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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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  • Superior Court of Los Angeles County Extends $0 Bail Previously Ordered by the Judicial Council in Response to COVID-19 Global Health Pandemic!
    Superior Court of Los Angeles County Extends $0 Bail Previously Ordered by the Judicial Council in Response to COVID-19 Global Health Pandemic!

    On April 6, 2020 a statewide temporary Emergency Bail Schedule was adopted by the Judicial Council to handle criminal offenses during the state of emergency related to the COVID-19 global health ...

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  • NEW Ninth Circuit Opinion Regarding Federal Sentencing Enhancements and California State Court Convictions for Penal Code section 261.5(c)
    NEW Ninth Circuit Opinion Regarding Federal Sentencing Enhancements and California State Court Convictions for Penal Code section 261.5(c)

    On June 16, 2020, the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal, certified for publication a new Opinion in United States v. Chad Carl Jaycox, 2020 S.O.S. 19-10077, analyzing whether a prior ...

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  • Can a Person Subject to Penal Code section 290 “Sex Offender Registration” Enter a Park in California?
    Can a Person Subject to Penal Code section 290 “Sex Offender Registration” Enter a Park in California?

    A person convicted of an offense requiring “Sex Offender Registration” pursuant to Penal Code section 290 and the “Sex Offender Registration Act” is subject to many restrictions for the remainder of ...

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  • Is a Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion to Vacate a Conviction or Sentence Only Available to Non-Citizens Suffering Adverse Immigration Consequences from a Conviction?
    Is a Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion to Vacate a Conviction or Sentence Only Available to Non-Citizens Suffering Adverse Immigration Consequences from a Conviction?

    While the California Legislature has placed great focus on providing avenues of relief to non-citizen defendants suffering unwitting immigration consequences from a conviction, a wrongfully convicted ...

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  • Statewide Emergency Bail Schedule Announced by Judicial Council in Response to COVID-19 – Emergency Rule 4 Adopted!
    Statewide Emergency Bail Schedule Announced by Judicial Council in Response to COVID-19 – Emergency Rule 4 Adopted!

    A statewide temporary Emergency Bail Schedule was adopted by the Judicial Council on April 6, 2020 to create uniformity in the handling of certain criminal offenses during the current state of ...

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