code section 1016.5 and Renegotiated to an Immigration Neutral Safe Plea
    Post-Conviction Relief: 2001 Penal Code section 273.5(a) Misdemeanor Domestic Violence Offense – Vacated per Penal Code section 1016.5 and Renegotiated to an Immigration Neutral Safe Plea

    Recently, at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Courthouse in Los Angeles County, I successfully litigated a Penal Code section 1016.5 Motion to Withdraw a Plea on behalf of my client for his 2001 misdemeanor ...

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  • Informal Diversion Granted for Client Charged with Misdemeanor “Prostitution” in Violation of Penal Code section 647(b)(2) - Case Completely Dismissed After Successful Completion of the Diversion Program
    Informal Diversion Granted for Client Charged with Misdemeanor “Prostitution” in Violation of Penal Code section 647(b)(2) - Case Completely Dismissed After Successful Completion of the Diversion Program

    Our client was charged with violating Penal Code section 647(b)(2), “Engaging in an Act of Prostitution” after being arrested for allegedly soliciting sex from an undercover police officer during an ...

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