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  • Penal Code section 243(e)(1) Offense Record of Arrest Ordered Sealed Pursuant to Penal Code section 851.91!
    Penal Code section 243(e)(1) Offense Record of Arrest Ordered Sealed Pursuant to Penal Code section 851.91!

    Our office was previously retained to represent a client involved in an incident that resulted in her arrest for an alleged violation of Penal Code section 243(e)(1), “Battery on a ...

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  • Criminal Conviction Wrongfully Attributed to Your Criminal Record? How to Correct Your Record and Remove the Conviction from Appearing on Your Criminal History Record.
    Criminal Conviction Wrongfully Attributed to Your Criminal Record? How to Correct Your Record and Remove the Conviction from Appearing on Your Criminal History Record.

    All too often, a criminal defendant provides law enforcement with an incorrect name, date of birth, and other identifying information when being investigated, arrested, and charged with a crime. ...

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  • Post-Conviction Motion to Reduce Felony Penal Code section 245(a), “Assault with a Deadly Weapon” Reduced to a Misdemeanor and Dismissed Per Penal Code section 1203.4!
    Post-Conviction Motion to Reduce Felony Penal Code section 245(a), “Assault with a Deadly Weapon” Reduced to a Misdemeanor and Dismissed Per Penal Code section 1203.4!

    Our client was convicted of violating Penal Code section 245(a), “Assault with a Deadly Weapon” in 1994 at the South County Courthouse in San Diego County. At that time, our client was placed on ...

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  • Two Post-Conviction Motions to Vacated Granted at Torrance Courthouse in One Morning for Two Different Clients!
    Two Post-Conviction Motions to Vacated Granted at Torrance Courthouse in One Morning for Two Different Clients!

    Attorney Steve Escovar had a successfully day in court and was able to achieve victories on two different post-conviction motions to vacate pleas for two different clients! VICTORY #1: In the first ...

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  • Three Amazing Results Achieved for Three Different Clients in One Day!
    Three Amazing Results Achieved for Three Different Clients in One Day!

    In Kern County, attorney Alexandra Mateus was able to negotiate and successfully litigate a Penal Code section 1473.7 motion seeking to vacate our client’s 1988 Health and Safety Code section 11360 ...

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  • Post-Conviction Relief! Health and Safety Code § 11351.5 “Possession for Sale of Cocaine” Felony Offense Vacated Per Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion and Charge Renegotiated to an Immigration Neutral Plea!
    Post-Conviction Relief! Health and Safety Code § 11351.5 “Possession for Sale of Cocaine” Felony Offense Vacated Per Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion and Charge Renegotiated to an Immigration Neutral Plea!

    Recently, in Los Angeles County at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Courthouse our office was successful at litigating a Penal Code section 1473.7 motion arguing that our client did not meaningfully ...

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