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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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  • Two Post-Conviction Motions Pursuant to Penal Code section 1473.7 Granted for a Client in One Day and renegotiated to immigration-friendly pleas!
    Two Post-Conviction Motions Pursuant to Penal Code section 1473.7 Granted for a Client in One Day and renegotiated to immigration-friendly pleas!

    Recently, in San Diego County at the Central Courthouse we successfully litigated two post-convictions motions on behalf of one client. At the time that our client hired our office, he was in ...

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  • Los Angeles County – Torrance Courthouse - Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion to Vacate Health & Safety Code section 11359, Conviction Granted!
    Los Angeles County – Torrance Courthouse - Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion to Vacate Health & Safety Code section 11359, Conviction Granted!

    Recently, in Los Angeles County at the Torrance Courthouse I successfully litigated a Penal Code § 1473.7 motion arguing that our client failed to meaningfully understand the immigration consequences ...

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  • Health and Safety Code section 11350(a) Offense Reduced, Invalidated and Dismissed Pursuant to Penal Code section 1203.43
    Health and Safety Code section 11350(a) Offense Reduced, Invalidated and Dismissed Pursuant to Penal Code section 1203.43

    Recently, in the Clara Shortridge Foltz Courthouse, I obtained a reduction to a misdemeanor and dismissal on behalf of my client for his Health and Safety Code section 11350(a), possession of a ...

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    What is a "Proposition 64" Motion for Marijuana Cases?

    "Proposition 64" Motion: Effective November 9, 2016, a motion under "Proposition 64" provides for re-sentencing, re-designation, or dismissal and sealing of specific marijuana based offenses. Relief ...

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